Terminology

 

TECHNIQUE LIST

*marks the terminology that all ranks should know at a minimum  

STANCES

 
Heisoku Dachi — Attention Stance
*Musubi Dachi — Informal Attention Stance
Hachinoji Dachi/Hachiji Dachi — Open Leg Stance
Heiko Dachi — Parallel Stance
Teiji Dachi — T Stance
Renoji Dachi — L Stance
*Zenkutsu Dachi — Forward Stance
*Kokutsu Dachi — Back Stance
*Kiba Dachi/Naifanchi Dachi — Horse Stance
*Shiko Dachi — SquareStance
*Neko Ashi Dachi — Cat Stance
*Sanchin Dachi — Hourglass Stance
Hangetsu Dachi — Half Moon Stance
Sochin Dachi/Fudo Dachi — Rooted Stance
Sagi Ashi Dachi/Rohai Dachi — Crane Stance
Ayumi Dachi — Natural Forward Stance
Kosa Dachi — Cross Leg Stance
Kokutsu Dachi/Gyaku Zenkutsu Dachi — Back Stance
 
 
 
BLOCKS
 
*Harai Uke/Gedan Barai — Lower Block
*Age Uke — Upper Block
*Yoko Uke/Uchi Uke — Inside Centre Block
*Yoko Uchi Uke/Soto Uke — Outside Centre Block
*Shuto Uke — Knifehand block
Tate Suto Uke — Vertical Knifehand Block
Kakete Uke Nagashi — Vertical Knifehand Block
Seiryu To Uke — Ox-Jaw Block
Sukui Uke — Scoop Block
*Gedan Ude Uke/Kake Uke — Lower Forearm Block
Tekubi Dade Uke — Wrist Hook Block
Nagashi Uke — Sweeping Block
Juji Uke — X Block
Hiji Uke — Elbow Block
Ko Uke — Arch Wrist Block
Morote Uke — Augmented Forearm Block
Haishu Uke — Backhand Block
Awase Uke — Joined Hand Block
Kakiwade Uke — Separating Block
Osae Uke — Downward Press Block
Maeude Hineri Uke — Twisting Forearm Block
Teisho Uke — Palm Heel Block 
 
 
 
PUNCHES
 
*Gyaku Tsuki — Reverse Punch
*Oi Tsuki — Lunge Punch
Choku Tsuki — Straight Punch
*Kizami Tsuki — Jab
Kagi Tsuki — Hook Punch
Mawashi Tsuki — Roundhouse Punch
Age Tsuki — Rising Punch
Ura Tsuki — Close Punch (palm upward)
Heiko Tsuki — Parallel Punch
Hasami Tsuki — Scissor Punch
Morote Tsuki — Double Punch
Furi Tsuki — Flare Punch
  
 
 
STRIKES
 
Uraken — Backfist Strike
*Shuto Uchi — Knifehand Strike
Gyaku Shuto Uchi — Reverse Knifehand Strike
Kentsui — Bottom Fist Strike
*Haito Uchi — Ridgehand Strike
*Nukite — Spearhand Strike
Haishu — Back Hand Strike
Teisho — Palm Heel Strike
Seiryuto — Ox Jaw Strike
Kumade — Bear Paw Strike
Ude Uchi — Forearm Strike
*Hiji Ate — Elbow Strike
Kakuto — Bent Wrist Strike

 

KICKS
 
*Mae Geri — Front Snap Kick
Yoko Geri Keage — Side Snap Kick
*Yoko Geri Kekomi — Side Trust Kick
*Mawashi Geri — Roundhouse Kick
Fumikomi — Stomp Kick
*Ushiro Geri — Back Kick
Mikazui Geri — Crescent Kick
Tobi Geri — Flying Kick
Hiza Geri — Knee Kick