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BASIC


age
aswatti
bunkai
chudan
dachi
dan
domo arigato gazaimasu
dozo
empi
gedan
geri (geddy)
gomen nasai
hai
hajime
iie (ee-ay)
jodan
ki-ai
ki-o-tsuke (kee-oh-tskay)
konban-wa
konnichi-wa
kyu
mae
makiwara
matte
mawashi
mawatte
obi
ohayo gozaimasu
shiai
sensei
tachi rei
tate
tobi
tsuki  (zuki)
uchi
uke
ushiro
yamae
yudansha

STANCE

kiba
musubi dachi
neko ashi dachi
sanchin dachi
soto hachiji
teiji dachi
tsuru ashi dachi
uchi hachiji

STRIKING / KICKING

age tsuki
age uke
Atemi Waza
awase uke
chin-na
empi uchi
fumikomi geri
gedan uchi
gedan uke
gyaku tsuki
ha-ito uchi
hiza uchi
ippon nukite
juji uke
kakato
keage
kekomi
kosa
koshi
kyusho
mae empi uchi
mae geri keage
mae geri kekomi
mae tobi geri
mawashi geri
mawatte ushiro geri
mikazuki geri
mikazuki uke
nihon tobi geri
nukite
o-i zuki lunge
oyasumi nasai
seiken
seiken tsuki
sho zenkutsu
shotei uchi
shotei uke
shuto uke
tameshi waza
tate uraken uchi
tettsui uchi
ude uke
Uke Waza
ura tsuki
uraken chudan
uraken gedan barai
uraken uchi
ushiro empi uchi
ushiro geri
yoko empi uchi
yoko geri keage
yoko geri kekomi
yoko tsuki

COUNTING

ichi
ni
san
shi
go
roku
shichi
hachi
ku
ju
ju-ichi
ju-ni
ju-san
ju-shi
ju-go
ju-roku
ju-shichi
ju-hachi
ju-ku
ni-ju
san-ju
yon-ju
nana-ju
hyaku
ENGLISH

TERMS

rising
sit
study of techniques and applications
middle area
stance
blackbelt grade
thank you very much
please
elbow
lower area
kick
I'm very sorry
yes
begin
no
upper area
Spirit Shout with Energy and Tightening (not a yell)
attention
good evening
good afternoon
grade below blackbelt rank
front
punching board
wait
round
turn/spin
belt
good morning
match or contest
One who has gone before; teacher
standing bow
side
jump
punch
strike
block
back
stop
blackbelt holder

TERMS

straddle, or "horse"
formal (feet together)
cat stance
hourglass stance
toe outward (Seiuchin)
T stance
crane dachi
toe inward (Naihanchin)

TERMS

rising punch
rising block
striking techniques
joined-hand block
seize-control
elbow strike
stomping
downward strike
downward block
reverse punch (from rear leg)
ridge-hand strike
knee strike
one-finger spearhand
X block
heel of foot
snapping
thrusting
crossed-leg
ball of foot or hips
attack of vital points
front elbow strike
front snap
front thrust
flying front kick
roundhouse
spinning back kick
crescent kick
crescent block
double jump kick
spearhand
punch (from forward leg)
good night
forefist
forefist punch
short front (Seisan)
palm-heel strike
palm-heel block
knifehand block
breaking technique
vertical backfist strike (to bridge of nose)
hammerfist strike
forearm block
blocking techniques
uppercut strike
backfist to solar plexus
lower backfist strike
backfist strike
rear elbow strike
back kick
side elbow strike
side snap kick
side thrust kick
side punch          

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