Basic Karate Techniques

 

STANCES- Dachi

         Shizentai ‑ Natural stance

         Kiba dachi ‑ Straddle stance

         Zenkutsu dachi ‑ Forward stance

         Kokutsu dachi ‑ Back stance

 

PUNCHING TECHNIQUES ‑ Tsuki

         Jodan tsuki ‑ Rising punch

         Chudan tsuki ‑ Middle punch

         Gedan tsuki ‑ Downward punch

         Oi tsuki ‑ Lunge punch

         Gyaku tsuki ‑ Reverse punch

         Yama tsuki ‑ U‑punch

         Nukite ‑ Spear hand thrust

 

STRIKING TECHNIQUES ‑ Uchi

         Uraken uchi ‑ Back fist strike

         Tettsui uchi ‑ Bottom fist strike

         Shuto uchi ‑ Knife hand strike

         Empi uchi ‑ Elbow strike

 

BLOCKING TECHNIQUES ‑ Uke

         Jodan Age uke ‑ Upper rising block

         Chudan Soto uke ‑ Middle outside block

         Chudan Uchi uke ‑ Middle inside block

         Shuto uke ‑ Knife hand block

         Gedanbarai ‑ Down block

 

KICKS ‑ Geri

         Mae‑geri ‑ Front kick       

         Mawashi geri ‑ Roundhouse kick       

         Ushiro geri ‑ Back kick       

         Yoko geri ‑ Side kick       

         Kekomi ‑ Thrust       

         Keage - Snap

NUMBERS

1.      Ichi ‑ one

2.      Ni ‑ two

3.      San ‑ three

4.      Shi four

5.      Go five

6.      Roku six

7.      Sichi ‑ seven

8.      Hachi ‑ eight

9.      Ku ‑ nine

10.  Ju ‑ ten

 

 

 

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