Common Shukokai Terminology

General

Dojo

Place of training

Kiai

Shout

Kime

Focus

Ki

Spirit, inner energy

Kata

Set sequence of  techniques

Kumite

Sparring

Kamae

Ready position  (guard)

Kihon

Basic (techniques)

Sensei

Teacher

Sempai

Senior

Gi

Karate uniform

Mawate

Turn around

Makiwara

Punching board

Geri waza

Kicking techniques

 Stances

Zenkutsu dachi

Forward stance

Kokutsu dachi

Back stance

Yoi

Parallel stance

Shiko dachi

Horse riding  (straddle) stance

Neko ashi dachi

Cat stance

Sokuto dachi

Side stance

Target Areas

Gedan

Groin

Chudan

Stomach

Jodan

Face/head

Punches/Strikes

Oi zuki

Stepping punch

Gyaku zuki

Reverse hand punch

Age zuki

Rising punch

Mawashi zuki

Roundhouse punch

Uraken

Back fist

Empi

Elbow strike

Tettsui uchi

Bottom fist  (hammerfist) strike

Kicks

Mae geri

Front kick

Yoko geri

Side kick

Yoko geri kekomi

Side thrust kick

Ushiro geri

Back kick

Mawashi geri

Roundhouse kick

Ushiro mawashi  geri

Reverse roundhouse  (hook) kick

Tobi geri

Flying (jumping)  kick

Ashi barai

Leg sweep

Fumikomi

Stamping kick

Hittsui geri

Knee kick

Mikazuki geri

Cresent kick

Mae tobi geri

Flying (jumping)  front kick

Blocks

Gedan barai

Downward block

Age uke

Rising block

Soto uke

Outside block

Uchi uke

Inside block

Shuto uke

Knife hand block

Haiwan uke

Block with back of  arm

Juji uke

"x" block

Morote uke

Augmented (2 hand)  block

Haishu uke

Back hand block

Nagashi uke

Sweeping block

Tettsui uke

Bottom fist block

Tsukami uke

Grasping block

Sparring types

Sanbon kumite

3 step basic  sparring

Kihon ippon  kumite

1 step basic  sparring

Jiyu ippon kumite

1 step free sparring

Counting

Ichi

One

Ni

Two

San

Three

Shi

Four

Go

Five

Roku

Six

Shichi

Seven

Hachi

Eight

Ku

Nine

Ju

Ten