Kyokushin terminology

GERI  WAZA

KICKING  TECHNIQUES

Hiza Ganmen Geri Knee Face Kick
Kin Geri Groin Kick
Mae Geri Front Kick
Mae Keage Front Rising Kick
Soto Mawashi Geri Outside Crescent Kick
Uchi Mawashi Geri Inside Crescent Kick
Yoko Keage Side Rising Kick
Mawashi Geri Roundhouse Kick
Kansetsu Geri Joint Kick
Yoko Geri Side Kick
Ushiro Geri Back Kick
Mae Kakato Geri Front Heel Kick
Ago Geri Chin / Jaw Kick
Tobi Mae Geri Jumping Front Kick

UKE  WAZA

BLOCKING  TECHNIQUES

Jodan Uke Upper Block
Gedan Barai Lower Parry
Chudan Uchi Uke Middle Area Inside Block
Chudan Soto Uke Middle Area Outside Block
Morote Chudan Uchi Uke Two-Handed Middle Area Inside Block
Shuto Uke Knife Hand Block
Juji Uke Crossed Block
Kake Uke Hooked Block
Shotei Uke Palm Heel Block
Mawashi Uke Circular Block

KAZU

NUMBERS

Ichi One
Ni Two
San Three
Shi, Yon Four
Go Five
Roku Six
Shichi, Nana Seven
Hachi Eight
Ku Nine
Ju Ten

True Meaning of Kyokushin

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The Kyokushin Way is centered in posture…

“Kyokushin” means “Ultimate Truth” and Kyokushin Karate is the pursuit of ultimate truth of mind, technique, and body.

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