Terminology

Japanese terminology is used in all Kyudokan sessions.
It is commonly used in most dojo all over the world as it is the universal language in Japanese martial arts

 

 

Foot Techniques

geri kick
ashi foot/leg
josokutei ball of the foot
sokuto foot edge
kakato heel
haisoku instep
hiza knee
mae geri (kaegi) front snap kick
mae geri (kekomi) front thrust kick
mawashi geri round house kick
ushiro geri back thrust kick
yoko geri (keagi) side snap kick
yoko geri (kekomi) side thrust kick
kansetsu geri stamping kick, joint kick
hiza geri knee kick
ashi barai foot sweep
mae tobi geri jumping kick

 

Blocking / Receiving

jodan uke receive upper
chudan uke receive middle
gedan uke receive lower
uchi uke inside forearm block
morote uke augmented block (double handed)
mawashi uke round house block
tora guchi double handed open-hand circular block
hiza uke knee block

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