Rochford Shotokan Karate Terminology : Karate Techniques

Geri Waza (Kicks)

Note : Each technique can be targeted to a different area. A Jodan kick is to the head, Chudan to the middle and Gedan to the groin So Jodan Mae Geri is high, and Gedan Mae Geri is low

Ashi-Barai - Foot sweep

Hiza GeriHiza Geri - Knee kick/strike

Mae Geri Keage - Front snap kick

Mawashi Geri - Round kick

Name Ashi Geri - Returning wave kick

Nidan Geri - Double kick

Tobi Geri - Flying (Jump) kick

Ushiro Geri - Back thrust kick

Yoko Geri Kekomi - Side thrust kick

Fumikomi Geri - Stomping kick

Mae Geri - Front kick

Mae Geri Kekomi - Front thrust kick

Mika Zuki Geri - Crescent kick

Ni Mae Geri - Double front kick

Soto Mikazuki Geri - Outside crescent kick

Uchi Mikazuki Geri - Inside crescent kick

Yoko Geri Keage - Side snap kick


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