Rochford Shotokan Karate Terminology : Karate Techniques

General Terms

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Dachi - Stance

Kata - Practice form

Tai-Sabaki - Body shifting

Uchi - Strike

Waza - Technique

Zanshin - Poise and control

Geri - Kick

Kumite - Sparring/fighting

Tsuki (Zuki) - Punch

Uke - Block

Yori-Ashi - Sliding/shifting the feet

Zuki (Tsuki) - Punch


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