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Japanese Terminology
Commands
Yoi - Ready                         Hittsui - Knee
Hajime - Begin                     Haisoku - Instep
Yame - Stop                        Teisoku - Sole
Tsuki - Punch                       Kakato - Heel
Uchi - Block                          Kihon - Basic
Geri - Kick                            Kumite - Sparring
Keage - Snap                       Kata - Forms
Kekomi - Thrust                   Kime - Focus
Uke - Block                          Mae - Front
Sieken - Fore-Fist               Yoko - Side
Empi - Elbow                       Ushiro - Rear

Counting
Ichi - one
Nii - Two
San - three
Shi - Four
Go - Five
Roku - Six
Schichi - Seven
Hachi - Eight
Ku - Nine
Ju - Ten

Stances (Dachi)
Zenkutsu-Dachi - Front Stance
Kokutsu-Dachi - Back Stance
Kiba-Dachi - Straddle Stance
Neko-Ashi-Dachi  - Cat Stance
Sochin-Dachi - Diagonal Straddle Stance
Sanchin-Dachi - Hour Glass Stance
Hangetsu-Dachi - Half-Moon Stance
Fudo-Dachi - Rooted Stance
Heisoku-Dachi - Informal Attention Stance
Hachi Ji-Dachi  -  Open leg Stance

Blocking Techniques (Uke-Waza)
Geadn-Bari  -  Downward Block
Age-Uke  -  rising Block
Soto-Ude-Uke  -  Outside Forearm Block
Uchi-Ude-Uke - Inside Forearm Block
Shuto-Uke  - Knife Hand Block
Tate-Shuto-Uke - Vertical Knife Hand Block
Nagashi-Uke - Sweeping Block
Suki-Uke  - Scooping Block
Osae-Uke  -  Pressing Block
Juji-Uke -X Block
Kakiwake-Uke - Wedge Block
Morote-Uke - Augmented Forearm Block

Punching Techniques (Tsuki-Waza)
Oi-Tsuki- Lunge Punch
Gyaku-Tsuki - Reverse Puch
Age-Tsuki - Rising Punch
Kage-Tsuki Hook Punch
Yame-Tsuki - U Punch
Choku-Tsuki - Straight Punch
Morote-Tsuki - Double Punch
Tate-Tsuki - Vertical Punch
Ura-Tsuki - Close Punch

Striking Techniques (Uchi-Waza)
Shuto-Uchi - Knife Hand Strike
Haishu-Uchi Back Hand Strike
Haito-Uchi - Ridge Hand Strike
Uraken-Uchi  - Back Fist Strike
Teisho-Uchi - Palm Heel Strike
Tetsui-Uchi - Hammer Fist Strike
Empi-Uchi - Elbow Strike

Kicking techniques (Geri-Waza)
Mae-Geri - Front Kick
Mawashi-Geri - Round House Kick
Ushiro-Geri - Back Kick
Yoko-Geri - Side Kick (Snap/ Thrust)
Kakato-Geri - Axe kick
Fumikomi-Geri - Stamping Kick
Mikazuki-Geri - Cresscent Kick
Tobi-Geri - Jumping Kick
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