Techniques


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Stances
Fudo Dachi Foo-doh-dah-chee Ready Stance, Zero Position
Zenkutsu Dachi Zen-koo-soo-dah-chee Front Leaning Stance
Kokutsu Dachi Koh-koo-soo-dah-chee Back Leaning Stance
Kiba Dachi Key-bah-dah-chee Horse or Straddle Stance
Strikes
Seiken Uchi Say-ken-oo-chee Forefist Strike
Uraken Uchi Oo-rah-ken-oo-chee Backfist Strike
Haito Uchi Hi-toe-oo-chee Ridge Hand Strike
Empi Uchi Em-pay-oo-chee Elbow Strike
Kicks
Mae Geri My-gair-ee Front Kick
Yoko Geri Yoh-koh-gair-ee Side Kick
Mawashi Kube Geri Mah-wash-she-koo-bee-gair-ee Top of the foot roundhouse kick
Mawashi Geri Mah-wash-she-gair-ee Ball of the foot roundhouse kick
Mikazuki Geri Meh-kah-zoo-key-gair-ee Crescent Kick
Blocks
Jodan Uke Joe-dahn-oo-key Upper Area Block
Chudan Uke Chew-dahn-oo-key Middle Area Block
Gedan Uke Gay-dahn-oo-key Lower area block
Uchi Uke Oo-chee-oo-key Inside-Outside ( Middle Area ) Block
Soto Uke So-toe-oo-key Outside-Inside ( Middle Area ) Block