Terminology

Word/Phrase: Meaning:

Dachi

Stance

Zenkutsu dachi Front Stance
Kiba dachi Side Stance
Kokustu dachi Back Stance
Sochin or Fudo dachi Rooted Stance
Hangetsu dachi Half Moon Stance
Sanchin dachi Hour Glass Stance
Neko Ashi dachi Cat Stance
Shiko dachi Sumo Stance
Heisoku dachi Feet and toes together
Misubi dachi Heels together, toes at 90 degrees
Hachiji dachi Feet shoulder width and pointed out
Heiko dachi Feet shoulder width and straight
Uchu Hachiji dachi Feet shoulder width and pointed in
Teiji dachi T Angled Stance
Renoji dachi L Angled Stance

UKE 

Blocks

Age uke Rising Block
Soto uke Outside Block
Uchi uke Inside Forearm Block
Shoto uke Knife Hand Block
Gedan bari Downward Block
Juji uke/Kosu uke X Block
Haishu uke Backhand Block
Kakiwaki uke Inside Wedge Hand Block
Moroto uke Reinforced Block
Nagashi uke Sweeping Block
Tate Shuto uke Knife Hand Block (arm straight)

ZUKI

Punches

Choku zuki Front Punch
Oi zuki    Lunge Punch
Gyaku zuki Reverse Punch
Kizami zuki Leading Hand Jab
Sanbon zuki Three Punch Combination
Ura zuki Half Punch
Kage zuki Hook Punch
Mawashi zuki Round House Punch
Moroto zuki Double Punch
Yama zuki Over the Mountain Double Punch
Age zuki    Rising Punch

GERI 

Kicks

Mai geri Front Snap Kick
Yoko geri Keage Side Snap Kick
Yoko geri Kekomi Side Thrust Kick
Mawashi geri Roundhouse Kick
Fumikomi geri Downward Thrust Kick
Ushiro geri Back Thrust Kick
Ashi geri Foot or Leg Sweep
Hiza geri Knee Kick
Namimae ashi Returning Wave Kick
Mikasuki geri Cresent Kick
Gyaku Mawashi geri Reverse Round House Kick
Kakato geri Axe Kick

Other Terms:

 
Jodan Face Level
Chudan Stomach Level
Gedan Lower Level
Sense Teacher
Sempai Senior Belt
Ken Fist
Seiken Fore Fist
Ippon-ken One Knuckle Fist
Nakadaka-ken Middle Knuckle Fist
Nukite Spear Hand
Ippon-nukite One Finger Spear Hand
Dojo Training Hall
Shihai Tournament
Makiwara Punching Board
Hajimae Begin
Yamae Finish
Enorae Relax
Mokso Breathing Exercise
Seiza Formal Kneeling Position
Gi Uniform
Obi Belt
Kyu Junior Rank
Dan Senior Rank
Shihan Master

Counting:

 
Ichi  1
Ni  2
San  3
 Shi  4
Go  5
Roku  6
Shichi  7
Hachi  8
Kyu  9
Ju  10