KYOKUSHIN KARATE

(IKO KYOKUSHINKAIKAN)

West Los Angeles Branch

Kihon Terminology

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Kyokushin Karate Terminology - KIHON (Basic Techniques)


MIGI-SANCHIN-DACHI.................(Right Foot Forward Hour-Glass Stance, Toes Pointing In)
  SEIKEN-CHUDAN-TSUKI............(Fore Fist Middle Thrust)
  SEIKEN-JYODAN-TSUKI............(Fore Fist Upper Thrust)
  SEIKEN-AGO-TSUKI...............(Fore Fist Strike to Chin)
  URAKEN-SHO-MENUCHI.............(Back Fist Strike to Face)
  URAKEN-SAYU-UCHI...............(Left-Right, Back Fist Strike to Face)
  URAKEN-HIZO-UCHI...............(Left-Right, Back Fist Strike to Kidney Area)
  URAKEN-MAWASHI-UCHI............(Back Fist Strike to Face)


HIDARI-SANCHIN-DACHI...............(Left Foot Forward Hour-Glass Stance, Toes Pointing In)
  JYODAN-UKE.....................(Upper Block)
  CHUDAN-SOTO-UKE................(Middle Outside to Inside Block)
  CHUDAN-UCHI-UKE................(Middle Inside to Outside Block)
  GEDAN-BARAI....................(Lower Parry)
  CHUDAN-UCHI-UKE-GEDAN-BARAI....(Middle Inside to Outside Block, Lower Parry)


KIBA-DACHI (Horseback Stance, Feet Parallel)
  URAKEN-SHITA-TSUKI.............(Invert Fist Low Thrust)
  HIJI-ATE.......................(Upper Elbow Strike)
  HIJI-UCHIOROSHI................(Descending Elbow Strike)
  HIJI-AGO-UCHI..................(Rising Elbow Strike)


HEIKO-DACHI (Parallel Open Stance)
  SYUTO-YOKO-GANMEN-UCHI.........(Knife-Hand Strike to Face and Temple)
  SYUTO-SAKOTSU-UCHIOROSHI.......(Knife-Hand Strike to Collarbone)
  SYOTO-SAKOTSU-UCHIKOMI.........(Straight Knife-Hand Strike to Collarbone)
  SYOTO-HIZO-UCHI................(Knife-Hand Strike to Collarbone)
  HAITO-MAWASHI-UCHI.............(Inner Knife-Hand Roundhouse Strike)
  JYODAN-SYOTEI-UCHI.............(Palm Heel Strike to Upper)
  NUKITE.........................(Spear Hand)


HIDARI-ZENKUTSU-DACHI (Left Forward Stance, Left Foot Forward Front Stance)
  MAE-KEAGE......................(Front Straight Leg Kick)
  UCHI-MAWASHI-GERI..............(Inside Crescent Kick)
  SOTO-MAWASHI-GERI..............(Outside Crescent Kick)
  HIZA-GERI......................(Knee Kick)
  KIN-GERI.......................(Groin Kick)
  MAE-GIRI.......................(Front Snap Kick)
  MAWASHI-GERI...................(Roundhouse Kick)
  YOKO-KEAGE.....................(Knife-Foot Side Straight Leg High Kick)
  YOKO-GERI......................(Knife-Foot Side Snap Kick)
  KANSETSU-GERI..................(Knife Foot Side Snap Kick to Knee Joint)
  USHIRO-GERI....................(Back Straight Snap Kick)