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AGE UKE .....................................................................Rising Block
AGE ZUKE....................................................................Rising Punch

ARIGATO GOZAIMASHITA.............................................Thank you to Sensei
CHOKU ZUKI................................................................Straight Punch
CHUDAN......................................................................Stomach Level
DOJO............................................................................Place of Training
EMPI UCHI...................................................................Elbow Strike
GEDAN.........................................................................Lower Level
GEDAN BARAI...............................................................Downward Block

GYAKU ZUKI..................................................................Reverse Punch
HAITO UCH...................................................................Ridge Hand Strike
JODAN..........................................................................Face Level
KARATE-KA....................................................................One who practices karate
KATA.............................................................................A series of memorized moves
KENTSUI UCHI..............................................................Hammer Fist Strike
KIAI..............................................................................A yell at the KIME point to help focus power
KIBA DACHI..................................................................Side stance - Horse stance
KIHON.........................................................................Basics
KIME...........................................................................Concentration of Power on Target
KOKUTSU DACHI..........................................................Back Stance
KUMITE.......................................................................Sparring
MAE KEAGE.................................................................Front Snap Kick
MAE GERI....................................................................Front Kick
MAE KEKOMI...............................................................Front Thrust Kick
MAWASHI GERI............................................................Roundhouse Kick
OI ZUKI.........................................................................Lunge Punch

ONEGAI SHIMAS..........................................................I humbly ask for your guidance (to a partner)
OTAGAI NI REI..............................................................Bow to each other
REI...............................................................................A command to bow 
SEIZA...........................................................................Kneel on floor
SENSEI........................................................................Teacher
SHIZEN TAI...................................................................Natural Position
SHOMEN NI REI..........................................................Bow to front
SHUTO UKE.................................................................Sword Hand Block
SHUTO UCH................................................................Sword Hand Strike
U
DE UKE......................................................................Outside Block
UKE.............................................................................Block
URAKEN UCHI..............................................................Back Fist Strike
USHIRO KEKOMI.........................................................Back Thrust Kick
YOKO KEKOMI.............................................................Side Thrust Kick
YOKO KEAGE...............................................................Side Snap Kick
YOKO GERI..................................................................Side Kick
ZAN SHIN....................................................................State of Awareness
ZENKUTSU DACHI........................................................Front Stance
ZUKI............................................................................Punch
 
This book is highly recommended!  It shows pictures of tecniques as well as both English and Japanese pronounciations.  There are also descriptions and explainations of various karate elements. ​​ ​​
 
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