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207-229-7670 
john.scully@maine-uechiryu.com
John Scully's Uechi Ryu Karate Academy
                  Developing Confidence, Discipline, Leadership
Terms

Terms

Uechi-Ryu

Pangainoon

Karate

Karate-Do

Karate-Ka

Sensei

Dojo

Gi

Obi

Ki

Chi

Kiai

Ichi

Ni

San

Shi

Go

Roku

Shichi

Hatchi

Kyu

Ju

Domo Arigato

Arigato Gozaimashita

Do Itashi-Mashita

Dozo

Hai

Iie

Gambate Masho

Shomen

Yoko

Ushiro

Sanchin-dachi

Seiken

Shuto

Empi-Uchi

Uraken

Nukite

Hiraken

Shoken

Bushken

Wa-Uke

Geri

Shomen-geri

Yoko-geri

Sokuto-geri

Tobi-geri

Tiger, Crane and Dragon

Translation

Uechi’s Style or the Way of Uechi

Half-Hard / Half-Soft (Chinese foundation of Uechi-Ryu)

Empty Hand

Way of Karate

Karate Student

One Who has Gone Before

Way place (Place to learn the Way)

Uniform

Belt

Spirit (Japanese)

Spirit (Chinese)

Shout of spirit

One (In Japanese)

Two

Three

Four

Five

Six

Seven

Eight

Nine

Ten

Thank You

Thank You (much more formal)

You’re Welcome (don’t mention it)

Please

Yes

No

Work Hard

Front

Side

Back

Sanchin Stance

Straight Punch

Knife Hand Strike

Elbow Strike

Backfist

Spear Hand

Four Knuckle Fist (Tiger’s Paw)

One Knuckle Fist

Palm Heel Strike

Circular Block

Kick

Front Kick

Side Kick

Side Snap Kick (using the blade edge and heel of the foot)

Flying Kick

The three animals of Uechi Ryu (Tiger:  Courage, Tenacity, Ferocity;  Crane:  Calm, Awareness, Quickness;   Dragon:  Power, Strength and Good Luck. )

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