Bradford Bushido Ryu Shotokan Karate Club (est. 1985)

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

 

jodan face area
chudan area from belt to the neck
gedan area from belt downwards

 

Commands  
Yoi attention or assume ready position
Hajime start
Mawatte turn or about turn
Kamaite assume starting / fighting position
Yame finish - return to yoi position in kata
Enoy relax - after yame
Rei bow
Sensei ni rei bow to instructor

 

Dachi - stances  
Zenkutsu dachi front stance
Kokutsu dachi back stance
Kiba dachi straddle leg stance
Shiko dachi sumo stance

 

Uke - blocking techniques Ude - forearm
Age ude uke rising block - jodan
Soto ude uke outside block (arm moves inwards) - chudan
Uchi ude uke inside block (arm moves outwards) - chudan
Shuto uke knife hand block
Gedan barai downward block
Juji uke cross block

               

Geri or Keri (kicking techniques)  
Mae geri front kick
Yoko geri keage side snap kick (using outside edge of foot)
Yoko geri kekomi side thrust kick (using heel or flat of foot)
Mawashi geri roundhouse kick
Ushiro geri back kick (kick to rear using heel)
Mikazuki geri crescent kick
Fumikomi geri stamping kick

 

Zuki or Tsuki (punching)  
Oi zuki punch while stepping forward with leading fist
Gyaku zuki reverse punch
Sanbon zuki three punches
Kizame zuki jab or lunge punch
Choku zuki straight punch (basic form)
Kagi zuki hook punch
Heiko zuki parallel punch
Morote zuki double fist punch



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