Home
      Dojo Page

      Our Styles
      - Gojuryu
      - Shotokan
      - Bukijutsu

      Term Database
      - Terminology
         - Karate
         - Weaponry
         - Styles
         - People

      Okinawa Dojos
         - Gojuryu
         - Shorinryu
         - Uechiryu

      Resources
      - Ryuho Blog
      - Historic Sites
      - Goju Videos
      - Shoto Videos

      Contact
      - Facebook
      - Contact


Termbase - K
l
A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N
O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

Katas - People - Styles - Techniques - Weaponry
Term Kanji Meaning
Kabuto Helm / Face protection
Kagami Biraki 鏡開き Breaking of the Mochi. Held on 11 Jan.
Kaiten Ushiro Geri 回転後ろ蹴り Spinning Back Kick
Kake Geri 掛け蹴り Hook Kick
Kakie Uke 掛け受け Hooking Block
Kakuha 鶴破 Kata: Destroyed by a Crane (Toguchi 1&2) (Kuba/Toyama 1)
Kakuto Geri 踵蹴り Heel Kick (mule kick)
Kama Sickle
Kamae 構え Posture
Kamon 家紋 Family emblem, mon (紋), monsho (紋章), and mondokoro (紋所)
Kanabo 金砕棒 Metal Stick - 2 handed war club with metal studs
Kanzaki Shigekazu 神崎重和 To'onryu master, student of Kyoda Juhatsu. 1928-2018
Karasao 唐棹 Threshing fail (for grain), has a solid joint
Kawasu Uke 交す受け Parry Block
Keage 蹴上げ Snapping style movement (example Mae Geri Keage)
Keito Uke 鶏頭受け Top of the hand block
Kekomi 蹴込 Thrusting style movement (example Mae Geri Kekomi)
Kiba Dachi 騎馬立ち Horse Riding Stance
Kiku Uke 掬受け Scooping Block (From Seiyonchin)
Kin Geri 金蹴り Top of the foot groin kick
Kinjo Sanda 金城真三良 Weaponry Master known as Ufuchiku. 1834-1916
Kisami Tsuki 刻み突き Front Jab punch
Kiso 基礎 Foundation, Basis
Kiten 基点 Beginning and ending point(s) of a kata
Kocho Geri 蝴蝶蹴り Butterfly Kick (splits in the air)
Kocho Soto 蝴蝶雙刀 Butterfly Swords
Koden 古伝 Ancient Tradition
Kogake 甲懸 Metal or leather plates for the top of the feet
Kogan Geri 睾丸蹴り Shin kick
Kojo Tatei 湖城大禎 Naha-te Pioneer. 1837-1917
Kojoryu 湖城流 Okinawa: Kojo family style - Organized by Kojo Kafu
Koken Uke 孤拳受け Top of the wrist block
Konanryu 硬軟流 Okinawa: Rigid and Soft system, renamed Pangainoon (半硬軟)
Kosa Dachi 交叉立ち Crossed Stance
Kotai Geri 交体蹴り Across the Body Kick
Kote 籠手 Forearm armor
Kote Uchi 小手打ち Wrist Strike (Wrist Bash)
Kugyo 苦行 Penance, To carry on while suffering
Kukan 空巻 Kata: Sky Scroll
Kun Kun/Kon - Flexible staff
Kuniyoshi Shinkichi 国吉真吉 Naha-te Pioneer. Bushi Kunishi. 1848-1926
Kunren 訓練 Drills/Exercises/Training
Kuro Color: Black
Kururunfa 久留頓破 Kata: Created by Hanashiro Chomo. Hold Long and Attack
Kusabi Uke 楔受け Wedge Block
Kusanku 公相君 Kata: Retrospectively named after person, original Ufukun (大君)
Kusazuri 草摺 Iron or leather plates that hang to protect lower body
Kuwa Garden Hoe
Kyan Chotoku 喜屋武朝徳 Tomari/Shuri-te pioneer. 1870-1945
Kyoda Juhatsu 許田重発 Naha-te pioneer, founder of To'onryu. 1887-1968
Copyright © - All Rights Reserved  - 1 Online // 188 Last 24 hours