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Term Kanji Meaning
Sai Trident like weapon used by law enforcement (Tekpi/Tjabang)
Saifa 砕破 Kata: Crush and Destroy, created by Miyagi Chojun (獅法)
Sakusan 鍚杖 Monk's Staff
Sanchin Dachi 三戦立ち Three Battles Stance (Sunadokei Dachi 砂時計立ち)
Sanseiru 三十六 Kata: Thirty Six (ichi from Higashonna Kanryo)
Sanseiru Ni 三十六 二 Kata: Thirty Six (Ni by Miyagi Chojun)
Sansetsukun 三節棍 Three section staff - See Banryukun
Seisan 十三 Kata: Thirteen
Seiyonchin 制引戦 Kata: Pulling into Battle (man. 随運勁)
Seiza 正座 Proper Sitting - Formal Sitting
Seiza Isu 正座椅子 Small chair for sitting in seiza position.
Shiko Dachi 四股立ち Square Stance
Shikoro しころ Larger neckguard, protects lower neck
Shimabuku Tatsuo 島袋龍夫 Student of Kyan, founder of Isshinryu. 1908-1975
Shinjikan 心治館 Founded by Toyama Zenshu/House of Happy Heart/Gojuryu
Shiro Color: White
Shirokuma 白熊 Kata: White Bear - Created by Motobu Choki
Shisho 師匠 Teacher
Shisochin 四向戦 Kata: Battle in 4 directions
Shizen Dachi 自然立ち Natural stance (small front stance)
Shodokan 尚道館 Founded by Higa Seiko/House of Okinawa Way/Gojuryu
Shogekiha 衝撃波 Shockwave, sometimes atifa in Uchinaguchi
Shoreikan 尚礼館 Founded by Toguchi Seikichi/House of Okinawa Respect/Gojuryu
Shoreikan Dojo 尚禮舘 Alternative kanji used for the Shoreikan in Japan
Shotei Uke 掌底受け Palm Block
Shuto Uke 手刀受け Knife Hand Block
Silat Melayu سيلت ملايو Malaysia: Generic term for Malay Silat.
Sochin 向戰 Kata: Battle, serveral versions and sources (壯鎭)
Sode Shoulder/sleeve armor
Sodejirushi Shoulder badge
Sohei 僧兵 Warrior Monks of Japan
Sokuto Geri 足刀蹴り Foot Edge Kick
Soto Uke 外受け Outside Block (Starting from outside going in)
Sune Geri 脛蹴り Full Shin Kick
Suneate 臑当 Greaves - armor to protect the legs
Suparinpe 壱百零八 Kata: One Hundred and Eight
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