Brown, as in brown belt or 3rd Ku
To pay attention, or to concentration
The breast of the human body, a striking point for many karate techniques.
Nipple on the human body, a striking point for many self-defence techniques and a
vulnerable area to strike.
A stepping action involving one foot crossing over another
Internal power or Strength
Close range position from an opponent
External strength or power
To shorten the distance between yourself and an opponent
A strike if performed correctly with maximum power would have the potential to kill
‘Strange Hands’ Kata
Straight, as in ‘Choku-tsuki’ or straight punch.
Choku (Straight) Tsuki (Punch)
In a straight line, a direct route
A counter attack which involves jumping
The Middle level as in Chudan tsuki (middle level punch) E.g Chudan Barai, Chudan
keri, Chudan uchi.
A Vulnerable Atemi point found in the fold of the elbow
The centre of your movements and your balance.
The ball of the foot. A striking surface as used in mae geri.