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Yako                                       

Vulnerable striking point on the upper thigh

yakusoku kumite                      

Pre-determined fighting between two opponents

Yama Gamae                          

Mountain posture

Yama tsuki                              

U Punch

Yame                                      

Stop

Yoi                                          

Ready or a position indicating your readiness

Yoi-dachi                                

Ready stance, a position of readiness

yoi no kisin                              

Prior to kumite or kata, you mentally prepare yourself for what is about to happen. This

is a preparation of the state of readiness

Yoko                                      

To the side

Yoko Empi Uchi                      

Elbow strike that travels outward to the side of the body

Yoko Gake                             

Side hook, or this can also apply to side body drop

Yoko Geri                               

Kick that travels to the side of the body like yoko geri kekomi (thrust) or keage (snap)

Yoko mawashi empi uchi         

Side round elbow strike

Yoko mawashi uchi                 

Horizontal strike

Yoko tobi geri                         

jumping, or flying side kick

Yoko tsuki, uchi, uke               

Side punch, strike, block

Yondan                                   

Fourth or 4th dan black belt

Yon ju                                     

forty

Yori ashi                                  

Sliding step, this is used to get closer to your opponent without stepping

Yubi                                        

Finger

Yudansha                                

Black belt holder, any grade