Terminology

Word and Terms used

The following is a selection of terminology used in Goshin Jutsu and its English description.

GENERAL COMMANDS & SAYINGS

Budo
Martial Way
Haragei
Awareness
Kiai
Martial Shout
Kokoro
Mind, Body & Spirit
Jodan
Upper
Chudan
Middle
Gedan
Lower
Migi
Right

Hidari
Left

Hijame
Begin
Yamae
Stop
Kata
Form work
Magate
Turn
Domo
Thank you
Jiyu Waza
Freestyle techniques across the dojo
Kumite
Sparring

Dachi (Stances)

Jiyu No Kumite Dachi
Freestyle Fighting Stance
Kiba Dachi
Horse Riding Stance
Neko Ashi Dachi
Cat Stance
Kake Dachi
Hook Stance
Tsuru Dachi
Crane Stance
Tsuru Ashi Dachi
Advanced Crane Stance


Zuki (Punches)

Choku Zuki
Straight Punch
Gyaku Zuki
Twisting Punch
Kagi Zuki
Jab Punch
Kake Zuki
Roundhouse Punch
Tsuchi Zuki
Hammer Punch
Ude No Hashi To Zuki
Bridge Arm & Punch
Oi Zuki
Lunge Straight Punch
Hiraken Zuki
One Knuckle Punch

Ryu Zuki
One Dragon Punch

Riken
Back Fist
Teisho Uchi
Palm Strike
Ni Nukite
Double Spear hand Block & Strike
Empi Uchi
Elbow Strike
Uraken
Downward Back fist
Shuto Waza
Knife hand Techniques
Torade Waza
Tiger Claw Techniques
Kumade Waza
Bear Claw Techniques
"To make technique into a spinning technique add MAWASU at the end of the phrase"


Keri Waza (Kicking Techniques)

Mae Geri
Front Kick
Yoko Geri
Side Kick
Mawashi Geri
Turning Kick
Ushiro Geri
Back Kick
Fumikomi
High Stamp Kick
Kiba Ushiro Geri
Straddle Back Kick
Soto No Mikazuki Geri
Outer Crescent Kick
Naibu No Mikazuki Geri
Inner Crescent Kick
Ono Uchi Geri
Axe Strike Kick
Kake Geri
Hook Kick
"To make technique into a spinning technique add MAWASU at the end of the phrase"

The Five Elements

Chi 地
Earth
Sui 水
Water
Ka 火
Fire
Fū 風
Wind
Kū 空
Void

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