Gallaries

Glossary of Terms

Basic Ideas and Concepts

Seifukan 西風館 Hall (dojo) of the West Wind

Haragei

 

 

腹芸

 

 

Using the lower abdomen as the

center of power/movement,

breath and concentration (Sanchin)

Karategi 空手着 Karate uniform also Keikogi (稽古着) "training uniform"
Karateka 空手家 Karate practiioner
Ki (Chi; Qi) 気; 氣 Life force; breath; vital energy; breath-energy; breath-power; spirit
Kiai 気合 Shout on focusing a strike
Makiwara 巻藁 Striking post
Muchimi 餅身 Stickiness / heaviness
Morote 双手 With both hands
Obi Belt
Uwagi 上衣 Jacket
Zubon ズボン Pants

Numbers, Counting and Era

Ichi; Hitotsu; Itsu 一; 壱 1: One
Ni; Futatsu 二; 弐 2: Two
San; Mittsu 三; 参 3: Three
Shi; Yon; Yotsu 四; 肆 4: Four
Go; Itsutsu 五; 伍 5: Five
Roku; Muttsu 六; 陸 6: Six
Shichi; Nanatsu, Nana 七; 漆 7: Seven
Hachi; Yatsu 八; 捌 8: Eight
Kyu; Kokonotsu 九; 玖 9: Nine
Ju; To 十; 拾 10: Ten
Hyaku 百; 陌 100: One hundred
Sen 千; 阡 1,000: One thousand

Showa

 

昭和

 

The Era (Enlightened Peace) of Emperor Hirohito

(the Showa Emperor: 19261225-19890107)

Heisei

 

平成

 

The Era (Peace Everywhere) of Emperor Akihito

(the Heisei Emperor: 18980108 -)

Note:

 

the second, more complex kana shown are used in legal documents and

may be used on Kokusai Goju Kobujutsu Kenkyukai certificates

Commands

   
Damatte keiko! 黙って稽古 Shut up and train!
Hajime! 始め Begin!
Hanshi Nitaishite Rei! 範士に対して礼 Bow to Hanshi!
Kiwotsuke! 気を付け Come to attention!
Kyoshi Nitaishite Rei! 教士に対して礼 Bow to Kyoshi!
Mawatte! 回って Turn around!
Moichido! もう一 One more time!
Mokuso! 黙想 Close eyes and meditate!
Mokuso Yame! 黙想止め Cease meditation!
Otagaini Nitaishite Rei! 御互いにに対して礼 Bow to each other!
Rei!; Lei! Bow!
Renshi Nitaishite Rei! 練士に対して礼 Bow to Renshi!
Seiza! 正坐 Assume the formal kneeling posture!
Semete! 攻め手 You are the attacker!
Sensei Nitaishite Rei! 先生に対して礼 Bow to Sensei!
Shihan Nitaishite Rei! 師範に対して礼 Bow to Shihan!
Shinden Nitaishite Rei! 神殿に対して礼 Bow to the dojo shrine!
Shomen Nitaishite Rei! 正面に対して礼 Bow to the front!
Tate!; Kiritsu! 立て; 起立 Stand up!
Ukete! 受け手 You are the defender!
Yame! 止め Stop! (what you are doing)
Yasume! 休め Continue!
Yoi! 用意 Ready! (Assume Heiko-dachi)
Yoshi! Continue!

Kokusai Goju Kobujutsu Kenkyukai Teaching Titles

Hanshi 範士 The most senior teaching title
Kyoshi 教士 The 2nd most senior teaching title
Shihan 師範 The 3rd most senior teaching title
Renshi 練士 The 4th most senior teaching title
Sensei 先生 The 5th most senior teaching title

Etiquette

   
Arigato Gozaimasu! 有り難う御座います Thank you very much!
Hai! はい Yes!
Iie! いいえ No!
Onegai Shimasu! お願いします Please help me!
Shitsurei Shimasu! 失礼します Excuse me

The Virtues

   

Dojo-kun’yu

 

道場訓諭

 

Dojo Admonition, Dojo rules, “the virtues;”
also known as Dojo-kun (道場訓)
The five precepts of the Kokusai Goju Kobujutsu Kenkyukai , the Dojo Kun’y, are:

Organisation

   
Dan Grade; black belt rank
Dojo 道場 "Way place;" Training place
Dojo-cho 道場長 Dojo head
Kai Association
Kai-cho 会長 Association head
Kai-ha 会派 Tradition, e.g. Ceberano-ha

Kokusai Goju

Kobujutsu Kenkyukai

国際剛柔古武術研究会

 

International Goju Traditional Martial

Art Research Society

Kohai 後輩 Less senior student (to you)
Kyu Grade below black belt
Mudansha 無段者 Non black belt member

Sempai

 

先輩

 

More senior student (to you;) in the IGK
specifically 1st and 2nd dan members
Shibu-cho 支部長 Branch head
Shihan-kai 師範会 An association of Shihans
Kodansha 高段者 Black belt above 6th dan
Yudansha 有段者 Black belt member
Yudansha-kai 有段者会 Association of black belt holders

Training

   
Ashi wo kaeru 足を変える Change legs
Ate-waza 当て伎 Striking (Smashing) techniques
Awase-gumite 合わせ組手 Slow, light, cooperative sparing

Bunkai-gumite

 

分解組手

 

Paired analysis of kata application
in the IGK: fixed application of kata

Chibu-jutsu (Tsubo-jutsu)

 

壷術

 

The art of attacking the vital points.
Okinawan name for Kyusho/Kinsho-jutsu
Fudo-gumite 不動組手 Stationary, hands only sparring

Go-waza

 

剛伎

 

Hard techniques:

punches, strikes and kicks

Henka-waza

 

 

 

変化伎

 

 

 

Changing techniques; adapting a specific

technique to the circumstances or changing

it into another technique, according to the

circumstances

Ju-waza

 

柔伎

 

Soft techniques: throws, joint-locks and

strangulations

Jyu-gumite 由自組手 Free sparing
Kansetsu-waza 関節伎 Joint-manipulation techniques
Kata; Gata 型; 形 Solo form or pattern

Kaiwashi-waza

 

躱し伎

 

Evasion techniques

(Tai-sabaki, Ashi-sabaki and Tenshin)

Keri-waza; Geri-waza 蹴り伎 Kicking techniques
Kihon 基本 Basic; elementary
Kihon-ido; Ido-kihon 基本移動; 移動基本 Moving basics

Ko-waza

 

 

小伎

 

 

Execution or training of techniques using

small movements of the body, limbs and/o

center of gravity

Kumite; Gumite 組手 Fighting exercise
Kyusho-waza 急所伎 Vital point techniques

Kyougi-gumite

 

教義組手

 

Teaching the meaning of the self

defence applications of kata

Morote-waza 双手伎 Two handed techniques
Nage-waza 投げ伎 Throwing techniques
Ne-waza 寝伎 Ground techniques

O-waza

 

 

大伎

 

 

Execution or training of techniques using

large movements of the body, limbs and/or

center of gravity

Renraku-waza 連絡伎 Combination techniques
Semete 攻め手 the attacker
Shime-waza 絞め伎 Strangulation techniques
Suwari-waza 座り伎 Seated techniques
Tachi-waza 立ち伎 Standing techniques
Te wo kaeru 手を変える Change arms
Tsuki-waza 突き伎 Punching techniques

Tuidi or Tuite (Torite)

取手 Grappling, wrestling
Uchi-waza 打伎 Striking techniques
Ukete 受け手 the defender
Uke-waza 受け伎 Blocking/deflecting techniques
Ukemi-waza 受け身伎 Break fall techniques

Levels and Directions

Jo-dan 上段 Upper level

Chu-dan

中段 Middle level
Ge-dan 下段 Lower level
Hiza-shita 膝下 Lowest level - below the knee

 

Embujo 演武場

Centre of the dojo; practice area

Genkan 玄関 Entry to the dojo
Hidari Left

Joseki

 

上席

 

Upper side of dojo;

Seniors side; right hand side

Kamiza

 

上坐

 

Seat of honour; dojo spirit’s seat;

front of dojo

Migi Right
Mae; Zen Front

Shimoseki

 

下席

 

Lower side of dojo; Juniors side;

left hand side

Shimoza 下坐 Lower seat; rear of the dojo
Shinden 神殿 Dojo shrine
Shomen 正面 Front of the dojo
Ushiro Back; behind; Rear

Stances / Postures

   
Tachi; Dachi 立ち Stance
Kamae Posture
Bensoku-dachi 便側立ち Cross behind step from Seipai – similar to kosa-ashi

 

Fudo-dachi 不動立ち Immovable stance
Hanzenkutsu-dachi 平前屈立ち Half or short front stance

Heiko-dachi

 

併行立ち

 

Parallel stance: shoulder width, knees

slightly bent, feet slightly turned in

Heisoku-dachi 閉塞立ち Closed foot stance: Feet together

 

Hikui shiko-dachi 低い四股立ち

Deep Shiko-dachi, (thighs horizontal)

Hikui zenkutsu-dachi 低い前屈立ち Deep front stance

Kiba-dachi

 

騎馬立ち

 

Horse riding stance; like Shiko-dachi

but with parallel feet

Kokutsu-dachi 後屈立ち Back stance
Kosa-ashi-dachi 交叉足立ち Cross leg stance
Koshi-dachi 腰立ち Squat stance

Musubi-dachi

 

結立ち

 

Closed stance (with heels touching);

used as formal attention stance

 

Moto-dachi 基立ち Basic fighting stance
Naifanchin-dachi 内汎戦立ち Stance from Naifanchin
Neko ashi-dachi 猫足立ち Cat foot stance
Renoji-dachi レ−の字立ち "L" (Re/Le) shaped stance
Sagi ashi-dachi 鷺足立ち Heron stance; ‘one leg stance’
Sanchin-dachi 三戦立ち Three battles stance
Shiko-dachi 四股立ち Straddle leg stance
Shiko-dachi Kujudo 四股立ち九十度 Sideward 90 degree shiko-dachi
Shiko-dachi Yokomuki 四股立ち横向 Sideward 90degree shiko-dachi
Shiko-dachi Naname 四股立ち傾 Diagonal 45 degree shiko-dachi
Shiko-dachi Yonjugodo 四股立ち四十五度 Diagonal 45 degree shiko-dachi

Soto hachi-dachi

 

外八立ち

 

Shoulder width stance feet

turned out at 45 degrees

Uchi hachi-dachi

 

内八立ち

 

One foot width wider than

shoulder width, feet parallel

Zenkutsu-dachi 前屈立ち Forward stance

Footwork and Bodywork

Ashi-sabaki 足捌 Foot shifting
Ayumi-ashi 歩み足 Natural step
Gyaku-kaiten 逆回転 Reversed turn (of the hips)
Happo-ido 八方移動 Movements in 8/All directions
Hiki-ashi 引足 Pulling back the leg
Hiki ayumi-ashi 引歩み足 Pull back/step over
Hiraki yose-ashi 開寄足 Side stepping
Hiraki kosa-ashi 開交叉足 Side stepping with kamae change
Hojo-oshi 補助押し Augmented strike from Seiyunchin
Hojo-oshi  
issokucho 一足長 One foot stance
Jun-kaiten 順回転 Regular turn (of the hips)
Keri-ashi 蹴り足 Kicking foot
Kotai 後退 Backwards
Sayu 左右 Sidewards
Sayu Kotai Naname 左右後退傾 Diagonal backwards
Sayu Zenpo Naname 左右前方傾 Diagonal forward
Suri-ashi 摺足

Sliding foot step

Tai-sabaki

 

 

 

 

 

体捌き

 

 

 

 

 

Generally: body shift;

Literal: handling the body

Usually used to denote evasion

techniques in which a combination

of foot movements and turning of

the body is used

Tenshin

 

 

転進

 

 

Movement; moving. Used to denote

evasion techniques based on foot

movements

Tsugi-ashi 次足 Shuffling foot step
Yori-ashi 寄り足 Dragging foot step
Zenshin 前進 Forward

Body Parts

   
Ashi Foot/Leg
Hara Belly/Abodmen
Ken Fist
Seika-tanden 臍下丹田 One's centre
Shu; Te Hand
Shita-hara 下腹 Lower abdomen

Blocking/Deflecting Techniques

Age-uke 上げ受け Rising deflection
Chudan-gedan Shita-barai 中段下段下払い Combination middle level/low level deflection
Chudan soto-uke 中段外受け Mid-level outward deflection
Chudan uchi-uke 中段内受け Mid-level inward deflection
Gedan-barai 下段払い Low sweeping deflection
Harai otoshi-uke 払い落し受け Low sweeping deflection with the palm
Hiji-uke 肘受け Elbow deflection
Hiza uchi-uke 膝内受け Inward knee deflection
Hojo-uke 補助受け Augmented deflection from Seiyunchin
Jodan-uke 上段受け Upper level deflection
Kaki-te 鈎手 Hooking hand
Kaki-uke 鈎受け Hooking deflection
Kosa-uke 交叉受け Cross arm deflection

Ko-uke

 

曲受け

 

Controlling deflection with the back

of the hand from Kururunfa

Kuri-uke

 

繰り受け

 

Inside-out circular elbow deflection,

as used in Kururunfa

Mawashi-uke

 

回し受け

 

Two handed circular deflection

(also known as tora-guchi or tigers mouth)

Nagashi-uke 回流し受け Flowing palm deflection
Shuto-uke 手刀受け Hand sword delflection
Sukui-uke 掬い受け Scooping deflection

Tora-guchi

 

虎口

 

Tiger's mouth

(also know as Mawashi-uke)

Ude-uke 腕受け Inside of arm deflection
Umi-barai 弓払い Archer pose sweeping deflection

Striking Techniques

   
Age ura-zuki 上げ裏突き Rising inverted punch from Seiyunchin
Age-zuki 上げ突き Rising punch
Choku-zuki 直突き Straight punch
Chudan-zuki 中段突き Mid-level punch
Empi-uchi 猿臂打 Elbow strike
Furi-uchi 振り打 Circular haito-uchi
Furi-zuki 振り突き Circular punch
Gaiwanto-uchi 外腕刀打 Outside sword arm (forearm) strike
Gedan Hiraken-uchi 下段平拳打 Lower level flat hand strike from Seipai
Gedan-zuki 下段突き Lower level punch
Gyaku-zuki 逆突き Reverse punch
Haishu-uchi 背手打 Back of hand strike
Haito-uchi 背刀打 Blunt side sword hand strike
Haiwanto-uchi 背腕刀打 Backward outside sword arm (forearm) strike
Heiko-zuki 併行突き Parallel punch from Saifa
Hiji-ate 肘当て Elbow strike

Hiki Kai-zuki

 

引下突き

 

Combination hiki ayumi-ashi, lead hand

harai-otoshi and gyaku-zuki

Hiki-te

 

引手

 

Pulling back the opposite hand to

the breast

Hiraken-uchi 平拳打 Flat fist strike
Hira-nukite 平抜き手 Flat spear hand thrust from Seiyunchin
Jodan-zuki 上段突き Upper-level punch
Kage-zuki 鈎突き Hook punch
Kata-ate 肩当て Shoulder strike
Keito-uchi 鶏刀打 Chicken's head strike

Kentsui-uchi

 

拳椎打

 

Hammer fist strike (also known as

Tetsui-uchi 鉄椎打 Iron Hammer strike)

Kisami-zuki 刻み突き Jab punch

Koken-uchi

 

 

曲拳打

 

 

Bent wrist strike (also known as

Kakuto-uchi 角刀打 Bent sword strike

and as Kakuken 角拳 Bent fist

Koshi-ate 腰当て Body strike (bump)
Kouto-ate 後頭当て Head butt with back of head
Kumade 熊手 Bear hand strike
Morote awase-zuki 双手合わせ突き Double punch from Gekisai Dai Ichi
Naiwanto-uchi 内腕刀打 Inside sword arm strike
Nakayubi Ippon-ken 中指一本拳 Middle knuckle fist
Nukite 抜き手 Spear hand thrust
Ippon-nukite 一本抜き手 Single finger spear hand thrust
Nihon-nukite 二本抜き手 Two finger spear hand thrust
Yonhon-nukite 四本抜き手 Four finger spear hand thrust
Oi-zuki 追突き Lunging punch
Oyayubi Ippon-ken 親指一本拳 Thumb fist
Ryuto-ken 龍登拳 Rising dragon fist
Sanbon-zuki 三本突き Three consecutive punches
Seiken-zuki 正拳突き Normal fist punch
Seiryuto-uchi 生立刀打 Standing sword hand strike

Shoken

 

小拳

 

Single knuckle fist {small fist}

(also known as Ryu-ken 龍X拳 Dragon fist)

Shotei-uchi

 

掌底打

 

Heel of hand strike

(also know as Teisho-uchi 底掌打)

Shuto 手刀 Hand sword (also known as Te-gatana 手刀)
Shuto Mawashi-uchi 手刀回し打 Circlular hand sword strike
Shuto-uchi 手刀打 Hand sword strike
Tateken-zuki 立拳突き Standing (vertical) fist punch
Ura Hiraken-uchi 裏平拳打 Inverted flat hand punch from Kururunfa
Ura-zuki 裏突き Inverted punch
Uraken-uchi 裏拳打 Back fist strike
Washide-uchi 鷲手打 Eagle hand (claw) strike
Yoko Oi-zuki 横追突き Sideward lunch punch
Yoko Ura-zuki 横裏突き Sideward inverted punch
Zento-ate 前頭当て Head butt with front of head

Kicking Techniques

Gyaku-Mawashi-Geri 逆回し蹴り Reverse roundhouse kick
Hiza-geri 膝蹴り Knee kick
Kakato-Geri 踵蹴り Back of the heel kick
Kansetsu-geri 関節蹴り Sokuto-geri to the knee
Keage-geri 蹴上蹴り Snap kick

Kekomi-geri

蹴込蹴り Thrust kick
Kin-Geri 金蹴り Groin kick with the instep
Kinteki-geri 金的蹴り Groin kick with the instep
Kogan-geri 睾丸蹴り Deep groin kick (with shin)
Mae-Geri 前蹴り Front kick
Mawashi-Geri 回し蹴り High roundhouse kick

Mawashi-geri: chosoku

 

回し蹴り:長足

 

High roundhouse kick:

Strike with the ball of the foot

Mawashi-geri: haisoku

 

回し蹴り:背足

 

High roundhouse kick:

Strike with the instep

Sokutei furi-geri

 

足底振蹴り

 

Swinging sole of the foot

kick from Suparinpai

Sokuto-Geri

 

足刀蹴り

 

Thrusting kick striking

with the edge of the foot

Sune-Geri 脛蹴り Kick with the shinbone
Ushiro-Mawashi-Geri 後回し蹴り Backward roundhouse kick
Yoko-Geri 横蹴り Low roundhouse kick

Yoko-geri: chosoku

 

横蹴り:長足

 

Low roundhouse kick:

Strike with the ball of the foot

Yoko-geri: haisoku

 

横蹴り:背足

 

Low roundhouse kick:

Strike with the instep

Grappling Techniques

Ura-waza 裏伎 Reversing techniques
Tsukami-waza 掴み伎 Grabbing techniques
Hiki-waza 引伎 Pulling techniques
Oshi-waza 押し伎 Pushing techniques
Hazushi-waza 外し伎 Avoidance techniques

Kaeshi waza

返し伎 Reversal techniques

Hiji-age

肘上 Elbow lifting
Osae waza 押え伎 Controlling techniques; techniques to control the opponent

Thowing Techniques

Ashi-nage

足投げ Leg throw
Ashi-barai 足払い Foot sweep
Ashi-basami 足鋏 Leg scissors
Koshi-nage 腰投げ Hip throw
Kata-nage 肩投げ Shoulder throw
Te-nage 手投げ Hand throw
Ashi-dori 足捕り Grabbing the leg
Furi-nage 振投げ Swinging throw
Sukui-nage 掬い首投げ Scooping throw
Kubi-nage 首投げ Neck throw
Sutemi-nage 捨身投げ Sacrificial throw

Joint Techniques

Ashi-garami

 

 

足絡み

 

 

Leg entwine. Joint lock in which the

legs of the attacker is bend and

twisted into a lock

Ashikubi kansetsu-waza 足首関節伎 Ankle-joint manipulation techniques

Hiji-garami

 

 

肘絡み

 

 

Technique in which the elbows

of the opponent are crossed in

order to create an arm lock

Hiji Kansetsu-waza 肘関節伎 Elbow-joint manipulation techniques

Hiza-garami

 

 

膝絡み

 

 

Knee entwine. Joint lock in which

the legs of the attacker is bent

and twisted into a knee lock

Hiza kansetsu-waza 膝関節伎 Knee-joint manipulation techniques
Kote-gaeshi 小手返し Wrist reversal (to throw)

Kote Kansetsu-waza

 

小手関節伎

 

Alternative name for wrist-joint

manipulation techniques

Kubi-hineri 首捻り Neck twist
Kubi kansetsu-waza 首関節伎 Neck-joint manipulation techniques

Ude-osae

 

腕押え

 

Forearm control used in a joint

lock, for example, the elbow

Suhei-osae 水平押え Horizontal control
Maki-age 巻上 Rising (arm) roll
Tekubi kansetsu-waza 手首関節伎 Wrist-joint manipulation techniques

Tekubi-gaeshi

手首返し Alternate for Kote-gaeshi

Ude-garami

 

 

腕絡み

 

 

Arm entwine; Joint lock in which

the arm of the attacker is bent

and twisted into an arm lock

Ude kansetsu-waza

 

 

腕関節伎

 

 

Arm-joint manipulation techniques.

This can refer to wrist, elbow or

shoulder joint

Yubi-gaeshi 指返し Finger reversal (twist or bend)

Yubi kansetsu-waza

指関節伎 Finger joint manipulation techniques

Strangling and Choking

Hadaka-jime

裸締め

Naked strangulation

Eri-jime

衿締め

Strangulation using the collar
Okuri Eri-jime

送り衿締め

Strangulation sliding the collar

Drills

Kihon-ido Ichi

基本移動一 Basic manoeuvring #1
Kihon-ido Ni 基本移動二 Basic manoeuvring #2
Kihon-ido San 基本移動三 Basic manoeuvring #3

Sanchin-shuho: Jodan

 

三戦手法:上段

 

Four direction manoeuvring

exercise using jodan-uke

Sanchin-shuho: Chudan

 

三戦手法:中段

 

Four direction manoeuvring

exercise using chudan-uke

Konji-ido

 

金字移動

 

Diamond pattern

manoeuvring exercise

Yakusoku Kumite Ichi

約束組手一 Pre-arranged fighting #1
Yakusoku Kumite Ni 約束組手二 Pre-arranged fighting #2
Yakusoku Kumite San 約束組手三 Pre-arranged fighting #3

Kihon Geri

基本蹴り

Pre-arranged fighting Kicking
Yonhon Kumite 四本組手 Four part Sparring drill

Gohon Kumite

五本組手 Five part Sparring drill
Nanahon Kumite 七本組手 Seven part Sparring drill

IGK Goju-ryu Kata

Taikyoku no Gata

大局の型

Kata of the "First Cause"

A series of 6 kata developed by YAMAGUCHI Gogen Hanshi as kihon Gata or Foundational kata

for his Goju-ryu organisation IKG Gojukai Goju-ryu

Taikyoku: Jodan 大局:上段 First cause high level (attack)
Taikyoku: Chudan 大局:中段 First cause mid level (attack)
Taikyoku: Gedan 大局:下段 First cause low level (attack)
Taikyoku: Mawashi-uke 大局:回し受け First cause circular deflection
Taikyoku: Kaki-uke 大局:鈎受け First cause hooking deflection
Taikyoku: Gousei 大局:合成 First cause combination kata

Sanchin

 

三戦

 

"Three Battles"

Fundamental Goju-ryu kata

Gekisai Dai Ichi 撃砕:第一 "Attack and smash" #1
Gekisai Dai Ni 撃砕:第二 "Attack and smash" #2

Saifa

 

 

砕破

 

 

“Smash and Tear”

(thought to come from

Shifa 獅法 “Lion method”)

Seiyunchin

 

 

 

制引戦

 

 

 

"Pull in and Battle"

(thought to come from

Seiyouchin 青鷹戦

“Blue Hawk Battle”)

Sanseiru 三十六手 " Thirty six" (techniques)
Seisan 十三手 "Thirteen" (techniques)

Shisochin

 

 

四向戦

 

 

“Four way Battle”

(thought to come from

Shisauchin 蟋蟀戦 “Cricket Battle”)

Seipai 十八手 "Eighteen" (techniques)

Kururunfa

 

 

 

久留頓破

 

 

 

“Holding Ground”

(thought to come from

Gorunfa 臥龍法

“Lying Dragon Law”)

Suparinpai

 

 

壱百零八手

 

 

"One hundred and eight techniques"

(also known as Pechurin ペッチュリン

“100 continuous (steps)”

Tensho 転掌 “Rotating Palms”
Sanchin~Tensho 三戦~転掌

A combination of Sanchin kata and Tensho kata

Extension Kata: Nafadi

Naifunchin 内汎戦 "The battle within"

Naifunchin: Ju-ho

 

井箆能耐能之内汎戦柔法

 

"The battle within soft method" as taught

by Tino Ceberano Hanshi

Naifunchin: Zengou

 

 

内汎戦前後

 

 

“The battle within back and forth method”

A development kata based on Naifunchin

but using an “X” shaped embusen

Aragaki no Sochin

 

 

 

新垣之壯鎮

 

 

 

ARAGAKI Seisho 新垣世璋 sensei’s version

of Sochin, “Men of Peace;” a Nafadi 那覇手

(Naha-te) kata well known to both HIGASHIONNA

sensei and MIYAGI Sensei

Aragaki no Niseishi

 

 

新垣之二十四歩

 

 

ARAGAKI Seisho 新垣世璋 sensei’s version

of Niseishi, “Twenty Four” (steps) also known as

Nijushiho 二十四方

Geishusai

 

迎襲砕

 

“Counter attack then smash”

A development kata based on Gekisai

Extension Kata: Tumaidi

Matsumora no Rohai

 

 

松茂良之鷺牌

 

 

MATSUMORA Kosaku 松茂良興作 sensei's version

of Tumaidi 泊手 (Tomari-te) kata Rohai "Vision

of a White Heron"

Oyadomari no Patsai

 

 

 

親泊之抜砦

 

 

 

OYADOMARI Kokan 親泊興寛 sensei’s version of

Patsai (Passai/Bassai), “To remove an obstruction;”

a Tumaidi 泊手 (Tomari-te) version of the well

known Suidi kata

Kyan no Chintou

 

 

喜屋武之戦東

 

 

KYAN Chotoku 喜屋武朝徳 Sensei's version

of Tumaidi 泊手 (Tomari-te) kata Chintou

“Battle in the east”

Kyan no Ueseishi

 

 

 

泊之五十四歩

 

 

 

KYAN Chotoku 喜屋武朝徳 Sensei's version

of Tumaidi 泊手 (Tomari-te) kata Ueseishi

“Fifty Four” (Steps) also known as

Gojushiho 五十四方

Tumai no Wandou

泊之王道

“The kings way”

Extension Kata: Suidi

Matsumura no Seisan

 

 

 

松村之十三手

 

 

 

MATSUMURA Sokon 松村宗棍 sensei’s version of

Seisan “Thirteen” a Suidi 首里手 (Shuri-te) kata

closely related to the Goju-ryu kata of the same

name

Chokyu

 

 

 

長宮

 

 

 

No meaning – Combines the alternate

pronunciation of the first kanji of both

NAGAMINE Shoshin Sensei's and

MIYAGI Chojun Sensei's names

Extension Kata: White Crane

Mabuni no Niipai

 

 

 

摩文仁之二十八歩

 

 

 

“Twenty Eight” (steps;) a White Crane kata

from the teachings ofMIYAGI sensei's close

friend WU Xianhui 五乾卉 (Go Kenki) Shifu as

developed by MABUNI Kenwa Sensei 摩文仁賢和

Paipuren

 

 

八歩連

 

 

"Eight Linked Steps"

A precursor to Sanchin from

Quanfa Xing "Ba Bu Lien"

Go no Hakuchou

 

 

五之白鳥

 

 

“White Crane” also from the

teachings of WU Xianhui 五乾卉 Shifu

(also know as Paihou 白鴇 “White Ibis”)

Matayoshi no Kakuken

 

 

 

又吉之鶴拳

 

 

 

“Crane Fist” also from the teachings of WU

Xianhui 五乾卉 Shifu from Kingai-ryu 金硬流,

MATAYOSHI Shinpo又吉眞豊 sensei where

it is know as Hakutsuru 白鶴 "White Crane"

Matayoshi no Hakkaku

 

 

 

又吉之白鶴

 

 

 

“White Crane” also from the teachings

of WU Xianhui Shifu from Kingai-ryu 金硬流,

MATAYOSHI Shinpo 又吉眞豊 sensei where

it is know as Hakkaku Nidan 白鶴:二段

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