Kyusho(vital parts of the body)

  • Empi – Elbow
  • Haisoku – Instep
  • Hizagashira – Knee
  • Kakuto – Heel
  • Koshi – Ball of the foot
  • Sokuto – Edge of the foot
  • Tsumasaki – Toe tips
  • Ude – Arm

Dachi (Stances)

(note to editor: all techniques should be in a list but can’t get them to format correctly)

  • Heisoku Dachi – Informal attention stance
  • Musubi Dachi – Informal attention with feet turned out
  • Heiko Dachi – Parallel stance
  • Hachiji Dachi – Open leg stance
  • Uchi Hachiji Dachi – Inverted open leg stance
  • Teiji Dachi – T stance
  • Renoji Dachi – Lo stance
  • Zenkutsu Dachi – Forward stance
  • Kiba Dachi – Straddle leg stance
  • Kokutsu Dach – Back stance
  • Ju Dachi – Free stance
  • Shiko Dachi – Square stance
  • Fudo Dachi – Rooted stance
  • Nekp Ashi Dachi – Cat stance
  • Sanchin Dachi – Hourglass stance
  • Hangetsu Dachi – Half moon stance

Blocking Techniques

  • Gedan Bari – Downward block
  • Age Uke – Rising block
  • Soto Uke – Outside block
  • Uchi Uke – Inside block
  • Shoto Uke – Knife hand block
  • Tate Shuto Uke – Vertical knife hand block
  • Kake Shuto Uke – Hooking knife hand block
  • Haishu Uke – Back hand block
  • Haiwan Na Gashi Uke – Sweeping back hand block
  • Te Nagashi Uke – Sweeping hand block
  • Te Osae Uke – Pressing hand block
  • Tekube Kake Uke – Hooking wrist block
  • Maeude Deai Osae Uke – Twisting forearm block
  • Maeude Hineri Uke – Pressing forearm block
  • Morote Uke – Augmented forearm block
  • Juji Uke – X block
  • Sokumen Awase Uke – Side combined block
  • Ryosho Uke – Two handed grasping block
  • Kakewake Uke – Reverse wedge block
  • Gedan Kake Uke – Downward hooking block
  • Teisho Awase Uke – Combined heel of the palm block
  • Sokuto Osae Uke – Pressing sword foot block
  • Sokudo Kake Uke – Hook foot block
  • Sho Sukui Uke – Scooping palm block
  • Sokutei Mawashi Uke – Circular sole block
  • Sokutei Osae Uke – Pressing sole block
  • Ashikudi Kake Uke – Hooking ankle block

Ashi Waza (Kicking Techniques)

  • Mae Geri – Front kick
  • Yoko Geri – Side kick
  • Mawashi Geri – Roundhouse kick
  • Ura Mawashi Geri – Reverse roundhouse kick
  • Ushiro Geri – Back kick
  • Tobi Geri – Jump kick
  • Kakato Geri – Axe kick
  • Kekome – Thrust
  • Keage – Snap

Punching Techniques

  • Age Tzuki – Rising punch
  • Awase Tzuki – U punch
  • Oi Tzuki – Lunge punch
  • Gyaku Tzuki – Reverse punch
  • Kizami Tzuki – Jab punch
  • Nagashi Tzuki – Flowing punch
  • Ren Tzuki – Alternative punching
  • Dan Tzuki – Consecutive punching
  • Morote Tzuki – Two hand punch
  • Tate Tzuki – Vertical punch
  • Ura Tzuki – Close punch
  • Kage Tzuki – Hook punch
  • Mawashi Tzuki – Roundhouse punch
  • Yama Tzuki – Wide u punch
  • Sanbon Tzuki – Triple punch
  • Heiko Tzuki – Parallel punch
  • Hasami Tzuki – Scissor punch

Atemi Waza(Striking Techniques)

  • Uraken Uchi– Backfist strike
  • Kansetsu Waza – Joint locks
  • Kentsui Uchi – Hammer fist strike
  • Empi Uchi– Elbow strike
  • Tate Empi Uchi – Upward elbow strike
  • Yoko Empi Uchi – Side elbow strike
  • Mae Empi Uchi – Forward elbow strike
  • Otoshi Empi Uchi – Downward elbow strike
  • Shuto Uchi – Knife hand strike