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GoJu Ryu Karate Techniques

TACHI WAZA (POSITIONS)

SANCHIN DACHI:
NEKO ASHI DACHI: Cat SHIKO DACHI: Rider
Frontal Position of focus,
Position Position
the width of the hip

HANKUTZU DACHI:
Frontal Position with one TSURUASHI DACHI: HEIKO DACHI: Parallel
leg advance, normal One Foot Position Feet
guard for kumite

HEISOKU DACHI: Feet, HACHIJI DACHI: with the


MUTSUBI DACHI: Feet
Fingers and Heels tips of the feet to point
with Heels together
Together outside

UCHI-HACHIJI DACHI:
TEIJI DACHI: "T" RENOJI DACHI: "L"
Parallel feet, with the
Position Position
heels to point outside

IAI-GOSHI DACHI: (Is MOTO DACHI: Natural KOKUTSU DACHI:


the same Position of Ipon Position Longer than Neko Ashi,
With Weight on Back Foot
ken From Kata Kancha)
(Like Kata Sempai)

HANSA: Sit-in with across


SEISA: Sit-in on Heels
legs in Front

TYPE OF MOVEMENTS

DE ASHI: Straight Ahead


HIRI ASHI: Go Back
YOKO ASHI: Lateral
MAWARI ASHI: Circular
TOBI ASHI: Jumping

UKE WAZA (BASIC TECNIQUES OF DEFENSE)

SOTO UKE: GEDAN BARAI


JODAN UKE: UCHI UKE: Defense
Defense with UKE: Defense with
Defense with with forearm to
forearm to middle forearm to Down
forearm to High area Middle area
area area

KAKE UKE: MOROTE UKE:


TEISHO UKE: TEKATANA UKE:
Blocking with edge Defense in double
Defense with wrist Defense with edge
hand and to grab trayectory like Soto-
to point to down hand
hand in hand Uke
ASHI MAWASHI
KAKUTO UKE:
UKE: Blocking with JUJI UKE: Defense KAKIWAKE UKE:
Defense with wrist to
sole, semi circle to with across forearms Double kake uke
point to up
front

NAGASHI UKE: HAISHU UKE: KOKEN UKE:


HAIWAN UKE:
Detour to attack with Blocking with the Blocking with the
defense with forearm
palm back hand outer part of wrist

TEKUBI KAKE UKE:


GEDAN UKE: Blocking KEITO UKE: Defense
semi circle blocking with
to down area, with the with the top edge of the
the outer edge of the
back of forearm thumb
arm

TSUKI WAZA: PUNCHING TECNIQUES

TSUKI: Punch with


knuckles

GYAKU TSUKI: KIZAMI TSUKI: OI TSUKI: Moving MAWASHI TSUKI:


Punch with the back Punch with in Front and Punching Puch with Semicircle
Fist Fist simultaneously with trayectory
back leg and back
Fist

NAGASHI TSUKI:
TATE TSUKI: Punch
Punch with back Fist URA TSUKI: Punch
MOROTE TSUKI: with the Fist in
in diagonal Rising with short
Double Punch Lateral Position
trayectory (Like kata movement
(Pulgar Point to up)
Gekisay Shodan)

HEIKO TSUKI: AWASE TSUKI:


HASAMI TSUKI: YAMA TSUKI:
Punch Punch
Double Punch point Punch Drawing an
Simultaneously with Simultaneously with
to neck "U" with both arms.
Parallel Arms both Fist

DAN TSUKI: Punching with the same Fist on Repetition

UCHI WAZA (OTHER HAND AND ARM BASIC TECHNIQUES)

IPPON-KEN: Punch with IPPON NUKITE: Punch


NUKITE: Punch with the
the knuckle of the index with the tip of the index
tip of fingers
finger finger

TEKATANA UCHI:
TEISHO UCHI: TETSUI UCHI: WASHIDE UCHI:
Blocking with the
Punch with the heel Hammer punch with Fingers together as
outer edge of the
of the hand the fist "eagle beak"
hand
HAITO UCHI: NIHON NUKITE:
KUMADE UCHI: HIRAKEN UCHI:
Punch with the Punch with the tip of
Punch with the hand Punch with the
inside edge of the the index, midle and
like a claw knuckles
hand annular fingers

TEISHO MAWASHI: TEISHO USHIRO: MAE EMPI: Frontal


Punch with the heel Punch with the heel AGE EMPI: Punch Punch with the
of the hand, in of the hand, to with the rising elbow straight elbow to
semicircle trayectory backside chudan
HAISHU UCHI: Punch with back of the hand
NAKADAKA IPPON KEN: Punch with the knuckle of the midle finger
KEITO UCHI: Punch with the inside edge of the wrist
KOKEN UCHI: Punch with the outer edge of the wrist
URAKEN UCHI: Punch with the fist like a whip
USHIRO EMPI: Punch with the elbow to backside
MAWASHI EMPI: Semicircle punch with the elbow
YOKO EMPI: Punch of the elbow, lateral
OTOSHI EMPI: Punch of the elbow, descending

GERI WAZA (LEGS BASIC TECHNIQUES)

MAE GERI: Kicking with GYAKU GERI: Kicking with


Front Leg Back Leg

JON GERI: Punch KAKATO GERI: KIN GERI: Kick with


HIZA GERI: Punch
with the advance Descending kick the rising instep to
with the knee
leg, with movement with the heel genitals

SOKUTO GERI:
MAWASHI GERI: MIKAZUKI GERI:
MAE GERI: Frontal Descending kick
Semicircle Frontal Semicircle kick,
kick with ball with the outer edge
kick lateral
of the foot
SOKUTO
URA MAWASHI YOKO GERI:
NAGASHI GERI:
GERI: Semicircle USHIRO GERI: Turn Lateral kick with the
Crossed kick with
frontal kick of the kick with the heel outer edge of the
the outer edge of
heel or of the sole foot
the foot

TOBI GERI: Jump Kick