An iron truncheon similar to the Okinawan sai
An expression referring to the head area except the face
"Circular" or "stomach."
"Handle." An old Okinawan farming tool developed as a weapon by Okinawan farmers.
The guard of a samurai sword
The handle of a samurai sword
"Continue." A term used by the referee in a karate match, most frequently after a scoreless exchange.
"Apprentice." An old Japanese practice where a student was apprenticed to a martial arts master in order to become an instructor in turn.
Forearm or arm
An Okinawan style of karate founded by Kanbum Uechi. It is characterized by linear patterns and forceful breathing
"Receiver." The partner upon whom the technique is executed.
"Breakfalling." The art of using shock-dispersing action such as rolls and breakfalls to avoid injury when falling.