Dictionary of Terms World Black Belt - K


Kumite

Sparring

Kumiuchi

"Grappling." Wrestling techniques originally used by the samurai on the battlefield and which gave birth to jujutsu.

Kuneh

Bowing

Kung fu

A generic term for a majority of the Chinese martial arts. Kung fu has two major divisions. The southern styles display a clear preference for techniques of strength and power, whereas the northern styles employ soft, open movement.

Kup

The grade levels below black belt in the Korean martial arts

Kupso

The vital points of the body

Kusari fundo

A small chain with weighted ends

Kusarigama

A chain-sickle weapon, noted for its efficiency in neutralizing the sword at long range.

Kwonbop

A Chinese method of unarmed combat that spread to and was popularized in Korea between A.D. 1147 - 1170

Kwoon

A facility in which the Chinese martial arts are practiced

Kyokpa

Breaking

Kyoshi

A Japanese martial arts teacher who is sixth- or seventh-degree black belt rank

Kyu

A rank designation signifying a level of achievement below black belt or dan rank in the Japanese martial arts

Kyubo

Chest area

Kyudo

"Way of the bow." The modern Japanese practice of archery as a discipline of coordinated integration. Kyudo's basis is the clarity of execution, the poise, and the control over the bow.

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