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The Center on Main™ in Verrado®
4239 N Village Street
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Monday and Friday
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Heritage Swim Park
2571 N Heritage St
Buckeye, Az 85396

Wednesday
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Glossary

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Glossaries

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Japan Karate Association

The Japan Karate Association is the oldest and most influential martial arts organization.  It is officially approved by the Japanese as an association of members for the promotion of karate.  The organization was originally formed by Gichin Funakoshi's senior students Isao Obata Masatoshi Nakayama and Hidetake Nishiyama on May 27 1949.

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 147
Synonyms - JKA
Ippon-ken

(eep-pone ken): One-knuckle fist

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 85
Synonyms - One knuckle fist
Hiza-uke

(he-zah oo-kay): Knee block

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 75
Synonyms - Knee block
Heiko-dachi

(hay-koh dah-chee): Parallel stance

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 79
Synonyms - Parallel stance
Hangetsu-dachi

(hahn-geh-tsue dah-chee): Half-moon stance

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 90
Synonyms - Half moon stance
Haito-uchi

(hi-toe oo-chee): Ridge-hand strike

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 83
Synonyms - Ridge hand strike
Haishu-uchi

(hi-shoo oo-chee): Back hand strike

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 82
Synonyms - Back hand strike
Hachiji-dachi

(hah-chee-gee dah-chee): Open leg stance feet position \  / similar to the kanji for Hachi.

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 82
Synonyms - Open stance
Gyaku-zuki

(gya-koo zoo-key): Reverse punch

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 86
Synonyms - Reverse punch
Gishin Funakoshi

Gichin Funakoshi is often called the Father of Modern Karate.  He was born on November 10 1868 and died April 26 1957 at the age of 88.  He was not the founder of karate but was instrumental in promoting karate in Japan.

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 77
Synonyms - Father of modern karate
Geri

(geh-rhee) Kick

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 77
Synonyms - Kick
Gedan-uke

(geh-dahn oo-kay): Lower level block

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 74
Synonyms - Lower block
Gedan-barai

(Geh-dahn bah-rye): Downward sweeping block

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 73
Synonyms - Downward block
Gedan

Gedan

(geh-dahn) Lower Level

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 83
Synonyms - Lower level Gedan
Fumikomi

Fumikomi

(foo-me-koh-me): Stamping kick

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 81
Synonyms - Stamping kick Fumikomi
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