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The Center on Main™ in Verrado®
4239 N Village Street
Buckeye, AZ 85396

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 - 331
Synonyms - JKA
Ippon-ken

(eep-pone ken): One-knuckle fist

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 179
Synonyms - One knuckle fist
Hiza-uke

(he-zah oo-kay): Knee block

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 173
Synonyms - Knee block
Heiko-dachi

(hay-koh dah-chee): Parallel stance

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 177
Synonyms - Parallel stance
Hangetsu-dachi

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

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 186
Synonyms - Half moon stance
Haito-uchi

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

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 174
Synonyms - Ridge hand strike
Haishu-uchi

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

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 176
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 - 175
Synonyms - Open stance
Gyaku-zuki

(gya-koo zoo-key): Reverse punch

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 175
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 - 181
Synonyms - Father of modern karate
Geri

(geh-rhee) Kick

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 170
Synonyms - Kick
Gedan-uke

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

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 165
Synonyms - Lower block
Gedan-barai

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

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 168
Synonyms - Downward block
Gedan

Gedan

(geh-dahn) Lower Level

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 175
Synonyms - Lower level Gedan
Fumikomi

Fumikomi

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

Author - W. Miller
Hits - 173
Synonyms - Stamping kick Fumikomi
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