Anatomy

Parts of the human body - also see Natural Weapons.

Pages tagged with Anatomy:

  • Abara: Ribs.
  • Achi: The arch on the bottom side of the foot.
  • Ago: Jaw or chin.
  • Akiresu Ken: Achilles tendon.
  • Amado: 1. The lymph glands around the lower neck, a vital point target area....
  • Anatomy: Parts of the human body - also see Natural Weapons. Pages tagged with...
  • Asagasumi: 1. The vital point/region just under the chin. 2. Morning mist.
  • Ashi: 1. Foot or leg (same as Ashibo). 2. To step. Pronounced: ah-shee
  • Ashi No Ura: Sole of the Foot.
  • Ashi Yubi: Toe or toes. Literally means foot fingers.
  • Ashibo: + Redirect to Ashi - Redirect to Ashi 1. Foot or leg (same as...
  • Ashikubi: Ankle, literally meaning neck of the foot.
  • Atama: Head.
  • Benkai: Inside of the shin bone.
  • Betei: The bones at the base of the spine.
  • Bi: Nose.
  • Bitei: Coccyx or tail bone. This is a vulnerable area of the spine often...
  • Boshi: Thumb or big toe.
  • Chibusa: The breast of the human body, a striking point for many Karate...
  • Chusen: 1. The centerline. In martial arts, the centerline of the body is a...
  • Chusoku: + Redirect to Koshi - Redirect to Koshi 1. Ball of the foot. Same...
  • Danchu: The sternum.
  • Denko: 1. Lighting flash or electric light. 2. The vital point on the...
  • Empi: Elbow. Also called Hiji. Pronounced: em-pee
  • Erikubi: Nape or Back of the Neck.
  • Fukubu: Abdomen.
  • Fukuto: The hollow of the back of the knee. It is an Atemi point just above...
  • Futokoro: Chest.
  • Gan: Eyeball.
  • Ganchu: A target area between the fifth and sixth rib.
  • Ganka: + Redirect to Ganchu - Redirect to Ganchu A target area between the...
  • Ganmen: Face, or front of the head.
  • Gen: 1. Original. 2. Fist.
  • Goshi: + Redirect to Koshi - Redirect to Koshi 1. Ball of the foot. Same...
  • Hada: Skin.
  • Hai: 1. Yes 2. Lung
  • Haishu: Back of the hand. Also spelt Haisho. Same as Shuko.
  • Haisoku: Pronounced: hi-so-koo + Redirect to Heisoku - Redirect to Heisoku ...
  • Haito: Ridge hand. It literally means back sword, referring to the blade of...
  • Haiwan: Outer forearm. Also called Gaiwan. This is in contrast to Naiwan...
  • Hana: Nose.
  • Hara: 1. The centre of your body and gravity, the centre of your Ki. 2....
  • Heisoku: Top of the foot, or instep. Also referred to as Haisoku or Sokko.
  • Hi: 1. To fly. 2. The Spleen. 3. Secret.
  • Hichu: The windpipe, base of the throat, Adam’s apple or projection of the...
  • Hiji: Elbow. Same as empi.
  • Hira Te: 1. The foreknuckle. 2. An open or flat hand, palm side.
  • Hiraken: Fore knuckles, or literally flat/even knuckles.
  • Hitai: Forehead.
  • Hiza: Knee. Pronounced: he-sah
  • Hiza Gashira: Knee Cap.
  • Ho: 1. Direction or corner. 2. Method. 3. Cheek. 4. Provisional (e.g....
  • Hone: Bone.
  • I: 1. Heart, mind, will, or intention. 2. Stomach.
  • Ibi: Finger (Okinawan).
  • Ibukuro: Stomach.
  • Inazuma: 1. The stomach wall at the level of the lower ribs, below the nipples....
  • Ippon Ken: One point fist. One knuckle protrudes as the point of contact on the...
  • Ippon Nukite: One point/fore finger spear hand.
  • Jin: 1. Benevolence. 2. Low. 3. Person. 4. Kidney. 5. Muscles/Tendons
  • Jinzo: The kidney or kidney area.
  • Josokutei: + Redirect to Koshi - Redirect to Koshi 1. Ball of the foot. Same...
  • Jotai: The upper part of the torso.
  • Kai: 1. Group, association, society, or federation. 2. Neck. 3. Sea.
  • Kaiko Ken: Crab shell fist with thumb bent and pressed against palm. First...
  • Kaishu: 1. The striking edge of the little finger of the hand. 2. Strikes...
  • Kakato: Heel of the foot. Also called kagato or Ensho. Pronounced: kaka-toe
  • Kakete: Hooking hand.
  • Kakuto: 1. The top of a bent wrist (the heel of the hand) - also called Koken....
  • Kami: 1. Spirit, god, heavenly, or high. Culturally, the multiple kami were...
  • Kan: 1. Complete. 2. Liver. 3. Hall or building. 4. Intuition, fighting...
  • Kao: 1. Face 2. Broad focus (in reference to tactics).
  • Kasumi: 1. The temple area on the side of the head. 2. Dim, blurred, hazy, or...
  • Kata: 1. A pattern, model, prearranged set, form, or routine. A prearranged...
  • Keichu: The Atemi Waza point on the back/nape of the neck at the base of the...
  • Keiko: 1. Chicken or crane's beak - see Keiko Ken. This is different from...
  • Keiko Ken: Chicken or crane's beak hand. A striking point using the bunched...
  • Keito: Chicken Head Hand. The upper part of the thumb used for striking an...
  • Ken: 1. Fist. Sometimes mistakenly called Heiken. 2. Sword.
  • Kentsui: Hammer fist, same as Tetsui. Also spelt kensui. Pronounced:...
  • Ko: 1. Back, or behind. 2. Back of the fist. 3. Filal piety, especially to...
  • Kori: The area of the foot around the toes.
  • Koshi: 1. Ball of the foot. Same as Chusoku and Josokutei. 2. Hip, loin,...
  • Kote: Forearm, or wrist.
  • Kubi: Neck.
  • Kuchi: Mouth.
  • Kuchibiru: Lip.
  • Kumade: + Redirect to Heiken - Redirect to Heiken Flat fist, middle phalanx...
  • Kyo: 1. Full or excessive. 2. Armpit. 3. Chance. 4. Chest.
  • Mata: Inside thigh, or groin. Pronounced: mah-tah
  • Me: 1. Eye, or eyes. 2. Front or forward (Okinawan).
  • Mikazuki: 1. The point at the corner of the jaw. This term is generally used to...
  • Mochi: Wrist or grip.
  • Momo: 1. Thigh 2. Peach
  • Mune: Chest.
  • Myojo: A vital point located five centimeters below the navel.
  • Naiwan: Inner forearm. This is in contrast to Haiwan (outer forearm).
  • Nakadaka Ippon Ken: Middle finger single knuckle fist. Also called Naka Daka, and...
  • Nihon Nukite: Two point/fore fingers spear hand. Pronounced: knee-hon new-key-tay
  • Nodo: Throat.
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