Martial Arts Wisdom


Blocking Techniques



Gedan Barai..................Downward block
Uchi Uke.....................Inside forearm block
Soto Uke.....................Outside forearm block
Chudan Uke...................Inside circular block
Jodan Uke....................Upward block
Age Uke......................Rising block
Shuto Uke....................Knife hand block
Shotei Uke...................Palm heel block
Shotei Otoshi Uke............Open hand dropping block
Yoko Uke.....................Circular block
Hiki Uke.....................Pulling/grasping block
Ko Uke.......................Wrist block
Gedan Uchi Barai.............Outside downward block (open hand)
Ura Uke......................Back hand block
Hiji Uke.....................Elbow block
Mawashi Uke..................Round house block
Morote Uke...................Augmented block
Sukui Uke....................Scooping block
Nagashi Uke..................Sweeping block
Kosa Uke.....................Cross block
Hiza Uke.....................Knee block
Sokutei Osae Uke.............Pressing block with the sole of the foot
Sokutei Harai Uke............Sole of the foot block
Haisoku Barai................Instep block