Blocks

age uke: rising block

gedan barai: downward block (more accurately `low-level sweep’)

soto (ude) uke: outside forearm block.

uchi (ude) uke: inside forearm block.

shuto (uke): knife-hand block; also sometimes called (more in keeping with the Japanese) `sword hand block’.

juuji uke: `X’ block or cross block

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