Blocks

Uke – Block (literally “To receive”).
Age Uke – Rising block.
Awase Uke – Combined block.
Gedan Barai – Downward block, low sweeping block.
Haishu Uke – Backhand block (a block using the back of the hand).
Haitou Uke – Ridge-hand block.
Juuji Uke – X-block.
Kaisho Uke – Open hand block.
Kakiwake Uke – Wedge block.
Keito Uke – Chicken head block.
Kosa Uke – Crossed block.
Mikazuki Geri Uke – Crescent kick block.
Morote Uke – Augmented block.
Osae Uke – Pressing block.
Shutou Uke – Knife hand block.
Soto Uke – Outside block.
Tate Shuto Uke – Vertical knife hand block.
Tettsui Uke – Hammer fist block.
Uchi Uke – Inside block.
Yama Uke – Mountain block.