Punches


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age zuki

rising punch





awase zuki

short U-shaped dual punch





choku zuki

straight punch (no hips) - also known as kara zuki





gedan zuki

downward punch





gyaku zuki

reverse punch

hasami zuki

scissors double (crossing) punch





heiko zuki

parallel punch (double, simultaneous punch)





hiraken zuki

flat fist, all knuckles out flat





ippon ken zuki

one knuckle fist



jun zuki

jabbing punch when stepping into forward stance

kagi zuki

hook punch





kara zuki

straight punch (no hips) - also known as choku zuki





kizami zuki

jabbing punch





mawashi zuki

roundhouse punch





morote zuki

augmented / double punch





nagashi zuki

flowing punch





nakadaka ippon ken zuki

middle finger one knuckle fist





oi zuki

lunge punch





ren zuki

alternative / consecutive punching

sanbon zuki

a series of three punches

shta zuki

downward punch

tate zuki

vertical first punch (wrist snaps forward)



ura zuki

an upper cut / close punch used at close range





yama zuki

wide U-shaped dual punch





yumi zuki

pulling punch (pulling a person on to another punch)





zuki

a punch