Dictionary of Terms World Black Belt - G


Gake

Hooking action used in some ankle and sacrifice throws

Gakko

School

Ganmen

A target area referred to in sport karate. It includes all of the head and face area

Gatame

Locking or holding

Gedan

A term often used in karate to pinpoint an area to be attacked. Usually refers to the lower trunk area

Gekken

A name often used in place of Kendo during the Meiji era (1868 - 1912), especially by the military.

Genin

Ninja of the lowest rank who were often responsible for carrying out dangerous assignments

Genseiryu

A style of karate characterized by tumbling and somersaults

Geri

Kick

Gi

A Japanese term for a martial arts uniform

Go ti

An ancient form of Chinese wrestling

Goju-ryu (goh’joo-ryoo)-

1. Hard soft way.2. Method of Japanese unarmed combat developed directly from Okinawan Naha-te and created by Chojun Miyagi.3. One of the four major Japanese karate systems

Goshi

Hip

Gosoku

A modern system of karate founded by Tak Kubota of Los Angeles, California.

Gunbai

A rigid iron or wooden fan carried by generals in battle and used today by sumo referees as a symbol of authority

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