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English nameJapanese readingJapanese script
High blockjōdan uke上段受け
Mid-level blockchūdan uke中段受け
Low block (lit. low deflection)gedan-barai下段受け
Outer forearm blocksoto uke外受け
Hooking blockkake uke掛け受け
Turning block / Rotating blockmawashi uke廻し受け (or 回し受け)
Up and down blockjōge uke上下受け
Palm heel blockteishō uke (or shōtei uke)底掌受け (or 掌底受け)
Scooping blocksukui uke掬い受け
Knife hand blockshutō uke手刀受け
Pressing blockosae uke抑え受け
X blockjūji uke十字受け
Flowing blocknagashi uke流し受け
Notes:
1. In technical documents often words are shortened by omitting hiragana as they are 'understoood'.
For example: uke 受け shortens to 受.
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