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Hiji-kime-osae

Elbow locking pin: "wrapping" Uke's striking arm and kneeling down backwards.


Hiji-nage

See juji-garami


Ikkyo

"Arm-stretching pin" or "first technique".

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Irimi-nage

"Inner throw" with direct entry (irimi).

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Jiu-waza

Free application of a number of techniques (usually to a given attack).

Jo-dori

Disarming an uke who is attacking with a jo


Juji-garami

"Arm-twisting cross-pin throw": tori grabs both of uke's wrists, while his arms are crossed, pin is against uke's ellbow.

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Juji-nage

See juji-garami


Kaeshi-waza

Counter technique: uke transforms tori's technique without interrupting the flow by taking advantage of an opening in tori's movement or stance. For example, an ikkyo technique can be countered with an ikkyo by changing the position.

Kiri-otoshi

"Cut fall", downward throw with a cutting movement


Kokyu-ho

Breathing power exercise and throw, usually from suwari-waza responding to the ryote-dori attack. The goal is to redirect and throw uke.

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Kokyu-nage

Breathing power throws, i.e. all techniques that do not use levers or grabs, but let uke's energy go past or redirect it using a simple contact.

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Kokyu-nage-Naname

Breath throw with direct entry into the partner (tachi-waza).

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Kotegaeshi

"Reversed-wrist throw" - a technique where uke is thrown with a contact at the wrist. This is a very popular technique for break falls.

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Nikyo

"Arm-turning pin" or "second form".

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Rokkyo

See hiji-kime-osae


Sankyo

"Wrist-turning pin" or "third form".

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Shiho-giri

Cutting exercise with bokken: cutting in all four directions

Shiho-nage

"Sword throw" or "four-direction throw".

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Sokumen-irimi-nage

See kokyu-nage naname.


Soto-kaiten-nage

"Spinning throw" or "wheel throw" with outside entry.

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Sumi-otoshi

"Corner drop": tori influences uke's center in a way that makes uke tip over one side.

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Tai-no-tenkan

Turning exercise with partner: UKE grabs KATATE-DORI, TORI uses TENKAN to turn to the outside. UKE keeps the grip - both partners maintain connection.

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Tenchi-nage

"Heaven-and-earth throw", where tori moves one hand up and the other one down in order to throw uke.

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Uchi-kaiten-nage

"Spinning throw" or "wheel throw" with direct entry.

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Udekime-nage

"Ellbow-stretching throw".

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Ushiro-kiri-otoshi

"Cut fall from the back", throw with a cutting movement in the back of UKE, stepping sidewards


Yonkyo

"Wrist-fixing pin" or "fourth form" (also known as Tekubi Osae)

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