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Jodan Shuto Juji Uke

Jodan Shuto Juji Uke is a technique in Kyokushin karate. It translates to 'Upper-Level Knife-Hand Cross Block.' This technique involves using a knife-hand block in a cross formation to defend against attacks aimed at the upper body. The term 'Jodan' refers to the upper level, 'Shuto' indicates the knife-hand, 'Juji' means cross, and 'Uke' refers to the block. It is commonly utilized to intercept punches, kicks, or strikes directed towards the head or neck.




  • 手刀shuto / knife Hand
  • 上段jodan / face area
  • 受けuke / block
  • 十字juji / cross
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