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Shuto Mae Mawashi Uke

Shuto Mae Mawashi Uke is a technique in Kyokushin karate. It translates to 'Knife-Hand Front Roundhouse Block.' This technique involves executing a circular blocking motion with the knife hand to defend against attacks coming from the front. The term 'Shuto' refers to the knife hand, 'Mae' indicates the front, 'Mawashi' means roundhouse, and 'Uke' refers to the block. It is commonly used to deflect punches or strikes aimed at the midsection or torso.




  • 手刀shuto / knife Hand
  • mae / in front of
  • 受けuke / block
  • 回しmawashi / turn / rotate
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