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Seiken Gedan Gyaku Tsuki

Seiken Chudan Gyaku Tsuki is a punching technique used in Kyokushin karate. It translates to 'Reverse Punch to the Midsection.' In this technique, the practitioner delivers a punch with the rear hand to the opponent's midsection (chudan). The Punch is executed with speed, power, and precision, aiming to target the opponent's abdomen or solar plexus area. Seiken Chudan Gyaku Tsuki is often used as a counterattack or during combinations to exploit openings in the opponent's defense. Proper execution of this technique involves generating power from the lower body, rotating the hips and torso, and extending the arm explosively to deliver a swift and forceful punch. Practitioners train in Seiken Chudan Gyaku Tsuki to develop accuracy, timing, and the ability to deliver effective strikes in self-defense or combat scenarios.




  • 下段gedan / lower body
  • gyaku / reverse
  • 突きtsuki / punch
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