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Fānziquán 翻子拳 “Tumbling Fist,” style of kung fu
Fari Gadka     South Asian martial art using a cane stick (Gadka) and a small leather shield (Fari)
Feinto & hiji to hiza renkei フェイント&ヒジとヒザ連繋
Feint, then elbow and knee
Fēngshǒu 風手 “Hand of the Wind,”  internal kung fu style
Findi フィンディ Replacing hands or changing sides within one counterattack; aka fuinri
Fu Negative or minus
Fu Negative prefix, un- or non-
Fu Instructor (second character in sifu 父傅)
Fu Internal organ, viscera, gut
Wind
Fuantei 浮安定 Instability or lack of balance
Fuboku “Floating log” immobilization
Fuchi Collar between hilt and swordguard of a katana
Fuchi kashira 縁頭 Fuchi (hilt collar) and kashira (buttcap) of a Japanese sword as a set
Fudai 譜代 Successive generations; hereditary (Tokugawa) daimyō
Fudaidaimyō 譜代大名 Hereditary daimyō (whose ancestors supported Tokugawa Ieyasu prior to the battle of Sekigahara)
Fude Calligraphy brush; aka hitsu
Fudō 不動 Immobility, firmness, fixed, steadfastness, motionless, idle; Shingon Mikkyō god not swayed by the external and therefore immoveable
Fudōchishin 不動智心 “The immoveable wisdom” (Takuan Sōhō)
Fudōchishin ryū 不動智心流 Jūjutsu ryū
Fudō dachi 不動立ち Immovable or rooted stance
Fudō dachi gyakuzuki 不動立ち逆突き Immovable stance reverse punch
Fudō gamae 不動構え Immovable posture
Fudōken 不動拳 Clenched fist; immovable fist
Fudō gumite dachi 不動組み手立ち Immovable fighting stance
Fudō Myō-ō 不動明王 or  不動妙王 Buddhist divinity of wisdom and fire
Fudō no shisei 不動の姿勢 Immovable or rooted stance/posture
Fudō ryū 不動流 Jūjutsu ryū
Fudōshin 不動心 Immovable mind, imperturbability
Fudō shisei 不動姿勢 Ready stance with feet together
Fudōtai 不動体 Immovable body
Fudōza 不動座 “Immovable seat,” ninjutsu seated posture
Fudōza no kamae 不動座の構え “Immovable seat posture,” ninjutsu seated posture
Fueki ryūkō 不易 流行 “Constancy and change,” haiku term: the enduring patterns in the ever-changing stream of nature.
Fūga 風雅 Refined mode of living; refinement; furyū
Fugenjikkō 不言実行 Be silent and put into practice; actions speak louder than words; shut up and train
Fuguri nashi 陰嚢無し “Man with no balls”; cowardly man
Fugu torunēdo フグトルネード
Blowfish tornado
Fugyō tenchi 俯仰天地 Looking up and down; from heaven to earth (having nothing to be ashamed of); swearing by Heaven and Earth
Fuinri フィンディ   Replacing hands or changing sides within one counterattack; aka finri
Fuji 不二 Peerless, unparalleled
Fújiā 佛家 “Buddha palm,” Southern style of kung fu
Fujisan 富士山 Mount Fuji
Fu Jow Pai 虎爪派 “Tiger Claw System,” style of kung fu
Fujūbun 不十分 Insufficiency, as in not enough power in a technique
Fukai 深い Deep, profound, thick, close
Fukaikan 不快感 Discomfort
Fukaikankei 深い関係 Close connection
Fukai kawa wa shizuka ni nagareru 深い川は静かに流れる “Deep water runs still” (idiom)
Fukaku 不覚 Lack of care, blunder, negligance
Fūkaku 風格 Personality, style, appearance; noble appearance or air of dignity
Fuke Zen 普化禪 A defunct school of Zen that existed in Japan 13 c - 19 c, whose members were sometimes bakufu spies
Fukibari 吹き針 Ninja spitting needles
Fukibarijutsu 吹き針術 The art of launching needles from pipe
Fukinuki 吹貫き Cylindrical pennant
Fukiya 吹き矢 Small darts propelled by a blowgun or spit from the mouth; the Japanese blowgun itself
Fukkin 腹筋 Abdominal muscles; situp
Fukkin undō 腹筋運動 Abdominal exercises; situp
Fukko 伏虎 Kneeling
Fukko gamae 伏虎構え Kneeling posture
Fuku Abdomen or belly
Fuku Clothes, esp of Western style
Fukubu 腹部 Abdomen
Fukubu geri 腹部蹴り Abdomen kick
Fukuda Keiko 福田 敬子 (1913 - 2013) Japanese-American jūdōka, 9 dan Kōdōkan; 10 dan US Judo Federation
Fuku jime 服絞め Any strangulation using clothing
Fukukin 腹筋 Abdominal muscles; situp
Fukumibari 含み針 Needles or small arrows
Fukumibarijutsu 含み針術 The art of blown needles
Fukuno Shichirouemon Masakatsu 福野七郎右衛門 正勝 Founder of Ryoi Shintō Ryū koryū jūjutsu, also called Fukuno Ryū
Fukura フクラ The fine edge of the point of the Japanese sword
Fukurahagi 脹ら脛 Calf (of leg)
Fukuro Bag or sword bag
Fukuro shinai 袋竹刀 “Bag shinai,” training sword made of a split bamboo stick inside a leather or doeskin bag
Fuku shidoin 副指導員 Assistant instructor
Fukushiki 複式 Double makiwara, thicker than tanshiki makiwara, with a sawn slot, providing second resistance
Fukushiki kokyū 腹式呼吸 Abdominal breathing
Fukushiki kumite 腹式組手 Free sparring; prearranged sparring with emphasis on bunkai application
Fukuto     Atemi point on the lower part of the leg; hollow of the back of knee
Fukutsu 不屈 Persistence, fortitude, indomitability
Fukutsu no seishin 不屈の精神 Never give up
Fukyū 普及 Promotion, diffusion, spread
Fukyū gata 普及型 Promotional, basic forms; the kata series Taikyoku and Gekisai in Gōjū ryū karate-dō
Fukyū renshū 普及練習 Training in basics
Fumi 踏み Step
Fumi ashi 踏み足 Step with change of feet
Fumi dashi 踏み出し Lunge step, the movement into zenkutsu dachi
Fumi kiri 踏み切り Cutting kick, a close-range variation of side thrust kick; kicking forcefully off the floot
Fumi kiri geri 踏み切り蹴り Cutting kick
Fumi komi 踏み込み Stamping kick
Fumi komi 踏み込み Lunge; stamping at the moment of strike; stepping forward by stamping front foot
Fumi komi age uke 踏み込み揚げ受け Rising block stepping in
Fumi komi ashi 踏み込み足 Stamping step
Fumi komi dōsa 踏み込み動作 Series of motions from stamping the foot through moving the body forward
Fumi komi geri 踏み込み蹴り Stamping kick
Fumi komi shutō uke 踏み込み手刀受け Sword hand block stepping in
Fumi komi ude uke 踏み込み 腕受け Stepping in forearm block
Fumi komi uke 踏み込み受け Stepping in block
Fumi komu 踏み込む To invade or step inside the opponent’s space
Fumi konde 踏み込んで With a step forward
Fumi konde kuru gedan mawashi geri e no kauntā 踏み込んでくる下段回し蹴り ヘのカウンター Countering kick with low inside roundhouse kick
Fumi otoshi 踏み落し Heel stomp on adversary behind
Fumi uchi 踏み打ち Techniques executed while you step forward
Fumi waza 踏み技 Crushing techniques or stamping techniques
Fumu 踏む To step or tread
Funakogi undō 船漕運動 Rowing exercise
Funakoshi Gichin 船越 義珍 (1868-1957) Founder of Shōtōkan karate
Funakoshi Gigō 船越 義豪 (1906-1945) Third son of Funakoshi Gichin
Funakoshi Yoshitaka 船越 義豪 (1906-1945) Third son of Funakoshi Gichin
Fundō 分銅 Weight, counterweight
Fundō gusari 分銅鎖 Classical Japanese weapon, chain with small weights on both ends
Fundō gusari jutsu 分銅鎖術 Art of the fundo gusari
Fundō jutsu 分銅術 Art of using weights against an opponent or his/her weapon
Fundō kogama 分銅小鎌 Weighted small sickle with a small hook fitted to the handle
Fundō nawa 分銅縄 Weighted rope, a restraining weapon comprised of a rope and a weight tied to one or both ends
Fundōzukekogama 分銅付小鎌 Small, concealable kusarigama
Funeyosegama 舟寄せ鎌 Long-handled sickle, “sickle to pull boats close”
Funi 不二 Non-duality: not one, not two
Funkotsu saishin 粉骨砕身 “Grind your bones to powder and crush your body,” to put in all your energy (proverb)
Funpon shugi 粉本主義 The principle that copying a model was the fundamental way to learn, especially in calligraphy or painting.
Funsen 奮戦 Battle bravely; hard fighting
Fūrabō 風羅坊 A person that roams about unattached, like a cloth swept by the wind
Furi 振り To swing
Furiage 振り揚げ Upswing; a Kōdōkan jūdō kata; kind of junbi undō, warmup exercises
Furibō 振り棒 Four-foot Japanese club covered with iron; heavy training club used into develop proper technique and stamina
Furi empi 振り猿臂 Swinging elbow block
Furihanashi 振り放し “Swing off” or “shaking off,” technique from idori kata in Goshin waza of Kōdōkan jūdō
Furijō 振り杖 Classical Japanese weapon, a weighted chain attached to a staff
Furikaburu 振り振る To hold aloft, as a Japanese sword; to raise (a sword) to strike; to brandish
Furi kaeru 振り代える Turn (rotate) and look back
Furikazasu 振りかざす To hold aloft, as a Japanese sword; to raise (a sword) to strike; to brandish
Furi ken uchi 振り拳打ち Swinging strike
Furi kōsa barai 振り交差払い Circular cross sweep
Furiko tomoe nage 振り子巴投げ Pendulum circle throw
Furiko zuki 振り子突き Pendulum strike
Furimi 振り身 Dodging techniques
Furimi, te nagashi uke, kubi e no shutō uchi 振り身、手流し受け、首への手刀打ち
Evade, flowing hand block, sword-hand strike to the neck
Furimuki 振り向き Body turn
Fū rin ka zan 風林火山 Wind, forest, fire, mountain: motto of the Takeda clan
Furi oroshi uchi 振り下ろし打ち Downward swinging strike
Furi sute 振り捨て Swinging
Furi sute 振り捨て Swing, shake; discard, throw away; swinging, junbi undō
Furi sute uke 振り捨て受け Swinging block
Furitama 振り魂 “Shaking the soul”
Furitama no gyō 振り魂の行 Shaking hands in front of hara to train breath in standing meditation
Furi uchi 振り打ち Swinging strike or hook strike
Furi uchi ken 振り打ち拳 Swinging strike fist
Furi uke 振り受け Swinging block
Furi wake barai 振り分け払い Dividing sweep
Furi zuki 振り突き Swinging punch
Furukotofumi 古事記 The Records of Ancient Matters, the oldest surviving book in Japan
Furusato 古里 Home town, native place, place of origin, spiritual home
Furoshiki 風呂敷 A cloth traditionally used to store and carry robes
Furutsuwamono 古強者 Samurai
Furuya Kenshō 古屋健昭 (1948-2007) Japanese-American aikidōka, iaidōka and author
Fūryū 風流 Wordless ephemeral beauty that can only be experienced in the moment, for in the next instant, it will disappear
Fusatsuken 不殺剣 “No need to kill knife,” special needle-like shuriken, invented by Kadono Hirohide (1721-1795), nicknamed Shuriken no Kadono; another name for a shuriken in general
Fusegi 防ぎ Defense, escape, defensive technique
Fuse haitō 伏せ背刀 Turned-down ridgehand (palm downward)
Fuse haitō uchi 伏せ背刀打ち Turned-down ridgehand strike (palm downward)
Fuse mawashi geri 臥せ回し蹴り Diving roundhouse kick
Fuse mi 臥せ身 Dodging by diving forward
Fuse no shisei 臥せ の 姿勢 Going to ground position
Fuseru 臥せる To lie flat, to lie down
Fuse shutō uchi 伏せ手刀打ち Palm-down sword hand strike
Fushi Knuckle or joint
Fūshi 夫子 Term of address for teacher; Confucius
Fushigi 不思議 Miracle; miraculous, magical, strange
Fushō 負傷         Injury or wound
Fushōsha 負傷者         Injured person or the wounded
Fuson 不遜 Disrespect, arrogance, insolence
Futa ashi dachi 二足立ち Two legged stance
Futaijikō 付帯事項 Supplementary item
Futa kokyū ippuku 二呼吸一服 Breathe in and out twice, then breathe in once and start waza
Futari 二人 Two persons
Futari dori 二人取 Fighting two opponents at once, two persons attacking or holding
Futari gake 二人掛け Two persons attacking
Futari geiko 二人稽古 Two person drill
Futari waza 二人技 Two person technique (technique against two person attack)
Futanren 不鍛練 Inadequate training
Futatsu 二つ Twp
Futekisetsu 不適切 Improper
Futekisetsu na gendō 不適切な言動 Improper speech
Futekisetsu na kōi 不適切な行為 Improper deed
Futekisetsu na reihō 不適切な礼法 Improper bow
Fut Gar 佛家   “Buddha palm,” Southern style of kung fu
Futō 不当 Unfair
Futokoro Fold in a kimono that can serve as a pocket; inside pocket; bosom
Futokoro gusari 懐鎖 “Pocket chain,” classical Japanese weapon, a double weighted chain
Futokoro jitte 懐中十手 Classical Japanese weapon, short concealable jitte or jutte
Futokoro ni tobikomi hidari uchi oroshi zuki→ hidari shita zuki 懐に飛び込み左打ち下ろし突き →左下突き Left overhand punch to the chest → left body shot
Futokoro ni tobikomi nagara no hidari shita zuki → uchi oroshi zuki 懐に飛び込みながらの左下突き →打ち下ろし突き Left body shot → left overhand punch to the chest
Futokoro teppō 懐鉄砲 Small, crude, concealable pistol; flintlock pistol
Futomomo 太腿 Quadriceps, thigh
Futsu geiko 普通稽古 Form of practice in which practitioners of all levels alternate repeating techniques shown by the sensei
Futsu no mitama 布都御魂 Divine sword of Japanese mythology, possessed by gods Takemikazuchi no mikoto and Futsunishi no mikoto
Futsunushi no Kami 経津主之神 Guardian deity of martial valour
Futsunushi no Mikoto 経津主之命 Guardian deity of martial valour
Fuyōi 不用意 Unpreparedness; carelessness
Fūzei 風情 Artistic feelings, sensibilities and outlooks; taste, elegance, appearances
Fūzen no tomoshibi 風前の灯 “Candlelight in the wind,” a precarious situation, human life is fragile, death can come at any moment (proverb)
Fúzhōu 福州 City in Fujian/Fukien province, China