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U Right
Uchi 打ち Strike
Uchi Inside
Uchiage uke 内揚げ受け Overhead block
Uchiage yoko kagi zuki 内揚げ横鉤 突き Overhead block side hook punch
Uchiage zuki 内揚げ突き Overhead block punch
Uchiai kara geri de bodi o tatamikomu 打ち合いから蹴りでボディを畳み込む Kicks following an exchange of punches
Uchiai kara no keri. Saido ni dete shikaku kōgeki suru. 打ち合いからの蹴り。 サイドに出て死角攻撃する Kick following exchange of punches. Attack the dead side.
Uchiai kara no keri. Tsuita kobushi to
  onaji gawa no jōdan mawashi o keru.
打ち合いからの蹴り。 突いた拳と同じ側の上段回しを蹴る。 Kick following exchange of punches. Kick on the same side as the final punch.
Uchiai no naka de no shita zuki no kauntā 打ち合いの中での 下突きのカウンター Countering a body-shot in an exchange of punches
Uchiai o sasoi, kauntā no jōdan mawashi geri 打ち合いを誘い、 カウンターの上段回し蹴り Luring exchange of punches to set up high roundhouse kick
Uchi ashi barai 内足払い Inside to outside leg sweep
Uchi ashibō kake uke 内脚棒掛け受け Inward leg hooking block
Uchi barai ate 内払い当て Inward sweeping (elbow) strike
Uchi benkei 内弁慶 Braggart; someone haughty and boastful at home but meek and reserved outside; a man who is a lion at home and a mouse abroad
Uchi benkei wa daredemo deru 内弁慶は誰でもでる Every cock crows on his own dunghill
Uchibō   Combat flail
Uchichiesu   To strike in a way that the opponent is completely defeated (Hogen)
Uchi dachi 打ち太刀 First, unsuccessful striker in kata, cf. shidachi
Uchi dachi 内立ち Uchi hachiji dachi
Uchida ryū 内田流 Koryū tanjōjutsu
Uchi deshi 内弟子 Live-in or inner student
Uchi fumikomi 内踏み込み Inside stamping kick
Uchi gake 内掛け Inside leg trip
Uchigatana 打刀 Japanese sword carried edge-down in its scabbard, which hung from the belt
Uchigawa 内側 Inside, interior, inner part
Uchi gedan barai 内下段払い Inside lower level sweep
Uchi gedan mawashi geri 内下段回し蹴り Inside lower-level roundhouse kick
Uchi hachi dachi 内八立ち Natural stance with toes pointed inward
Uchi hachiji dachi 内八字立ち Natural stance with toes pointed inward
Uchi hachi monji dachi 内八文字立ち Natural stance with toes pointed inward
Uchi haitō uchi 内背刀打ち Inward ridgehand strike
Uchi kentsui uchi 内拳槌 打ち Inward hammerfist strike
Uchiko 打粉 Sword cleaning powder
Uchi komi 打ち込み Striking thrust or strike; driving or pounding in; falling badly in love; putting (one’s heart) into
Uchi komi 打ち込み Drill training; practicing a throw to the point just before opponent is thrown; training in which one person is a stationary target for any technique
Uchi komi geiko 打ち込み稽古 Partner practice with an advanced student or teacher
Uchi kote 内小手 Inside of forearm
Uchima 打ち間 Optimum fighting distance
Uchi makikomi 内巻込 Inner winding throw
Uchimata 內股 Inner thigh; pigeon-toed (slang);throw
Uchimata gedan geri to misekakete kakato otoshi geri 内股下段蹴りと見せかけて 踵落とし蹴り Feint inner-thigh kick, axe kick
Uchimata gedan mawashi geri 内股下段回し蹴り Low roundhouse kick to the inner thigh
Uchimata gedan mawashi geri kara jōdan mawashi geri 内股下段回し蹴り から上段回し蹴り Lower-level roundhouse kick feint to inside thigh, then upper-level roundhouse kick
Uchimata geri 內股蹴り Kick to the inner thigh
Uchimata geri kara, onaji kidō de kakato otoshi 内股蹴りから、同じ軌道でカカト落とし
Kick to the inner thigh, axe kick
Uchimata jigo hontai dachi 內股自護本体立ち Defensive, closed-leg stance
Uchimata rō ni taisuru kurosurō 内股ローに対するクロスロー Countering low kick in orthodox stance with low kick in southpaw stance
Uchi mawashi geri 内回し蹴り Inner roundhouse kick
Uchi mawashi shutō uchi 内回し手刀打ち Inner roundhouse sword hand strike
Uchi mawashi sokutō barai, chūdan mae geri,
  jōdan kizami tate zuki, chūdan tate shutō
内回し足刀払い、中段前蹴り、
上段刻み縦突き、 中段縦手刀
Inside roundhouse foot-sword sweep, mid-level front kick,
vertical jab, mid-level vertical sword-hand
Uchi mawashi uchi 内回し打ち Inner roundhouse strike
Uchi mawashi uke 内回し受け Inner roundhouse block
Uchimi   Tough or elastic in Okinawan dialect
Uchimi 打ち身 Bruise
Uchi mikazuki geri 内三日月蹴り Inner crescent kick
Uchimomo 内股 Inner thigh; pigeon-toed or walking pigeon-toed
Uchimomo geri 內股蹴り Kick to the inner thigh;
Uchinadi   “Okinawa hand,” forerunner of karate
Uchina guchi ウチナーグチ Native Okinawan dialects
Uchinan 沖縄 Native Okinawan name for Okinawa
Uchinanchu   Okinawan people
Uchine jutsu ウチナー術 Art of using the unstrung bow as a flexible fighting staff
Uchi oroshi 打ち下ろし Downward strike
Uchi oroshi zuki 打ち下ろし突き Overhand punch
Uchi oroshi zuki kara nidan hiza geri 打ち降ろし突きから二段ヒザ蹴り
Overhand punch followed by two-level knee strike
Uchi oroshi zuki kara no konbinēshon,
  kōhō ni kuzushite mae geri
打ちおろし突きからのコンビネーション、
後方に崩して前蹴り
Overhand punch, front kick as opponent retreats
Uchi oroshi zuki kara no konbinēshon,
  seiken zuki → gedan mawashi geri
打ちおろし突きからのコンビネーション、
正拳突き → 下段廻し蹴り
Overhand punch, straight punch, low roundhouse kick
Uchi oroshi zuki kauntā mae geri 打ち下ろし突きカウンター前蹴り
Countering overhand punch with front kick
Uchi otoshi 打ち落とし Dropping strike or dropping strike block
Uchi otoshi uke 内落とし受け Inside dropping block
Uchi otoshi shōtei uke 内落とし掌底受け Inside dropping palm heel block
Uchi otoshi waza 打ち落とし技 Technique of dashing opponent’s weapon downward before attacking
Uchi shutō kinteki uchi 内手刀金的打ち Inner sword hand groin strike
Uchi shutō uchi 内手刀打ち Inward sword hand strike
Uchi shutō uke 内手刀受け Inward sword hand block
Uchi soete ude uke 内 添え手腕受け Inside reinforced forearm block
Uchi sukui uke 内掬い受け Inward scooping block
Uchite 打ち手 Striking hand; the attacker; also gyakute
Uchi tegatana gedan barai 内手刀下段払い Lower-level inside sword-hand block
Uchi teishō uchi 内底掌打ち Inward palmheel strike
Uchi ude 内腕 Inside of forearm
Uchi ude uke 内腕受け Inner forearm block
Uchi uke 内受け Inner block
Uchi uke dōji fumikomi 内受け同時踏み込み Inner block together with stamping kick
Uchi uke gedan barai 内受け下段払い Inner block combined with lower sweeping block
Uchi uke, gyaku zuki, age uke,
  gyaku zuki, gedan barai, gyaku zuki
内受け、逆突き、揚げ受け、
逆突き、下段払い、逆突き
Inside block, reverse punch, rising block, reverse punch, lower sweep, reverse punch
Uchi uke geri 内受け蹴り Inside block kick
Uchi uke zuki 内受け突き Inside block punch
Uchiwa 団扇 Round or oval non-folding fan
Uchiwa dachi 内環立ち Inner circular stances, in which the knees are bent inward; eg sanchin dachi
Uchi wantō uchi 内腕刀打ち Inside forearm strike
Uchi waza 打ち技 Striking techniques
Uchi yoko uke 内横受け Inward forearm block
Ude Arm or forearm; ability, skill, capacity
Ude barai 腕払い Arm sweep
Ude barai, chūdan ura zuki 腕払い、中段裏突き Arm sweep, body shot
Ude barai mae geri 腕払い前蹴り Arm sweep front kick
Ude barai, mawashi empi uchi 腕払い、回し猿臂打ち Arm sweep, roundhouse elbow strike
Ude barai, morote tate ude uke 腕払い、両手縦腕受け Arm sweep, two-handed vertical arm block
Ude dameshi 腕試し Trying one’s ability
Ude ga agaru 腕 が上がる To gain in skill
Ude ga tatsu 腕 が 立つ To be talented or able
Ude ga ī 腕がいい or 腕が良い Able, skilled
Ude ga nai 腕が無い Unskilled or not very good at
Ude ganiburu 腕が鈍る To become less capable
Ude garami 腕絡み Arm lock
Ude gatame 腕固 Arm lock
Ude ga yoi 腕がよい or 腕が良い Able, skilled
Ude gitae 腕鍛え “Pounding post,” hojo undō device
Ude gumi 腕組み Folding one’s arms
Ude gumi o suru 腕組みをする Fold one’s arms (slang)
Ude hineri 腕捻り Arm twist throw
Ude hishigi hara gatame 腕挫腹固め Abdominal arm lock, often contracted to hara gatame
Ude jiman 腕自慢 Pride in one’s strength or skill
Ude kansetsu 腕関節 Arm joint
Ude kansetsu nage 腕関節投 Arm joint throw
Ude kubi 腕首 Wrist
Ude kurabe 腕比べ Contest (of skill or strength)
Ude mae 腕前 Ability, skill, facility
Ude makuri 腕捲り or 腕まくり Rolling up one’s sleeves
Ude mawashi 腕回し Arm circle warm-up exercise
Ude mune mae gamae 腕胸前構え Arm in front of chest posture
Ude nare 腕馴 Back side of forearm
Ude ni oboegāru 腕に覚えがある To have confidence in one’s abilities
Ude ni yori o kakeru 腕に縒りを掛ける or
腕によりをかける
To do something to the best of one’s ability
Ude no aru 腕のある Capable, able (slang)
Ude no hito 腕の人 Person of ability (slang)
Ude no ī 腕のいい or 腕の良い Skillful
Ude no sae 腕の冴え Dexterity or skill
Ude o ageru 腕を上げる To improve one’s skill
Ude o furū 腕を振るう To exercise one’s talent or display one’s ability
Ude o komaneku 腕をこまねく To look on with arms folded
Ude o mae yoko shita ni nobasu undō 腕を前横下 に伸ばす運動 Double arm thrusting, junbi undō (warm-up exercise)
Ude o migaku 腕を磨く To polish one’s skills
Ude otoshi 腕落とし Arm drop, sutemi technique
Udeppushi 腕っ節 or 腕っぷし Physical strength
Ude tate (Kankū Dai) 腕立て Going to ground position,
Ude tate 腕立て Push up (exercise)
Ude tate fuse 腕立て伏せ Push up (exercise)
Ude uke 腕受け Forearm block
Udewa 腕 輪 “Encircle the arm,” one of the nine Shōtōkan nage waza
Ude zuku 腕尽く Main force, brute force, strong arm
Ude zumō 腕相撲 or 腕ずもう Arm wrestling; sumō relying on brute strength, rather than skill
Ue Upper part, higher place, lift up, rise
Ue awase zuki 上合せ突き Upper combined punch
Uechi Kanbun 上地 完文 (1877 - 1948) Founder of Uechi ryū
Uechi Kanei 上地 完英 (1911 - 1991) Son of Uechi Kanbun and head of Uechi ryū until his death.
Uechi Kanmei 上地完明 Son of Uechi Kanei and head of the Uechi ryū Karate Dō Association
Uechi ryū 上地流 Okinawan karate ryū
Uehara Seikichi   (1904 - 2004) Okinawan karateka
Ue kara uchi orosu hensoku jōdan mawashi geri 上から打ち下ろす 変則上段回し蹴り Feint with roundhouse kick, then high-level dropping roundhouse kick
Ueki Masaaki 植木 政明 (1939- ) Japanese karateka, 8 dan
Ue kōhō tsukiage 上後方突き揚げ Upper backwards rising punch
Ue muki 上向き Facing upwards
Ue sui komi 上吹込み Downward blow
Uezu Angi 上江洲安儀 (1935 - ) Okinawan karate, jūdan
Ueshiba Morihei 植芝盛平 (1883-1969) Founder of aikidō
Ugan   Uchinanchu (Okinawan) term for a grove reserved for ceremonies and traditional training in karate
Ugokizen 動き禅 Moving Zen
Uhai tekubi 右背手首 Back of right wrist
Uhō 右方 Right direction; right side
Uhu bushi     “Greatest bushi,” honorific for the greatest karateka or a true karateka (Hogen)
Uībingu ウィー ビング Weaving
Ujihito 氏人 Person of blood lineage or clan member
Uji yori sodachi 氏より育ち Better than birth is upbringing (idiom)
Ujumchin     A type of Mongolian wrestling
Uke 受け Block; receiving; the receiver of a technique
Uke gae 受け替え Changing blocks
Uke gamae 受け構え Blocking posture
Uke gata 受け型 Forms of blocking
Uke geri 受け蹴り Blocking with a kick
Uke kime 受け極め Blocking and finishing
Uke kime ichijō 受け極め一場 Blocking and finishing with one technique
Uke kōgeki 受け攻撃 Double block and punch
Ukemi 受身 “Receiving body,” breakfall
Uken 右拳 Right fist; cf saken
Uke nagashi 受け流 Flowing reception; parry
Uke no go genri 受けの五原り “Five principles of defense”
Uke no go gensoku 受けの五原則 “Five general rules of defense”
Uke no go hō 受けの五法 “Five directives of defense”
Uke o jiku ni tsukatta mawarikomi 受けを軸に使った回り込み
Using block to pivot behind opponent
Uke te 受け手 Hand block, blocking hand, hand defense; receiver, receiving sdie, viewer, listener
Ukete wa uchite 受け手は打ち手 The best defense is a good offense; the hand that defends is the hand that attacks (Mabuni Kenwa)
Uke wa kime nari 受けは決め也 The block becomes the decisive technique
Uke waza 受け技 Techniques of receiving
Uke zuki 受け突き Block punch
Ukiashi 浮き足 Floating foot, leg without weight
Ukiashi dachi 浮き足立ち Floating foot stance, similar to nekoashi dachi but more upright
Ukifune Jinnai   Dwarf ninja who assassinated Kenshin by hiding in toilet and stabbing upwards
Uki goshi 浮き腰 Floating hip throw
Ukimi 浮き身 Floating, a fundamental of ashi sabaki
Ukimi 憂身 or 憂き身 Life of misery
Uki otoshi 浮落とし Floating drop throw
Uki waza 浮技 Floating technique throw
Ukō mukō 有構無構 Necessity to be able to freely change stance, in accordance with time, place and opponents, like water
Uma Horse or pony
Umabari 馬針 A small feudal knife used to bleed horses
Umagoya sangu 馬小屋三具 Three tools of the stable
Umagoya sangu no bukijutsu 馬小屋三具 の 武器術 Combat use of umgoya sangu
Umayagama 厩鎌 Stable scythe, classical Japanese weapon
Umpo hō 運歩法 Foot movements
Umuiri ウムイリ Inner beauty, as in kata (Okinawan dialect)
Unaji Nape, considered a primary erotic area for women in Japan
Unbu tenbu 運否天賦 “Fate, no, heaven’s  distribution,” lucky or unlucky
Undō 運動 Exercise
U no mane o suru karasu mizu ni oboru 鵜のまねをする烏水 におぼる Keep within your limitations (proverb)
Unryū gamae 雲流構え Flowing cloud posture
Unsoku 運足 Footwork or stepping, as in from one stance to another
Unsu 雲手 “Hands in a cloud,” karate kata
Unsui 雲水 “Cloud water,” name taken by Manaka Fumio, founder of Jinenkan
Unuboreta うぬぼれた Conceited, arrogant, obnoxious
Ura Side hidden from view, opposite, reverse, out of sight (as opposed to omote); backward direction or in the rear side of the opponent
Ura ashi gake 裏足掛け Back leg hook
Ura ashi gake jōdan shutō dōji uke 裏足掛け上段 手刀同時受け Back leg hook together with upper level sword hand block
Ura chidori ashi 裏千鳥足 Crossover step behind stationary foot
Ura chidori dachi Ura chidori dachi Back cross-legged stance
Ura gamae 裏構え Cheating posture; back posture; ducking; low posture with leg extended
Ura hiraken zuki 裏平拳突き Inverted flat fist punch
Ura kakato barai, jōdan uraken uchi 裏かかと払い、上段裏拳打ち Reverse heel sweep, high backfist strike
Ura kake uke 裏掛け受け Inverted hooking block
Ura kake uke, kaishu gedan barai, chūdan shōtei uchi 裏掛け受け、開手下段払い、中段掌底打ち Inverted hooking block, open-hand lower sweep, mid-level palm-heel strike
Urakata 裏方 Someone who works behind the scenes; lady consort (to a high personage)
Uraken 裏拳 Backfist
Uraken furi uchi 裏拳振り打ち Swinging backfist strike, middle level inverted fist strike
Uraken gamae 裏拳構え Backfist posture
Uraken ganmen uchi 裏拳顔面打ち Backfist strike to face
Uraken hizō uchi 裏拳脾臓打ち Backfist strike to spleen
Uraken jōdan tate mawashi uchi 裏拳上段縦回し打ち Upper level vertical roundhouse backfist strike
Uraken mawashi uchi 裏拳回し打ち Roundhouse backfist strike
Uraken oroshi ganmen uchi 裏拳下ろし顔面打ち Descending backfist strike to the face
Uraken sayū uchi 裏拳左右打ち Right and left backfist strike
Uraken sayū ganmen uchi 裏拳左右顔面打ち Right and left backfist strike to face
Uraken shita uchi 裏拳下打ち Low inverted fist strike
Uraken shōmen uchi 裏拳正面打ち Front backfist strike
Uraken tate mawashi uchi 裏拳縦回し打ち Vertical roundhouse backfist strike
Uraken uchi 裏拳打ち Backfist strike
Uraken uchi tate mawashi 裏拳打ち縦回し Vertical roundhouse backfist strike
Uraken uchi yoko mawashi 裏拳打ち横回し Side roundhouse backfist strike
Uraken uke 裏拳受け Backfist block
Uraken yoko mawashi uchi 裏拳横回し打ち Sideways roundhouse backfist strike
Ura kote 裏小手 Underside of forearm
Ura mawashi geri 裏回し蹴り Reverse roundhouse kick
Ura niwa ura ga aru 裏には裏がある “There is a reverse side to the reverse side,” there is always more to the situation (proverb)
Ura nukite 裏貫手 Inverted spear hand
Ura omote 裏表 Both sides; wrong side out; reverse; opposite
Ura shutō 裏手刀 Reverse sword hand
Urate 裏手 Back of hand
Uratei 裏底 Palm heel
Uratei ago uchi 裏底顎打ち Palm heel strike to jaw
Ura uchi 裏打ち Reverse strike
Ura uke 裏受け Back of hand block
Ura waza 裏技 Secret techniques; reverse techniques
Ura zuki 裏突き Close punch, bodyshot, uppercut
Urusai うるさい Quiet, be quiet, shut up (slang)
Urusai na うるさいな “Stop bothering me,” “Shut up”
Urusai na! Gaman shiro! うるさいな!我慢しろ! “Shut up and take the pain,” or, “Suck it up, princess”
Usagi no hirune
兎の昼寝 “The hare’s midday nap,” inattention is fatal (proverb)
Usan kusai うさんくさい Suspicious, shady, questionable, dubious (slang)
Ushi o uma ni norikaeru 牛を馬に乗り換える “Switch from an ox to a horse,” make a change for the better (idiom)
Ushiro 後ろ Back
Ushiro age zuki 後ろ肋突き Back rising punch
Ushiro ashi 後ろ足 Back step
Ushiro ashi barai 後ろ足払い Rear leg sweep; sweeping an opponent’s rear leg
Ushiro ashi gedan geri → gedan geri 後ろ足下段蹴り→下段蹴り
Rear foot low kick → low kick
Ushiro ashi gedan geri → jōdan mawashi geri
後ろ足下段蹴り→上段回し蹴り Rear foot low kick → high roundhouse kick
Ushiro ashi jōdan mawashi geri →
  jōdan ushiro mawashi geri
後ろ足上段回し蹴り→上段後ろ回し蹴り
Rear foot high roundhouse kick → high hook kick
Ushiro ashi geri 後ろ足蹴り Kick with the back foot
Ushiro ate 後ろ当て Back (elbow) strike
Ushiro chidori ashi 後ろちどり鳥足 or 後ろ千鳥足 Back cross step
Ushiro chūdan mawashi geri 後ろ中段回し蹴り Feint high with line of sight, then middle-level spinning hook kick
Ushiro de 後ろ手 Hands behind one’s back; hands tied behind one’s back
Ushiro dori 後ろ取り Hold from behind
Ushiro empi uchi 後ろ猿臂打ち Back elbow strike
Ushiro eri dori 後ろ襟取り Back collar grab; choke from the rear
Ushiro gedan barai 後ろ下段払い Backward lower level sweep
Ushiro geri 後ろ蹴り Back kick
Ushiro geri, gyaku sukui uke, jōdan mawashi zuki 後ろ蹴り、逆掬い受け、上段回し突き Back kick, reverse scooping block, high roundhouse punch
Ushiro geri, gyaku ude uke,
  kiba dachi hidari ashi barai sukui nage, otoshi gyaku zuki
後ろ蹴り、逆腕受け、
騎馬立ち左足払い掬い投げ、逆落とし突き
Back kick, reverse arm block,
sweeping scooping throw with left foot in horse stance, dropping reverse punch
Ushiro geri, kōhō ni surinukeru, gyaku zuki, ushiro geri 後ろ蹴り、後ろ方にすりぬける、逆突き、後ろ蹴り Back kick, stepping through to the back, reverse punch, back kick
Ushiro geri, migi te sukui uke, hidari ushiro geri 後ろ蹴り、右手掬い受け、左後ろ蹴り Back kick, scooping block with right hand, left back kick
Ushiro geri no feinto kara migi chūdan mawashi geri 後ろ蹴りのフェイントから右中段回し蹴り Feint back kick, then right middle-level roundhouse kick
Ushiro goshi 後ろ腰 Back hip throw
Ushiro hasami uchi 後ろ 鋏打ち Back scissors strike
Ushiro hiji ate 後ろ肘当て Back elbow strike
Ushiro hiki otoshi 後ろ引き落とし Backdrop
Ushiro jōdan empi uchi 後ろ上段猿臂打ち Back upper level elbow strike
Ushiro kae ashi 後ろ返足 Back switching legs step
Ushiro kaiten ukemi 後ろ回転受け身 Back rolling breakfall
Ushiro kakato 後ろ踵 Back of the heel; sometimes a short form of ushiro kakato geri
Ushiro kakato ashi barai 後ろ踵足払い Back of heel foot sweep
Ushiro kakato barai 後ろ踵払い Back of heel foot sweep
Ushiro kakato geri 後ろ踵蹴り Back heel kick
Ushiro kake geri 後ろ掛け蹴り Back hooking kick
Ushiro kara ryō te oshite, ushiro taore geri,
  ashi nage, kakato taore geri
後ろから両手押して、後ろ倒れ蹴り、
足投げ、かかと倒れ蹴り
Two-handed push from behind, back kick from ground,
leg throw, heel kick from ground
Ushiro keage 後ろ上げ揚 Rising back kick
Ushiro kekomi 後ろ蹴込み Back thrust kick
Ushiro kingeri 後ろ金蹴り Back groin kick
Ushiro kōsa dachi 後ろ交差立ち Back cross stance
Ushiro kubi jime 後ろ首絞め Back strangle
Ushiro mawashi barai 後ろ回し払い Back roundhouse sweep
Ushiro mawashi empi uchi 後ろ回し猿臂打ち Back roundhouse elbow strike
Ushiro mawashi geri 後ろ回し蹴り Hook kick
Ushiro mawashi geri o sabaite no koroba sekata 後ろ回し蹴りを捌いての転ばせ方 Block spinning hook kick and take-down 
Ushiro mawashi hiji ate 後ろ回し肘当て Back roundhouse elbow strike
Ushiro mawashi kake geri 後ろ回し掛け蹴り Spinning hook kick
Ushiro mawashi tobi geri 後ろ回し飛び蹴り Spinning jumping hook kick
Ushiro migoro 後ろ身頃 Back of keikogi or kimono
Ushiro muki 後ろ向き Facing back
Ushiro naname 後ろ斜め Back diagonal direction
Ushiro naname ashi 後ろ斜め足 Back diagonal step
Ushiro neko ashi dachi 後ろ猫足立ち Reverse cat stance
Ushiro ni yokeru koto 後ろに避ける事 Backwards evasion
Ushiro ni yokeru koto, hidari gedan barai 後ろに避ける事、左下段払い Backwards evasion, left low sweep
Ushiro osae komi 後ろ押え込み Bear hug from behind
Ushiro oshi 後ろ押し Back push
Ushiro otoshi 後ろ落とし Back drop throw
Ushiro ryōkata dori 後ろ両肩取り Back two shoulder grab
Ushiro ryōte dori 後ろ両手取り Back two-handed grab
Ushiro sumi zuki 後ろ隅突き Back corner punch
Ushiro suri ashi 後ろ摺り足 Back sliding foot; sliding the back foot towards the front foot
Ushiro taore geri 後ろ倒れ蹴り Back falling kick
Ushiro teishō barai 後ろ底掌払い Reverse palm heel sweep
Ushiro tekubi 後ろ手首 Back of wrist
Ushiro tekubi dori 後ろ手首取り Back grab of both wrists
Ushiro tenkan 後ろ転換 Back turn
Ushiro tettsui hasami uchi 後ろ鉄槌 鋏打ち Back hammerfist scissors strike
Ushiro tobi geri 後ろ飛び蹴り Jumping back kick
Ushiro tobi mikazuki geri 後ろ飛び三日月蹴り Jumping spinning crescent kick
Ushiro ukemi 後ろ受け身 Rear breakfall
Ushiro uraken uchi 後ろ裏拳打ち Spinning backhand strike
Ushiro waza 後ろ技 Back techniques
Ushiro zempō ukemi 後ろ前方受け身 Forward leaping rear breakfall
Ushiro zuki 後ろ突き Backwards punch
Ushiro zu zuki 後ろ頭突き Backwards head butt
Ushō 右掌 Right palm
Ushō ni hidari mae empi 右掌に左前猿臂 Left front elbow in right palm
Uso kara deta makoto 嘘から出た誠 “A lie that became a truth” (idiom)
Uso no yō 嘘のよう Hard to believe, fabulous, unbelievable, incredible
Uso no yō na makoto 嘘のような誠 “Truth that seems to be a lie,” truth is stranger than fiction (idiom)
Uso tsuki 嘘つき Liar, fibber (slang)
Usunoro うすのろ Fool (slang)
Usuppera うすっぺら Shallow or superficial person (slang)
Utaki 御嶽  or 御岳 Uchinanchu (Okinawan) term for fortified estate, traditional training site for karate; sacred site; sacred grove
Utase kata 打たせ方 Allowing the other to strike, especially as a teaching method
Uta wa tenchi o ugokasu 歌は天地を動かす Poetry moves heaven and earth (proverb)
Utsu 撃つ or 討つ or 射つ To shoot at; to attack, defeat, destroy, avenge
Utsuroi 移ろい Ephemerality, like the reflection in a mirror
Utsuwa Capacity
Utsuwa ga ooki 器が大きい Be of high caliber, big-hearted, magnanimous
Uwagi 上着 Keikogi jacket; outerwear; coat; jacket
Uwa mabuta 上瞼 Upper eyelid
Uwa muki 上向き Pointing up
Uwaogo 上顎 Upper jaw, palate
Uwate 上手 Someone whose skills are superior to one’s own
Uwa uke 上受け Upward block
Uwa uke zuki 上受け突き Upward block punch
Uye Up