List of Karate Punches & Hand Strikes with Instructions

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List of Karate Punches & Hand Strikes with Instructions

This section will help you to learn a variety of Karate punches & hand strikes (and the Japanese names for these Karate techniques). However, please be aware that these strikes can vary slightly based on the Karate styles that utilize them (i.e. a Shotokan strike may be slightly different than a Kyokushin strike). These punches & strikes are used in self-defense, Karate kata, Karate kumite, etc.

If you are looking for the Japanese names & information on elbow strikes, please visit the Karate Elbow Strikes section. For information on punches used by other martial arts styles, please visit the main Punches & Strikes section.

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Related Punch & Strike Terminology

  • Jodan - High Section (i.e. High Punch - Jodan Zuki)
  • Chudan - Middle Section
  • Gedan - Low Section

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