Learn About Karate's Scooping Block (Sukui-Uke)

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Learn About Karate's Scooping Block (Sukui-Uke)

This page provides details for Karate's Sukui-Uke (Scooping Block or Scoop Block).

This technique is designed to block a weak kick by an opponent. At the same time, you use this block to catch (scoop or hook) the opponent's leg in order to set up a counterattack or to knock over your opponent.

You will find this blocking technique used in Karate kata.

For more blocking techniques, please visit the main Karate Blocks section.

Karate's Scooping Block

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