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Striking Points

June 8, 2010

arms
Empi – elbow

hands
Haishu – backhand
Haito – ridge hand
Hiraken – fore knuckle fist
Nukite – spear hand (fingertips)
Seiken – fist
Shuto – knife hand
Tate – vertical fist
Teisho – palm heel
Tettsui – bottom fist
Uraken – backfist

Legs
Hittsui – knee

Feet
Haisoku – top of the foot
Kakato – heel
Koshi – ball of the foot
Shokuto – outer side of the foot

(source: http://www.budosportcenter.de/Karate/Begriffe.html)
(source: http://kokoro-kai.com/site/index.php?option=com_glossary&func=display&Itemid=27&catid=49)

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