Sandoval Freestyle Karate’s Martial Arts Glossary “T”

Discover Japanese Terms Used in Karate Beginning with “T”

Welcome to Sandoval Freestyle Karate’s karate glossary, where we’ve listed the most common karate terminology one will encounter. If you cannot find the term you’re looking for or would like to learn more, please contact us today!

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Tsuki

Karate punching techniques. In karate, contact is made with the first two knuckles.

Tonfa

This is a weapon used by some karate practitioners; it is a stick with a perpendicular handle attached one-third of the way down. Its maximum length is about 20 inches, and it is usually made from red or white oak and is used as a pair.