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Term Kanji Meaning
Sai Trident like weapon used by law enforcement (Tekpi/Tjabang)
Saifa 砕破 Kata: Crush and Destroy, created by Miyagi Chojun (獅法)
Sakusan 鍚杖 Monk's Staff
Sanchin Dachi 三戦立ち Three Battles Stance (Sunadokei Dachi 砂時計立ち)
Sanseiru 三十六 Kata: Thirty Six (ichi from Higashonna Kanryo)
Sanseiru Ni 三十六 二 Kata: Thirty Six (Ni by Miyagi Chojun)
Sansetsukun 三節棍 Three section staff - See Banryukun
Seisan 十三 Kata: Thirteen
Seiyonchin 制引戦 Kata: Pulling into Battle (man. 随運勁)
Shiko Dachi 四股立ち Square Stance
Shikoro しころ Larger neckguard, protects lower neck
Shimabuku Tatsuo 島袋龍夫 Student of Kyan, founder of Isshinryu. 1908-1975
Shinjikan 心治館 Founded by Toyama Zenshu/House of Happy Heart/Gojuryu
Shiro Color: White
Shisho 師匠 Teacher
Shisochin 四向戦 Kata: Battle in 4 directions
Shizen Dachi 自然立ち Natural stance (small front stance)
Shodokan 尚道館 Founded by Higa Seiko/House of Okinawa Way/Gojuryu
Shogekiha 衝撃波 Shockwave, sometimes atifa in Uchinaguchi
Shoreikan 尚礼館 Founded by Toguchi Seikichi/House of Okinawa Respect/Gojuryu
Shoreikan Dojo 尚禮舘 Alternative kanji used for the Shoreikan in Japan
Shotei Uke 掌底受け Palm Block
Shuto Uke 手刀受け Knife Hand Block
Sochin 向戰 Kata: Battle, serveral versions and sources (壯鎭)
Sode Shoulder/sleeve armor
Sodejirushi Shoulder badge
Sohei 僧兵 Warrior Monks of Japan
Soto Uke 外受け Outside Block (Starting from outside going in)
Suneate 臑当 Greaves - armor to protect the legs
Suparinpe 壱百零八 Kata: One Hundred and Eight
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