JAPANESE TERMS: Uke Waza — Blocks

Age ukeRising block
Awase shuto age uke Combined rising knife-hand block (Kanku-Dai)
Empi uke (or hiji uke) Elbow block (Heian 3)
Gedan uke Down block
Haishu uke Back-hand block (Heian 5)
Haiwan nagashi Uke Sweeping back-arm block
Juji uke X block
Kakiwaki uke Reverse wedge block (Heian 4)
Kosa uke Cross block (Uchi/gedan uke-Heian 3)
Manji uke Hi/low block (Heian 5)
Morote uke Augmented block
Nagashi uke Sweeping block (Tekki, Jion)
Osae uke Pressing block (Heian 2, 3)
Otoshi uke Dropping or falling block (Heian 2, 3)
Ryowan uchi uke Double inside block( Jion, Bassai-Sho)
Seiryuto uke Ox-Jaw block
Shuto ukeKnife block
Sokumen awase uke Side combined block (Bassai-Dai)
Soto ude uke Outside forearm block
Sukui uke Scooping block (Bassai, Chinte)
Tate shuto uke Vertical knife-hand block (Heian 3)
Te nagashi uke Sweeping hand block (parry) (Heian 5)
Tsukami uke Grasping block (Bassai-Dai, Jion)
Yoko empi uchi Side elbow strike
Yoko mawashi empi uchi Side roundhouse elbow strike