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Term Meaning
Sai Three-pronged metal weapon
Sagi Heron
Sakotsu Collarbone
Sakotsu shuto Collarbone knife-hand
Sammai Concentration; Absorption
San Three. See also numerals
Sanchin Three battle; Tension
Sanchin dachi Three Battle stance
San-ju Thirty
Sankaku Triangle
Sankyo Immobilization No. 3
Sasae Block
Sasae tsurikomi ashi Lifting pulling foot block
Satori Enlightenment
Seigyo Control
Seiho Spirit (healing) division or method
Seiken Forefist / twisting fist
Seishin Soul; Spirit of God
Seiza Correct sitting; Formal sitting position
Sempai Senior
Sensei Teacher
Senshin Concentration; Undivided attention; Singleness of purpose
Seoi Shoulder
Sesshin Concentrating; Unifying the mind
Shi Four. See also numerals
Shiai Contest
Shichi Seven. See also numerals
Shiden Historical tradition
Shihan Master. Instructor (4th-5th Dan)
Shiho Four corners, or all directions
Shiho Giri Four directional cut.
Shiho nage All (four) directions throw
Shika Historian
Shiken Test; Examination
Shikyo uchi  Finger spear
Shimbun Newspaper
Shime Choke / Strangle
Shime waza Choking techniques
Shinai Bamboo Sword
Shinjitsu Reality
Shinken Real sword; Real fist; Earnest
Shinko Faith; Faith that looks up; Stretch
Shinsei Divine nature; Holiness; Godliness
Shinwa Friendship; Fellowship
Shinyo Faith; Faith effort, in your own work
Shizen Natural
Shizen-tai Natural posture
Sho One. See also numerals
Shodai First generation; Founder
Shodai Soke Founding Father; First Soke
Shogei All Arts
Shomei Summons of destiny; Call of God
Sho men uchi Knife hand strike to front of head.
Shorei Encouragement
Shotei Palm heel strike (also may use as block)
Shotokan A Karate System Founded by Gichin Funikoshi. See also Funikoshi, Gichin.
Shu To Learn
Shudo Leadership; Guidance
Shugyo Austere practice; Hard training
Shuho Taking Principle
Shuto Swordhand; Chop
Shuto uchi Knife hand strike
Shuto uke Knife hand block
So Head; Master; Phase
Sode Sleeve
Sode tsuri komi goshi Sleeve lifting pulling hip throw
Soke Head Master; Grand Master; Head of the Family
Soke Sho The Head Master Writes
Sokuji The Diet Cure
Sokuto Foot sword
Soto Outer; Outside
Soto maki komi Outer winding throw
Soto maki komi harai Outside wrapping pulling sweep
Soto mikazuigeri Outer crescent kick
Soto shuto Outside knife-hand
Soto ude uke Outside forearm block
Suki Gap; Ungaurded moment; Dead time
Sukui Scooping
Sukui nage Scooping throw
Sumi gaeshi Corner throw / reversal
Sumi otoshi Corner drop
Sun Dome To stop one inch
Sute Sacrifice
Sutemi Sacrifice or roll
Sutemi waza Sacrifice techniques
Suwari Waza Sitting techniques

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