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Terminology

Basic terminology

"BASIC MUAY THAI KICKBOXING TERMS"

 

1. THEEP=FOOT JAB (PUSH KICK)

2.  DYAE=ROUND KICK

3.  DYAE QUA=RIGHT ROUND KICK

4.  DYAE SAI=LEFT ROUND KICK

5.  THEEP KHAN=SIDE PUSH KICK

6.   KAO=KNEE

7.   SOK=ELBOW

8.   DOY=PUNCH

9.   DAY SAI=JAB

10. DOY QUA=CROSS

11. MAT TONG=HOOK

12. MAT AaT=UPPERCUT

13. BUAT=PARRY

14. GUN DYAE=SHEILD

15. DTOI-LOM=SHADOW BOXING

16. THUM=THROWING TECHNIQUES

17. KRU=TEACHER

18. SWADI CUP=SALUTE

19. WAI KRU=CEREMONIAL DANCE

20. RAM MUAY=CEREMONIAL DANCE BEFORE A FIGHT

21. FET RAO=KNOCKOUT

22. DJAB KO=GRABBING

23. PLUM=CLINCH

 

 


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"BASIC FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS TERMS"



1. ABECEDARIO=ONE PERSON FEEDS,OTHER PERSON COUNTERS WITH MULTIPLE STRIKES

2. ABINIKO=FAN MOTION (on the same plane)

3. ALA CONTRA=TO COUNTER/AGAINST

4. ALISTO=TO BE READY

5. AMPO=PRAY/MEDITATE

6. BARONG=LEAF SHAPED SHORT SWORD

7. BASKO=DROP STICK

8. BASTON=ESCRIMA STICK

9. BOLO=SHORT SWORD, USED BY FARMERS (ALSO MACHETE)

10. COB COB=TAP,TAP

11. CORTO CURVADO=BEND,HAVE CURVE,1/2 DISTANCE TO ABINIKO

12. CORTO MANO=CLOSE RANGE

13. CROSSADA=CROSS MOTION

14. DAGA=KNIFE

15. DECADENA=SERIES OF STRIKES

16. DUPLETE=DOUBLE STRIKE

17. ELASTICO=BODY SHIFTING WITH FEET PLANTED

18. ENGANYO=TO FAKE/FEINT

19. ESPADA=SWORD

20. FLORETTI=FLOWER-LIKE MOTIONS

21. GUNTING=SCISSOR MOTION

22. GURO/GURU=INSTRUCTOR (ASSOCIATE INSTRUCTOR)

23. HIGOT=TIE

24. HUBAD=UNTIE

25. LUBAD=BLEND

26. HUBAN HUBAN=TOGETHER

27. KALASAG=SHEILD

28. KARENZA=SHADOW BOX

29. KOMBINASYON=COMBINATION

30. KRIS=KNIFE WITH A WAVY BLADE

31. KUNSI-=LOCK

32. LAKAN ISA=BLACK BELT

33. LAKAN GURO=APRENTICE INSTRUCTOR (BASIC-INSTRUCTOR)

34. LA CONTRA=MEET THE FORCE

35. LA SEGUIDA=FOLLOW THE FORCE

36. LARGO MANO=LONG RANGE

37. LEANACONE=THROW

38. LOBTIC=HIT THROUGH

39. LUHOD=KNEEL

40. MAESTRO=HIGH LEVEL INSTRUCTOR

41. MASGURO=FULL INSTRUCTOR

42. MATAAS  NA  GURO=MASTER INSTRUCTOR

43. MANO MANO=EMPTY HAND TECHNIQUES

44. MEDIO MANO=MEDIUM RANGE

45. NUMERADO=BY THE NUMBERS

46. OLISI PALAD=POCKET STICK

47. OTRA VEZ=TO REPEAT

48. PARADA=TO PARADE OR EXHIBIT

49. PARES=PAIRS

50. PAYONG=UMBRELLA/OVERHEAD BLOCK

51. PORMA=FORM

52. PRACTION=TO HIT A FRACTION OF A SECOND BEFORE YOUR OPPONANT STRIKES YOU

53. REDONDO=CIRCULAR STRIKE

54. SAAGAN=DEFLECT

55. SAGAWAS=FROM THE OUTSIDE

56. SALUDO=SALUTE

57. SAYAW=DANCE/KATA

58. SIBAT=STAFF

59. SIGE=BEGIN

60. SIKO=ELBOW

61. SINIWALI=TO WEAVE, TERM USED FOR DOUBLE STICK DRILLS ETC.

62. SUMBRADA=ONE PERSON FEEDS,OTHER PERSON COUNTERS,THEN THEY ALTERNATE A.K.A. COUNTER FOR COUNTER

63. SIPA=KICK

64. TABAK TOYOK=NUNCHAKU A.K.A. CHAKU

65. TEROS=STRIKE

66. TINDUG=STAND

67. TRABAJO PARA=FOOTWORK

68. TOYOK=TURN

69. TUHAD=KNEE

70. ULO=HEAD

71. ULO SA ULO=HEADBUTT

72. WING BLOCK=DIAGNAL BLOCK

73. WITTIC=HIT & RETRACT OR HACKING MOTION

74. SUNTOK=PUNCH

75. HANDA=READY

76. SALADUAN=SALUTE

77. LALAKE=MAN

78. BABAE=FEMALE

79. ATAPI=SLAP

80. HILINE=PULL

81. IKIS=X

82. PLANSADA=HORIZAONTAL POSITION

83. PANGUBAT=LEG DESTRUCTION

84. ALDABIS=DIAGONAL UP STRIKE

85. PAHADAG=DIAGONAL DOWN STRIKE

86. ARCO=ARC MOTION

 

*TERMS FROM OTHER FILIPINO DIALECTS:

 

1. RETIRADA ILUSTRISIMO=STEP THROUGH (ADAVNCE & RETREAT)

2. RETIRADA CABALLERO=STEP & SLIDE SHUFFLE (ADVANCE & RETREAT)

3. ILAG YUKO=DUCKING

4. ILAG LIYAD=BOB & WEAVE

5. TATSULOK=TRIANGLE (FOOTWORK)

6. HABONG PAIWAS=FULL-SIDE STEP

 

 

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"BASIC PRAYING MANTIS KUNG FU TERMS"

 


1. OU,KOU=MANTIS HOOK A.K.A. FALSE HAND

2. LOU=GRAPPLE

3. T'SAI,CHOY=HOOK-GRAPPLE/PLUCKING MOVEMENT THAT ACCOMPANIES ANY STRIKE

4. OU-LOU-T'SAI=LINKED SERIES OF MOVEMENTS

5. KWA=UPWARD BLOCK

6. TIAO=INTERCEPT (CAN INCLUDE TRAPPING SKILLS)

7. CHEN,CHIEN=CONTACT

8. PENG-TA=CHOP

9. SHAN=DODGE

10. NIEN=CLING

11. TIEH=TAG/TRAPPING OPPONANT'S ATTACK

12. KAO=LEAN/DISRUPT BALANCE & THROW/CLOSE-QUARTER MOVEMENTS

13. TUNG=TO STRIKE FIRST/LAUNCHING A STRAIGHT FORWARD ATTACK

14. TENG-NUO=BOUNCE/QUIK MOVEMENT/SKILLFUL KICKING TECHNIQUES LIKE THE HOP-KICK

15. TSO=DENT/TRAP-UPPERCUT/PUNCHING DIAGONALLY UP

16. CHIEN,SHAN=CONTACT-DODGE/SIMULTANEOUSLY EVADE AN ATTACK & COUNTER FROM AN ANGLE

17. TIAO=WARD OFF

18. FENG=GRASP

19. CHUAN=CIRCLE/CIRCULAR STRIKE

20. SHIH-PI=POWERFUL CHOP

21. CHAN=WRAP/HAND TRAPS

22. TOU=FILCH/SUPRISE ATTACK TO OPPONANT'S UNGAURDED REGIONS

23. LAU=SLIP/ATTACK INSIDE OPPONANT'S ARMS WITH A TRAP

24. FAN=FLUTTER/CIRCULAR MOVEMENT OF THE ARMS "WHEEL-STRIKES"

25. TING=PROP/CLOSE RANGE PULL-PUNCH TECHNIQUE

26. PONG=TOPPLE/PRESSING HAND TO BREAK OPPONANT'S BALANCE

27. SHUAI=SIEZE

28. LU=BOTH HANDS APPLYING PRESSURE ON OPPONANT'S ELBOW

29. TI=HANG/LOWER REGION DEFENCE WHILE ATTACKING HIGH

30. TAN=SPRING/SKILL OF EXPANDING & CONTRACTING FINGERS

31. TO=CAST-OFF/DISLODGING OPPONANT'S CONTROL

32. CHIU=SPROUT/SIMULTANEOUS UPWARD KICKING METHODS WITH MANTIS HAND TRAP & UPPER AREA STRIKES