Self Defense Techniques: Names' terminology
Techniques' names are not just poethic. They have a function to make it easier to remember a certain point or principle work with or in the technique. 

[A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M] [N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [X] [Y] [Z]

- A -

Arrow - Bow stance. 
 

- B -

Branch - Leg or an attack made kicking. 
 

- C -

Circles - The defense is made with circular movements.

Clouds - Overlapping circles

Compulsion - Compelling force.

Crane - One leg stance (like the bird's). 

Cross - You cross your arms, or your opponent's, in the defense
 

- D -

Danger - Attack followed by a breakfall or roll on your side.

Darkness/dark - Attack from, or defensive strike to, an obscure zone.

Death - Choke, strangle or attack to the neck. Also a defense stomping.

Destruction - Left hand attack.

Doom - Kick. 
 

- E -
 

- F -

Falcon - Both hands work in the high zone initially.

Fan - Movement with both hands that involves an inward and outward parry. 

Feathers - Hair. 
 

- G -

Gift - The attack involves a handshake. 

Glancing - Oblique attack or strike. 
 

- H -

Hammer - The defense is mainly done with hammerfists.

Hoof - Foot. 

Horizon - The floor.
 

- I -

- J -

- K -

Kimono - Lapel grab 
 

- L -

Lance - Knife attack

Leaves - Fingers. 
 

- M -

Mace - Attacking fist (either from the aggressor or the defender).
 

- N -

- O -

Obscure - Striking a zone you don't see.
 

- P -

Peaches - Testicles.

Pendulum - Downward block, usually against a kick.

Prong - Thumb. 
 

- Q -

- R -

Rain - Descending attack or defense (attack or defense from above).

Ram - Front tackle or head to the stomach.

Rod - Gun or pistol attack
 

- S -

Sacrifice - Grabbing of opponent's legs or body. 

Salute - Heelpalm strike or push. 

Shield - Block. 

Snake - Wrapping your opponent's arms with yours.

Storm - Attack with a club or stick.

Sword - Handsword, chop.
 

- T -

Talon - Wrist grab attack

Twig - Arm or hand. 

Twins - Two hands attack.
 

- U -

- V -

- W -

Wing - Defensive strike with the elbow, or a sized arm.
 

- X -

- Y -

- Z -
 


 
 

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