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Kime (Japanese: 決め) is a Japanese word. It is the noun form of the verb "kimeru," which means "to decide,".
Kime is a commonly used Japanese martial arts term. In karate it can mean "power" and/or "focus," describing the instantaneous tensing at the correct moment during a technique. The tension at this time is mostly focused on the dantian ("hara") and abdomen. In judo, the "Kime-no-kata" is often translated to "Kata of Decision." In other budō, the term refers to attacking a pressure point. In all cases, certain finality is implied.
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