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Here's the official terminology sheet handed out to students.

This document is an attempt to compile a list of Korean terminology used in the study of Tae Kwon Do. In years past, the terminology reflected heavy Chinese influence. Around 1975 however, most styles "upgraded" to use a more "modern" Korean terminology that attempts to shed these other influences in an effort to be more "pure" Korean.

Since the Korean language is written using "Hangul" and not the Roman alphabet, all the spellings you see here are approximate romanizations and may not be the same spellings that some of you are used to seeing.

Numbers (Counting)


One
Two
Three
Four
Five
Six
Seven
Eight
Nine
Ten
Eleven
Twelve
Thirteen
Fourteen
Fifteen
Sixteen
Seventeen
Eighteen
Nineteen
Twenty
Twenty One
Thirty
Forty
Fifty
Sixty
Seventy
Eighty
Ninety
One Hundred

First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Seventh
Eighth
Ninth
Tenth


hana
deul
set
net
daset
yuhset
ilgop
yeoldeol
ahop
yeol
yeolhana
yeoldeul
yeolset
yeolnet
yeoldaset
yeolyuhset
yeolilgop
yeolyeoldeol
yeolahop
soomul
soomulhana
serun
mahron
osip
yesun
irun
yodun
ahun
bek

il
ei
sam
sia
oh
yuk
chel
pal
ku
shp

Commands

Attention
Bow
As you were
Turnaround
Go

Chareyhet
Kyung Yeh
Goman (or Baro)
Dero Dohrahs (or Dohrah)
Si Jak

Stances

Ready Stance
Front Stance
Back Stance
Riding Horse Stance

Chunbee
Chongul Ja Sae
Hugul Ja Sae
Kim Ja Sae

Blocks

Block

Maki

Punches / Strikes

Punch
Spear Fingers
Knife Hand
Ridge Hand

Kong Keok
Kwansu
Sudo
Yeop Sudo

Kicks

Side Kick
Roundhouse Kick
Front Kick
Front Crescent Kick (Full Moon)
Front Crescent Kick (Half Moon)
Front Hooking Kick
Reverse Hooking Kick
Reverse Kick
Jumping Kick

Chaki
Doll Rye Chaki
Ap Chaki
Ap Hurya Chaki
Chiki Chaki
Ap Hurya Chaki
Dwet Doll Rye Chaki
Dwet Chaki
El Dan Chaki

General Terms

Instructor: 4th Dan and above
Instructor: 1st to 3rd
Training Hall
Practice Uniform
Free Sparring
One Step Sparring
Three Step Sparring
Form (pattern)
Shout/Yell
Certain Victory
Thank You
Low
Middle
High



Sa Bum Nim
Cho Gyo Nim
Dojang
Dobok
Ja Yu Dae Ryun
Il Bo Dae Ryun
Sam Bo Dae Ryun
Hyung/Poomse
Kihap
Pil Sung
Com Sam Ni Da
Hadan
Jung Dan
Sang Dan