Taekwondo Terminology

Class Overview

As part of their Taekwon-do training students (all ages) will begin to learn Korean Taekwon-do terminology. From learning to count in Korean to learning the words for different kicks and stances. Having an understanding of some basic korean terminology will become part of students gradings as they progress on their journey.

Below you will find some general terminology that students will come across during classes:

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One - Hana ("Ha-na")
Two - Dul ("Dhool")
Three - Set ("Set")
Four - Net ("Net")
Five - Dasot ("Da-sut")
Six - Yasot ("Yo-sut")
Seven - Ilgup ("Eel-gope")
Eight - Yodol ("Yo-dull")
Nine - Ahop ("Ah-hope")
Ten - Yeol ("Yull")

Basic Terms

Training Hall - DOJANG
Training Suit - DOBOK
Belt - TI
Instructor - SABUM

Tenets of TaeKwonDo

ye ui : courtesy
yom chi : integrity
in nae : perseverance
kuk gi : self-control (also "jah jeh")
baekjool : indomitable spirit (also "boolgool eui jung shin")

Basic Commands

Attention - Charyot
Bow - Yong-Ye
Ready - Junbi
Begin - Sejak

Basic Korean Terms

Stance - Sogi
Block - Makgi
Punch - Jurgi
Kick - Chagi
Front - Ap
Side - Yop
Fist - Joomok

Class Details

Korean Terminology
Taekwondo Terminology is taught in all classes

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