Korean Terminology

 Having a solid knowledge of the Korean terms used in Taekwondo is an important part of every student's training. Listen, repeat, and study here on the site. 

Common Classroom Terms

Kam sa-ham ni ha, Soogo has-is mida, Shijuk, Dojang, Gomahn, Pah kwah, Dobok, Ddwui, Paroh, Kyung-nae, Joonbe, Chuchum-segi, Myung Sang, Tae Kuk Ki, Kuk Ki

 

Cardinal Numbers

Hana, Dool, Set, Net, Dasut, Yusut, il-gop, Ya-dul, A-hope, Yul

 

Ordinal Numbers

il, EE, Sam, Sah, Oh, Yook, Chil, Pahl, Coo, Ship

 

Kicking Terms

Ap chagi, Yup chagi, Dwi chagi, Tui mia, Dwi hooryu chagi, Chick o chagi, Hooryu chagi, Ap dol lyu chagi

 

Punching Terms

Mae joo muck, Kyuckpa, Jung kwon, Chi rue gi, Son nal, Arae makgi, Momtong, Sang dan makgi

 

Download a printable version of all of the terms in PDF format.