Korean Terminology

General Terms

Name of the Art

School

Uniform

Belt

Founder of a Kwan or Style

Master Instructor

Instructor

Test Examiner

Sir/Ma’am

Student

Beginner

Degree under Black Belt

Holder of Gup Grade

Degree of Black Belt

Holder of Black Belt

Senior Black Belt (4th Dan+)

Junior Gup Member

Senior Gup Member

Basic

Block

Attack

Kick

Forms

Yell

Balance

Posture

Internal Power

External Power

Mental (Spiritual) Power

Balance and Comfort

Martial Way

Martial Spirit

Test

Count

National Flag

Breaking

Sparring

National Flag

Flag of a school or style

Breaking

Sparring

One Step Sparring

Self-Defense

Hand Techniques

Foot Techniques

Tang Soo Do

Dojang

Do Bok

Dee

Kwan Jang Nim

Sa Bom Nim

Kyo Sa Nim

Shim Sa Kwan Nim

Nim

Kwon Won

Cho Bo Ja

Gup

Yu Gup Ja

Dan

Yu Dan Ja

Ko Dan Ja

Hu Beh

Sun Beh

Kee Cho

Mahk Kee

Kong Kyuck

Chagi

Hyung

Ki Hap

Choong Shim

Chung Seh

Neh Gung

Weh Gung

Shim Gung

Pyung Ahn

Moo Do

Moo Do Chung Shin

Shim Sa

Ku Ryung

Kuk Gi

Kyok Pa

Deh Ryun

Kuk Gi

Kwan Gi

Kyok Pa

Deh Ryun

Il Soo Sik Deh Ryun

Ho Sin Sul

Soo Gi

Jok Gi

Commands During Training

Attention

Salute the Flag

Return to Ready Position

Rest

Meditate

Bow

Bow To Founder

Bow to Master Instructor

Bow to Instructor

Bow to Examiners

Bow to Seniors

Look Behind (before turning)

Turn

Look/ Focus

Sit

Stand

By my (Instructor's) count

By your own (student's) count

Cha Ryut

Kuk Gi Bay Ray

Ba Ro

Shio

Muk Nyum

Kyung Yet

Kwan Jang Nim Kay Kyung Yet

Sa Bom Nim Kay Kyung Yet

Kyo Sa Nim Kay Kyung Yet

Shim Sa Kwan Nim Kay Kyung Yet

Sun Beh Nim Kay Kyung Yet

Dwi Ro

Tora

Shi Sun

An Jo

E La Sut

Ku Ryung E Mat Cho So

Ku Ryung Up Shi

Counting

One

Two

Three

Four

Five

Six

Seven

Eight

Nine

Ten

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

Sixth

Seventh

Eighth 

Ninth

Tenth

Hana

Dool

Set

Net

Dasot

Yasot

Il Gop

Yodl

Ahop

Yohl

Il

Ee

Sam

Sa

O

Yuk

Chil

Pahl

Ku

Sip

Anatomy

Hand

Foot

Heel

Arm

Fist

Finger

Toe

Neck

Waist

Leg

Instep

Elbow

Knee

Chin

Wrist

Forehead

Groin

Abdomen

Solar Plexus

Between nose and mouth

Nose

Mouth

Soo

Bal

Bal Dwee Koom Chi

Pahl

Chu Mok

Songalag

Balgalag

Mog

Hu Ri

Da Ri

Bal Deung

Pahl Koop

Moo Roop

Tuk

Pahl Mok

Eema

Ko Whan

Dan Jun

Myung Chi

In Choong

Ko

Ib

Stances

Ready Stance

Front Stance

Back Stance

Side Stance

Horse Stance

Cross Leg Stance

Fighting Stance

Ready for Kick Stance

Cat Stance

Inward Bent Knee Stance

L Shape Stance

Jhoon Bee Jaseh

Chun Gul Jaseh

Hu Gul Jaseh

Sa Ko Rip Jaseh

Kee Ma Jaseh

Kyo Cha Rip Jaseh

Deh Ryun Jaseh

Bal Cha Gi Jhoon Bee Jaseh

Tuit Bal Jahseh

Moo Roop Ohkoohryo

Niumja Jaseh

Hand/Arm Techniques

Middle Punch

High Punch

Side Punch

Fore Fist (front) Punch

Spear Hand

Knife Hand

Back Fist

Plier Hand

Elbow Strike

Palm Heel

Hammer Fist

Ridge Hand

One Finger Spear

Two Finger Spear

One Knuckle Attack

Upper Wrist Attack

Soft Fist Attack

C or U shape Punch

Low Block

Inside to Outside Block

Outside to Inside Block

High Block

Knife Hand Middle Block

Two Fist Middle Block

Low X (Cross) Block

High X (Cross) Block

Back Hand Block

Palm Heel Block

Choong Dan Kong Kyuck

Sang Dan Kong Kyuck

When Jin Kong Kyuck

Jung Kwon Kong Kyuck

Kwan Soo Kong Kyuck

Soo Do Kong Kyuck

Kap Kwon Kong Kyuck

Jip Kye Son

Pahl Koop Kong Kyuck

Jang Kwon Kong Kyuck

Kwon Do Kong Kyuck

Yuk Soo Do Kong Kyuck

Il Ji Kwon Soo

E Ji Kwan Soo

Il Ji Kwon

Sohn Mok Deung Kong Kyuck

Yoo Kwon Kong Kyuck

Diguetja Jireugi

Ha Dan Mahk Kee

Ahneso Pahkuro Mahk Kee

Pahkeso Ahnuro Mahk Kee

Sang Dan Mahk Kee

Choong Dan Soo Do Mahk Kee

Chun Gul Ssang Soo Mahk Kee

Ssang Soo Ha Dan Mahk Kee

Ssang Soo Sang Dan Mahk Kee

Sohn Deung Mahk Kee

Jang Kwon Mahk Kee

Kicking/Leg Techniques

Front Limbering Kick

Downward Kick

Front Kick

Front Snap Kick

Groin Kick

Inside to Outside Kick

Outside to Inside Kick

Side Kick

Roundhouse Kick

Back Kick

Spin Back Kick

Spin Inside to Outside Kick

Side Hook Kick

Crescent Kick

Knee Kick

Twisting/Diagonal Kick

Jump Kick

Ahp Ohlligi

Naeryeo Cha Gi

Ahp Cha Gi

Ahp Cha Nut Gi

Ko Whan Cha Gi

Ahneso Pahkuro Chagi

Pahkeso Ahnuro Chagi

Yup Cha Gi

Dull Ryo Cha Gi

Dwi Cha Gi

Dwi Dull Ryo Cha Gi

Dwi Ahneso Pahkuro Cha Gi

Yup Hu Ri Gi

Ban Dal Cha Gi

Moo Roop Cha Gi

Bituro Cha Gi

E-Dan Cha Gi

Positioning

Right

Left

Low

Middle

High

Front

Side

Back, Behind

Backward

Forward

O Ring Jok

Wen Jok

Ha Dan

Choong Dan

Sang Dan

Ahp

Yup

Dwi

Hu Jin

Chun Jin