Practice Your Korean Terms

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.

 
 

Tae Kwon Do Glossary

A

  1. Cha Ryot……………. Attention

  2. Kyung Nae…………... Bow

  3. Jhoon Bee……………. Ready

  4. Si Jahk………………... Begin

  5. Go Mahn……………... Stop

  6. Bah Ro………………… Return Ready

  7. Shi U…………………... Relax

  8. Ki Hahp………………... Yell

  9. Turo-Torah……………... Turn-Around

B

  1. Sab-Bum-Nim……………… Instructor

  2. Do-Bok……………………... Uniform

  3. Do-Jang……………………... Tae Kwon Do School Gym Academy

C

  1. Jung Kwon………………….. Fist

  2. Soo Do……………………… Knife Hand

  3. Kwon soo……………………. Spear Hand

  4. Jang Kwon…………………… Palm Hand

D

  1. Ahp Cha Ki…………………… Front Kicking

  2. Yup Cha Ki……………………. Side Kicking

  3. Turyo Cha Ki………………….. Round Kicking

  4. Kyuk Pa……………………….. Breaking

E

(Hyng: pattern or form)

  1. Chun Gi Hyung……………….. White Belt

  2. Bo Chung………………………. 8th Orange

  3. Dan Gun……………………….. 7th Orange

  4. Do San………………………….. 6th Green

  5. Won Hyo……………………….. 5th Green

  6. Yul Gok………………………….. 4th Blue

  7. Jung Gun……………………….... 3rd Blue

  8. Tyoe Gye………………………….. 2nd Brown

  9. Hwa Rang………………………… 1st R Brown

  10. Chung Moo……………………….. 1st D Brown

  11. Chung Moo………………………... 1st R Brown

  12. Kwang Gye………………………… 1st D Black