Korean Taekwondo Terminology

Korean-English translation

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TECHNIQUES

SEOGI….. STANCE

CHAGI….. KICK

CHIGI….. STRIKE

JIREUGI….. PUNCH

MAKKI….. BLOCK

CHIREUGI….. THRUSTING

OEN….. LEFT

OREUN….. RIGHT

KICKING

AP CHAGI….. FRONT SNAP KICK

YEOP CHAGI….. SIDE KICK

DOLLYO CHAGI….. TURNING KICK

BANDAL CHAGI….. 45 DEGREE KICK

BANDAE DOLLYO CHAGI….. REVERSE TURNING KICK (REVERSE ROUNDHOUSE KICK)

NAERYO CHAGI….. AXE KICK

TWIEO CHAGI….. JUMPING KICK

DWIT CHAGI….. BACK KICK

HOORYO CHAGI….. HOOK KICK

MILYO CHAGI….. PUSHING KICK

BAKKAT PYOJOK CHAGI….. OUTER CRESCENT KICK

AN PYOJOK CHAGI….. INNER CRESCENT KICK

AP HOORYO CHAGI….. FRONT LEG HOOK KICK

 

STANCES

JOONBI SEOGI….. READY STANCE

AP SEOGI….. FRONT STANCE/WALKING STANCE

AP KOOBI SEOGI….. FORWARD STANCE

DWIT KOOBI SEOGI….. BACK STANCE

BEOM SEOGI….. TIGER STANCE

JOOCHOOM SEOGI….. SITTING STANCE

 

BLOCKING

EOLGOOL MAKKI….. HIGH SECTION BLOCK

MOMTONG MAKKI….. MIDDLE SECTION BLOCK

ARAE MAKKI….. LOW SECTION BLOCK

SONNAL MAKKI….. KNIFE HAND BLOCK

HECHYO MAKKI….. SPREADING BLOCK/WEDGING BLOCK

MOMTONG BAKKAT MAKKI….. MIDDLE OUTER BLOCK

MOMTONG AN MAKKI….. MIDDLE INNER BLOCK

HANSONNAL MAKKI….. SINGLE KNIFE HAND BLOCK

KEUMGANG MAKKI….. MOUNTAIN BLOCK

SONNAL ARAE MAKKI….. LOW SECTION KNIFE HAND BLOCK

 

PUNCHES & STRIKES

BARO JIREUGI….. OBVERSE PUNCH (OVER LEG)

BANDAE JIREUGI….. REVERSE PUNCH (OPPOSITE FRONT LEG)

NAERYO JIREUGI….. DOWNWARD PUNCH

YEOP JIREUGI….. SIDE PUNCH

CHI JIREUGI….. UPPERCUT PUNCH

AN CHIGI….. INNER STRIKE

BAKKAT CHIGI….. OUTER STRIKE

AP CHIGI….. FRONT STRIKE

NAERYO CHIGI….. DOWNWARD STRIKE

PALKOOP CHIGI….. ELBOW STRIKE

MOOREUP CHIGI….. KNEE STRIKE

DEUNG JOOMEOK….. BACKFIST

ME JOOMEOK….. HAMMER FIST

BATANG SON CHIGI….. PALM HEEL STRIKE

PYONSON KEUT CHIGI….. SPEAR FINGER STRIKE

 

 

DOJANG LANGUAGE

DO JANG….. PERMANENT PLACE OF TRAINING

SA-BOEM….. INSTRUCTOR

SA-BOEMNIM….. CHIEF INSTRUCTOR

KWANG JANG NIM….. DIRECTOR OF TRAINING HALL

DOBOK….. TAEKWONDO UNIFORM

TEE….. BELT

CHARYOT….. ATTENTION

KYONGRE….. BOW

JWAWOOHYANGWOO….. TURN AND FACE

SI JAK….. START

GOMAN….. STOP

SHI YO….. REST (AT EASE)

BARO….. RETURN TO START

KALYEO….. BREAK

POOMSE….. PATTERM/FORM

SAMBO DYARONG….. 3 STEP SPARRING

ILBO DYARONG….. 1 STEP SPARRING

JARYOO DYARONG….. FREE SPARRING

 

COUNTING

HANA….. ONE

TUL….. TWO

SET….. THREE

NET….. FOUR

TASOT….. FIVE

YASOT….. SIX

ILGOP….. SEVEN

YODOL….. EIGHT

AHOP….. NINE

YOL….. TEN
BODY PARTS

MOM….. BODY

PAL….. ARMS

SON….. HANDS

JOOMEOK….. FIST

SONNAL….. KNIFE HAND

PALMOK….. WRIST

PALKOOP….. ELBOW

DARI….. LEG

BAL NAL….. BLADE OF FOOT

MOOREUP….. KNEE

ARAE….. LOW SECTION

MOMTONG….. MIDDLE SECTION

EOLGOOL….. HIGH SECTION

FOROOM       TAEKWONDO FORUM