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Anatomy - General Terminology - Numbers - Movements - Directions - Stances - Classroom Commands

Korean Terminology  

Anatomy:
  • Arm : Pahl
  • Ball of Foot : Ahp Bahl Gum Chi
  • Chin : Tuck
  • Elbow : Pahl Koop
  • Fist : Chu Mok
  • Foot : Bahl
  • Forehead : I Ma
  • Groin : Ko Hwan
  • Hand : Soo
  • Heel : Dwi Gum Chi
  • Instep : Bahl Doong
  • Knee : Moo Roope
  • Leg : Da Ri
  • Low Abdomen : Dan Jun
  • Neck : Mok
  • Philtrum : In Choong
  • Solar plexus : Myung Chi
  • Waist : Hur Ri
  • Wrist : Pahl Mok

 

General Terminology:
  • Grandmaster : Kwan Chang Nim
  • Instructor : Sah Bum Nim
  • Forms : Hyung
  • Yell : Ki Hap
  • Sparring : Dae Ryun
  • National Flag : Kukgi
  • Belt : Dee
  • Self defense : Ho Sin Sool
  • Uniform : Do Bohk
  • Beginner : Cho Bo Ja
  • Studio : Dojang
  • Testing : Shim Sa
Numbers:
  • One : Hana
  • Two : Tul
  • Three : Set
  • Four : Net
  • Five : Tasot
  • Six : Yasot
  • Seven : Ilgop
  • Eight : Yodol
  • Nine : Ahop
  • Ten : Yol
  • First : Il
  • Second : E
  • Third : Sam
  • Fourth : Sa
  • Fifth : Oh
  • Sixth : Yuk
  • Seventh : Chil
  • Eighth : Pal
  • Ninth : Ku
  • Tenth : Sip
Movements:
  • Block : Mahk Ki
    • Low X Block : Ssang Soo Ha Dan Mahk Ki
    • Inside Outside Block : Ahneso Phaku Ro Mahk Ki
    • Knife Hand Block : Soo Do Mahk Ki
    • High Block : Sang Dan Mahk Ki
    • Low Block : Ha Dan Mahk Ki
    • Two Hand Defense : Chun Kul Ssang Soo
  • Breaking : Kyuck Pa
  • Attack or punch : Kong Kyuck
    • Center Punch : Choong Dan Kong Kyuk
    • Back Fist : Kap Kwon
    • Fore Fist : Jang Kwon
    • Knife Hand : Soo Do Mahk Ki
    • Elbow Strike : Pahl Koop Kong Kyuk
    • Spear Hand : Kwan Soo Kong Kyuk
  • Kick : Cha Ki
    • Axe Kick : Cchik Ki
    • Front Kick : Ahp Cha Ki
    • Back Kick : Dwi Cha Ki
    • Hook Kick : Yup Hu Ryo Cha Ki
    • Inside Outside Crescent Kick : Ahneso Phaku Ro Cha Ki
    • Outside Inside Crescent Kick: Phakeso Ahnu Ro Cha Ki
    • Roundhouse : Tollyo Cha Ki
    • Side Kick : Yup Cha Ki
    • Spinning back Kick : Dwi Tollyo Cha Ki
  • Self Defense : Ho Sin Sul
  • One Step Sparring :Il Soo Sik Dae Ryun
Directions:
  • Front : Ahp
  • Middle part : Choong Dan
  • Round : Tollyo
  • Side : Yup
  • Low part : Ha Dan
  • Back : Dwi
  • Left Side : When Jok
  • High part : Sang Dan
  • Right Side : Oren Jok

 

Stances:
  • Attention : Cha Ryut
  • Front Stance : Choon Kul Ja Seh
  • Fighting Stance : Hu Kul Ja Seh
  • Ready Stance : Choon Bee Ja Seh
  • Horse riding Stance : Kee Ma Ja Seh
  • Side Stance : Sa Ko Rip Ja Seh
  • Cross-Legged Stance : Kyo Cha Rip Ja Seh

Commands in Class:

  • Cha Rvut (attention)

  • Kukgi Baa Rye (salute the flag)

  • Ba Ro (return)

  • Ahn Jo (sitting position)

  • Muk Yum (meditation)

  • Ba Ro (return)

  • Kwan Chang Nim E Kyung Yet (bow to Grandmaster)

  • Sah Bum Nim E Kyung Yet (bow to instructor)

  • Choon Bee (ready stance)

  • Shio (rest)

  • Shi Jak (begin)

  • Tora (turn)

  • Ku Ryung E Mat Cho So (by the count)

  • Ku Ryung Up Shi (without count)

 



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