Taekwondo Korean Terminology


STANCES (sohgi)

  • Ahp Sohgi - Walking Stance

  • Ahpkubi Sohgi - Forward Stance

  • Dwikubi Sohgi - Backward Stance

  • Juchoom Sohgi - Horse Riding Stance

  • Bum Sohgi - Tiger Stance

  • Joonbi Sohgi - Ready Stance

 

BLOCKING TECHNIQUES (maggi)

  • Ahre Maggi - Under Block

  • Momtong Magi - Middle Block

  • Eolgul Maggi - High Block

  • Sonal-bakat maggi - Knifehand Block

  • Gawi Maggi - Scissor Block

 

ARM TECHNIQUES

  • Eolgul Jireugi - High Punch

  • Momtong Jireugi - Middle Punch

  • Sonnal Chigi - Handknife Strike

  • Sonkut Jireugi - Spear Finger

 

KICKING TECHNIQUES (chagi)

  • Ahp chagi - Front Kick

  • Dolryo chagi - Turn Kick

  • Naeryo chagi - Axe or Downward Kick

  • Yup chagi - Side Kick

  • Dwi chagi - Back Side Kick

  • Dwi dolryo chagi - Back Hook Kick

  • Bandal chagi - Crescent Kick

  • Nop Hee chagi - Flying Kick

 

RANKING

  • III - 1st

  • E - 2nd

  • Sam - 3rd

  • Sah - 4th

  • Oh - 5th

  • Yook - 6th

  • Chil - 7th

  • Pal - 8th

  • Goo - 9th

  • Sip - 10th

 

COUNTING

  • Ha-na: One

  • Dul: Two

  • Set: Three

  • Net: Four

  • Ta-set: Five

  • Yau-set: Six

  • II-gop: Seven

  • Yau-dol: Eight

  • A-hope: Nine

  • Yul: Ten

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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