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, or buy Grandmaster Kim's Korean Language Practice CD so that you can practice on the run! (CD will be available for sale soon)


Common Classroom Terms
Kam sa-ham ni ha, Soogo has-is mida, Shijuk, Dojang, Gomahn, Pah kwah, Dobok, Ddwui, Paroh, Kyung-nae, Joonbe, Chuchum-segi, Myung Sang, Tae Kuk Ki, Kuk Ki


Cardinal Numbers
Hana, Dool, Set, Net, Dasut, Yusut, il-gop, Ya-dul, A-hope, Yul


Ordinal Numbers
il, EE, Sam, Sah, Oh, Yook, Chil, Pahl, Coo, Ship


Kicking Terms
Ap chagi, Yup chagi, Dwi chagi, Tui mia, Dwi hooryu chagi, Chick o chagi, Hooryu chagi, Ap dol lyu chagi


Punching Terms
Mae joo muck, Kyuckpa, Jung kwon, Chi rue gi, Son nal, Arae makgi, Momtong, Sang dan makgi


Download a printable version of all of the terms in PDF format.