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Terminology

  If you’re looking for an easy to use summary of both the terminology and theory questions and answers, use the categories list on the right hand side of this page and go to –> taekwondo –> grading –> terminology &

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Taekwondo Korean Terminology

This section of the BTC blog is a fantastic resource for learning Korean terms.  You’ll find general information as well as terms for each level, and within each category you can review the list of terms as well as actually play the terms

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Korean Terminology – Red II

Press the play button to hear the pronunciation of each word (make sure your speakers are turned on!). The Korean terms below are spelt phonetically, ie say it as it sounds. Please refer to the bottom of the page for additional resources and

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Korean Terminology – Red I

Press the play button to hear the pronunciation of each word (make sure your speakers are turned on!). The Korean terms below are spelt phonetically, ie say it as it sounds. Please refer to the bottom of the page for additional resources and

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Taegeuk Three – Sum Jang

  Taegeuk three is symbolized by ‘ra,’ the sign of fire.  This element encourages trainees to harbour a sense of justice and ardor for training.  Through intelligence, humans were able to tame fire.  Fire gives warmth and light to us; it

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Korean Terminology

At first the Korean terms used by your Instructor may seem very strange, and perhaps even a little overwhelming (‘I don’t understand what he’s saying’).  Don’t worry, this is perfectly natural.  You are not expected to know any

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Formulation of Korean Terms

Korean Taekwondo terms are generally constructed as follows: Part of body used + height + technique e.g., knifehand low block   Han Sonnal Arae Makki   Single Knifehand Low Block Common techniques are abbreviated, for example: Body block

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Korean Terminology – Blue III

Press the play button to hear the pronunciation of each word (make sure your speakers are turned on!). The Korean terms below are spelt phonetically, ie say it as it sounds. Please refer to the bottom of the page for additional resources and

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