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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 technically is “anpalmok momtong makki”

but becomes “momtong makki”

 

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