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KOREAN TERMINOLOGY

DOJANG COMMANDS

Chul sah --- Line up

Cha ryut --- Come to Attention Stance

Kyung yet --- Bow

Doe rah --- Turn

Dee row doe rah --- Turn Around and Face Opposite Direction

Bah row --- Return to Starting Position

Shee oh --- Turn Around and Be At Ease; Fix Uniform; Tie Belt

Chun bee --- Ready Stance

Shee jak --- Begin

Ppalli --- Fast

Ta si --- Again; Repeat Movement

Go man --- Stop

An joo --- Assume Sitting Position

Ill ah suh dah --- Stand Up

Kyo dae --- Change Position; Switch

Mook nyum --- Meditate

Hae san --- Class is over; dismissed

KOREAN COUNTING

(1) One ---Hah nah

(2) Two ---Dool

(3) Three --- Set

(4) Four --- Net

(5) Five --- Tah sut

(6) Six----Yah sut

(7) Seven-----Ill gope

(8) Eight-----Yah dul

(9) Nine------Ah hope

(10) Ten-----Yah ul

DIRECTIONS

Right --- Woo

Left --- Chwa

Up --- Nee raw

Down --- Nae ryuh jah

Front ---Ap

Back ---- Chwa twee

Side ---- Yop

GENERAL PHRASES

Thank you --- Kam sah hah dah

Thank you very much --- Ko mop sup nee dah

You are welcome --- Won chun mun yeo

I am sorry (excuse me) --- Mee ahn ham nee dah

Understand? --- Al dah

No --- Ah nee

Yes --- Nae

Hello or Goodbye --- An yong

GENERAL TERMINOLOGY

Dojang --- School or Training hall

Kwan --- Federation or Association

Jee jah --- Student

Kup or Gup --- Grade; Rank lower than Black Belt

Yu kup jah --- Holder of color belt grade

Dan --- Degree; Black Belt levels

Yu dan jah --- Holder of Black Belt Degrees

Ko dan jah --- Senior Black Belt holder

Kyo sah --- Assistant instructor; May be color belt as well as black belt

Sah bom --- Instructor or Teacher

Sah bom nim --- Head Instructor of School

Ko sah bom --- Senior Instructor

Kwan jang nim --- Head of School; Head Master of School or Grand-master

Seu sang --- Grandmaster

Nim --- Sir; term added to title as sign of respect

Do bok --- Uniform

Dee --- Belt

Hyung --- Form or Pattern (I.T.F. Style)

Poomse --- Pattern of Movement (W.T.F. Style)

KOREAN MARTIAL ARTS

Tae kwon do --- Art of Hand and Foot Fighting; Founded by General Hong Hi Choi

Chang-Hun Style --- Blue Cottage (the I.T.F. Style)

Moo Duk Kwan --- Martial Virtue School (the W.T.F. Style)

Hapkido --- Art of Coordinated Power

Hosin do --- Art of Self-defense

Sungja-do --- "Way of the Savior" (Way of Jesus Christ)

Tae-Pung Kwan --- The Great Storm School (Hosin do Style)

Tang Soo do --- Art of the China Hand

Mooki do --- Art of Weapons

Tae kyon --- Ancient Korean Kicking Martial Art

Soo Bak do --- Ancient Korean Martial Art

Yu Kwon Sul --- Art of Yielding Hand (forerunner to Hapkido)

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