Korean Terminology for Tang Soo Do

General Terminology                                                                                                

Name of the Art – Tang Soo Do                 

Name of the Style – Moo Duk Kwan
Kahm Sa Ham Ni Da – Thank You            

Karate Do – The Way of the Empty Hand
Do Bok – Uniform.                               

Dee – Belt              

Do Jang – Training Hall

Tang Soo Do – The Way of the Chinese Hand

Sparring – Dae Ryun          

Attack – Kong Kyuk  

Shi Sun – Focus of Sight         

Mahk Kee - Defense / Block 
Ko Whan – Groin               

Myung Chi – Solar Plexus
In Choong – Between Mouth and Nose

Beginning Class Commands

Cha Ryut - Attention

Kuk Gi Baray – Salute the flags

Ba Ro – Return to Jhoon Bee

An Jo – Sit

Muk Nyum – Begin Meditation

Sabomnim Ke Kyung Ret – Bow to Sabomnim


 

General Commands

Hu Jin  – Moving Backward                    

Begin – Si Jak
Stop – Gu Man                                   

Shio – Rest / relax
Dwi Ro Tora – Turn to the Rear               

Ba Ro - Return to Choon Bee 

Tuel Oh – Reverse (Twisting)

 

Counting
1 - Ha Na

2 – Dul                  

3 - Set            
4 – Net                  

5 - Da Sot               

6 - Yuh Sot     
7 - Il Gop                

8 - Yo Dull               

9 - Ah Hope   
10 - Yohl                 

20 – Sumul             

30 – Saryn             

 

Stances (Jaseh)
Choon Bee Jaseh – Ready Stance            

Chun Gul Jaseh – Front Stance
Hu Gul Jaseh – Back Stance                   

Kee Ma Jaseh – Horse Stance
Sa Ko Rip Jaseh – Side Stance                

Dae Ryun Jaseh – Sparring Stance

 

Blocks

Ha Dan Mahk Kee – Low Block
Sang Dan Mahk Kee – High Block
Ahneso Pahkuro Mahk Kee – Inside to Outside Block
Pahkeso Ahnuro Mahk Kee – Outside to Inside Block

Sudo Mahk Kee – Middle Knifehand Block

Hadan Sudo Mahk Kee – Low Knifehand Block

Chungul Ssang Soo Mahk Kee - Two Fisted Middle Block in front stance
Hadan Ssang Soo Mahk Kee - Two Fisted Low Block in front stance

Sang Dan Ssang Soo Mahk Kee - Two Fisted High Block in front stance
Yup Mahk Kee – Side Block (Inside to Outside Block in Back Stance)

Jang Kwan mahk Kee – Palm Heal Block

 

Hand Attacks

Choong Dan Kong Kyuk – Middle Punch             

Sang Dan Kong Kyuk – High Punch
Cap Kwon Kong Kyuk – Backfist Attack              

Wheng Jin Kong Kyuk – Side Punch
Kwan Soo Kong Kyuk – Spear Hand Attack

Jang Kwan Kong Kyuk – Palm Heal Strike

Pal Koop – Elbow Strike

Kwan Do Kong Kyuk – Hammerfist Attack

Soo Do Kong kyuk – Knifehand Attack
Yuk Jin Kong Kyuk – Reverse Punch in a Back Stance
Il Ji Kwan Soo Kong Kyuk – Two Finger Spear Hand attack

Jip Kye Son – Plier Hand 

Ema Kong Kyuk – Head Butt

 

Kicking Techniques (Jok Gi)
Ahp Cha Gi – Front Kick
Ahp Podo Oll Ri Gi – Front Stretch Kick
Ahneso Pahkuro Cha Gi – Inside to Outside Kick

Phakeso Anero Cha Gi - Outside to Inside Kick
Yup Podo Cha Gi – Side Kick 

Dull Ryo Cha Gi – Roundhouse Kick
Dwi Dull Ryo Cha Gi – Spin Back Kick

Moo Rup Chagi – Knee Strike/Kick

Peet Cha Gi – Reverse Roundhouse Kick 

Edan Ahp Cha Gi – Jump Front Kick

Edan Dull Ryo Cha Gi – Jump Roundhouse Kick

Edan Yup Cha Gi – Jump Side Kick

Edan Dwi Cha Gi – Jump Back Kick

Yup Hu Ri Gi Cha Gi – Hook Kick 

Dwi Ahneso Pahkuro Cha Gi – Spin inside outside kick

 

Basic Forms

Ki Cho Hyung Il Bu – Basic Form # 1

Ki Cho Hyung E Bu – Basic Form # 2

Ki Cho Hyung Sam Bu – Basic Form # 3

Pyung Ahn Cho Dan – Pyung Ahn Form #1

Pyung Ahn E Dan – Pyung Ahn Form #2

Pyung Ahn Sam Dan – Pyung Ahn Form #3

Pyung Ahn Sa Dan – Pyung Ahn Form #4

Pyung Ahn O Dan – Pyung Ahn Form #5

Meaning of Pyung Ahn: “Peaceful Confidence”
Animal Characteristic: Tortoise

 

Titles
Grand Master - Kwan Jang Nim                                                             

Chief Master Instructor – Su Sook Sa Bom Nim                                                     

Master Instructor – Sa Bom Nim                                                            

Black Belt Certified Instructor – Kyo Sa Nim 
Seniors – Sun Beh Nim                

Juniors – Hu Beh



 

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