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Taekwondo - Words, Commands & Terminology

Here are the essential Taekwondo words, commands & terminology that you will need for this martial art. Surprise your Taekwondo Master by speaking Korean! Moreover, many schools require you to know & speak these basic Taekwondo words & terms in order to receive your belts. We have also include a number of videos so you can listen to the proper pronunciation of these Taekwondo terms and commands. Visit the various sections below in order to learn numbers, important Taekwondo commands, names for Taekwondo kicks and other basic Korean words (i.e. Hello).

  • Taekwondo Numbers - When stretching or practicing Taekwondo, you will need to know how to count in Korean. This page teaches you how to pronounce various Taekwondo numbers (i.e. 1 thru 20).
  • Higher Taekwondo Numbers - This page teaches you the Korean words for higher numbers such as one million (i.e. Give me a million pushups!).
  • Important Taekwondo Words or Commands - Learn key Taekwondo commands such as Come to Attention, Kick, Ready Stance, etc.
  • Korean Names for Taekwondo Kicks - Learn the Taekwondo words for Front Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick and many more.
  • Korean Names for Taekwondo Punches & Strikes - Learn the Taekwondo words for Punch, Back Fist, Elbow Strike and more.
  • Korean Names for Taekwondo Sparring Terms - Learn the Korean words for various Taekwondo sparring terms (i.e. "Begin" the Fight and "End" the Fight).
  • Korean Greetings (i.e. Hello & Goodbye) - Learn how to properly greet your Taekwondo instructor in Korean, say goodbye, etc.
  • Other Korean Words & Terms - This page includes the  Korean pronunciation videos for Parts of the Body, Hello, Yes & No and many more. Impress your Master/Instructor by greeting him/her in Korean!
  • More Korean Words - This page includes Korean pronunciation videos for Korean food, fruit, vegetables and kitchen items (i.e. plates). Useful if you want to take your Korean instructor out to a Korean restaurant in order to say thank you.
  • Even More Korean Words -  This page includes Korean pronunciation videos for vehicles, animals, sports, etc. Surprise your Korean Taekwondo instructor by sprinkling some of these Korean words into your conversation.

Here is an example of the videos that you will find in this section of our website

Taekwondo Count to 10 in Korean

 

 

 

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