Glossary of Korean terms

A Summary of Korean Terminology for TaeKwonDo compiled by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Introduction
This document is an attempt to compile a list of Korean terminology used in the study of TaeKwonDo.  In years past, the terminology used was based upon Chinese.  Since then however, most styles have "upgraded" to use a more "modern" Korean terminology that is more "in sync" with the semantics of the Korean language.  Wherever possible, I have tried to use this "new" (more modern) terminology.  [older terms appear in brackets{}.]

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Glossary of Japenese terms

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Age Tsuke: Rising Punch
Age Uke Gyaku Ashi: Upper Block (Reverse Foot)
Age Uke: Rising Block
Ago: Chin
Ashi Waza: Foot Techniques
Ashi: Foot
Ashibo Kake Uke: Leg Hooking Block
Ashikubi Kake Uke: Ankle Hooking Block
Atama: Head
Ate Waza: Smashing Technique
Atemi: Striking The Vital Points
Awase Tsuke: U Punch

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