Tae Kwon Do is the national art of Korea, therefore the Korean language, or Hangul, is spoken. The following is a list of Korean terms commonly used in training.

  • Com Sa Nida – Thank You
  • Jung Shin Tong IL – Mediation
  • Kuk Kinae Kyung Nae – Bow Toward the Flag
  • Do Jahng – Martial Arts School
  • Do Bok – Martial Arts Uniform
  • Kwon Jahng Nim – Master Instructor
  • Sah Ba Nim – Instructor (respectful)
  • Chah Ryot – Attention
  • Joon Bi – Ready
  • Kyung Nae – Bow Salute
  • Shee Jahk – Start, Go Ahead
  • Kee Hahp – a yell
  • Go Mahn – Stop, Halt
  • Sah Ba Nim Ka Kyung Nae – Bow to the Master
  • Poom Se – Form
  • Gyou Roo Ki – Sparring
  • Gyok Pah – Breaking
  • Mak Ki (Bajng Oh) – Defensive
  • Seem Sah – Rank Test
  • Dan – Grade (above Black Belt)
  • Kup – Grade (White to Red Belt)
  • Ho Sin Sool – Self-Defense Technique
  • Do Bok Dan Jung – Uniform Fix-up
  • An Yong Has Se Yo Sa Ba Nim – Respectful Greetings Master
  • Ap Koobi – Front Stance
  • Dwit Koobi – Back Stance
  • Joo Choom Seogi – Horse Riding Stance
  • Himcha Gae – Forcibly, Powerfully
  • Palgwe – Yellow to Red Belt Forms
  • Tae Geuk – Red Belt to Black Belt Forms
  • Eul Gool – Face
  • Momtong – Body
  • Arae – Low
  • Jireugi – Attack
  • Chigi – Attack
  • Ilaro Sea – Stand Up
  • Diro Dola – Turn Around
  • Dwichaki – Back Kick
  • Doyochaki – Roundhouse Kick
  • Apchaki – Front Kick
  • Yopchaki – Side Kick
  • Chung – Blue
  • Hong – Red
  • Gyung Go – Warning
  • Shihap – Competition
  • Yeop-Jiregi – Side Attack
  • Chagi – Kick
  • Seogi – Stance
  • Shee Yo – Relax
  • Moo Do – Martial Arts
  • Ha-Na – One
  • Dool – Two
  • Set – Three
  • Net – Four
  • Da-Sot – Five
  • Yo-Sot – Six
  • Il-Gop – Seven
  • Yo-Dol – Eight
  • A-Hop – Nine
  • Yol – Ten