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|‘x’ stance||kyocha sogi|
Anatomy and Striking Surfaces
|double forearm block||doo-palmok makki|
|hooking block||kolchyo makki|
|‘x’ fist pressing block||kyocha noollo makki|
|upward palm block||ollyo sonbadak makki|
|twin knife-hand block||sang sonkal makki|
|upset punch||dwijibo jirugi|
|twin upright-fist punch, twin vertical-fist punch||sang sewo jirugi|
|hooking kick||kolchyo chagi|
|crescent kick||bandal chagi|
Use Memrise to learn Korean
If you find memorising vocabulary difficult (as many people do), there are a number of apps available online that make it easier - a good one is Memrise. Here is a course on Memrise that will take you through Korean terminology for Taekwondo: www.memrise.com/course/114713/korean-in-taekwondo/ (some of the spellings are different to what's on this page).
Buy a colour belt handbook
Changheon-yu Taekwondo: Foundation Syllabus is a short handbook for colour belt students in Changheon-yu Taekwondo (ITF Taekwondo). It contains movement descriptions, floor diagrams, and relevant Korean terminology for all of the colour belt patterns.
How is Korean text romanised on this page?
The romanised Korean on this page may look different to how you have seen it elsewhere. It may also be different to how it is romanised on other parts of this website. Find out more about this here.