|Taekwondo practitioner, Taekwondo player (US)||taekwondo-in||This term can be used to refer to any Taekwondo practitioner / practitioners of any grade.|
|Taekwondo student||jeja||Used mainly for colour belt students.|
|Senior Taekwondo student||sonbae||Used to refer to any student with a higher rank than you.|
|Junior Taekwondo student||hoobae||Used to refer to any student with a lower rank than you.|
|Colour Belt Taekwondo student||mudanja, yugupja||Used to refer to a colour belt Taekwondo student of any grade.|
|Black Belt Taekwondo student||yudanja||Used to refer to a black belt Taekwondo student of any grade.|
|Grandmaster||kwanjang||This word technically means ‘the leader of a training hall or school’, and should only really be used to refer to the head of a Taekwondo organisation.|
|Master||sahyon||This term is only used in Changheon-yu Taekwondo.|
|Grandmaster||sasong||This term is only used in Changheon-yu Taekwondo.|
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