Glossary of Tang Soo Do

 

 

General Terminology

Tang Soo Do

Name of the art we study

Moo Duk Kwan

Name of the style/organisation

Soo Bahk Do

Ancient name of the martial art in Korea

Kwan Jang Nim

Chief instructor

Sa Bom Nim

Qualified instructor from 4 th Dan upwards

Kyo Sa Nim

Assistant instructor as appointed

Ban Jang

Prefect

Nim

A term of respect similar to 'sir'

Sun Beh

Senior member

Hu Beh

Junior member

Dan

Degree, holder of midnight blue belt

Gup

Grade, holder of colour belt under midnight blue

Ko Dan Ja

Senior Dan holder

You Dan Ja

Dan holder

You Gup Ja

Gup holder

Kwan Won

Student member

Cho Bo Ja

Beginner

Kam Sa Hap Ni Da

Thank you

Do Jang

Training Hall

Do Balk

Training uniform

Dee

Belt

Kuk Gi

National flag

Kwan Gi

(Organisation) flag

Shim Kung

Spiritual Power or control in exercise

Neh Kung

Internal power or control in exercise

Weh Kung

External power or control in exercise

Kee Cho

Basic

Hyung

Form

Dae Ryun

Sparring

Ho Sin Sul

Self-defence

Kyok Pa

Breaking techniques

Soo Kee

Hand techniques

O Rin Jok

Right

Wen Jok

Left

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Basic Stances (Kee Cho Jase)

Joon Bee Jase

Ready Stance

Chon Gool Jase

Front Stance

Hu Gul Jase

Back Stance

Chwe Ha Dan Jase

Low Back Stance

Kee Mahk Jase

Horse Stance

Sa Hoh Rip Jase

Side Stance

Bal Bul Ri Go Mao Sogi Jase

Duck Foot Stance

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Commands During Training

Cha Ryut

Attention

Kyung Yet

Bow

Joon Be

Ready

Shi-Jak

Begin

Ku Ryung

Count

Ku Ryung Ae Mat Cho So

By the Count

Ku Ryung Op Shi

Without Count

Ba-ro

Return

Shio

Relax

Tora

Turn

Dwee Ro Tora

Turn to Rear

Bal Cha Kee Joon Bee

Ready For Kick

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Commands Starting/Closing Class

Cha Ryut

Attention

Kuk Gi Bay Ray

Bow to flag (if displayed)

Ba-Ro

Return

Chak Sut

Sit

Muk Nyum

Meditation

Sa Bom Nim Kay Kyung Yet

Bow to instructor

Kyo Sa Nim Kay Kyung Yet

Bow to assistant instructor

Sun Beh Nim Kay Kyung Yet

Bow to senior member

Ban Jang Nim Kay Kyung Yet

Bow to prefect

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Basic Hand Movements

Blocks - Executed in Front Stance Unless Otherwise Stated

Ha Dan Mahk Kee

Low Block

Sang Dan Mahk Kee

High Block

Ahn Ye Seo Bahk Euro Mahk Kee

Inside to Outside Block

Bahk Ye Seo Ahn Euro Mahk Kee

Outside to Inside Block

Tro Ahn Ye Seo Bahk Euro Mahk Kee

Reverse Inside to Outside Block

Tro Bahk Ye Seo Ahn Euro Mahk Kee

Reverse Outside to Inside Block

Sang Soo Joong Dan Mahk Kee

Two Fist Middle Block

Sang Soo Ha Dan Mahk Kee

Two Fist (X) Low Block

Sang Soo Sang Dan Mahk Kee

Two Fist (X) High Block

The prefix 'Hul Gul' signifies the above blocks be executed in back stance


The following blocks are to be executed in Back Stance

Soo Do Ha Dan Mahk Kee

Low Knife Hand Block

Soo Do Sang Dan Mahk Kee

High Knife Hand Block

Soo Do Joong Dan Mahk Kee

Middle Knife Hand Block

Attacks:

Joong Dan Kong Kyuk

Middle Punch Front Stance

Sang Dan Kong Kyuk

High Punch Front Stance

Hoeng Jin Kong Kyuk

Side Punch Side/Horse Stance

Yuk Jin Kong Kyuk

Reverse Punch, Back Stance

Kwan Soo Kong Kyuk

Spear Hand Attack, Front Stance

Pal Koop Kong Kyuk

Elbow Attack, Front Stance

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Basic Leg Movements

Ap Cha Kee

Front Kick

Ap Podo Cha Kee

Front Snap Kick

Ap Mee Ro Cha Kee

Front Pushing Kick

Yup Cha Kee

Side Kick

Yup Podo Cha Kee

Side Snap Kick

Dull Ryo Cha Kee

Round House Kick

Dwee Cha Kee

Back Kick

Dwee Dull Ryo Cha Kee

Spinning Back Kick

Dwee Dull Ryo Chit-Go Cha Kee

Back Spinning Chop Kick

Ahn Ye Seo Bahk Euro Cha Kee

Circular Inside to Outside Kick

Bahk Ye Seo Ahn Euro Cha Kee

Circular Outside to Inside Kick

Bahk Ye Seo Ahn Euro Ma-Go Cha Kee

Circular Outside to Inside Block Kick

Yup Hu Ri Kee

Side Hook Kick

Chit Bal Kee

Stamping Kick

Bahl Yup Chit Pal Kee

Side Stamping Kick

Moo Roop Cha Kee

Knee Kick

Moo Roop Dull Ryo Cha Kee

Knee Turning Round House Kick

Peet Cha Kee

Diagonal Inside to Outside Snap Kick

E Dan

Jumping (all jumping kicks start with this term)

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Forms (Hyungs)

Kee Cho Hyung IL Boo

Basic Form 1

Kee Cho Hyung Ee Boo

Basic Form 2

Kee Cho Hyung Sam Boo

Basic Form 3

Pyung Ahn Cho Dan

Pyung Ahn Form 1

Pyung Ahn Ee Dan

Pyung Ahn Form 2

Pyung Ahn Sam Dan

Pyung Ahn Form 3

Pyung Ahn Sa Dan

Pyung Ahn Form 4

Pyung Ahn Oh Dan

Pyung Ahn Form 5

Ba Sa Hee

(Bassai)

Chil Sung IL Ro

Chil Sung Form 1

Chil Sung Ee Ro

Chil Sung Form 2

Chil Sung Sam Ro

Chil Sung Form 3

Chil Sung Sa Ro

Chil Sung Form 4

Chil Sung Oh Ro

Chil Sung Form 5

Naihanji Cho Dan

Naihanji Form 1

Naihanji Ee Dan

Naihanji Form 2

Naihanji Sam Dan

Naihanji Form 3

Ship Soo (Jin Thwe)

 

Jin Do

 

Ro Hai

 

Kong San Goon (Ggung Ssang Gween)

 

Tando

 

Seishan

 

Wang Shu

 

Tai Chi

 

Jion

 

O Sip Sa Bo

 

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Sparring (Deh Ryun)

Sam Soo Shik Dae Ryun

Three Step Sparring

IL Soo Shik Dae Ryun

One Step Sparring

Chwa Dae Ryun

Sitting Sparring

Dae Ryun Joon Bee

Ready for Sparring

Ja Yoo Dae Ryung

Free Sparring

Da Soo Dae Ryun

Sparring Against Two or More

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Anatomy

Pal

Arm

Bahl

Foot

Chu Mok

Fist

Mok

Neck

Eema

Forehead

Dan Jun

Abdomen

In Joong

Between Mouth / Nose

Bal Deung

Instep

Bal Yup Koom Chi

Side Heel

Ban Jul Kwan Soo

Fore Knuckle Hand

Bal Ahp Buri Yup

Front Outer Side of Foot

Bal Dwee Koom Chi Yup Ba Dak

Side of Heel Under the Foot

Hur Ri

Waist

Ta Ri

Leg

Soo

Hand

Tuck

Chin

Ko Whan

Groin

Myung Chi

Solar Plexus

Bal Da Dak Mit

Palm Foot

Bal Dwee Koom Chi

Heel

Pal Mok

Wrist

Pal Koop

Elbow

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