Hapkido Terminology - Key Words, Terms and Commands

This free martial arts wiki will help you with Shotokan Kata, Taekwondo Forms, Kicks, Punches, Grappling, Aikido, Goju-Ryu, Krav Maga, Bo Staff, Kyokushin, etc. This wiki will also help you to become a better martial arts "athlete" with drills & exercises for agility, balance, conditioning, flexibility, speed, strength, etc. You can also talk with other martial artists by joining our Wiki Community.

Wiki Revision Date - 28 Jun 2017 00:44


FacebookShare this page with a friend

Hapkido Terminology - Key Words, Terms and Commands

Here are many of the basic Korean words, terms and commands used in Hapkido. For other martial arts words & commands, please visit the main Martial Arts Terminology section.

If you are looking for the Korean names for various Hapkido techniques (i.e. kicks or strikes), please visit the sections focused on Hapkido Kicks, Hapkido Punches & Hand Strikes or Hapkido Throws.

Important Hapkido Words & Commands

  1. Attention - Charyut ("Chari-yut")
  2. Begin - Sijak
  3. Block - Maggi
  4. Bow - Kyungnet
  5. Breaking - Kyukpa
  6. Continue - Kaesok
  7. Fist - Joomock
  8. Foot - Baal
  9. Forms - Poomse
  10. Hand - Son
  11. Head - Moli
  12. Instructor - Sabomnim ("Sah-bum-nim")
  13. Kick - Chagi ("Cha-gee")
  14. Joint Locks - Keuk-gi
  15. Leg - Dari
  16. Martial Arts School/Studio - Dojang
  17. Punch/Strike - Chigi
  18. Ready - Joon Bi
  19. Referee - Joo Sim
  20. Return - Baro (as in turn & face the Master at the end of your form)
  21. Self-Defense - Hosinsool
  22. Sparring - Kyorugi
  23. Stance - Sogi
  24. Stop - Kalyeo
  25. Thank you - Kamsa Hamnae Da ("Kamsa-ham-ni-da")
  26. Throws - Dungee-gi
  27. Uniform - Dobok
  28. Yell - Kihap ("Kee-yah-p") - word to use when you are kicking or punching for power

Hapkido - How to Count in Korean

  1. One - Hana ("Ha-na")
  2. Two - Dul ("Dhool")
  3. Three - Set ("Set")
  4. Four - Net ("Net")
  5. Five - Dasot ("Da-sut")
  6. Six - Yasot ("Yo-sut")
  7. Seven - Ilgup ("Eel-gope")
  8. Eight - Yodol ("Yo-dull")
  9. Nine - Ahop ("Ah-hope")
  10. Ten - Yeol ("Yull")
  11. For 11 through 19, add the Korean word for 10 in front of the last number. For example, eleven is Yeol Hana ("Yull Ha-na") - the Korean words for 10 and 1.
  12. For more Korean numbers, please visit the section on Hapkido numbers.



Facebook
Share this page with a friend

Books - Aikido | BJJ | Flexibility | Karate | Krav Maga | MMA | Muay Thai | Taekwondo | Other

Other Popular Black Belt Wiki Pages



Join the Wiki Community

Join our wiki community for in-depth martial arts discussions
and to meet other martial artists. You can also join via Facebook.



New Community Posts - Member Generated Posts & Questions

  • Master Ken's Knife Hand Strike This video looks at the destructive power of Master Ken's knife hand strike. Of course, to learn more realistic knife hand strikes, you should visit the wiki's section on punches & hand strikes :) - http://www.blackbeltwiki.com/punches-strikes Will Bl...
  • Grab and knife defense Knife attacks often start with the empty hand, here i disrupt the grab and rake the eyes as he thrusts the knife
  • Top 10 Ways to Practice Kata These are not originally written by me, but they are my top 10 favorite methods of practicing all of my kata. These are methods that I actively use in my own practice. 1.) Practice kihon. By practicing these basic techniques (known as “kihon waza”), y...
  • My Journey to Nidan After recently receiving my Second Degree (Nidan) Black Belt from Sensei Norman Beck (an honor that I am both proud of and humbled by), I wanted to take a look back and reflect on that journey in a very technical way. I decided to sit and make a list ...
  • My Black Belt Journey It is said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. I've taken that single step multiple times in my life. Each time, the journey made me a little smarter, a little stronger, and a little more humble in the person that I know mysel...

Popular Community Posts - Highly Rated Member Generated Posts & Questions

Latest Martial Arts Techniques or Kata/Forms Added to Black Belt Wiki



Material on this wiki may not be copied or reproduced without the written approval of Black Belt Wiki.
All rights reserved. For other terms & conditions, please read our legal disclaimer. This site is for informational purposes only. All martial arts techniques and fitness exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. If you have had an injury or are in pain, please see a doctor before starting or continuing any martial arts and/or physical fitness program.


Martial Arts Gear