List of Taekwondo Punches with Korean Names

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List of Taekwondo Punches with Korean Names

This page provides focuses on a wide variety of Taekwondo punches (or Jireugi). It also provides the Korean names for these various Taekwondo punches. For instructional videos focused on punches and strikes, please visit the main Punches & Strikes section. For information on other Taekwondo arm techniques (i.e. knife hand strike), you should visit the Taekwondo Strikes (Chigi) section.

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Taekwondo Punches - English to Korean

  • Diguetja Punch ("[" Shaped Punch) - Digeutja Jireugi
  • Downward Punch - Naeryeo Jireugi
  • Fork Punch - Chetdar Jireugi
  • Extended Knuckle Fist Punch - Jipge Jumeok Jireugi
  • Geumgang Punch - Geumgang Jireugi
  • Half-Clenched Fist Punch - Pyeon Jumek Jireugi
  • Lift Punch - Chi Jireugi
  • Pincers Fist Punch - Jipge Bamjumeok Jireugi
  • Pulling And Punching - Danggyeo Jireugi
  • Rear Punch (Punch To The Rear) - Dwi Jireugi
  • Side Punch - Yeop Jireugi
  • Target Punch - Pyojeok Jireugi
  • Turning Punch - Dollyeo Jireugi
  • Turn-Over Punch - Jeocheo Jireugi
  • Vertical Punch - Sewo Jiruegi

Taekwondo Punches - Korean to English

  • Chetdar Jireugi - Fork Punch
  • Chi Jireugi - Lift Punch
  • Danggyeo Jireugi - Pulling And Punching
  • Digeutja Jireugi - Diguetja Punch ("[" Shaped Punch)
  • Dollyeo Jireugi - Turning Punch
  • Dwi Jireugi - Rear Punch (Punch To The Rear)
  • Geumgang Jireugi - Geumgang Punch
  • Jeocheo Jireugi - Turn-Over Punch
  • Jipge Bamjumeok Jireugi - Pincers Fist Punch
  • Jipge Jumeok Jireugi - Extended Knuckle Fist Punch
  • Naeryeo Jireugi - Downward Punch
  • Pyeon Jumek Jireugi - Half-Clenched Fist Punch
  • Pyojeok Jireugi - Target Punch
  • Sewo Jiruegi - Vertical Punch
  • Yeop Jireugi - Side Punch


  1. Kukkiwon World Taekwondo Headquarters, Taekwondo Techniques,, Added - 06/10/14

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