Carleton College Tae Kwon Do: Rules and Terminology

Rules And Regulations

The purpose of these rules, which have been an inherent part of Tae Kwon Do since its inception, is to ensure maximum benefit from the study of Tae Kwon Do.

  1. Bow to the flag and instructor when entering or leaving the do-jang.
  2. Do not enter class late or leave early without permission.
  3. Loud conversation, laughing, chewing gum, and wearing watches or jewelry have no place in Tae Kwon Do training.
  4. Wear a clean uniform, trim your nails; clean hands & feet are important.
  5. Do not engage in any activities which might degrade the code of Tae Kwon Do Ethics or the Center's reputation.
  6. Assume the position of attention while speaking to the instructor or any Black Belt. Address them as sir or ma'am.
  7. Students are expected to be courteous and understanding. They are expected to help fellow students whenever possible.
  8. Any substitute teacher should be treated as you would your instructor.
  9. Students must have the approval of the Center to enter any tournament, competition or demonstration.
  10. Do not participate in any activities held by a school or club other than Kim's Tae Kwon Do Center, INC., and affiliated clubs without permission of the instructor.

Tae Geuk Patterns (Hyungs) -- Meanings
1. Tae Geuk Il Jahng -- Heaven and Light
2. Tae Geuk Yi Jahng -- Joyfulness
3. Tae Geuk Sahm Jahng -- Fire and Sun
4. Tae Geuk Sah Jahng -- Thunder
5. Tae Geuk Oh Jahng -- Wind
6. Tae Geuk Yook Jahng -- Water
7. Tae Geuk Chil Jahng -- Mountain
8. Tae Geuk Pahl Jahng -- Earth
Ge-Bon Dong Jark -- White Belt Pattern

The Tenets of Tae Kwon Do
COURTESY: Be polite to each other; encourage a sense of justice; respect your instructor and help junior students.
INTEGRITY: To know right from wrong and have the conscience, if wrong to feel guilt.
PERSERVERANCE: To set a goal, e.g. higher rank, technique perfection, and work towards its achievement.
SELF-CONTROL: Both inside and outside the Do Jang, this is important, whether sparring or in one's personal affairs.
INDOMITABLE SPIRIT: To have the courage of your principles against overwhelming opposition.

School Motto
Nothing is Impossible, Once You Set Your Mind To It, With Enthusiasm and Persistance

  • Tae Kwon Do Oath
  • I shall observe the Tenets of Tae Kwon Do
  • I shall respect the instructor and senior belts
  • I shall never misuse Tae Kwon Do
  • I shall be a champion of freedom and justice
  • I shall build a more peaceful world
  • Student's Creed
  • To build myself physically and mentally
  • To build friendships and to be a strong group
  • To develop might for right; never fight selfishly
  • To show respect for Black Belt Instructors and to aid junior students

Chah-Ryut -- Attention
Kyung-Nae -- Bow
Sah-Bum-Nim -- Instructor
Bah-Row -- Resume Ready Stance
Joon-Bi -- Ready
Ki-Hap -- Yell
Dole-Rah -- Turn Around
Mahk-Gi -- Block
Doh-Bok -- Uniform
Ap -- Front
Yup -- Side
Dwi -- Back
Gwan-Jang-Nim -- Grandmaster
Yul-Joong-Shut -- At Ease
Gam-Sah-Hap-Ni-Dah -- Thank you very much
Soo-Go -- Thank You
Hei-Cho -- Dismiss
Shi-Jak -- Begin
Kee-Mar-Cha-Sae -- Horseriding Stance
Ap-Seo-Gi -- Short Front Stance
Ap-Koo-Bi -- Long Front Stance
Kukie -- Flag
Shi-Yuh -- Rest
Go-Mahn -- Stop
Ji-Roo-Gi -- Punch
Chah-Gi -- Kick
Dwi-Roh -- Backwards
Doh-Jang -- Tae Kwon Do School
Mook-Nyum -- Meditate
Geh-Sok -- Continue

Ha-Na -- 1 -- Il
Dool -- 2 -- Yi
Set -- 3 -- Sahm
Net -- 4 -- Sah
Dah-Sut -- 5 -- Oh
Yuh-Sut -- 6 -- Yook
Il-Gop -- 7 -- Chil
Yuh-Dul -- 8 -- Parl
Ah-Hohp -- 9 -- Goo
Yuhl -- 10 -- Ship
Smool -- 20
Suh-Reun -- 30
Mah-Eun -- 40
Shi-Eun -- 50

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