Tenets of TKD
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Korean Words for Tenets of TKD

100

The ability of a person to exert their will over the inhibitions, impulses, emotions or desires of their body or self. Having and displaying patience and discipline.
What is self control?

100

This is yeol set (yoll set).
What is thirteen?

100

This is eye.
What is noon?

100

This is sabum.
What is instructor?

100

This is courtesy.
What is ye ui (yah uie)?

200

This means integrity.
What is Steadfast adherence to a strict moral and ethical code. Honesty, loyalty and trustworthy. Doing the right thing, even when no one is watching you. Telling the truth. Trusting others.

200

This is seu-mool (sew mool).
What is twenty?

200

This is muh ree.
What is head?

200

This is student.
What is jeja?

200

This is baekjool (bake-jool).
What is indomitable spirit?

300

Having the right attitude and maintaining inner strength regardless of winning or losing. Not allowing one’s principles to be broken, defeated, or conquered. Bravery, courage, will power.
What is indomitable spirit?

300

This is 30.
What is soreun (so-ruin)?

300

This is mokoomeong (mo-koom-young).
What is throat?

300

This is sabum nim.
What is master instructor?

300

This is kuk gi (kook-ge).
What is What is self control?

400

To persist in an endeavor or undertaking in spite of opposition or discouragement. Try, try again. To have confidence and get back up when knocked down. To keep trying.
What is perseverance?

400

This is koo.
What is ninth?

400

This is gui (gyee).
What is ear?

400

This is belt test examiner.
What is simsa kwan?

400

This is perseverance.
What is in nae (in-nay)?

500

This is courtesy.
What is enduring respect for and consideration of self and others? Being friendly and polite? Saying “Thank You”, “Please”, “Yes/No Sir/Ma'am” Bowing to Master, to Class, to the Flag? Humility?

500

This is tenth.
What is ship (sip)?

500

This is ouka (o-ka).
What is shoulder?

500

This is jeja.
What is student?

500

This is yom chi (yom-chi).
What is integrity?