Terminology

Haidong Gumdo – pronounced as Hae Dong Gom Doh

Kwan-jang-nim – Master

Sabom-nim – Instructor

Kobom-nim – Junior / Assistant Instructor

Mok-gum – Wooden practise sword

Jook-do – Bamboo sparring sword

Kga-gum – Blunt-edged real training sword

Jin-gum – Real sword – live blade

COMMANDS

Cha- lyot – Attention

Gyong-neh – Bow

Googki-eh dehayo gyong-ne – bow to the (Korean) flag

Baro – Relax – at ease

Joon-bi – Ready

Shi-jak – Begin / start

Dee-ro – Move one step backwards

Kihup – Short, loud exhalation of breath

STANCES / MOVEMENTS

Gi bon dong jak – Sparring Basic Movement

Bal-ddo – Take sword out / draw sword

Chuk-gum – Put sword away (back in sheath)

Gi-ma-se – Horse-riding stance (basic stance)

Kyoon-jok – Ready stance (sword tip at neck height)

Ja Yun Seh – Standing / natural stance (back heel raised slightly)

Dae-do-se – Long stance

So-do-se – Short stance

Gum-gye-dong-nip-pal-sang-se – Crane stance

Dee-ro-dol-ah – Turn

Jo-chun-se – Rooster stance


Ja Yun Sae Eedong Bop Bup – Stepping movements

CUTS

Jung-myon-be-gi – Straight cut

Ja-woo-be-gi – Left, right cut

Sam-dan-be-gi – Triple cut

Hwung-dan-il-gum – Middle cut

Gwang-ja-be-gi – Basic form

Jun Jin Nae Rio Begi – Straight cut forward, backward, left and right

STIKE POINTS

Mo rlee– Head

Hu ree – Waist

Sohn mok – Wrist

NUMBERS AND COUNTING

1 – Hana 1st – Il

2 – Dool 2nd – Ee

3 – Set 3rd – Sam

4 – Net 4th – Sa

5 – Dasut 5th – Oh

6 – Yasut 6th – Yook

7 – il gop 7th – Chil

8 – Yuh dul 8th – Pal

9 – Ah hop 9th – Koo

10 – Yol 10th – Ship

DAN JUN

Dan Jun Hohup – Breathing exercise

Gae un gi gong – Breathing with arm movement

Gi ma se Dan jun hang gong – Breathing based meditation in Gi ma se

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PATTERNS

Gum Bup – Pattern

Ssung-su – Series of patterns for coloured belts (Meaning Two-handed sword)

Shimsung – Pattern for black belt

Yeh-do – Series of patterns for second dan

Bon-guk – Series of patterns for third dan

Ssungsu Gum Bup Il Bun – Ssungsu pattern 1

Ssungsu Gum Bup Ee Bun – Ssungsu pattern 2

SPARRING

Gyuk Gum – Sparring

Gi bon dong jak – Basic sparring movements (1-5)

Gibon Gyuk Gum – Sparring pattern (short forms) (These correspond with Ssung-su patterns)

Gyuk Gum Il Bun – Sparring pattern 1
Etc.

USEFULL TERMS

An nyong ha se you – Hello / how are you

An nyong – Hi~!

Gum sum ni da – Thankyou