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Tae kwon-Do Theory

5 Tenets of Tae Kwon-Do

  • Courtesy (Ye Ui) Respectful to other people.
  • Integrity (Yon Chi) A sense of wholeness, living a true life by adhering to one's principals no matter what.
  • Perseverance (In Nae) Maintaining one's path and goals even in the face of adversity.
  • Self control (Guk Gi) Mental and physical command. Being able to remain calm and collected under pressure.
  • Indomitable spirit (Beakjul Boolgool) Knowing that if you are traveling a true path and have faith in what you are doing, that you will achieve your goals

5 Rules of Tae Kwon-Do

  • I shall observe the tenets of Taekwondo.
  • I shall respect the instructor and seniors.
  • I shall never misuse Taekwondo.
  • I shall be a champion of freedom and justice.
  • I shall build a more peaceful world.

Tae Kwon-Do Oath
As a member of Tae Kwon-Do Ireland I do solemnly swear 
to abide by the rules and regulations of the Tae Kwon-Do Association. 
To strive always to be modest, Courteous and respectful to all members, 
in particular to my seniors,
to put the Art into use only for self defence or defence of the weak 
and never to abuse my knowledge of the Art.

Counting from one to ten in Korean

  1. Hana
  2. Dool
  3. Set
  4. Net
  5. Tasot
  6. Yasot
  7. Ilgop
  8. Yodul
  9. Ahop
  10. Yol