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Tae Kwon Do: The Korean Martial Art
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ymaa Pubns
Publication date November 25, 2007
Pages 606
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781594390869
ISBN-10 159439086X
Dimensions 1 by 8.50 by 10.75 in.
Weight 3.85 lbs.
Original list price $34.95
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Book of the Year Award Finalist - Foreword Magazine

Originally published in 1976, this authoritative work has been the guide for thousands of Taekwondo practitioners as they advance in their training. Whether your training is for self-defense, forms competition, or in preparation for the Olympic games, this newly revised edition provides beginner to Black Belt level training to assist you on your journey in Taekwondo.

Contents include:

  • History, Philosophy, and Principles
  • Calisthenics
  • Stances
  • Basic Striking – Human Weapons, and Vital Points
  • Movements and Footwork
  • Strikes, Blocking and Kicking Techniques
  • Sparring and Breaking Techniques
  • Self-Defense Techniques
  • Eight Palgwe Forms – recommended for promotion of all color belts and 1st dan black belt by The United States Taekwondo Association (USTA), and used in sanctioned International Taekwondo competitions.
  • Eight Taegeuk Forms – required for promotion of all color belts and 1st dan black belt by The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), and used in sanctioned International Taekwondo competitions.
  • Rules and regulations of the World Taekwondo Federation, including sparring and Poomse (forms) competitions• Rules and regulations of the World Taekwondo Federation, including sparring and Poomse (forms) competitions.

The ever-increasing popularity of Taekwondo is apparent by the dedication of the tens of millions of practitioners worldwide, and by the inclusion of Taekwondo in the summer Olympic games. With all its popularity, it is paramount that the art be handed down in a clear, knowledgeable, and sustainable way - this book does just that.



Editions
Hardcover
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With Paul Hastings Wilson | 1 edition from Harpercollins (March 1, 1976)
9780060107796 | details & prices | 522 pages | 8.25 × 10.75 × 1.25 in. | 3.55 lbs | List price $65.00
About: A guide to the principles and techniques of the ancient martial art of Korea, explaining exercises, stances, strikes and vital points, attack, kicking, self-defensive, and other techniques, and advanced positions and combinations
Paperback
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2 edition from Ymaa Pubns (November 25, 2007)
9781594390869 | details & prices | 606 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 1.00 in. | 3.85 lbs | List price $34.95
About: Book of the Year Award Finalist - Foreword MagazineOriginally published in 1976, this authoritative work has been the guide for thousands of Taekwondo practitioners as they advance in their training.

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