Marc Tedeschi is an internationally respected artist, designer, educator, and martial arts master, who has practiced martial arts for more than 25 years, training extensively in Hapkido, Taekwondo, Jujutsu, Judo, and Karate. Tedeschi's unique ability to blend his skills as a designer, writer, and martial artist has resulted in numerous books, widely acknowledged for their design excellence, outstanding imagery, and clarity of content. He is the author of twelve works, including a unique series of general martial arts books that provide an in-depth look at the core concepts and techniques shared by a broad range of martial arts.
The Essential Introduction
This is the first introductory text to accurately portray the world's most widely practiced martial art, Taekwondo, in its entirety. Inclusive of virtually all Taekwondo styles, including Olympic-Style, this unprecedented work integrates traditional and modern approaches, sport and self-defense,… Read More
Marc Tedeschi is an internationally respected designer, photographer, educator, and martial arts master. He has studied Eastern philosophy, healing arts, and combatives for more than thirty years, training extensively in Hapkido, Taekwondo, Jujutsu, Judo, and Karate.
Tedeschi is a seventh-degree black belt in Hapkido, holds arts degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Kansas City Art Institute, formerly taught design at the Academy of Art University and the University of San Francisco, and has been a strategic design consultant to major corporations and institutions worldwide. He currently devotes most of his time to writing, teaching, and training, and is working on a broad range of projects related to Asian culture. He also serves as president of Hapkido West, a California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the martial ways.