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Taekwondo

The Essential Introduction

SKU# 9780834805378

$16.95

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Weatherhill | 09/01/2003
Pages: 128 | Size: 8.50 x 11.00
ISBN: 9780834805378

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    Taekwondo

    Complete WTF Forms

    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

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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, in a single concise text. Clearly written and expertly designed and photographed by the author of the landmark 896-page Taekwondo: Traditions, Philosophy, Technique, this unique book is essential reading for anyone seeking a succinct, unbiased, and accurate overview of Taekwondo's history, philosophy, and techniques.

  • Over 530 high-quality photographs and 62 illustrations
  • Comprehensive chapters on history and philosophy
  • Over 150 techniques, spanning basic skills, sport, and self-defense
  • Concise overviews of Olympic-Style sparring and solo forms
  • Precise anatomical drawings of 80 common vital targets
  • Basic material to guide novices during their initial training
  • Essential reading for anyone seeking a concise overview of Taekwondo
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