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Taekwondo—Defense Against Weapons

by Kim, Bok Man

This book provides defense techniques taught to military, law enforcement officials, and black belts. Beginners will have a chance to see the application of their training in actual weapon defenses. Advanced students will learn techniques and fundamental training that has been ‘field’ tested since the inception of the art in the 1950s.

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Release date: 
November 1, 2011
Paperback: 432 pages
Dimensions: 
10.91 × 8.42 × 1 in
ISBN: 9781594392276

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Release date: 
November 1, 2011
Paperback: 432 pages
Dimensions: 
10.91 × 8.42 × 1 in
ISBN: 9781594392276
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Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
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Grandmaster Kim Bok Man is one of the most recognized authorities of taekwondo in the world. He worked tirelessly with General Choi Hong Hi as a founder of taekwondo curricula used today by the many international taekwondo organizations.

Originally published in 1979, this book provides defense techniques taught to military, law enforcement officials, and black belts. Beginners will have a chance to see the application of their training in actual weapon defenses.

Advanced students will learn techniques and fundamental training that has been 'field' tested since the inception of the art in the 1950s.

Chapters include:

  • History and the theory of power
  • Defense against weapons: knife, baton, pole, sword, bayonet, and pistol
  • Sparring: releases, grabs, throwing, falling, free-sparring
  • Patterns: Silla pattern 1, Silla pattern 2, Silla knife pattern, and Silla pole pattern
  • Training: stretching, calisthenics, action principles, hand & foot techniques, using a heavy bag
  • Body parts for attack & defense, stances, vital points for striking

This book catalogs the essence of the fighting art of taekwondo as it was originally intended.

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USA Best Books Award - Finalist - 2013


About the Author

Kim, Bok Man

Tae Kwon Do is considered one of the oldest martial arts in the world — estimated at over 2,000 years old. Tae Kwon Do literally means the "art of hand and foot fighting." It is one of the fastest growing martial arts today, due in part to the efforts of Bok Man Kim, an 11th Degree black belt who has pioneered the international development of traditional Tae Kwon Do. Black Belt magazine once called him the "father" of Tae Kwon Do and he has been instructing for the … More »