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Traditional Taekwondo—Core Techniques, History and Philosophy

by Doug Cook

The history and evolution of Taekwondo from its ancient roots to modern day applications. Also included are exercises in "Ki" or internal energy development, meditation practice, and practical self-defense strategies. More focused on the traditional aspects of Taekwondo rather than on its sportive component.

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April 1, 2006
Paperback: 302 pages
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9.32 × 7.24 × 0.75 in
ISBN: 9781594390661

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Release date: 
April 1, 2006
Paperback: 302 pages
Dimensions: 
9.32 × 7.24 × 0.75 in
ISBN: 9781594390661
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The principles and techniques illustrated in this book, having been handed down over the decades, if not centuries, emphasize a core philosophy rich in defensive strategy.

This book describes in detail, the history and evolution of Taekwondo from its ancient roots to modern day applications. Also included are exercises in "Ki" or internal energy development, meditation practice, and practical self-defense strategies. This work focuses on the traditional aspects of Taekwondo rather than on its sportive component.

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ForeWord's Book of the Year Award - Finalist - 2006


About the Author

Doug Cook

Doug Cook holds a 6th Dan Black Belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo and is certified as an instructor and in rank by the United States Taekwondo Association and the Kukkiwon. He is a six-time gold medalist having frequently participated in the New York State Championships and the New York State Governor's Cup Competitions. Master Cook has trained in Korea on multiple occasions and currently administers training and cultural tours to the homeland of taekwondo. He holds a D3 … More »