The Official Training ManualBook - 1999
Over 1,200 photographs show every step, from the first forms you'll master to the intricate techniques that display the ultimate in the art of Taekwondo--which will be an official Olympic sport for the first time, in the 2000 Sydney games. Plus, it's endorsed by the World Taekwondo Federation (Taekwondo's only recognized international governing body), and co-authored by the head coach of the U.S. Taekwondo team. Here are background notes on Taekwondo's history, philosophy, and symbols, as well as coverage on breaking, sparring, and competition--including officiating guidelines, contestant qualifications, and more. It's sure to be THE major book on Taekwondo! The authors both live in Virginia Beach, VA. 256 pages, 1,218 b/w illus., 8 x 10.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Publishing Co., c1999
Branch Call Number: 796.8153/LEE 4565ch 2