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The inspiration or this book comes from the ancient Korean history of the Hwarang--young student-warriors who worked to strengthen their spirits as well as their fighting skills. Author Jim Langlas, an educator and Taekwondo master, presents seven principles that are rooted in the long tradition of Taekwondo and are also tied to modern character education: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, indomitable spirit, community service, and love. Breaking each of the principles into four fundamentals, ...
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Heart of a Warrior

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Overview

The inspiration or this book comes from the ancient Korean history of the Hwarang--young student-warriors who worked to strengthen their spirits as well as their fighting skills. Author Jim Langlas, an educator and Taekwondo master, presents seven principles that are rooted in the long tradition of Taekwondo and are also tied to modern character education: courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, indomitable spirit, community service, and love. Breaking each of the principles into four fundamentals, Langlas explores them through a mix of storytelling from the Hwarang and writing from his own former students, describing ways in which they've applied these principles to their own lives and inspiring readers to do the same. Rounding out the narrative are questions to spur reflection ,discussion, and action. Included in the back of the book is a leader's guide offering tips on using the book with teens. From the Taekwondo dojang to the classroom and beyond, this unique book will interest and inspire teens of many backgrounds.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575426723
  • Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/13/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

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