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Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Poomsae

Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Poomsae

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by Sang H. Kim, Kyu Hyung Lee
     
 
Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Poomsae is a complete guide to the Black Belt Poomsae (forms) of Taekwondo. Grandmasters Kyu Hyung Lee and Sang H. Kim have combined their extensive knowledge of traditional taekwondo forms to teach you not only the 9 official WT style black belt poomsae, but the meaning of the forms, the principles of Poomsae performance and the philosophy that

Overview

Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Poomsae is a complete guide to the Black Belt Poomsae (forms) of Taekwondo. Grandmasters Kyu Hyung Lee and Sang H. Kim have combined their extensive knowledge of traditional taekwondo forms to teach you not only the 9 official WT style black belt poomsae, but the meaning of the forms, the principles of Poomsae performance and the philosophy that underlies the techniques. Each Poomsae is thoroughly illustrated with clear and technically precise photos. The instructional text is supplemented with information about the meaning, movement line and symbol of each of the taekwondo forms as well as the correct execution of each new movement introduced in the form. The following Poomsae are included: Koryo, Kuemgang, Taebaek, Pyongwon, Sipji,Jitae, Cheonkwon, Hansoo, Ilyeo

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934903629
Publisher:
Turtle Press Corporation
Publication date:
11/29/2010
Series:
Tae Kwon Do Poomsae , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
436,864
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Sang H. Kim is an internationally respected author and star of over 100 martial arts instructional DVDs and videos. He won the 1976 Korean National Championship and was named Instructor of the Year by the Korean government in 1983. As a special agent during his military service, he developed tactical combat methods for hand-to-hand and hand-to-weapon combat for covert operatives.

Dr. Kyu Hyung Lee is one of the highest-ranking Taekwondo masters in the world and one of the most revered Poomsae instructors in the history of Taekwondo. He was the head of the 1988 Olympic Taekwondo Demonstration team and the Korean Team manager for the First World Taekwondo Poomsae Competition. From 1973 to 2005, he was the head of the internationally famous Midong Elementary School Demonstration team who has performed for royalty and heads of state around the world. From 1989 to 2005, he was the head of the Korean National Taekwondo Demonstration team. He holds a Ph.D. in physical education, 9th Dan black belt in Taekwondo and a WTF International Referee S (Special) class license.

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