Taekwondo Basics [NOOK Book]

Overview

Are you ready to learn taekwondo, but don't know where to begin? Are you intimidated by the unfamiliar terms or the flying kicks? With Taekwondo Basics you'll become an expert in this martial art in no time! You'll learn about:
  • The origins of taekwondo — philosophy, history, and different branches of the martial art
  • What really happens in a taekwondo class — invaluable tips on choosing the right school, ...
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Taekwondo Basics

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Overview

Are you ready to learn taekwondo, but don't know where to begin? Are you intimidated by the unfamiliar terms or the flying kicks? With Taekwondo Basics you'll become an expert in this martial art in no time! You'll learn about:
  • The origins of taekwondo — philosophy, history, and different branches of the martial art
  • What really happens in a taekwondo class — invaluable tips on choosing the right school, getting ready for your first class, and basic training methods
  • The essential elements of the style — stances, blocks, hand and arm strikes, and kicks
  • How to complement your taekwondo training with other conditioning exercises, such as running and biking
  • Effective ways to improve your technique through target training, partner training, competitive training, free-sparring, and more
  • Resources that can help you further develop your knowledge of and training in taekwondo
Whether you're considering taking up this martial art, or you've already started, Taekwondo Basics offers an easy, yet comprehensive introduction to taekwondo so that you can feel confident and be successful in your practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781462904853
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/15/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 861,782
  • File size: 5 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2013

    Tae to da heck

    Dude, u get a life, we have fun doing this, plus u only get 1 lifetime.

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    Posted February 16, 2013

    Da heck???

    What the heck are you people talking about?? All i wanted to do was get reviews on this book, but instead i get a bunch of cranks talkin bout percy jackson and your demigod camp thing
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    Posted June 20, 2012

    Everybody READ!!!!!¿!!

    Where is Hikari? Is this the percy jackson rp? If so im Shadow i can bend shadows and shapeshift. Im a cat. Gold fur. Blue eyes. Sharp claws. Im also hikaris sister. WHERE IS HIKARI??!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!???? Please tell me.

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    Logan

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    Courtney

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    Angel

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    Animalgrl

    Hey didi u read the thing i wrote about my notfriend Annette well she never stops talking and she is here again bossing people around and screamind in their ears she takes our seats up with her rediculusly looking backpack and talks with her mouth full and nearly spitz it out ahe ia a show off and a NOT FRIEND
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    Julie

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    Adam

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