Taekwondo: A Path to Excellence

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Finalist – 2010 Book of the Year Award by ForeWord MagazineFinalist – 2010 USA Best Book Award
This book, in seven parts, offers you the opportunity to visit the garden that is Taekwondo. Discover what it means to be a steadfast practitioner, understand Taekwondo’s honorable past, and prosper in the confidence and purpose that Taekwondo offers to all that participate.
By following Taekwondo’s path and ...
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Overview

Finalist – 2010 Book of the Year Award by ForeWord MagazineFinalist – 2010 USA Best Book Award
This book, in seven parts, offers you the opportunity to visit the garden that is Taekwondo. Discover what it means to be a steadfast practitioner, understand Taekwondo’s honorable past, and prosper in the confidence and purpose that Taekwondo offers to all that participate.
By following Taekwondo’s path and developing its indomitable spirit,
you—the Taekwondo traveler—will see the ‘Do’ or the Way. Learn how to cultivate a natural harmony and rhythm to life, be able to distinguish right from wrong, and be equipped to defend against that which might harm what you hold most sacred.
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Editorial Reviews

John Donohue
"Skillfully written invitation to explore the oft-neglected traditional and philosophical aspects of Taekwondo. Refreshing!"
Philip Ameris
"The most comprehensive tribute to the traditional art of Taekwondo. You are a voice that must be heard!"
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594391286
  • Publisher: Ymaa Publication Center
  • Publication date: 10/16/2009
  • Pages: 210
  • Sales rank: 427,064
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

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 the author of three best-selling books focusing on taekwondo entitled, Taekwondo: A Path to Excellence, Taekwondo: Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Warrior and Traditional Taekwondo: Core Techniques, History, and Philosophy, a finalist in ForeWord magazine’s Book of the Year Award. All editions are published by YMAA Publication Center, Inc., and are available online and at booksellers throughout the world.
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