The Moo Duk Kwan History and Evolution is an academic reference that includes the history of the founder of the Moo Duk Kwan, Grandmaster Hwang Kee and the development of the Moo Duk Kwan's influence on the creation of Korean Martial arts community post World War II and the Korean War and his conflicts with the new, independent Korean government's secret plan to create a national martial art style to compete in the Olympics and the Korean government's attempt at forcing Grandmaster Hwang Kee to join and lead the Korean governments mandate to change from teaching Tang Soo Do to teaching Taekwondo on its journey to the 1988 Olympics. Moo Duk Kwan History and Evolution explains how the Moo Duk Kwan and Grandmaster Hwang Kee became one of the largest and influential Kwans of the post World War and Korean War Korean community and Grandmaster Hwang Kee's removal as Grandmaster of the Moo Duk Kwan and ordering Grandmaster and Major General Choi, Hong Hi to develop a Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do in support of getting Taekwondo into the Olympics. The author includes the evolution from Moo Duk Kwan Hwa Soo Do to the Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do to the Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do Soo Bahk Do and then to just the Moo Duk Kwan Soo Bahk Do after Grandmaster Hwang Kee retired and his son took the lead of the Moo Duk Kwan. Includes massive Bibliography, Glossary and Index for the serious reader.
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