Teaching Martial Arts

Teaching Martial Arts

by Sang H. Kim


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Teaching Martial Arts by Sang H. Kim

Teaching: The Way of the Master is the classic text for martial arts instructors. In a revolutionary approach, Sang H. Kim Ph.D has blended his extensive knowledge of martial art training with modern and classical teaching methodology to create a system of teaching martial arts for the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781880336151
Publisher: Turtle Press Corporation
Publication date: 03/01/2000
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 647,707
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About 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.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Martial Arts, an Abstract
  • The Tradition of the Martial Arts
  • Techniques
  • The Educational Value of Martial Arts
Chapter Two: The Essence of Teaching
  • Planning
  • Motivation
  • Recognition of Individuality
  • Practice
  • Performance Assessment
Chapter Three: Attributes of a Martial Artist
  • Motivation
  • Positive Attitude
  • Physical Practice
  • Mental Practice
  • Discipline
  • Respect
Chapter Four: Curriculum Development
  • Conditioning
  • Basic Movements
  • Forms
  • Sparring
  • Self-defense
  • Meditation
  • Breath Control
  • The Theory of Power
Chapter Five: Teaching Methodology
  • Curriculum Structure
  • Effective Teaching Methods
  • Professionalism in Teaching
  • 15 Tips for Effective Teaching
Chapter Six: Student Management
  • Teaching Children
  • Teaching Adults
  • Coping with Disruptive Students
  • Exceptional Students
  • Special Interest Classes
Chapter Seven: Supplementary Training Methods
  • Competition
  • Demonstrations
  • Equipment
  • Outdoor Training

Chapter Eight: Qualities of a Good Instructor

Bonus Section: Launching a Martial Arts School

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