Taekwondo Basics - Everything You Need to Get Started in Taekwondo - from Basic Kicks to Training and Competition

Author(s): Scott Shaw


Taekwondo Basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this Korean martial art form in a clear and easy-to-understand manner

This basic introductory survey contains the following vital information:

  • The origins, philosophy, and history of Taekwondo
  • How to find a teacher and a class that are right for you
  • Getting ready for your first class--what actually happens in a Taekwondo class?
  • The essential elements--stances, blocks, hand and arm strikes, and kicks
  • How to complement your Taekwondo training with other conditioning exercises, such as running and biking
  • Powerful ways to improve your technique through target training, partner training, competitive training, free-sparring, and more
  • Resources that can help you further develop your Taekwondo practice
Whether you're just getting started, or you've already been training for a year or two, Taekwondo Basics offers an easy to read, yet comprehensive, introduction to the sport.


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General Fields

  • : 9780804847032
  • : Tuttle Publishing
  • : Tuttle Publishing
  • : 0.37
  • : November 2018
  • : --- length: - '25.4' width: - '19.1' units: - Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Scott Shaw
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 796.8157
  • : 192