A step by step guide to the Korean martial art of self-defense, combining physical fitness with mental and religious training.
The perfect companion to your training sessions, this Taekwondo book is packed with advice and instruction that can assist you hone your techniques through home practice. From tips on starting out, such as finding a reputable club and what to anticipate as a beginner, to instruction on the basic techniques, forms, sparring tactics and even ‘breaking’ methods, you’ll be able to find everything you wish to have that can assist you build strong foundations for your martial arts practice. And you’ll be able to also discover the philosophy at the back of the moves—essential to successful Taekwondo training.
Whether you wish to have to develop physical stamina, achieve a greater sense of discipline and keep an eye on, focus on your powers of concentration, or learn practical means of self-defense, Master Kevin Hornsey will show you how to follow a fast-track route to proficiency in this fascinating and spectacular art.
Taekwondo: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Korean Art of Self-Defense is a user-friendly guide to Taekwondo for beginners and more experienced students that covers up to Black Belt level. Illustrated with step by step color photographs, directional arrows and have an effect on points, this book includes: stretching exercises, stances, punches, blocks, kicks, strikes, forms, sparring, self-defense, breaking and more.