Taekwondo: Philosophy & Culture


Taekwondo: Philosophy & Culture

Taekwondo is an international and Olympic sport which meets a growing interest in the development of increased concentration and spirit in many parts of the world. Taekwondo is one of the most popular martial arts in the world and contributes not only to the improvement of human health but also to the establishment of human unity within society.

This book is focused on Taekwondo philosophy, based on content, research and teaching methods. Also included is an outline of the development of the World Taekwondo Federation and other associated institutions.

Taekwondo not only fortifies the body and spirit through physical exercise but also contains ‘Han’ philosophy in every movement. This book highlights the connection between ‘Han’ and Taekwondo in order to improve Taekwondo culture. It is dedicated to all who have an interest in and affection for Taekwondo.


Kyong Myong Lee

Grand Master Kyong Myong Lee, the author of this book, possesses the license of Qualification for Coaching issued by an Austrian authority. He has served as a Deputy Secretary General of the World Taekwondo Federation (1991-1999) and is also a professor in the Department of Sports Diplomacy at Chungcheong College. He has already written other books on Taekwondo: Dynamic Taekwondo andTaekwondo Kyorugi.

144 pp.
LC# 00-106352
Hardcover 14 x 21.5 cm
ISBN-13: 9781565911574
ISBN-10: 1565911571

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