The Encyclopedia of Taekwon-Do

Introduction

This one of a kind encyclopedia has 15 volumes consisting of 5,000 pages with 30,000 photos. The encyclopedia is the culmination of General Choi’s lifelong research into Taekwon-Do’s history and development. This complete encyclopedia includes: Origins and the development of martial arts, the complete history of Taekwon-Do, culture and philosophy, theory of power, attacking and blocking tools, vital spots, stances, hand and foot techniques, free fighting, fundamental exercises, step-by-step instructions to all the original 24 Taekwon-Do forms.

ITF Recognition Plaque

The ITF Recognition Plaque is not circular but is shaped like a turtle which symbolises longevity. The six colours represent the colours of the belt progression grades.

Contents

(Click onĀ links to read PDF versions)

VOL.1. Origin and Development of Martial Arts, Complete History of Tae Kwon Do, Moral Culture & Philosophy Philosophy, Training Schedule & Compostion of Taekwon-do Demonstration, About the Author, Group Photos.
Taekwondo-Vol-1.pdf

VOL.2. Theory of Power & Attacking & Blocking Tools, Vital Spots & Training Stances & Training Aids.
Taekwondo-Vol-2.pdf

VOL.3. Hand Techniques.
Taekwondo-Vol-3.pdf

VOL.4. Foot Techniques.
Taekwondo-Vol-4.pdf

VOL.5. Sparring (free and step sparring).
Taekwondo-Vol-5.pdf

VOL.6. Fundamental Exercises A.
Taekwondo-Vol-6.pdf

VOL.7. Fundamental Exercises B.
Taekwondo-Vol-7.pdf

VOL.8. Four Direction Punch, Four Direction Block, Chon-Ji Tul, Dan-Gun Tul, Do-San Tul.
Taekwondo-Vol-8.pdf

VOL.9. Won-Hyo Tul, Yul-Guk Tul, Joong-Gun Tul.
Taekwondo-Vol-9.pdf

VOL.10. Toi-Gye Tul, Four Direction Thrust, Hwa-Rang Tul, Choong-Moo Tul
Taekwondo-Vol-10.pdf

VOL.11. Gwang-Gae Tul, Po-Eun Tul, Ge-Baek Tul.
Taekwondo-Vol-11.pdf

VOL.12. Eui-Am Tul, Choong-Jung Tul, Juche Tul.
Taekwondo-Vol-12.pdf

VOL.13. Sam-IL Tul, Yoo-Sin Tul ,Choi-Yong Tul.
Taekwondo-Vol-13.pdf

VOL.14. Yon-Gae Tul, Ul-Ji Tul, Moon-Moo Tul.
Taekwondo-Vol-14.pdf

VOL.15. So-San Tul, Se-Jong Tul, Tong-Il Tul, Many blackand white and some color photos demonstrate the many intricate moves of Taekwon-Do.
Taekwondo-Vol-15.pdf

 

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