Taekwondo: the State of the Art by Sung Chul Whang buy used Used & Rare price $10.24 new from$30.00 shop with confidence SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS. Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes. Delivered in 3-5 weeks Format: Softcover Publisher: Three Rivers Press Condition: The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:0767902149 ISBN - 13:9780767902144 Seller Comments: Dust Cover Missing. With pride from Motor City. All books guaranteed. Best Service, Best Prices. From the Publisher A comprehensive instructional guide to the world's most popular martial art - written by expert instructors & endorsed by the World Taekwondo Federation. There are more than 2,500 Taekwondo schools in the U. S., & the number of men, women, & children participating in the sport is growing at a rate of 20 percent a year. In the year 2000, Taekwondo will become the first martial art to join the Olympic family since judo appeared more than 30 years ago. Taekwondo is the most complete & up-to-date book available on this widely popular Korean sport, providing a thorough description & discussion of basic techniques as well as sparring strategies, plus interviews & cutting-edge methods from U. S. Olympic Training Center & National Team coaches. Troubleshooting sections & more than 350 detailed line drawings will help students of every skill level perfect their forms & improve timing, speed, & power. Also featuring a brief history of the sport, along with the philosophical principles & values behind it, Taekwondo is destined to become the preferred resource for beginners & advanced masters alike.