Complete Taekwondo Poomsae -Book

Complete Taekwondo Poomsae - by Book Sang H. Kim, Kyu Hyung Lee


464 pgs-1000+ photos  Complete Taekwondo Poomsae is the most complete reference book available on the Taegeuk, Palgwae and Black Belt Poomsae of WTF style Taekwondo. Grandmasters Kyu Hyung Lee and Sang H. Kim have combined their extensive taekwondo knowledge to teach you not only the 25 official taekwondo poomsae, but the meaning of the forms, the principles of Poomsae performance and the philosophy that underlies the techniques. Each Poomsae is thoroughly illustrated with clear and technically precise photos.

The instructional text is supplemented with information about the meaning, movement line and symbol of each form as well as the correct execution of each new movement introduced in the form.  In addition to the 25 official Poomsae, the authors explain Poomsae theory and principles to help you understand the underlying concepts of Poomsae practice. Topics covered include:  characteristics of poomsae, 13 fundamental taekwondo techniques, stance, vital targets, bodily weapons, structural principles of poomsae, poomsae creating, movement principles, performance tips, mastery, terminology, origin of Taegeuk and Palgwae, meaning of the trigrams, and complete Korean and English poomsae terminology. Much of this information has never before been translated into English. 

The following Poomsae are included: Poomsae Taegeuk Il Jang      Poomsae Taegeuk Ee Jang      Poomsae Taegeuk Sam Jang      Poomsae Taegeuk Sah Jang      Poomsae Taegeuk Oh Jang     Poomsae Taegeuk Yuk Jang     Poomsae Taegeuk Chil Jang     Poomsae Taegeuk Pal Jang Poomsae Palgwae Il Jang     Poomsae Palgwae Ee Jang     Poomsae Palgwae Sam Jang     Poomsae Palgwae Sah Jang     Poomsae Palgwae Oh Jang     Poomsae Palgwae Yuk Jang    Poomsae Palgwae Chil Jang    Poomsae Palgwae Pal Jang    Poomsae Koryo     Poomsae Keumgang    Poomsae Taebaek     Poomsae Pyongwon     Poomsae Sipjin    Poomsae Jitae     Poomsae Cheonkwon    Poomsae Hansoo    Poomse Ilyeo

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