Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Poomsae

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Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Poomsae is a complete guide to the Black Belt Poomsae (forms) of Taekwondo. Grandmasters Kyu Hyung Lee and Sang H. Kim have combined their extensive knowledge of traditional taekwondo forms to teach you not only the 9 official WT style black belt 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 of the taekwondo forms as well as the correct execution of each new movement introduced in the form. The following Poomsae are included: Koryo, Kuemgang, Taebaek, Pyongwon, Sipji,Jitae, Cheonkwon, Hansoo, Ilyeo 
 
Author: Kyu Hyung Lee, Sang H. Kim

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Taekwondo Taegeuk Forms

Official forms of Taekwondo

 
 

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Tae Kwon Do Taegeuk Forms: The Official Forms of Taekwondo is a concise reference for the Taegeuk forms (poomsae) of Taekwondo. Grandmasters Sang H. Kim and Kyu Hyung Lee have combined their extensive knowledge of traditional taekwondo forms to teach you the correct way to perform the 8 official taegeuk poomsae as required for all taekwondo students up to black belt level. 

Each of the 8 Taegeuk forms 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 of the forms as well as the correct execution of each new movement introduced in the form. 

Learn the following: 

  • 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 

Author: Sang H. Kim, Kyu Hyung Lee

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Teaching Martial Arts: The Way of the Master

A comprehensive handbook for both would-be and experienced instructors, this book details the keys to becoming a successful instructor.
— Taekwondo Times magazine

Teaching Martial Arts: The Way of the Master is the classic text for martial arts instructors. In a revolutionary approach, Sang H. Kim Ph.D has blended his extensive knowledge of martial art training with modern and classical teaching methodology to create a system of teaching martial arts for the 21st century. 

This expanded 2nd edition is filled with practical information to help you lead your students from white belt to black belt and beyond including detailed methods for:

  • planning classes at every skill level 
  • motivating students 
  • organizing seminars and demonstrations 
  • preparing for competitions 
  • reducing dropouts 
  • developing your curriculum
  • teaching children of all ages 
  • effectively using equipment 
  • managing disruptive students 
  • making classes fun and exciting 

BONUS SECTION: Launching a Martial Arts School, a step by step guide to opening your own martial arts school is included in this second edition.

Author: Sang H. Kim

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Ultimate Fitness through Martial Arts

An excellent addition to any martial artist’s library. No matter what your style or even if you’re just trying to get in shape to join a school, you’ll find something to learn and to explore.
— Action Martial Arts Magazine

Ultimate Fitness through Martial Arts is a classic one-stop reference for martial arts students, instructors and coaches that includes over 200 martial arts exercises, games and drills for developing speed, power, flexibility, timing, coordination, agility, balance, and mental strength. 

Save hours of workout time by doing only the exercises that produce maximum results. Learn to plan your personal workout and track your progress in every area.

  • Variations for individuals, partners and groups 
  • Detailed explanations of fitness concepts 
  • Injury prevention 
  • Diet and nutrition 
  • Beginner, intermediate and black belt workout plans 
  • Exercise cautions 
  • Martial arts applications for all exercises 
  • Instructor guidelines 
  • Organized for easy reference 

Author: Sang H. Kim

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Martial Arts Instructor's Desk Reference

Includes updated, revised versions of special reports formerly published by Turtle Press:

  • 250 Ways to Make Classes Fun and Exciting 
  • 100 Low Cost Marketing Ideas 
  • Hosting a Successful Martial Arts Tournament 
  • Teaching Difficult Children 
  • Publicity for the Martial Arts School

The Martial Arts Instructor's Desk Reference is your guide to advanced teaching concepts and martial arts school administration. Author and veteran martial arts instructor Sang H. Kim covers a wide range of essential topics for the professional martial arts instructor including:

  • teaching children with ADD, behavioral problems and learning disabilities 
  • creating lesson plans and teaching specific curriculum elements 
  • combating boredom through hundreds of drills and training ideas 
  • marketing, advertising, publicity, staffing and customer service 
  • instructor training and evaluation 
  • tournament management 

Based on our popular special report series, this book brings together a wide range of essential topics.

Author: Sang H. Kim

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If you are thinking of opening a school or just starting a martial arts program of any kind, I would suggest you read this book FIRST! Then keep it handy!
— A. Duke

Low Cost Marketing for the Martial Art School

Pocket-size so you can carry it everywhere!

Grow your martial art school without breaking your budget! The Low Cost Marketing for the Martial Art School handbook is packed with hundreds of free and low cost marketing ideas on a wide variety of topics including:

ADVERTISING: 42 ways to pump up your ads
PROMOTION: 25 ways to promote your events
PUBLICITY: 21 ways to master public relations
IMAGE BUILDING: 28 ways to polish your image
NICHE BUILDING: 17 ways to establish your speciality
CUSTOMER SERVICE: 30 ways to provide awesome service
SERVICE BUILDING: 20 ways to improve your staff
ONLINE TOOLS: 38 ways to power up your website
STUDENT RECRUITING: 23 ways to bring students in the door
STUDENT RETENTION: 28 long-term student retention tools
MERCHANDISING: 20 keys to generating product sales

BONUS: Discover how to create a professional marketing plan

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Power Breathing

Power Breathing is an excellent way of improving lung capacity, strengthening the core muscles of the torso, increasing stamina, reducing stress and channeling inner energy. It's principles can be applied to martial arts training, yoga, tai chi and many aerobic sports. 

Sang H. Kim teaches you breathing exercises that you can do anywhere, in as little as sixty seconds, to increase your fitness level, tap into your internal energy and increase your inner power.

New to breathing exercises? Start with Gentle Breathing, a simple way to reconnect with your body. When you're ready, the core Power Breathing exercises of Steady, Staccato and Explosive breathing combine to create a total body energizing workout that will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized. 

Finally, give attention to problem areas with Healing Breathing – ten exercises to release tension and promote flexibility through controlled breathing. 

Beyond the exercises and workouts, this book also explains how and why Power Breathing works and how you can get the most out of your breathing practice. It includes variations to make the exercises less strenuous or more challenging depending on your fitness level and walks you step by step through each breathing method using photos, illustrations and easy to understand instructions. 

Author: Sang H. Kim

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Taekwondo Kyorugi: Olympic Style Sparring book

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Very good manual for drills, attacks and counters for the beginner and also the advanced student. For an instructor, the book is invaluable. Jam-packed with drills of all sorts, sparring classes will never be dull again.
— Marcelo K. Sarkis

Taekwondo Kyorugi: Olympic Style Sparring is classic how-to text on taekwondo sparring. Written by Korean Olympic Gold Medalist Kuk Hyun Chung, former WTF Deputy-Secretary General Kyung Myung Lee and Renowned Martial Arts Author Sang H. Kim, it is a direct translation of the original Korean text. 

Learn the skills, drills, strategies and methods used by Korean coaches and competitors for years, including: 

  • footwork and kicks 
  • hand target drills and heavy bag workouts 
  • coaching 
  • combinations 
  • strategy and opponent analysis 
  • conditioning and weight control 
  • competition tips 
  • scientific analysis of scoring 
  • 120 photos of techinques and exercises

Authors: Kuk Hyun Chung, Kyung Myung Lee, Sang H. Kim

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Combat Strategy

Combat Strategy is a one stop reference for the tactics & strategies of realistic unarmed combat. Regardless of style, this book is considered the authority on fighting strategy by some of the top martial artists in the world.

Learn the keys to mastery including: 

  • distance control and range fighting 
  • direct attack, initiative attack, indirect attack and counterattack 
  • mental conditioning 
  • footwork 
  • feinting and concealing 
  • adaptation 
  • combat rhythm and timing 
  • coupling force and circular force 
  • psyching-up 
  • tactics and defensive principles

Author: "Hanho" Sang H. Kim

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Martial Arts Drills

I’ve used some of the drills and the students all enjoyed them.
— Sifu Bates

Looking for martial arts drills? Martial Art Drills has over 300 martial arts drills and games for individuals, partners and groups. 

This concise e-book is divided into six categories, making it easy to quickly find the type of drill, game or idea you're looking for:

  1. Conditioning: Fun ways to strengthen, stretch and condition the body
  2. Basic Movements: New ideas to take the repetition out of practice including drills for individuals, partners and groups
  3. Self-Defense: Exciting drills to make self-defense practice more realistic
  4. Forms: Unique ways to reduce boredom on the road to perfection
  5. Sparring: Exciting tips to pump up sparring practice
  6. Mental Training: Unique suggestions for training the mind with the body

Excerpted from the Martial Arts Instructor's Desk Reference 

Author: Sang H. Kim

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