Taekwondo Grappling Techniques (9780804851794)

Martial Arts
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Tuttle Publishing
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includes DVD and 500 color photos
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Take Taekwondo beyond just kicking and punching—discover powerful grappling moves that build on the patterns you already know!

Taekwondo is the most popular Korean martial art, with over 70 million practitioners in the world. Taekwondo Grappling Techniques presents the most effective grappling maneuvers ever developed for Taekwondo. With this comprehensive Taekwondo book as your guide, you'll confidently defend yourself against attacks and apply your own devastating grappling techniques to bring assailants into submission.

This guide contains 15 chapters with 89 different Taekwondo techniques. Movements include:
  • Low Double Knifehand Block to Circular Block
  • Upward Elbow Strike to Double Knifehand Block
  • Sitting Stance Punch to Sitting Stance Punch to Outer Forearm Block
  • Reverse Punch to Scooping Block
  • Square Block to Inward Knifehand Strike
  • Vertical Spearhand Strike to High Backfist Strike
  • Reverse Inner Forearm Block to Reverse Punch
  • Double Knifehand Block to High Punch
Includes instructional videos that are available to stream or download online.

All media content is accessible on the Tuttle Publishing website.

About the Author:
Tony Kemerly, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Science at High Point University. His martial arts experience includes the rank of black sash in Blue Dragon Kung Fu, and black belt ranks in Taekwondo with the World Taekwondo Federation, the International Taekwondo Federation, and Living Defense Martial Arts. Dr. Kemerly lives in High Point, North Carolina.

Steve Snyder owns and operates a full-time martial arts studio with his wife in High Point, North Carolina. Among his many belts is a fifth degree black belt in Taekwondo.