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Author Moenig, Udo
Title Taekwondo : from a martial art to a martial sport / Udo Moenig
Imprint Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  GV1114.9 .M64 2015    AVAILABLE    30610020473229
Descript xv, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Routledge research in sports history ; 7
Note Early Korean martial arts and Taekkyon -- The relationship of Taekwondo to Karate -- The history and significance of forms in Karate and Taekwondo -- The origins of full-contact sparring and competitions -- The origins and modifications of rules in Taekwondo competitions -- The evolution of sport Taekwondo sparring technique -- The philosophical roots of Taekwondo and their relationship to practical training activities -- Forms versus sparring -- The incomplete transformation of Taekwondo from a "Martial Art" to a "Martial Sport."
Subject Tae kwon do -- History
Tae kwon do -- Training
Alt Title Tae kwon do
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