Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do

Korean Foot and Fist Combat

eBook - 2012
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Did you know that tae kwon do combines martial arts from Korea and Japan? In the 1930's, a Korean martial artist combined Korean taekkyon with karate. The new self-defense style gained followers in the 1950's. In modern times, tae kwon do has fans worldwide and is a challenging amateur sport. Enter the Martial Arts Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, moves, competitions, and top athletes connected to tae kwon do. You'll discover: - What the parts of a competition are and how they're scored. - What some of the top kicking moves are, including the jumping spinning hook kick and the butterfly kick. - How many medals the López family won at the 2008 Olympic Games. - How tae kwon do moves are used in mixed martial arts competitions. Are you into sports? Then get in the zone!
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
ISBN: 0761389253
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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