Book Review
Tang Soo Do
The ultimate guide to the Korean martial art
by Grandmaster Kang Uk Lee

This stunning reference book is the result of eight years of research into the history of Korea and the martial art style of Tang Soo Do (Moo Duk Kwan). This is a must have publication which would be a valuable and welcome addition to any martial arts collection.

Tang Soo Do masters, instrructors and other practioners will be able to use this one-of-a-kind publication as a referance guide throughout their training.

This is the only available Tang Soo Do manual to cover the 19 forms from white belt to black belt (fourth Dan Master instructor grade), explaining in step-by-step detail the various moves and techniques of each form. The foot diagrams and step-by-step photographs provide clarification of each movement.

This guide also contains the family tree of the Moo Duk Kwan, the most widely practiced Tang Soo Do style in the world.

Topics Featured:
Biography of Grand Master Kang Uk Lee
History of Tang Soo Do
Genealogy of Korean past
Moo Duk Kwan family tree
Hand and foot techniques
Basic Movements
Kicking techniques
Three-Step Sparring
One-Step Sparring
Free Sparring
Hand and Foot Conditioning
Glossary English to Korean
Glossary Korean to English
Tang Soo Do Hyungs (Forms)
    Kee Cho Hyung:
  • Kee Cho Hyung Il Boo
  • Kee Cho Hyung Ee Boo
  • Kee Cho Hyung Sam Boo
    Pyung Ahn Hyung:
  • Pyung Ahn Cho Dan Hyung
  • Pyung Ahn Ee Dan Hyung
  • Pyung Ahn Sam Dan Hyung
  • Pyung Ahn Sa Dan Hyung
  • Pyung Ahn Oh Dan Hyung
  • Ba Sa Hee Hyung:
    Chil Sung Hyung:
  • Chil Sung Il Ro Hyung
  • Chil Sung Ee Ro Hyung
  • Chil Sung Sam Ro Hyung
    Naihanji Hyung:
  • Naihanji Cho Dan Hyung
  • Naihanji Ee Dan Hyung
  • Naihanji Sam Dan Hyung
  • Ship Soo Hyung:
  • Jin Do Hyung:
  • Kong San Goon Hyung:
  • Ro Hai Hyung:
This manual also includes the complete lineage of the Moo Duk Kwan, which is the world's most popular style of Tang So Do.

This book has recieved one of our highest ratings.

Author Biography
Grand Master Kang Uk Lee is the president and Chief Technical Adviser of the International (UK) Tang Soo Do. The author, Grandmaster Kang Uk Lee, is the president and chief technical advisor of the International Tang Soo Do Association.

ISBN:   0-86568-170-8
Illustrations:   Almost 1000 B&W photos
Pages:   256
Format:   Paperback
Size:   Width   7"   Height   10"
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