9780736058704

Competitive Taekwondo

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  • ISBN13:

    9780736058704

  • ISBN10:

    0736058702

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-05-11
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
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Summary

Competitive taekwondo is a demanding sport. Participants must be quick and able to score when given an opportunity. They must understand the opponent, adapt their fighting style, and be prepared to take advantage of any weakness. Most important, they must be confident and know that they can control any match because they have trained well.Competitive Taekwondowill guide you to victory by demonstrating the proven techniques, tactics, strategies, and conditioning programs you need to become a champion. Through detailed descriptions and photos, former world champion Master Yong Sup Kil illustrates how the subtleties of techniquesuch as stance, foot angle, and timingprovide the foundation for unstoppable direct, indirect, and counterattacks. Fight strategies, such as creating attack openings and setting up counterattacks, allow you to dominate your opponent and score at will.From conditioning drills that increase flexibility, strength, endurance, and power to information on making weight and prefight strategies that improve focus and concentration, Competitive Taekwondois the champion's guide to taking down even the most formidable opponent.

Table of Contents

Foreword vi
Chungwon Choue
Acknowledgments vii
Introduction viii
Finding Motivation and Setting Goals
1(6)
Training to Win
7(16)
Increasing Strength, Explosive Power, Endurance, and Agility
23(6)
Kicking and Blocking
29(24)
Stepping and Footwork
53(20)
Taking Competitive Stances
73(4)
Using Feints and Timing
77(4)
Developing the Mind of a Champion
81(8)
Drilling for Competition
89(32)
Attacking
121(22)
Counterattacking
143(42)
Making Weight
185(4)
Controlling the Match
189(10)
Winning With a Coach
199(8)
Index 207(4)
About the Author 211

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