Step sparring is a traditional form of drill training used by Taekwondo students to practice and perfect stances, blocks, strikes and kicks with a partner. In Taekwondo Step Sparring, Sang H. Kim progressively teaches you nearly 70 step sparring techniques, from beginner to black belt.
The step sparring techniques in Taekwondo Step Sparring incorporate dozens of strikes, blocks, stances, kicks and footwork in sparring and self-defense style partner applications. In addition to detailed instruction, Sang H. Kim shares training tips and mastery points to help you take your fundamental Taekwondo skills to their highest level. Each step sparring sequence is illustrated with clear photos including reverse views, close-ups and transition photos so you can perfect each skill. You ll also learn how to adapt blocks, strikes and kicks for step sparring applications and how to create your own step sparring techniques.
This is a comprehensive introduction to step sparring for Taekwondo students of all skill levels.
Learn: * What is Step Sparring? * How to Practice * Step Sparring Etiquette * Practice Progression * Beginner Techniques * Intermediate Techniques * Advanced Techniques * Skills Reference Guide * Variations * Training Tips * Mastery Points * Adaptations * Multiple Views * Teaching Step Sparring * Create Your Own
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Sang H. Kim is an internationally respected author of 20 martial arts books, including the widely acclaimed Vital Point Strikes and the classics Ultimate Flexibility, Ultimate Fitness through Martial Arts, Martial Arts After 40, Combat Strategy and Teaching Martial Arts. His new book Mindful Movement: Mastering Your Hidden Energy is available at Amazon.com.
He has also created over 200 instructional video programs including Self-defense Encyclopedia, Knife-defense, Power Breathing, Junsado Training Series, and Complete Taekwondo Series. They are available through Amazon Instant Video.
He won the 1976 Korean National Championship and was named Instructor of the Year by the Korean government in 1983. As a special agent during his military service, he developed tactical combat methods for hand-to-hand and hand-to-weapon combat for covert operatives.
Sang H. Kim is the originator of MBX-12, mindful movement and deep breathing exercises, and found it clinically effective in managing stress. His research results were published in the July 2013 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and featured in CBS News, Huffington Post, Fox News, and others.
Dr. Kim has a PhD in Exercise Science, and had training as a Postdoctoral research fellow at the National Institutes of Health. He also had additional training at the National Cancer Institute and the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine of Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Kim frequently travels across North America, Europe, and Asia presenting seminars and speeches. He currently resides in the Washington, D.C. Metro area with his wife, Cynthia. He blogs at OneMindOneBreath.com.
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