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The Making of a Modern Myth: Inventing a Tradition for Taekwondo

Korea Journal, vol. 56, no. 1 (spring 2016): 61-92. © Korean National Commission for UNESCO, 2016 * This article was supported by research funds from Seoul Women’s University. Steven D. Capener is Associate Professor of Literature and Translation Studies at … Continue reading

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Tenacity: Pil Sung as a mindset action dynamic

In my article “Pil Sung: The Embodiment of the Tenants of Tae Kwon Do,” I defined Pil Sung’s significance and pulled from the phrases depths the tenants of Tae Kwon Do and discussed their meaning and application to one’s personal … Continue reading

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Respecting the Past and Martial Art Legacy

GWEN F. HALL – SAH HYUNG             I began Martial Arts training in 1963 while a college student at the University of Kansas. The art was an Okinawan Karate style and upon graduation from college in March 1967 and moving … Continue reading

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Martial Arts Business: Dealing with Sexual Abuse, Molestation, Shame, and Your Profit

Written by Tom Callos UPDATE LINK CLICK HERE! If you haven’t heard the news, the man who was thought of by many as the preeminent martial arts school / industry business teacher in the world, hung himself last week, just a … Continue reading

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The Theory Of Power – A General Martial Art Concept

By Gwen F. Hall 8th Dan Tae Kwon Do                 Concentration, Balance, Breath Control, Reaction Force, Speed interrelated with mass: these elements formulate the Theory of Power.  For those who are aware of them, there is sometimes a disconnect between naming … Continue reading

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