This is the first introductory text to accurately portray Hapkido in its entirety. One of the world's most exciting, varied, and practical martial arts, Hapkido consists of thousands of techniques encompassing all forms of martial skills: strikes, kicks, blocks, avoiding movements, joint locks, chokes, throws, tumbling, ground fighting, weapons, meditation, and healing.
Clearly written and expertly photographed by the author of the landmark Hapkido: Traditions, Philosophy, Technique, this unique book is essential reading for anyone seeking a concise, honest, and accurate overview of Hapkido's history, philosophy, and techniques.
Marc Tedeschi is an internationally respected artist, designer and educator, who has practiced martial arts for more than 25 years, training extensively in Hapkido, Taekwondo, Jujitsu and Karate. He holds a fifth degree black belt in Hapkido, and is the author of Hapkido: Traditions, Philosophy, Technique, and Essential Anatomy for Healing and Martial Arts.