WINNER In 2015 Beverly Hills International Book Awards Finalist 2015 USA Best Book Awards A Personal Historic Photospective Of Taekwon Do Through Grand Master Bok Man Kim S Personal Photo Collection Spanning Nearly 60 Years Grand Master Kim S Training In The Martial Arts Began In 1941 By 1950, He Had Joined The Korean Army And Was Transferred To General Choi Hong Hi S Division In Early 1955 Before The New Korean Art Was Named, And Advised Gen Choi On Many Things Related To Taekwon Do He Drove Gen Choi To The Naming Committee Meetings Where Members Would Agree In 1955 To Name The Martial Art Tae Kwon Do And Recommend The Name To Then President Syngman Rhee Grand Master Kim Was A Member Of The First Taekwon Do Demo Team To Perform Outside Of Korea In China And Vietnam In 1959 He Helped Gen Choi Develop 15 Of The Ch Ang Hon Patterns And Provided Input On As Many As Four GM Kim Helped Gen Choi Write The First English Book About Taekwondo In 1963 Taekwon Do The Art Of Self Defence Was Published In 1965 GM Kim Was A Founding Member Of The International Taekwon Do Federation ITF , And Every Country Where He Demonstrated And Organized Taekwondo Became Member Nations When It Was Founded In March 1966 GM Kim Also Lead The First ITF Demonstration Team In 1967 In 1978, GM Kim Sponsored The 3rd Asian Taekwon Do Championships In Hong Kong, Which Was Sanctioned And Promoted By The World Taekwondo Federation WTF Ten Years Later, Taekwondo Would Be A Demonstration Sport In The 1988 Olympics In Seoul GM Kim Has Starred In Two Feature Films In Hong Kong In 1973 And Appeared In As Many As Three Earlier Films GM Kim Has Published Three Earlier Books About Martial Arts Practical Taekwon Do Defenses Against Weapons 1979 Chun Kuhn Do The Complete Wellness Art, Vol 1 2002 And Taekwondo Defense Against Weapons 2012 , Which Was Selected As A Best Books Award Finalist By U.S Book News TAEKWON DO Origins Of The Art Bok Man Kim S Historic Photospective 1955 2015 Takes Readers Through The History Of Taekwon Do As Seen Through Grand Master Kim S Photographs.
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- 262 pages
- Taekwon-Do (1955-2015)
- Bok Man Kim
- 23 April 2017 Bok Man Kim