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Taekwondo - Self-Defense : Martial Arts - Juergen Hoeller

Taekwondo - Self-Defense

Martial Arts

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Published: 31st October 2003
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 This book presents the best Taekwondo techniques and training forms in order to effectively learn self-defence independent from competition. This allows not only for a successful promotion test in the domain of self-defence but also for a greater chance of successfully responding to dangerous situations in everyday life. The series of techniques introduced are designed to let the reader develop his or her own self-defence strategies by using the exercises presented.



 



 



 



 



 



 

Forewordp. 11
Prefacep. 15
The Difference between Competition (Kyorugi) and Self-defense (Hosinsul)p. 17
The basic Principles of Self-defensep. 19
Maximum Response and optimal Solutionp. 19
The Absorption of Strikes and Kicks in Self-defensep. 21
The Optimization of Power Transferp. 22
Striking/Kicking Powerp. 22
Angle of Impactp. 23
Level of Penetrationp. 23
Use of the whole Bodyp. 23
Correct Distancep. 23
Economical Technique Executionp. 24
Psychological Training for Self-defensep. 24
The five Distances of Self-defensep. 26
The Position of the Defender in Relation to the Attackerp. 28
Tactics in the vertical Zonesp. 30
Particular Stances and Positions of the Attackerp. 34
Crouching, Bendingp. 34
Kneelingp. 35
Attacker has gone to Groundp. 37
The different Phases of a Confrontationp. 41
Primary and secondary Targetsp. 45
The Subdivision of Self-defense Elements according to their Functionp. 57
Fighting Distancep. 59
Selected Examples for Self-defense at Kicking Distance (=Long Distance, LD)p. 59
Blocking against low Kicksp. 59
Low Kick Drillsp. 60
Examples of Transition to close Distancep. 62
Defense against medium-distance Attacks (MD)p. 64
The Principles of defending against a straight Punchp. 64
The Principles of defending against a swinging Punchp. 68
Close Distance (CD)p. 73
Selected Defense Techniques against close-distance Attacksp. 73
Self-defense from the Groundp. 80
Training Exercisesp. 82
Additional technical Elements for Defense from the Groundp. 87
Examplesp. 88
Selected Ground Techniquesp. 100
Fallingp. 105
Interfering with Balance of the Attackerp. 109
Pushingp. 109
Pullingp. 111
Alternating Movementsp. 112
Sweepingp. 113
Further Takedownsp. 118
Useful Techniques for the Defenderp. 121
Low Kicksp. 121
Murup-chagip. 121
Ap-chagip. 125
Low Kick/Tollyo-chagi (inward and outward)p. 129
Stop Kickp. 134
Stamping Kickp. 135
Hand Techniques in Self-defensep. 136
Chirugi/Batangsonp. 136
Hooksp. 138
Pyonsonkut-chirugip. 139
Palkup-chikip. 141
Me-jumok-/Sonnal-chikip. 145
Special Techniquesp. 148
Head Buttp. 148
Dirty Tricksp. 151
Use of the Voicep. 153
Visual Awareness of the Defender in Self-defensep. 155
Methods of Head Controlp. 157
Self-defense against a Weaponp. 161
Sticks/Baseball Batsp. 161
Chainsp. 177
Knivesp. 178
The Use of Everyday Objects as Weaponsp. 187
Book/Briefcasep. 187
Rolled-up Newspaperp. 188
Pen/Pencilp. 189
Keysp. 190
Methodical Sequence for dealing with Self-defense Situationsp. 191
Practice: Training Exercises to simulate different Situationsp. 199
Emphasis: Environmental Handicapsp. 199
Emphasis: Personal Handicapsp. 200
Emphasis: Defender has only one Possibility to counter-attackp. 200
Emphasis: Predictionp. 200
Emphasis: Powerp. 201
Emphasis: Dealing with Painp. 202
Emphasis: Controlp. 204
Emphasis: Several Opponentsp. 204
Emphasis: Ground Fightingp. 207
Emphasis: Positioningp. 211
Emphasis: Timingp. 216
Emphasis: Resolutenessp. 217
Emphasis: Regulating Distancep. 218
Emphasis: Reaction Timep. 218
Appendixp. 221
Recommended Readingp. 221
List of Sourcesp. 223
Photo & Illustration Creditsp. 223
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ISBN: 9781841261348
ISBN-10: 1841261343
Series: Martial Arts
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 31st October 2003
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.48