Totally Tae Kwon Do
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Ch'ang Hon Taekwon-do Hae Sul
- Real Applications to the ITF Patterns: Vol 1
by Stuart Anslow
The Taegeuk Cipher
by Simon O'Neil
Taekwondo Grappling Techniques
by Tony Kemerly
by Matthew Sylvester
The following are books on Patterns or Poomsae
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Pattern / Poomsae Application Books
The following list is of Tae Kwon Do books that cover the application of Patterns (tul), Poomsae, Hyung or Forms in a more realistic sense.
The survey rates books according to their value (in terms of information) and differs from Amazon's top 100 lists, which lists the 'Best Sellers' as opposed to the 'Best Books', as cheaper books often sell more than more expensive ones, but in actuality are a false economy.
These books formed part of the survey, but are listed here as 'alternatives' to the standard applicaions for patterns/forms/poomsae often given.
To find out more about a book listed here or to order a book from this site click on its cover or title (see note regarding Amazons below).
This list is linked to Amazon UK (with the exception of books that cannot be purchased via that site, so have alternative links). To view the list thats linked to your closest Amazon, please click one of the options below.
ITF / Ch'ang Hon books
WTF / KKW books
'Other' TKD books
ITF Endorsed books
WTF Endorsed books
TAGB Endorsed books
ITF / Ch'ang Hon Patterns books
WTF / KKW Poomsae books
Pattern/Forms/Poomsae Application Books
Books by General Choi, Hong Hi
Other Martial Arts Books
New or Unlisted TKD Books
ITF / Ch'ang Hon books | WTF / KKW books | 'Other' TKD books
ITF Endorsed books | WTF Endorsed books | TAGB Endorsed books | Books by General Choi, Hong Hi
ITF / Ch'ang Hon Patterns books | WTF / KKW Poomsae books | Pattern/Forms/Poomsae Application Books
Other Martial Arts Books | New or Unlisted TKD Books
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The books in this last section (below) are ITF / Ch'ang Hon related, but didnt make it into the survey this time (as we didn't now about them at the time or they were not released then), but they will be in future surveys.