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Most Rated WTF / Kukkiwon Books

The following Top 30 is a chart of WTF / Kukkiwon based books, voted on by the readers of Totally Tae Kwon Do magazine.

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.

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The Explanation of Official Taekwondo Poomsae by Kang, Ikpil and Song, Namjung

Taekwondo Spirit and Practice:
Beyond Self-Defense

by Richard Chun

Tae Kwon Do: The Korean Martial Art
by Richard Chun

Star TaeKwon-Do: Masters Course
by SGM Byung Kon Cho

Complete Taekwondo Poomsae
by Sang H. Kim

Advancing in Tae Kwon Do
by Richard Chun

Taekwondo: The State of the Art
by Sung Chul Whang

Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do, Vol. 2
by Richard Chun

Taekwondo Kyorugi: Olympic Style Sparring
by Kuk Hyun Chung

The Taegeuk Cipher
by Simon O'Neil

Black Belt Tae Kwon Do:
The Ultimate Reference Guide to the World's
Most Popular Black Belt Martial Art

by Yeon Hwan Park

Competitive Taekwondo
by Yong Sup Kil

Taekwondo Vol. 2
by Jeong Rok Kim

Modern Taekwondo:
Official Taekwondo Training Manual

by Soon Man Lee & Gaetane Ricke

Beginning Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do
Volume 1

by Richard Chun

Traditional Taekwondo:
Core Techniques, History and Philosophy

by Doug Cook

Tae Kwon Do: Techniques & Training
by Kyong Myong Lee

Taekwondo: A Path to Excellence
by Doug Cook

Tae Kwon Do:
The Ultimate Reference Guide to the World's
Most Popular Martial Art

by Yeon Hwan Park

Scientific Coaching for Olympic Taekwondo
by Willy Pieter

Taekwondo Vol. 1: Basic Techniques & Taegeuk Poomse
by Jeong Rok Kim

Complete Black Belt Hyung W.T.F.
by Hee IL Cho

Taekwondo: Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Warrior
by Doug Cook

The Complete Tae Geuk Hyung W.T.F.
by Hee Il Cho

Taekwondo: Complete WTF Forms
by Marc Tedeschi

Tae Kwon Do: My Life and Philosophy
by Yeon Hwan Park

Tae Kwon Do Techniques & Tactics
by Yeon Hwan Park

Taegeuk: The New Forms of Tae Kwon Do
by Pu Gill Gwon

Taekwondo Vol 3: Black Belt Level Poomse
by Jeong Rok Kim

Modern Taekwondo at the Olympics
by Soon Man Lee
The books below were part of survey and were voted on, but unfortunaltly they didn't make the Top 30, though they may still interest you. Please click a cover for more details on a particular book. They are shown here in no particular order.
"Most Rated"
Top 30 WTF / Kukkiwon Books
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Dynamic Taekwondo Kyorugi
by Kyong Lee wtf

Dynamic Taekwondo
by Kyong Myong Lee

Taekwondo Self-Defense
by Sang H Kim

Taekwondo Step Sparring
by Sang H Kim

Kuk-Ki Taekwondo Text Book
by Kukkiwon

The books in this last section (below) are Kukkiwon / WTF related, but didnt make it into the survey this time (as we didn't now about them at the time), but they will be in future surveys.
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