We currently have these books available with limited stocks:

  • Taekwon-Do Condensed Encyclopedia by General Choi Hong Hi (1999)
  • A Killing Art, a book about Tae Kwon Do by Alex Gillis (Revised edition – 2016)
  • ITF Pattern Workout book
  • Beginners’ Training Manual

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A Killing Art: The Untold History of Tae Kwon Do, Updated and Revised Paperback – August 9, 2016

Tae Kwon Do’s founders and Olympic leaders are fond of saying that this martial art is thousands of years old and filled with old dynasties and ancient warriors. They had their reasons for the myths and lies. A Killing Art (2016), updated and revised, reveals some of the truths about Taekwondo and Taekwon-Do, a killing art created in the South Korean military in the 1950s.

Taekwon-Do Condensed Encyclopedia by General Choi Hong Hi – Fifth Edition 1999

The 1999 Edition is the last edition printed before General Choi passed away. All other editions after were written or edited by other parties.
Be one of the few in the world who own this prized and rare edition.

Printed in Canada

765 pages : size 29.5 x 22.5 x 5cm : weight 3.2kg

This condensed version of the 15-volume set is in English, printed in Canada in 1999 and is the last version of the Encylopaedia written by General Choi himself.  It is therefore the version used by the ITF (headquartered in Benidorm, Spain under President GM Trajtenberg).

It contains comprehensive descriptions and detailed photographs showing correct stance, vital spots, hand and foot techniques, training equipment, fundamental exercises, system of sparring and much more. All 24 patterns are described in detail with photos.  This hardcover book is easily transported to workout locations and is convenient for do-jang training. A great reference tool for the student on the move.

Pattern Workout Book

Full text of all 24 ITF patterns plus pattern histories, information and a few pictures too.
54 pages on gloss art paper.

An essential training companion – easy to carry to training and keep as a handy reference.
This is text from the latest (and final) version of the Condensed Encyclopaedia by General Choi Hong Hi.

Beginners’ Training Manual

This manual outlines all the basic techniques of Taekwon-Do, the Korean martial art of self defence. It is the ideal guide for beginners (or parents of kids), giving detailed descriptions and photos of how to perform the movements. It also includes a history of Taekwon-Do in New Zealand with previously unpublished information and photographs.

96 pages


Additional information


Condensed Encyclopedia, A Killing Art, Pattern Workout Book, White Belt Handbook, Black Belt Handbook, Techniques Handbook, Techniques Handbook for Kids, Mini-Kids Workbook, Self Defence Handbook, Beginners' Training Manual

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