|[ Etc ] Taekwondo Experts Gathered to Discuss the Directions of Taekwondo Textbook Compilation|
Taekwondo experts gathered together for a meaningful occasion to discuss the directions of ¡°Taekwondo Textbook¡± compilation.
Taekwondo Research Institute of Kukkiwon (hereinafter referred to as "Research Institute") held the ¡°2017 Taekwondo Expert Workshop¡± (hereinafter referred to as "Workshop") at the Taekwondowon for 2 days and 1 night from Friday, 8th of December to Saturday the 9th.
Approximately 150 participants attended the Workshop such as Taekwondo researchers and active Masters, including guest researchers appointed by the Research Institute, practical Masters from World Taekwondo Academy, and members of Kukkiwon Technical Committee.
From the participants in the Workshop, Research Institute gathered various opinions on the approaches and directions to go about compiling the ¡°Taekwondo Textbook,¡± Taekwondo techniques and related studies, and will reflect the opinions on establishing the details of the action plan.
To maximize the participants\' expertise and efficiency, the Workshop organized seven divisions ? introduction, foundation, Poomsae, Gyeorugi, self-defense martial art, Gyeokpa, and demonstration ? as the composition (draft) of Taekwondo textbook, to discuss the details and proceed with the presentation.
Apart from the discussions by each division, free discussion sessions and comprehensive discussions were held to gather various opinions for the compilation of the Taekwondo textbook.
Research Institute is planning to proceed step by step putting much effort into setting the direction of the compilation considering the importance of the publication of the Taekwondo Textbook.
Kukkiwon President Oh Hyundeuk said, ¡°Considering the great strides made by Taekwondo, the current Taekwondo Textbook has its shortcomings, and we¡¯re in need of a 21st century version of the textbook for the distribution of the techniques and spirit of Taekwondo,¡± and he went on saying, ¡°The Taekwondo Textbook compilation project that the Research Institute is pushing forward will provide a huge opportunity for the world of Taekwondo not to mention Kukkiwon to take a step forward.¡±
¡°Taekwondo Textbook¡± of Kukkiwon has officially been published in 1987, amended later on in 2005 with its publication of the revised edition, and this version remains till this day.
¡ã Workshop (1) - A scene from the ¡®2017 Taekwondo Expert Workshop¡¯ arranged by the Research Institute to set the direction of Taekwondo Textbook compilation.
¡ã Workshop (2) - A scene from the ¡®2017 Taekwondo Expert Workshop¡¯ arranged by the Research Institute to set the direction of Taekwondo Textbook compilation.
¡ã Workshop (3) - A scene from the ¡®2017 Taekwondo Expert Workshop¡¯ arranged by the Research Institute to set the direction of Taekwondo Textbook compilation.