By Bong Soo Han. Written by the world's foremost practitioner of Hapkido. This first book in English on Hapkido specially emphasizes basic techniques and principles of the art for the beginner. Included are warm-up exercises, basic fighting positions, punching and striking, blocks and kicks, and defenses. Han, a Black Belt Hall of Famer (1978, for Hapkido) who has studied this art for more than 40 years, introduced the art into the United States in 1967. Fully illustrated. 192 pgs.