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The College at Brockport: State University of New York

1981

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

Taekwon-Do

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The Effects Of Tension Recognition And Control On Beginning Taekwon-Do Instruction, Young Don Park Jun 1981

The Effects Of Tension Recognition And Control On Beginning Taekwon-Do Instruction, Young Don Park

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

This study was designed to investigate the effects of Jacobson's differential relaxation techniques on beginning instruction in Taekwon-Do, a Korean form of self defense.

The subjects for this study consisted of twenty-two male and two female students enrolled in an introductory performance course in Taekwon-Do within the physical education program at the State University College at Brockport, Brockport, New York,

Videotaped evaluation of the students' techniques by master instructors was employed to measure improvement and skill level of the subjects. The test measured body position, leg or arm position, breathing, focus, relaxation, power, and stance of the subject while ...