April 6, 2012 in Sports (F)
[prMac.com] Coimbra, Portugal - Telmo Amaro announces the upcoming release of "The Taekwondo White Belt," an app that contains detailed information of the Taekwondo curriculum from 10th kup to 8th kup. Content was create by Instructor Telmo Amaro, 3rd dan kukkiwon Taekwondo black belt.
The app will be released as free with some paid content within. Users will have free access to a Taekwondo "Theory" course which features an introduction to this martial art, basic history knowledge, etiquette and myths. There's also a free "Glossary" section that's very useful for beginners to memorize all those Korean terms.
Other contents available is:
* Fundamental techniques - featuring information on stances, blocks, hand strikes and kicks
* Forms - it explains what a form is and shows the white belt form "Taeguk il Jang"
* Martial applications - goes into detail on the two main training methods for white belt self-defense, "Hoshinsul" and "Sambo Daerion". Also has self-defense tips for various common situations
* Sport Sparring - here the reader will find information about the rules of Olympic sparring Taekwondo. There's also information about guard, movement in combat, defensive tactics and offensive tactics for white belts
At the end of each course there's a quiz game that will test the reader's recently acquired knowledge. Techniques, training methods and concepts are explained through text, illustrations and videos. The countdown to launch and screenshots can be seen at the website.
Coming soon for iPhone, iPad and Android!
Located in Coimbra, Portugal, Telmo Amaro is a mobile software developer working in the industry since 2002. With over 150 apps, Telmo currently works as an independent contractor. Telmo Amaro is also a Taekwondo instructor with 11 years of training. Copyright (C) 2002-2012 Telmo Amaro. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.