This article updates and summarizes the more recent scholars’ work and their relation to individual efforts by a few of today’s martial art grandmasters to rescue Korea’s forgotten martial past. The text emphasizes the way in which ancient military texts has influenced the modern disciplines of Taekwondo, Tangsoodo, and Shippalki.
SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 12 No. 4 (2003): 26 pages.