I Love Taekwondo

My First Taekwondo Books

by Melissa Kakakios

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/27/2013

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 28
ISBN : 9781452576695
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 28
ISBN : 9781452576688

About the Book

Sam is a little boy who loves and practices the martial art and Olympic sport of taekwondo. Although he lives out in the bush, this doesn’t stop him from believing that one day he will be a champion. He imagines himself at the Olympics one day, but first he has many lessons to learn. Taekwondo provides Sam with opportunities to challenge his mind and develop his skills. The attributes of courage, courtesy, honesty, perseverance and self-control—which are embedded in taekwondo—have to be learned, practised and experienced time and time again in order for him to become a true champion in life. Sam keeps his dream alive by fuelling his love of taekwondo with hard work, positive thoughts and unwavering faith.

Responding to the problems some children experience with bullying, inactivity, obesity and low self-esteem, I Love Taekwondo encourages children to respect themselves and others, dare to dream big and live happy, healthy and active lives.

I Love Taekwondo is the first book in a series that seeks to help transform children’s characters, introduce principles of self-discipline and improve self-confidence.

About the Author

MELISSA KAKAKIOS was a Clinical Nurse Consultant of nurse education in Sydney. When she married and started a family, they moved to rural Queensland and raised eleven children who are all home-educated and striving to become elite athletes in the Olympic Sport of Taekwondo. She writes songs and composes music and loves keeping fit and healthy. She is inspired by children and their dreams.