Home page of A Killing Art, a book about Tae Kwon Do

By Alex Gillis

Tae Kwon Do's founders are fond of saying the art is filled with old dynasties and ancient warriors. They had their reasons for the myths. A Killing Art reveals some of the truths. Buy it at Amazon.com and Chapters.Indigo.ca, or contact me, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The book is available in Spanish: www.unartemortal.com.ar.

And in German: www.toedliche-kunst.de.


Nov. 28, 2013: Grandmaster Nam Tae-Hi, who helped create Tae Kwon Do, recommends A Killing Art:


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Interviews  and reviews about A Killing Art:

Book review by Ben Judkins (Oct. 10, 2012)

Book review by Eric Madis, martial arts historian.

Totally Tae Kwon Do magazine ran a good review of my book, and readers voted A Killing Art as the number-one Tae Kwon Do book in 2009 (pages 22 and 23 of the mag's 8th issue).

MartialEdge.net, interview with Lesley Jackson (U.K.).

OpenBookToronto.com, 10 Questions about the book (Canada).

Quill & Quire, by Jan Dutkiewicz (Canada).

Maclean's magazine article, "One martial art battles cold war corruption," by Alex Gillis.

Amazon.com reviews.

Chapters.Indigo.com review.

Blue Cliff TKD reviews.

eBay review.