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Marc Tedeschi is an internationally respected designer, photographer, educator, and martial arts master. He has studied Eastern philosophy, healing arts, and combatives for more than 40 years, training extensively in Hapkido, Taekwondo, Jujutsu, Judo, and Karate. A prolific writer, Mr. Tedeschi’s landmark publications rank with the finest ever produced on the healing and martial arts. He is the author of over a dozen books, including the acclaimed 1136-page Hapkido, the 896-page Taekwondo, Essential Anatomy for Healing and Martial Arts, and a unique series of general martial arts books that provide an in-depth look at the core concepts and techniques shared by a broad range of martial arts.

Mr. Tedeschi was a 7th degree black belt in Hapkido before founding his own style of Hapkido in 2007. He holds arts degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Kansas City Art Institute, formerly taught design at the Academy of Art University and the University of San Francisco, and has been a strategic design consultant to major corporations and institutions worldwide. He currently devotes most of his time to writing, teaching, and training, and is working on a broad range of projects related to Asian culture. He also serves as president of Hapkido West, a California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the martial ways. To learn more about Marc Tedeschi or Hapkido West, please click on the links below: