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Footnotes and Sources

1 Sources of Korean Tradition, Volume 1 (Peter H. Lee and William Theodore de Bary, editors) Columbia University Press, 1997 (page 34).

2 The Fighting Weapons of Korean Martial Arts (In Hyuk Suh and Jane Hallander) Unique Publications, 1988 (page 4).

3 op.cit. The Fighting Weapons of Korean Martial Arts (page 5).

4 Korea Old and New: a History (Eckert, Lee, Lew, Robinson, Wagner, et. al.) Korea Institute, Harvard University Press, 1990 (page 94).

5 op.cit. The Fighting Weapons of Korean Martial Arts (page 5).

6 Muye Dobo Tongji: The Comprehensive Illustrated Manual of Martial Arts of Ancient Korea (written by Yi Duk-moo and Park Je-ga; Sang H. Kim, PhD, translator) 2000.

7 Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan (Diane Skoss, editor) Koryu Books, 1995.

8 The Art of Zen Sword: the History of Shim Gum Do (Chang Sik Kim and Maria Kim) American Buddhist Shim Gum Do Association, 1985 (page ).

9 op. cit The Art of Zen Sword (page 14).