Keith D. Yates has written over 400 magazine articles and columns as well as authoring or coauthoring nine books. A teacher at the Dallas Theological Seminary, and the founder and president of the American Karate and Tae Kwon Do Organization, he lives in Dallas.
"Keith Yates has written one of the most complete overviews of
American karate that I've seen. Not only is it comprehensive, it's
fun to read."
--Skipper Mullins, world karate champion; one of Black Belt Magazine's Top Five Fighters of All Time
"Tae kwon do has enhanced my life. It has given me confidence,
helped me stay fit, taught me how to achieve goals, and helped me
become comfortable in my interactions with others. This book will
help you stick with your training so you can gain those benefits
--Arnold Howard, former editor of Martial Arts Professional Magazine