9781250041951

How to Defend Yourself Unarmed Combat Skills that Work

  • ISBN 13:

    9781250041951

  • ISBN 10:

    1250041953

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/02/2014
  • Publisher: Griffin

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Summary

Effective self-defense is a matter of playing the odds-- increasing your own advantages and decreasing those of your opponent. Written in clear easy-to-understand detail, How to Defend Yourself gives readers the tools to safely defend themselves. In this step-by-step illustrated guide, experienced martial arts instructor Martin Dougherty teaches a wide range of defense techniques, including:

- Dealing with grabs, punches and kicks
- Using blocks, deflections and evasions
- Identifying potential threats
- Preemptive hits and counterattacks

Comprehensive and essential, How to Defend Yourself is an invaluable guide to get out of potentially difficult situations while coming to minimal harm.

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