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.
|Author||Martin J Dougherty|
|Publisher||St. Martin's Griffin|
|Rating||4/5 (08 users)|