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How not to get hit : the art of fighting without fighting

Author: Nathaniel Cooke
Publisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book on personal safety for people who understand that the best way to deal with trouble is not get into it in the first place. Told in a light-hearted, irreverent style, How Not to Get Hit will take you on a journey through the funny side of violence, its roots in our evolutionary past, and where it fits in to modern society. It answers the question nobody asked about self-defense: "how can I make sure  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Cooke
ISBN: 9780804842693 0804842698 0804848815 9780804848817
OCLC Number: 745979498
Description: 190 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. One The Psychology of an Attack --
Horny Goats (Why People Fight) --
How to See It Coming --
Fear and Adrenaline --
How to Use Them --
Of Fear and the Caveman --
Understanding Pack Mentality --
ch. Two Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics --
Tale of the Tape --
Calculating Your Risk --
ch. Three How the Professionals Do It --
Marc Moor --
Bodyguard and Professional Martial Artist --
Roland Dix --
Psychiatric Nurse --
Bev Douglas --
Bristol Constabulary --
George Houghton --
National Offender Management Service --
ch. Four I Know Kung Fu --
Finding the Right Style for You --
ch. Five Principles --
Being Aware of Your Environment and Its Risks --
Use Your Eyes to See, Not Just to Look --
Looking the Part: Victor or Victim? --
Understanding Range of Attack --
Getting Hit --
Multiple Attackers --
What If I'm on the Floor? --
What If There's a Weapon? --
Stay Confident, Stay Safe ... But for God's Sake Stay Out of Jail.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Cooke.

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