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Stick fighting : techniques of self-defense

Author: Masaaki Hatsumi; Quintin Chambers
Publisher: Tokyo ; Palo Alto, Calif. : Kodansha International, 1981, ©1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ideal weapon for self-defense is a stick. To find a comprehensive system of techniques using the stick, we must turn to the East, for systems known to the West have fallen into disuse. In this book, the techniques of Kukishin Ryū--an ancient Japanese method--have been updated and adapted for use today. A thorough grounding in the fundamentals dealt with here will enable you to disarm and control any  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Masaaki Hatsumi; Quintin Chambers
ISBN: 0870114751 9780870114755
OCLC Number: 8893163
Description: 147 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Basic movements --
Techniques against fist attacks --
Techniques against foot attacks --
Techniques against wrist holding --
Techniques against sleeve and lapel holding --
Techniques against seizure from behind --
Techniques against stick holding --
Immobilizations.
Responsibility: Masaaki Hatsumi ; Quintin Chambers.

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A manual of self-defence techniques using a long or short stick. The book shows some 50 moves, each demonstrated in photographs with step-by-step instructions.  Read more...

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