Extreme Unarmed Combat

Martin J. Dougherty

127 x 178 mm, 320 pages, 200 black and white illustrations, 9781908273161, £14.99, Paperback, Amber Books
1 January 2012

Currently in stock.

• This book could save your life! Close combat defence techniques from the experts

Duck punch, cover block and knee strike. Boxing, wrestling and Ju-Jitsu. Gameplan, lines of attack and final disengagement. If you can’t take flight, you’re going to have to fight. Extreme Unarmed Combat is an authoritative handbook on an immense array of close combat defence techniques, from fist fights to headlocks, from tackling single unarmed opponents to armed groups, from stance to maneuvring.

Presented in a handy pocketbook format, Extreme Unarmed Combat’s structure considers the different fighting and martial arts skills you can use before looking at the areas of the body to defend, how to attack without letting yourself be hurt and how to incapacitate your opponent.

With more than 120 black and white illustrations of combat scenarios, punches, blocks and ducks, and with expert easy-to-follow text, Extreme Unarmed Combat guides you through everything you need to know about what to do when you can’t escape trouble. This book could save your life.

About the Author
Martin J. Dougherty is a British Master Level Assessor with the Self-Defence Federation and holds black belts in two styles of Ju-jitsu. His martial arts career has also encompassed kickboxing and military combative systems. He has written numerous books on military history, as well as The Art of Self Defence.

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