Defensive Tactics by Loren W. Christensen
Modern Arrest & Control Techniques for Today's Police Warrior

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Whether you re a law enforcement officer wanting to improve your edge or a martial artist wanting to expand your knowledge of street proven techniques, you will find Defensive Tactics: Modern Arrest and Control Techniques for Today's Police Warrior is filled with invaluable information including:

* Joint manipulation that works
* Leverage control vs. pain control
* Hitting with the hands, feet, forearms and elbows
* Safely and quickly crossing the gap
* Blocking an assailant's strikes
* Using vulnerable points to gain compliance
* Head disorientation
* Safe application of sleeper holds
* Controlling a suspect on the ground * Arresting big guys
* Fighting concepts to take on patrol
* Weapon retention in close quarters and on the ground

Written by a retired cop and high-ranking martial artist who survived all that the mean streets threw at him while working patrol, gang enforcement and dignitary protection, Defensive Tactics goes beyond what is taught in the academy, officer's in-service training, and what is allowed by the administration. BONUS: Includes a chapter on proven ways to control a suspect on the ground written by LAPD officer Mark Mireles, an MMA coach, police academy trainer, and wrestling champ.


About Loren W. Christensen

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Loren W. Christensen is a Vietnam veteran and retired police officer with 29 years of law enforcement experience. As a martial arts student and teacher since 1965, he has earned a total of 11 black belts in three arts and was inducted into the Masters Hall of Fame in 2011. As a writer, Loren has penned 45 nonfiction books, including over two dozen books on the martial arts, and dozens of magazine articles on a variety of subjects. He has starred in seven instructional martial arts DVDs. Dukkha is his first fiction. He can be contacted through his website at Wim Demeere has practiced a variety of martial arts for over 20 years, studying mainly Chinese systems and several full-contact fighting styles such as sanshou and Muay Thai. He won four national titles and a bronze medal at the 1995 World Wushi Championships. He is the former national coach of the Belgian Wushu fighting team, and still trains fighters for international competition. You may find out more at his website.
Published January 21, 2008 by Turtle Press. 388 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Sports & Outdoors, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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