Practical Karate 6 by Masatoshi Nakayama
Self-Defense in Special Situations: In Special Situations Bk.6

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“Every step is clearly described in the text and often accompanied by the familiar foot diagrams… This book is written for the busy [person] who has no time to undergo a full training program at a dojo. lt offers easy-to-learn karate responses in typical self-defense situations. Diligent practice at home will equip one with … more than instinct in an emergency situation." — Mainichi Shimbun

Practical Karate: Self-Defense in Special Situations is the final volume of the classic six-volume series by Masatoshi Nakayama and Donn Draeger. Beginning with tactics for dealing with automobile situations, escalating to tied-hand situations, then switchblade, chain, meat cleaver, and razor attacks, and finishing with tactics for dealing with handgun attacks, the authors cover a wide range of effective responses in situations calling for advanced tactics. This volume helps to replace false confidence with an ability to make a quick, realistic appraisal of a dangerous situation and take the correct countermeasures for personal safety.
 

About Masatoshi Nakayama

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MASATOSHI NAKAYAMA carries on the tradition of his teacher, Gichin Funakoshl, the Father of Modern Karate. Long professor and director of physical education at Takushoku University, his alma mater (1937), he was chief instructor of the Japan Karate Association from 1955 until his death in 1987. Aninth degree black belt and a familiar face at tournaments, he was among the first to send instructors overseas and to encourage the development of karate along scientific lines. Donn F. Draeger was a Western pioneer in the practice of Japanese martial arts. His works include "Judo Training Methods, Judo Formal Techniques and Shaolin Lohan Kung-Fu.
 
Published December 15, 1989 by Tuttle Publishing. 136 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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