Street Stoppers by Mark Mireles
The Martial Arts Most Devastating Trips, Sweeps, and Throws for Real Fighting

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Street Stoppers is your guide to the martial arts most devastating trips, sweeps and throws. Mark Mireles has combined his knowledge of wrestling and jujitsu with his many years of experience as a member of the LAPD to put together this collection of street effective takedowns that will stop an attacker cold. Together with verteran cop, author and martial artist Loren W. Christensen, Mark takes you step by step through each technique and shows you exactly how to apply it when your life depends on it. Mark kicks off your crash course in Street Stoppers with the basics of positioning and targets. From there, jump directly into the trips, sweeps and throws - over 50 solid techniques demonstrated in realistic fighting situations. Mark and Loren also include 15 combination techniques so you ll always have a Plan B to fall back on. And throughout the book you ll get inside tips on choosing the right technique, gaining the upper hand over your assailant, avoiding injuries and ending a fight quickly. Because this book is written by 2 expert martial artists who have decades of experience subduing criminals on some of America s meanest streets, you can rest assured that you re getting proven techniques that work.

About Mark Mireles

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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. 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
Published January 29, 2009 by Turtle Press. 288 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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