Knowing the fighting and escaping techniques presented in this book can often mean the difference between life and death. This book focuses on the growing need for self-protection by modern women, answers common questions on self-protection, points ways to avoid potentially dangerous situations and shows how to deal with an attack when it cannot be avoided. Techniques used in the course are drawn from a variety of sources including ju-jutsu, judo, karate, kempo, kung-fu, ninjutsu and western self-protection techniques. The course describes a variety of common attack situations and offers practical self-defense techniques that are effective in each situation. Readers will learn combinations of fighting techniques that include blocks, punches and kicks that are useful defenses against a variety of attacks. The book teaches ways of escaping from and defending against common attacks whether occurring at home, in a public place, or on the street.
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Fred Neff started his training in Asian fighting arts at the age of eight. In 1974, Mr. Neff received a rank of fifth degree black belt in karate. In the same year he was made master of the art of kempo at a formal ceremony. He is also proficient in judo, ju-jutsu and certain methods of chuan-fa. Mr. Neff's study of East Asian culture has taken him to Hong Kong, Japan, The People's Republic of China and Singapore. For many years, Mr. Neff has used his knowledge to educate others. He has taught karate at the University of Minnesota, the University of Wisconsin, and Inver Hills Community College. He has also organized and supervised self defense classes for special education programs, public schools, private institutions, and city recreation departments. Included in his teaching program have been classes for law enforcement officers. He has received many rewards for his accomplishments and community involvement, including the City of St. Paul Citizen of the Month Award in 1975, WCCO Radio Good Neighbor Award in 1985, and the Presidential Medal of Merit in 1990. He is the author of 19 books including Everybody's Self-Defense, Lessons From The Western Warriors, Lessons From the Eastern Warriors, Lessons From The Fighting Commandos, Lessons From The Samurai, Lessons From The Art Of Kempo, Lessons From The Japanese Masters, Basic Karate, Self-Protection Guidebook For Girls and Women and Keeping Fit.Review:
Mr. Neff uses his knowledge of the Asian fighting arts to educate others. Illustrated with photographs, the books supply the proper techniques and the principles of self-protection and fitness. Pictures on every page augment the easy and briefly stated essentials. This series promises to be very popular in today's society. Students (and adults) will be able to benefit from it. -- Instructor
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Book Description Lerner Pub Group (L), 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0822511568