Self-Protection Guidebook for Girls and Women (Fred Neff's Self-Defense Library)

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9780822511564: Self-Protection Guidebook for Girls and Women (Fred Neff's Self-Defense Library)
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Discusses the need for self-protection and demonstrates basic self-defense techniques.

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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.


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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