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By titleElite Forces Handbook of Unarmed Combat

Elite Forces Handbook of Unarmed Combat

This essential guide provides a detailed examination of fighting techniques, with clear descriptions of actions. The text is supported by black-and-white photographs and line drawings showing specific techniques, many used by elite special forces. Starting with an overview of the historical development of unarmed combat, the book explores the martial arts heritage and works through training (both physical and mental), vulnerable areas of the body, and specific techniques for self-defence and dealing with armed or multiple assailants.

Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2")
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 80 b/w photos & 100 b/w a/ws
Text: 60000 words

Author details:

Ron Shillingford is a regular contributor on boxing and martial arts for a number of newspapers and radio and TV programs.