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Unarmed Combat: SAS and Elite Forces Guide

Martin J. Dougherty

Duck punch, cover block and knee strike. Boxing, wrestling and Ju-Jitsu. Gameplan, lines of attack and final disengagement. SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Unarmed Combat is an authoritative handbook on an immense array of close combat defence techniques, from fist... Read moreRead less

Duck punch, cover block and knee strike. Boxing, wrestling and Ju-Jitsu. Gameplan, lines of attack and final disengagement. SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Unarmed Combat is an authoritative handbook on an immense array of close combat defence techniques, from fist fights to headlocks, from tackling single unarmed opponents to armed groups, from stance to maneuvring. The text considers the different fighting and martial arts skills you can use before looking at the areas of the body to defend, how to attack without letting yourself be hurt and how to incapacitate your opponent. With more than 120 black and white illustrations of combat scenarios, punches, blocks and ducks, and with expert easy-to-follow text, SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Unarmed Combat guides you through everything you need to know about what to do when you can’t escape trouble.

SAS and Elite Forces Guide series

Format: 178 x 127mm pb
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 59,000
Illustrations: 150 b/w a/ws
ISBN: 9781906626815

Martin J. Dougherty

Martin J. Dougherty is the author of Vikings: A History of the Norse People, The Wars of the Roses, The Ancient Warrior and Celts, among many other books. A former defence consultant, he also writes on personal self-defence and modern military technology.

This edition – 9781906626815 pb – is now out of print.

A new hb edition is available from May 2019 – 9781782743286

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