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Self-Defense: How to Punch

Martin J. Dougherty

Punching. Although it seems like one of the simplest forms of self-defense, this ancient form of combat is actually more complex than you would ever imagine. Now, in this fully illustrated and easy-to-use book, the art of punching is decoded... Read moreRead less

Punching. Although it seems like one of the simplest forms of self-defense, this ancient form of combat is actually more complex than you would ever imagine. Now, in this fully illustrated and easy-to-use book, the art of punching is decoded for readers everywhere. This book will teach you the elements of the perfect punch, including: how to make a fist and not break your fingers, crashing in, taking a punch, striking first, and how to deliver a knockout blow. Combining the best punching techniques from various schools of martial arts, including karate, boxing, and Krav Maga, How to Punch by Martin J. Dougherty offers valuable advice for both the beginner and the experienced martial art practitioner who wants to learn about fighting.

Format: 240 x 160mm pb
Extent: 48pp
Word count: 10,000
Illustrations: 50 line drawings
ISBN: 978-1-78274-088-9

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.

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