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Get Tough

by Captain W E Fairbairn

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Softcover
978-0-87364-002-2
120 pages, 5.5" x 8.5"
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  • Description
  • Author Bio
  • Chapter List
The father of modern hand-to-hand combat, Captain W. E. Fairbairn, taught the famed British Commandos from this classic, long-out-of-print manual on unarmed combat. Known for his "get tough" attitude, Fairbairn designed these practical methods after years of training troops and watching ruffians, thugs, bandits and bullies. Now you can profit from his experience.
Captain W.E. Fairbairn taught unarmed combat to the famed British Commandos and the U.S. armed forces during World War II. Before the war he served as assistant commissioner of the Shanghai Police Force. He was the inventor of the Fairbairn Commando Knife and the author of the classics Defendu, Scientific Self Defense and Shooting to Live.
BOOK CHAPTER LIST
1) Blows
- Edge-of-the Head
- Chin Jab
- Boot
- Knee
2) Releases
- From Wrist Hold
- From Strangle Hold
- From Bear Hug
- From Hair Hold
3) Holds
- Thumb Hold
- Sentry Hold
- Japanese Strangle Hold
- Handcuff Hold
- Bent-Arm Hold
- Head Hold
4) Throws
- Hip Throw
- Wrist Throw
- Back Break
5) Miscellaneous Advice
6) Use of the Knife
7) The Smatchet
8) Disarming an Opponent of His Pistol
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