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How to Punch: Unarmed Combat Skills That Work (Self-Defense)

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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
  • A knockout blow
Combining the best punching techniques from various schools of martial arts, including karate, boxing, and Krav Maga, How to Punch offers valuable advice for both the beginner and the experienced martial art practitioner who wants to learn about fighting.

About the Author

MARTIN J. DOUGHERTY is Director of Coaching to the All-Styles Martial Arts Association and a Senior Assessor with the Self-Defense Federation, holding black belts in two styles of Ju-Jitsu as well as self-defense. His martial arts career has encompassed ju-jitsu, kickboxing, and self-defense as well as military combative systems. Martin has worked in the defense and security industry, where he is an expert on weapon systems and asymmetric conflict.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781250041944
Author:
Dougherty, Martin J.
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Self-Defense
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes 60 black-and-white illustration
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.25 in 1 lb

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