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Self-Defense for Women

2.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
This essential self-defense guide is packed with helpful tips and strategies for girls and women. Written by an instructor of Chinese martial arts, the text provides techniques for defending physical attacks and offers readers guidance for being aware of their surroundings and their body language. It also provides ways for avoiding potentially dangerous situations and ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Rosen Classroom (first published April 1st 2005)
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Martyn
Sep 22, 2011 Martyn rated it did not like it
Review: Lavinia Soo-Warr – Self-Defense for Women

Since I teach self-defense (based on aikido) to both men and women, a student gave me Lavinia Soo-Warr’s Self-Defense for Women and wanted to know my opinion.

I’m not in the habit of criticizing other people in my field, but this time I feel a comment is warranted. For two reasons: first of all, people tend to feel that anything in print has been verified, and second, because the ideas expressed in this book are downright dangerous nonsense.

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Susan
May 10, 2011 Susan rated it liked it
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This book has a lot of useful information, however, you do have to practice in order to remember and apply what is being taught. I have taken a self defense course before and believe that is the most beneficial way to learn how to defend yourself. I remember taking a karate class in college and the instructor asked the women if they were taking it for self-defense. Some raised their hands in the affirmative. He said if you are attacked, you don't need to know karate, you just poke them in their ...more
Colona Public Library
Pretty nice read and I learned some useful techniques. There are some techniques that are more useful than others, to really utilize the most of this book is to practice.
By far the best part of this book was a little old lady doing a good portion of this book, even taking on a knife fight! It was strangely encouraging, like, if she can do it I can do it!
You can order this material at the Colona Public Library! ~Ashley
Marina Andreou
it was a good book, i've read it in two days!
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