Authors : Hatsumi Masaaki - Chambers Quintin
Title : Stick fighting Techniques of self-defense
Year : 1971
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We have often wondered why the stick as a weapon has been so neglected in recent years Inevitably, traditional forms of hand-to-hand combat were prejudiced by the increasing use of firearms. and yet, in spite of this. boxing, wrestling, fencing, and archery have all survived and even flourished in their sport forms. Until the early part of the nineteenth century in England, the art of the quarter stave was an essential part of a man's education. and it continued to be practiced until very recently by the Boy Scouts. However, in general it is a forgotten art, and even among the police - the only people permitted by law to carry a stick as a weapon - the standard of technique is lamentably primitive. ...
Hatsumi Masaaki - Stick fighting
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