Advanced Tonfa: Japanese Weapon of Self-defense

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Black Belt Communications, 1987 - Sports & Recreation - 255 pages
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In this definitive book on the advanced techniques of the tonfa, weapons expert Tadashi Yamashita covers gripping, flipping, blocking, striking, block and counter, a karate kata adapted for tonfa, kumite, self-defence, and a traditional tonfa kata.
 

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Contents

Origins and Anatomy of the Tonfa
23
Blocking and Striking
47
Karate Kata Adapted for Tonfa
71
Block and Counter Against the
93
Traditional Tonfa Kata
121
Kumite
157
SelfDefense Applications
187
Contemporary Tonfajutsu and the PR24
221
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Michael Shumway "Mike" Lee was born on June 4, 1971 in Mesa, Arizona. He is an American politician and lawyer who is the junior United States Senator from Utah. A member of the Republican Party, Lee has served in the U.S. Senate since January 3, 2011. Lee is a graduate of Brigham Young University (BYU). He began his career as a clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah before serving as a clerk for future Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, who was then a judge on the Third Circuit Court. He then entered private practice, with the Sidley Austin law firm, before coming back to his home state and working as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Utah, from 2002 to 2005. Lee then joined the administration of Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, serving as the general counsel from 2005 to 2006. Lee ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010. He won the general election on November 2, 2010 with 62 percent of the vote. In 2015 he made The New York Times Best Seller List with his title Our Lost Constitution: The Willful Subversion of America's Founding Document.

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