Pressure Point Karate Made Easy: A Guide to the Dillman Pressure Point Method for Beginners and Younger Martial Artists

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G. Dillman Karate International, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 144 pages
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'Pressure Point Karate Made Easy' is a book which focuses on the self-defense needs and strategies of the modern teen, young adult, or beginning martial artist. Common self-defense situations are presented including attempted strikes, pushes, and grabs. Techniques are presented via large photos with numerically correlated descriptive paragraphs. With each set of techniques is an illustration depicting the anatomical location of the pressure points that the technique makes use of. Exact angles and direction of strike or manipulation is given with the point notation. Personal growth issues are discussed and young readers are cautioned to take the study of martial arts seriously, as a life long study. A glossary of martial arts terms with a pronunciation guide is included.

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About the author (1999)

Dillman served in the US Army through the 1960s & beyond. He was among the first to introduce the Eastern martial arts to post-war USA. Trained under Harry Smith, Danny Pai & Hohan Soken, he received advanced instructor certifications in many martial forms. A friend to Bruce Lee, he also coached Muhammad Ali. In the '80s and '90s he pioneered use of pressure-point theory in the West. He partnered with other great headmasters to share seminars all over the world. In 1999 he was awarded the 10th Degree Black Belt. He is now headmaster of an international martial arts organization.

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