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The Sherlock Holmes School of Self-Defence: The Ma&hellip by E. W. Barton-Wright
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5.0 out of 5 stars Funny little manual, 28 Sep 2012
The book has a charming sense of humor spread across several step-by-step guides to performing self defense techniques. I found a friend who let me practice the grappling techniques, which make up the bulk of the book, and that truly was a fun time. But this book does cover some cane/umbrella based moves, as well as a portion on how to fight from/with a bicycle that nobodies willing to test out with me. Although my friend particularly liked the portion that teaches one how to defend themselves from someone shaking them by the collar. Almost all techniques are accompanied by illustrations that I felt helped guide me into the moves, without them I probably would have been lost. The book is… Read more