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Description - Defending Against Attack for Women by Frank Nezhadpournia

This is the fully revised 2nd Edition of the popular book teaching how to Defend Against Attack. Based on over 1000 workshops completed and 25 years of experience in coaching students at all levels! With the aid of over 300 photographs showing attack reconstructions, Frank teaches with ease the safest forms of grappling, punching, kicking and blocking against individual, multiple and knife attacks. The manual will help to empower women to curb their fears. The techniques are explained simply and teach body mechanics and movement. Helping you achieve more confidence, alertness and overall fitness, whilst reducing stress and the fear of attack by preparing for it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780955727412
ISBN-10: 0955727413
Format: Paperback
(145mm x 210mm x 12mm)
Pages: 100
Imprint: Frank Nezhadpournia
Publisher: Frank Nezhadpournia
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Frank Nezhadpournia

Frank was born in 1971, and moved to the UK at the age 5, commencing his training in Bedfordshire after a friend suggested they attend a class of Karate. A friend who would later die in car crash. He became an instructor after three and half years of training. Teaching in sports centres throughout the UK, Middle East and Europe.Affiliated to Karate England Ltd and member of one of the oldest and respected associations where he still trains and teaches students of all ages.He has been very fortunate to have been trained and examined by some of the finest British, Japanese and Iranian instructors in the world learning and absorbing delivery styles in the process. Which he extends in his teaching keeping as close as possible to the spirit of the traditional aspects of the art.In 1992 he travelled to Florida, USA were he underwent training as a pilot and Flight Instructor for 2 years, and after successfully completing this returned to the UK for a short while before travelling to the Middle-East to teach, and train both at universities, corporate, and military organisations. Continuing to fly in the process getting ratings on more complex aircraft along the way.Receiving an award from the air force for his attitude towards training was testimony to his style, and meeting the President of the country from whom he received his invitation in the first place, one of the highlights. On his return to the UK he spent a short while "readapting" and then commenced working as a training consultant for major brands and has provided training and coaching to thousands of staff in the corporate sector.Frank currently holds the rank of 4th Degree Black Belt in Traditional Sh t kan Karate, and trains 6 days a week. He also provides karate as an enrichment activity to Youth Offenders with other organisations such as Connections to help teach youngsters self control and discipline via the art.A big part of his time is spent working with Violence units helping empower women through Karate. This book is now a product of his time spent with these organisations and provides a definitive guide to street self defence training for the beginner.

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