Get Tough. by Major W. E. Fairbairn. Edition: First Edition. Book condition: Very Good Condition. Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket. Book Description. W. E. Fairbairn, taught the famed British Commandos from this classic, long-out- of-print manual on unarmed combat. Known for his “get tough” attitude, Fairbairn . Get Tough! by W E Fairbairn, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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MacCalla rated it liked it Sep 02, Hough rated it really liked it Sep 19, Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The difference in content is that “Get Tough” lacks the final chapter of “All-in Fighting”, which covers the use of the bayonet. Maiming an opponent with your bare hands is easier than it sounds. Quotes from Get Tough! Want to Read saving….
Brilliant book, well presented and timeless self protection manual. Daren Bell w.e.fairabirn it it was amazing Dec 11, The drawings are really good and it’s actually quite interesting to read.
Get Tough! : How to Win in Hand to Hand Fighting
This book shows you how to put a thug out of action with your bare hands, so fast he won’t know what’s hit him. Lists with This Book.
Combining all the knowledge thus acquired he developed a system that stopped the Shanghai terrorists in their tracks, demoralised the Nazis, and probably proved a decisive factor in the success of Allied Special forces in World War Two. Armed Forces by W. The goal isn’t hy make one a martial artist; it is to teach some of the most brutal techniques conceived by the mind of man for saving one’s life when things go very bad.
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Just a moment while we sign you s.e.fairbairn to your Goodreads account. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days When will my order arrive? Carter Golden rated it really liked it Jun 03, I’ve read “Get Tough” in the past, which is bg version of “All-in Fighting” that was edited for the American market. Luke Thorpe rated it liked it Dec 07, The Best Books of Dec 08, Xenophon Hendrix rated it it was amazing. In fact, I think I had a copy at one time.
At the onset of WW2, Fairbairn provided his services and insights to the British and American forces fighting the Axis threat. I only read this for research, but damn, I felt like training this with my mother she is 40 pounds heavier, way stronger than me and once knocked some heavy-builded year-old man with the side of a knife – he had the mark “Tramontina” in his back for days and turning into some girly form of badass-ery!
Jun 04, Gigi S. The art of Defendu addressed unarmed combat as well as the use of sticks, knives and improvised weaponry as well w.e.fairbajrn defending against same with a feral savagery that seems to be distinctly different from other systems of the time. Trivia About Get Tough! Seize both his hands with your right and flip him downwards He called this system “Defendu”, and it was one of the first “Western Hybrid” arts, derived from elements of Japanese and Chinese fighting arts.
He developed fighting and defense techniques for his native policemen as well as for the British coomandos and American Marines. His method, which became known during WW2 as “Gutter Fighting” or “the Silent Killing” course and which was constantly refined and perfected through the course of the w.e.fakrbairnwas taught to commandos and other Special Forces units, guerillas, saboteurs, and the agents of the Office of Strategic Services OSS, the precursors to the modern CIA, via his student Col.
Now you can profit bby his experience. It’s not all bad, though, and several good points are still offered even ln some of the content is a little out w.e.fairbaorn. One of the seminal books on unarmed combat, with practical, effective techniques proven on the battlefields of World War II and still very relevant to soldiers on today’s battlefields, law enforcement officers on the thin blue line, w.e.fairbaifn civilians interested in self-defense.
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