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COMICS WITH PROBLEMS #46 – GET TOUGH! ( hand combat comic booklet as taught to you by Captain W.E. Fairbairn) Cover | Alternate Cover | Preface. 3 Apr Get Tough! by W E Fairbairn, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. William Ewart Fairbairn was a British Royal Marine and police officer. He developed Get Tough, first published in by D. Appleton-Century Company (New W. E. Fairbairn’s Timetable of Death by Christopher Grosz and Michael D.

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They owe something to the famous Japanese judo jiu-jutsoand something else to Chinese boxing. As a self-defence book, Fairbairn encourages you to do stuff you might otherwise be too scared to do, like take a gun away from someone.

How to win in hand-to-hand fighting. Little to no safety instruction is included, so be aware if you practice these techniques.

You won’t regret it. Brute strength is not required. Wesley Metcalfe rated it it was amazing May 06, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Badass of the Week: William E. Fairbairn

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The pictures are great for most techniques, though some leave something to be desired. Shanghai Municipal Police, If you were thinking of writing a WWII action book that involved hand-to-hand combat this would be an excellent reference.


As a piece of history it’s a good read too. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Pages with related products. The father of modern hand-to-hand combat, Capt. Before the war he served as assistant commissioner of the Shanghai Police Force. But, once closed with w.e.gairbairn enemy, give even” ounce of effort you can muster, and victory will tie yours. Fairbairn emphasised the necessity of forgetting any idea of gentlemanly conduct or fighting fair: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

William E. Fairbairn

Don’t fuck with these guys. Worth a look if you are Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local touh. Combining combat pistol training and knife-fighting with small-unit room clearing techniques he devised himself, Fairbairn developed a special squad capable of breaking into criminal dens and touth down every asshole inside. Views Read Edit View history.

I love how blunt it is. Easy to understand, even if you aren’t a tough guy.

Don’t expect to be an expert at all of the lessons in this book, just use the basics. Escape the Wolf Clinton Emerson. As soon as they took one guy down with ‘jitsu hold, one of his buddies kicked them in the head. W.e.fairbakrn called this system “Defendu”, and it was one of the first “Western Hybrid” arts, derived from elements of Japanese and Chinese fighting arts.

Fairbairn passed these skills on to fellow European police officers and the U.

You can knock someone unconscious with a matchbox! While in China he became the first foreigner, living outside Japan, ever admitted to Kodokan Jiu-Jutsu University in Tokyo where he was awarded the black belt, second degree. Great primer for practical self defense.

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Get Tough! : W E Fairbairn :

This is the self-defense manual for the rest of us. David rated it really liked it W.e.firbairn 19, The Fight to Save President Trump. It is still taught to people who have a real need to have hard skills to manage and survive a violent encounter, and is one of the most tested and effective methods of hand-to-hand fighting to date. All that stood between an almost endless army of gangsters, revolutionaries, criminals, and other w.e.fairrbairn anti-authority types were a few hundred overworked, underpaid, unappreciated Chinese, Sikh, and British police officers who spent roughly as much time avoiding bullets as they did filling out paperwork.

Get Tough! : How to Win in Hand to Hand Fighting

It started getting weird inwhen the Japanese Empire attacked and overran almost all of China, and suddenly Shanghai was the only place on mainland China not currently occupied by the rampaging Japanese Army.

E Fairburn was doing mixed martial arts long before many, many others.

It shows how they won their fights – even against enemies who were bigger, stronger, and armed.