About the Book:
While most books in this category limit themselves to citing statistical data, describing case histories, or displaying various self-defense techniques, Defend Yourself! covers the entire issue in a clear, concise, workbook format. Instead of simply skimming chapters, the reader is encouraged to actively participate in the exercises within each lesson.
The book describes the most up-to-date prevention, empowerment, communication, and self-defense methods. In addition, the physical techniques are complemented by an in-depth analysis of potential attackers including a description of each offender type and the various modus operandi employed.
Each lesson concludes with a summary of the main points and a series of questions and exercises that will assist the reader in developing a Personal Safety Strategy. In addition, the Afterward contains a follow-up plan to help the reader keep her skills current. This is critical because a safety strategy is only useful if it is consistently used and continuously improved. The book is written in a way that should appeal to the general self-help space as well as specific audiences such as martial arts schools, adult education programs, crisis centers, and even college level women's study programs.
About the Author:
Tim Toterhi is a leadership development professional. As an avid martial artist he has long supported leadership development and safety programs for children and adults. Fifty percent of the author's profits resulting from the sale of Defend Yourself will be donated to RAINN. (www.rainn.org)
Defend Yourself: Developing a Personal Safety Strategy
Authored by Tim Toterhi
List Price: $16.95
8.5" x 11" (21.59 x 27.94 cm)
Black & White on White paper
Sunbury Press, Inc.
BISAC: Health & Fitness / Safety
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