This book is not just for staff enthusiasts.
Author: Paul Levine
This book is not just for staff enthusiasts. Even those unfamiliar with martial arts can adapt these techniques, increasing their skill and confidence in defending themselves."Our environment is usually full of improvised weapons, Staff fighting techniques can be effectively applied in a self-defense situation using a walking stick, coatrack, curtain rod, floor lamp, hockey stick, fallen tree branch, broom, mop, shovel, or rake."Equipped with this knowledge, readers will begin to realize that, in one way or another, they are nearly always armed and capable of defending themselves.This book features: -Nine levels of instruction, progressing from easy to expert-A "nondenominational" approach to staff, utilizing the best of Eastern and Western arts-A comprehensive, methodical approach to building staff skillsIf you are already a student of the staff, these lessons will not conflict with your katas or current style. Instead, they will augment your techniques, broadening your options.Whether you are an experienced staff fighter or a layman seeking practical techniques for self-defense, this book will help you develop the skills you need.