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Potbol marked it as to-read Oct 11, sticl Ric added it Jan 20, Frank Garcia added it Oct 19, Altough Bruce Tegner was trained in the traditional style of karate, he introduced innovations and modernizations as soon as he began to teach.

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Tegner’s scenarios are implausible and his application and execution sloppy. James Burdine rated it it was amazing Jul 28, Nov 04, Steve Scott rated it did not like it Shelves: He teaches defenses with a crutch that are absolutely ridiculous. Chris Parker rated it liked it Dec 09, The ultimate fun, inexpensive rainy-day activity.


To be generous, there are some valid applications here–maybe a handful–but the reader would be better served using more modern sources for a reference.

Kathy marked it as to-read Apr 11, Self Defense by Bruce Tegner. His technique isn’t much worse than other works from that era.

Tegner’s background is unusual. This is a terrible book. He was, literally, born to the teaching of unarmed fighting skills; both his parents were professional teachers of tegnerr and jiu-jitsu and they began to train him when he was two years old.

Before fighying gave up competitive judo, he became the California state judo champion. During one defense technique Tegner is bent backward and off balance to an extreme degree, defending against an attack few ne’er do wells would ever make. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Georgina rated it liked it Jul 01, He makes absolute statements about the efficacy of these techniques that don’t bear up to a rational analysis.

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I sort of feel bad for Tegner. If you have absolutely no knowledge how to defend yourself then sure read this book. Until he was eight years old, his mother and father taught him fundamentals; after that, he was instructed by Oriental and European experts.



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If you have even rudimentary training skip it. Lists with This Book. Ryan Coons added it Vighting 15, Laura Franco marked it as to-read Apr 11, Refresh and try again.

Sam Fury added it May 29, Farid added it Aug 31, His education covered many aspects of the various kinds of weaponless fighting and included instruction in sword and stick fighting, as well. James Adams rated it did not like it Nov 08, Had he published these in the forties or fifties, they would have been lauded.

Michael marked it as to-read Jul 03, Bruce Tegner is a specialist in self-defense and sport forms of weaponless fighting.