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To see what your friends thought of this book, bruec sign up. To ask other readers questions about Stick Fightingplease sign fightig. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Dec 16, Caleb Malcom rated it liked it. If you have absolutely no knowledge how to defend yourself then sure read this book.

If you have even rudimentary training skip it. Nov 04, Steve Scott rated it did not stivk it Shelves: Tegner’s scenarios are implausible and his application and execution sloppy. 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.

He makes absolute statements about the efficacy of these techniques that don’t bear up to a rational analysis.

Stick Fighting: Self-Defense

He teaches defenses with a crutch that are absolutely ridiculous. One section has the use of the fightimg staff versus the quarter staff 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.


This is a terrible book. I sort of feel bad for Tegner.

He was supposedly booed at tournaments because of his books. He published these in an era where such stuff didn’t pass muster. Had he published these in the forties tegnwr fifties, they would have been lauded. His technique isn’t much worse than other works from that era.

By the seventies, though, a higher standard had been achieved, and Tegner was a walking anachronism.

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Bruce Tegner is a specialist in self-defense and sport forms of weaponless fighting. He is regarded to had been one of America’s outstanding authority, teacher and innovator in this field. He was, literally, born to the teaching of unarmed fighting skills; both his parents were professional teachers of judo and jiu-jitsu and they began to train him when he was two years old. Until he was eight year Bruce Tegner is a specialist in self-defense and sport forms of weaponless fighting.

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Stick Fighting: Self Defense by Bruce Tegner

Until he was eight years old, his mother and father taught him trgner after that, he was instructed by Oriental and Stiick experts. In a field where most individuals study only one phase of work, Mr. Tegner’s background is unusual. His education covered many aspects of the various kinds of weaponless fighting and included instruction in sword and stick fighting, as well. Before he gave up competitive judo, he became the California state judo champion.

He holds black belts in judo and karate.

Stick Fighting: Self Defense

Altough Bruce Tegner was trained in the traditional style of karate, he introduced innovations and modernizations as soon as he began to teach. He separated and distinguished between sport and self-defense aspects of karate; he changed the method of teaching and he made both self-defense and sport karate more appropriate for present day use.

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