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bartitsu the walking stick method of self-defence G.D. Owen

For the first time in 100 years, the Victorian self-defence techniques taught at the famous “Bartitsu Club” in London are presented in a step-by-step, easy-to-understand manual.

Now you can master the martial art of Sherlock Holmes as you learn the entire system, from the basic exercises to the most advanced techniques, with over 90 detailed illustrations.


You will learn to defend against unarmed and armed attackers; even multiple assailants can be quickly dispatched with nothing more than a simple walking cane.


Bartitsu requires no special abilities or fitness. This powerful Victorian self-defence system will protect you from muggers, footpads, and gangs of ruffians. All you need is a bit of practice and, of course, your trusty walking stick.




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The Bonafont walking stick self-defence method was created by the renowned Argentinian fencing master Arturo Bonafont for the dangerous streets of 1920s Buenos Aires.

This book meticulously details the entire system, from the basic strikes to the most advanced techniques, complete with over 120 illustrations.

You will learn how to use your walking stick to overcome a single attacker and multiple assailants. You will discover how to choose the right cane, deliver powerful strikes, instantly disable an armed opponent, execute blocks, parries, feints and much more.

These time-tested methods require no special skills or fitness. The Bonafont method will equip you with the knowledge and techniques to confidently defend yourself on the street.







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