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Beyond Self-Defense: AKT Combatives Reality-Based Personal Protection (The Take Ground! Series) Paperback – January 28, 2016
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About the Author
Martial Arts Halls of Fame inductee, Grandmaster Barry A. Broughton, PhD has applied his extensive training in the martial arts and years of practicing orthopedics and sports medicine to create and found AKT Combatives, a comprehensive reality-based martial arts system. Dr. Broughton served on active duty in the US Army as a Combat Medic and a Battalion Medical Officer and holds black belts in several styles of martial arts. Additionally, he has been inducted into multiple Martial Arts Halls of Fame, the World Wide Martial Arts Council, and has served on the Board of Directors of a number of martial arts organizations; he is currently the Northeast Regional Director for the US Sport Jujitsu Association. Due to his numerous accomplishments, he was also featured in The Martial Directory: International Instructors Edition. Broughton is the owner of AKT Combatives Academy with several locations in New York State and is the head coach of Team AKT sport jujitsu team. He teaches his Self-Defense and AKT Combatives curriculum as Physical Education credit courses at a State University of New York (SUNY) college and teaches related seminars around the country. Drawing on his multi-faceted experience, Dr. Broughton has created this concise text to include accurate references to human anatomy, valuable concepts, and effective techniques for real-life self-defense. This book can be used as a college text or for self education in real-world personal protection. For more information about the author and AKT Combatives, or to schedule a self-defense seminar with Dr. Broughton in your area, visit www.AKTcombatives.com.
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Great advice on how to handle all stages of an incident, from the legal aspect to the mental and setting your own level of just how far you are mentally prepared to go.
The Combatives appeared to be a take off from Krav Maga and are very sound and well explained and the pictures are very good. Its a good quick study of how to defend yourself and I most definitely recommend this book.