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Get Tough. by Major W. E. Fairbairn. Edition: First Edition. Book condition: Very Good Condition. Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket. Book Description. W. E. Fairbairn, taught the famed British Commandos from this classic, long-out- of-print manual on unarmed combat. Known for his “get tough” attitude, Fairbairn . Get Tough! by W E Fairbairn, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Jul 24, John Szucs rated it really liked it Shelves: He was senior instructor to British Special Forces during the war, and was the co-inventor of the legendary Sykes-Fairbairn Commando knife. He developed fighting and defense techniques for his native policemen as well as for the British coomandos and American Marines. And kick break someone’s spine by throwing your opponent to the floor!

Finish him off w.e.fairbsirn a kick to the face. Vy points of technique either overstate the effectiveness of their p I’ve read “Get Tough” in the past, which is a version of “All-in Fighting” that was edited for the American market. Fairbairn was a Police Commisioner in Shanghai in the s, was one w.e.gairbairn the first non-Japanese black belts in Judo certified by the founder of Judo, Jigoro Kanoand during his time in Shanghai, devised systems of both close-range gunfighting and hand-to-hand combat–assets that were desperately needed for him and his men both westerners and ethnic Chinese when locked in lethal struggle with the ruthless Triad gangs many of whom were crack shots, and highly skilled in Chinese Boxing, aka: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

However, as a book on effective combatives, it falls flat.

To ask other readers questions about Get Tough! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There are also techniques from judo, aikido, aikijitsu, jujitsu, Krav Maga, and armed self-defens One of the seminal books on unarmed combat, with practical, effective techniques proven on the battlefields of World War II and still very relevant to soldiers on today’s battlefields, law enforcement officers on the thin blue line, or civilians interested in self-defense.

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The art of Defendu addressed unarmed combat as well as the use of sticks, knives and improvised weaponry as well as defending against same with a feral savagery that seems to be distinctly different from other systems of the time. Be the first to ask a question about Get Tough! In fact, I think I had a copy at one time. While some of the techniques may be outdates or ineffective, the spirt of the book is there. Fairbairn was a Police Commisioner in Shanghai in the s, was one of the first non-Japanese black belts in Judo certified by the founder of Judo, Jigoro Kanoand during his time in Shanghai, devised systems of both close-range gunfighting and hand-to-hand combat–assets that were desperately needed for him and his men both westerners an One of the people that has had the most impact on how people fight and kill other people without using firearms in the modern era is William E.

Seize both his hands with your right and flip him downwards I’m going to spend all of tomorrow practicing it on my friends. If you’re looking for a piece of history, this is a great read.

Lists with This Book. Stuart Hetherington rated it liked it Nov 05, This is the self-defense manual for the rest of us.

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Jim Judy rated it it was amazing Aug 08, The goal isn’t to make one a martial artist; it is to teach some of the most brutal techniques conceived by the mind of man for saving one’s life when things go very bad. Now, older and wiser, I see its value.

Want to Read saving…. Jordan Kelch rated it really liked it Sep 01, I’ve read “Get Tough” in the w.e.fairbbairn, which is a version of “All-in Fighting” that was edited for the American market. Tracy rated it really liked it Aug 24, Fairbairn served as the Shanghai police chief under British rule. MacCalla rated it liked it Sep 02, Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Open Preview See a Problem?

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It’s written so that it’s easy to access and it is relevant for tougu interested in self defense. Jesper Larsen rated it liked it Aug 05, Armed Forces by W.

E Fairburn was doing mixed martial arts long before many, many others. Known for his “get tough” attitude, Fairbairn designed these practical methods after years of training troops and watching ruffians, thugs, bandits and bullies.

There are also techniques from judo, aikido, aikijitsu, jujitsu, Krav Maga, and armed self-defense that should be integrated to form a complete, modern system of self-defense. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Now you can profit from his experience. Several points of technique either overstate the effectiveness of their performance, while others are far too reliant on your opponent’s compliance.

I came across a reference to Fairbairn in a thriller and was interested enough to track him down. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I only read this for research, but damn, I felt like training this with my mother she is 40 pounds heavier, way stronger than me and once knocked some heavy-builded year-old man with the side of a knife – he had the mark “Tramontina” in his back for days and turning into some girly form of badass-ery!

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Paperbackpages. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. W.e.fairbajrn trivia or quizzes yet. If you were thinking of writing a WWII action book that involved hand-to-hand combat this would be an excellent reference.