kathy long

Kathy Long — aikidoka, kickboxer, kung fu san soo stylist and BJJ practitioner — drew from her vast martial arts experience to compose this concise guide to self-defense for all martial artists.

Being able to defend yourself isn’t just a matter of knowing which technique will stop an assailant in his tracks so you can get away. It’s also about being physically able to execute the move and being mentally prepared to do it. The following are some defensive components that will help you do that by enabling you to make the most of what you’ve learned in the dojo.

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