The Resource Facing violence : preparing for the unexpected : ethically, emotionally, physically (... and without going to prison), Rory Miller, (ebook)

Facing violence : preparing for the unexpected : ethically, emotionally, physically (... and without going to prison), Rory Miller, (ebook)

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Facing violence : preparing for the unexpected : ethically, emotionally, physically (... and without going to prison)
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Facing violence
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preparing for the unexpected : ethically, emotionally, physically (... and without going to prison)
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Rory Miller
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eng
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This book stands alone as an introduction to the context of self-defense. There are seven elements that must be addressed to bring self-defense training to something approaching 'complete.' Training that dismisses any of these areas leaves you vulnerable: Legal and ethical implications. To learn self-defense, you must learn force law. The consequence is prison. Side by side with the legal rules, everyone must explore his or her own ethical limitations. Most people don't really know where this ethical line lies within them. Violence dynamics. Self-defense must teach how attacks happen. You must be able to recognize an attack before it happens and know what kind you are facing. Avoidance. You need to learn and practice not-fighting. Learning includes escape and evasion, verbal de-escalation, and also pure not-be-there avoidance. Counter-ambush. If you didn't see the precursors or couldn't successfully avoid the encounter, you will need a handful of actions, trained to reflex level, to deal with a sudden violent attack. Breaking the freeze. Freezing is almost universal in a sudden attack. You must learn to recognize a freeze and break out of one. The fight itself. Most martial arts and self-defense instructors concentrate their time on the fight. It just needs to be in line with how violence really happens in the world. The aftermath. There are potential legal, psychological, and medical effects of engaging in violence no matter how justified. Advanced preparation is critical
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Midwest
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Miller, Rory Kane
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613.66
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non fiction
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  • Self-defense
  • Self-defense
  • Violence
  • Martial arts
  • Martial arts
  • Fighting (Psychology)
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adult
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Facing violence : preparing for the unexpected : ethically, emotionally, physically (... and without going to prison), Rory Miller, (ebook)
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9781594392375
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11496984
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remote
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11496984
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MWT11496984
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Facing violence : preparing for the unexpected : ethically, emotionally, physically (... and without going to prison), Rory Miller, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781594392375
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11496984
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11496984
System control number
MWT11496984
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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