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Self-Defense (Alex Delaware, #9)

Self-Defense (Alex Delaware, #9) Description:

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Rating: 3.53 out of 5

Psychic Self-Defense

Psychic Self-Defense Description:

Explores the elusive psychic element in mental illness and more importantly details the methods motives and physical apsects of psychic attack and how to overcome this energy This revised edition includes an index and an additional explanatory note for contemporary readers

Rating: 3.32 out of 5

The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense

The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense Description:

b L b earn how to detect the subtle put downs insults and other verbal blows that almost everyone uses parents and children husbands and wives teachers and students and friends and lovers br br Most of us are under verbal attack everyday and often don t even realize it In i The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense i you ll learn the skills you need to respond to all types of verbal attack Specific strategies fro your defense include br br b b Twelve rules of clear effective interaction br b b Recognition of five verbal modes the Placator Blamer Distractor Computer and Leveler br b b Tone of voice make yours bolder and more assertive br b b Alternative scripts better approaches to common confrontation br b b Body language how it supports what you say br b b i and i in special chapters directed to both men and women the author explains how women have long been the verbal victims of men and what both sexes can do to break this destructive pattern br br With numerous examples of verbal confrontations and a journal to help you keep track of your progress i The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense i will give you the perception you need to deal confidently in any interaction i i

Rating: 3.29 out of 5

An Act of Self-Defense

An Act of Self-Defense Description:

It is ten years into the future and the nation s government is nearing financial and moral collapse A small group the TLR believes deadly force is necessary to save individual liberty from the two party political aristocracy that is Congress They believe the imminent economic collapse will be an excuse for the dictatorial powers soon to be claimed by the federal government They accuse Congress of having increased your powers far beyond their constitutional limits You have systematically destroyed our natural right to own ourselves and make our own choices You have become an aristocracy that steals our production and controls us as if we are your serfs They announce to the nation Ours is the only form of revolution now possible but it has this advantage If lives must be taken only ours or those that have stolen our lives will be required to forfeit theirs br They give Congress three days to approve their proposed Term Limits Amendment to the Constitution one that prevents professional politicians from serving in Congress or unless they first resign the long term incumbents will be term limited in the only way they leave us br The Department of Justice targets term limits supporters and libertarians in its hunt for the terrorist group But when the first senator is term limited in spite of all that federal authorities can do to stop it it is clear the terrorists will not be easily found They are inside the federal law enforcement agencies that are hunting them br br This novel examines an issue If our liberties our right to own ourselves and make our own choices are diminishing with every year how do we ever regain them br Is deadly force justified even in self defense

Rating: 3.75 out of 5

The Witch's Shield: Protection Magick and Psychic Self-Defense

The Witch's Shield: Protection Magick and Psychic Self-Defense Description:

Is it possible to gain spiritual enlightenment even in difficult or threatening situations What is the nature of evil and the role of seemingly bad things in the universe In this thorough and thoughtful protection magick handbook you are urged to take responsibility for your own actions ask what you might learn from any situation and hold compassion for those you may view as doing harm br br Popular Wiccan author and teacher Christopher Penczak takes a threefold approach to protection magick in this guide for Witches Pagans shamans and psychics First find out how to protect yourself using personal energy will and intent Next discover how to connect with your guardian spirits angels and patron deities Finally learn how to use traditional spellcraft and ritual for protection br br This comprehensive guide to psychic self defense and protection magick also includes an audio CD of protection meditations read by the author br br strong Praise strong br A wise helpful book for beginners and intermediate students of the Craft em PUBLISHERS WEEKLY br em br br strong Coalition of Visionary Resources COVR st Runner Up in Magic Magick category strong

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

The Karaoke Singer's Guide to Self-Defense

The Karaoke Singer's Guide to Self-Defense Description:

Reunited for a funeral and leery of one another a family compares splintered memories Will bathes his grandmother Mel gives her wig a haircut Norman is not prepared to take over his father s club Jesse has never known how old he is They each cope with limited options and murky desires An irreducible collage as intuitive as it is formal i The Karaoke Singer s Guide to Self Defense i drifts between story lines and perspectives Long bus rides through a post industrial Gothic Midwest Classic Rock and compulsive brawls hum a requiem for the late night life of Stone Claw Grove br

Rating: 3.30 out of 5

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Verbal Self-Defense: CIG to Verbal Self-Defense, The

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Verbal Self-Defense: CIG to Verbal Self-Defense, The Description:

You re no idiot of course You know it s unhealthy to obsess about a waiter s insulting remarks and you re tired of hearing your best friend remind you of your shortcomings But when it comes to actually confronting the verbal bullies in your life you feel like your yellow streak has turned into stripes Don t swallow your pride just yet The Complete Idiot s Guide to Verbal Self Defense by best selling author Dr Lillian Glass shows you how to take control of the situation

Rating: 3.67 out of 5

Essential Self-Defense: A Play

Essential Self-Defense: A Play Description:

In i Essential Self Defense i disgruntled misfit Yul Carroll takes a job as an attack dummy in a women s self defense class and finds himself mysteriously drawn to Sadie the repressed bookworm mercilessly honing her skills on him Meanwhile all s not well on the unassuming Midwestern streets of Bloggs with local children vanishing at an alarming rate our hero his lady friend and a motley assortment of poets butchers and punk librarians prepare to battle the darkness on the edge of town

Rating: 3.70 out of 5

Stick Fighting: Techniques of Self-Defense

Stick Fighting: Techniques of Self-Defense Description:

Step by step instructions and over photographs allow the trainee to follow and learn the techniques with ease br br The ideal weapon for self defense is a stick To find a comprehensive system of techniques using the stick we must turn to the East for systems known to the West have fallen into disuse In this book the techniques of Kukishin Ryu an ancient Japanese method have been updated and adapted for use today A thorough grounding in the fundamentals dealt with here will enable you to disarm and control any assailant br br CONTENTS br Section Basic Movements br Section Techniques against First Attack br Section Techniques against Foot Attacks br Section Techniques against Wrist Holding br Section Techniques against Sleeve and Lapel Holding br Section Techniques against Seizure from Behind br Section Techniques against Stick Holding br Section Immobilizations

Rating: 3.45 out of 5

The SAS Self-Defense Handbook

The SAS Self-Defense Handbook Description:

Barry Davies is one of the most widely respected experts on the techniques and training of the elite British Special Air Service SAS In i The SAS Self Defense Handbook i Davies reveals the self defense techniques of the SAS The handbook is fully illustrated with nearly photographs and illustrations that explain how to properly use your body and use everyday objects such as desktop items and cigarette lighters to protect yourself Learn how to avoid physical attacks from humans and animals and handle those confrontations that cannot be avoided br br Skyhorse Publishing as well as our Sports Publishing imprint is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports books about baseball pro football college football pro and college basketball hockey or soccer we have a book about your sport or your team br br In addition to books on popular team sports we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts including books on running cycling horseback riding swimming tennis martial arts golf camping hiking aviation boating and so much more While not every title we publish becomes a i New York Times i bestseller or a national bestseller we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home br

Rating: 3.27 out of 5

The Law of Self Defense

The Law of Self Defense Description:

Open Your Mind Read This Book And Learn the Powerful Legal Truth That Can Safe Your Life Wealth And Personal Freedom br br Let s face it the world isn t always nice That s why you take steps to protect yourself and your family Whether it be that shotgun in the corner the sidearm on your hip or the pepper spray you gave your daughter you meet that fundamental responsibility br br But if you re like most people your preparations still lack a critical element br br You still need to know how to survive the critical fight that looms after any defensive encounter the legal battle The Law of Self Defense provides precisely that critical missing knowledge br br This book includes not just the laws of all fifty states but how the courts apply those laws It s a plain talk analysis that makes the law easy to understand not just lawyers br br Learn how to make fast effective decisions and confidently handle life and death situations both tactically and legally

Rating: 3.44 out of 5

Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: Self-Defense Techniques, Vol. 1

Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: Self-Defense Techniques, Vol. 1 Description:

How to survive attacks on the street defenses against surprise attacks armed and unarmed assailants one attacker or many are among the topics covered

Rating: 3.49 out of 5

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange Description:

A vicious fifteen year old droog is the central character of this classic In Anthony Burgess s nightmare vision of the future where the criminals take over after dark the story is told by the central character Alex who talks in a brutal invented slang that brilliantly renders his and his friends social pathology em A Clockwork Orange em is a frightening fable about good and evil and the meaning of human freedom And when the state undertakes to reform Alex to redeem him the novel asks At what cost br br This edition includes the controversial last chapter not published in the first edition and Burgess s introduction A Clockwork Orange Resucked

Rating: 3.60 out of 5

In Self-Defense

In Self-Defense Description:

Spine chilling courtroom drama from a terrific new voice in legal suspense Thirtysomething attorney Betsy Hayes defends year old Midge Rathermore on a charge of hiring a hitman to kill her father At the same time Betsy is being stalked by a known killer someone she once helped put away for murder

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

Chinese Gung Fu: The Philosophical Art of Self-Defense

Chinese Gung Fu: The Philosophical Art of Self-Defense Description:

Originally published in this book includes personal testimonies regarding the author and his art from James Y Lee the legendary Ed Parker and jujutsu icon Wally Jay Through hand drawn diagrams and captioned photo sequences Lee s text comes to life as he demonstrates a variety of training exercises and fighting techniques Topics include basic gung fu stances waist training leg training and the theory of yin and yang br br The re edition of Bruce Lee s original thoughts on kung fu offers martial arts enthusiasts and collectors exactly what they want more Lee Featuring digitally enhanced photography new pictures of Lee from a lost session and an original essay in Lee s handwriting Chinese Gung Fu still maintains its position as a timeless work by one of martial art s greatest masters

Rating: 3.50 out of 5

In Self Defense

In Self Defense Description:

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Rating: 3.50 out of 5

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto Description:

Michael Pollan s last book i The Omnivore s Dilemma i launched a national conversation about the American way of eating now i In Defense of Food i shows us how to change it one meal at a time Pollan proposes a new answer to the question of what we should eat that comes down to seven simple but liberating words i Eat food Not too much Mostly plants i Pollan s bracing and eloquent manifesto shows us how we can start making thoughtful food choices that will enrich our lives enlarge our sense of what it means to be healthy and bring pleasure back to eating

Rating: 3.40 out of 5

How To Win Friends And Influence People (Self-Improvement Series)

How To Win Friends And Influence People (Self-Improvement Series) Description:

This carefully crafted ebook How To Win Friends And Influence People Self Improvement Series is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents br This is one of the first bestseller self help books Its intention is to enable you to make friends quickly and easily help you to win people to your way of thinking increase your influence your prestige your ability to get things done as well as enable you to win new clients new customers br Twelve Things This Book Will Do For You br Get you out of a mental rut give you new thoughts new visions new ambitions br Enable you to make friends quickly and easily br Increase your popularity br Help you to win people to your way of thinking br Increase your influence your prestige your ability to get things done br Enable you to win new clients new customers br Increase your earning power br Make you a better salesman a better executive br Help you to handle complaints avoid arguments keep your human contacts smooth and pleasant br Make you a better speaker a more entertaining conversationalist br Make the principles of psychology easy for you to apply in your daily contacts br Help you to arouse enthusiasm among your associates br Dale Carnegie was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self improvement salesmanship corporate training public speaking and interpersonal skills Born into poverty on a farm in Missouri he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People a massive bestseller that remains popular today

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

Bo: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense

Bo: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense Description:

Fumio Demura covers stances striking blocking combinations sparring and an entire bo kata

Rating: 3.36 out of 5

Ninja Self-Defense Techniques

Ninja Self-Defense Techniques Description:

In i Ninja Self Defense Techniques i the classic art of the ninja is updated for maximum effectiveness in modern day situations Stephen K Hayes is a Black Belt Hall of Fame member and acknowledged Father of American Ninjutsu He has distilled and refined the knowledge he has built studying and teaching ninjutsu for decades into a comprehensive self defense system that can defuse the worst situations the modern world has to offer br br The result is a realistic martial arts training system that includes instruction in techniques and strategies for dealing with br br grappling throwing choking and joint locking br br br striking kicking and punching br br br stick blade cord and projectile weapons br br br handling multiple assailants and surprise attacks br br br overcoming psychological intimidation or bullying br br br br With his revised take on the classical ninja martial arts the author provides his readers with all the key ingredients both physical and mental to emerge safely from unexpected danger The chapter on mental discipline will allow readers to feel more confident in whatever situation everyday life brings br br i Ninja Self Defense Techniques i contains extremely practical techniques that the author honed while serving as a bodyguard for His Holiness the Dalai Lama and fine tuned through years of teaching It is the ultimate self defense book from a true martial art master

Rating: 3.49 out of 5

Dixie's Last Stand: Was It Murder or Self-Defense?

Dixie's Last Stand: Was It Murder or Self-Defense? Description:

Dixie Shanahan had a terribly troubled and abusive marriage in the sleepy little town of Defiance Iowa Then one summer day in Dixie s mean and wicked husband was gone Some of the local residents presumed that Scott packed his bags and left town But others were skeptical After all Scott s brown Ford pick up truck was still parked in his driveway The disappearance mystified Defiance for more than a year Then in late October the truth emerged or did it

Rating: 3.77 out of 5

Nunchaku: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense

Nunchaku: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense Description:

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Rating: 3.26 out of 5

The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense at Work

The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense at Work Description:

For some employees verbal abuse can be the everyday language of doing business Defending yourself from these verbal abusers calmly professionally and successfully can be crucial to your on the job success br br Nationally recognized linguistics expert and author Suzette Haden Elgin applies her acclaimed techniques for combating verbal attacks to common workplace situations Powerful yet unthreatening her proven strategies will help you recognize and defend yourself from verbal abuse everything from casual obscenities and racist or sexist language to sarcasm cutting jokes and subtle put downs br br Richly illustrated with fully dramatizes scenarios and real world examples Dr Elgin s communication techniques will help you instantly take control of any verbal confrontation You ll also learn how to avoid malpractice of the mouth and sexual harassment communicate sensitively and clearly with non native English speakers and project a strong straightforward and trustworthy image br br You ll find tips for handling sensitive issues via email and voice mail advice on meeting the communication challenges that face home based and virtual businesses and plenty of workouts placed throughout the book to give you valuable opportunities to practice your new skills br br i The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense at Work i is your roadmap through the potentially career threatening minefields of workplace communication

Rating: 3.46 out of 5

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass Description:

In the s Mervyn Peake was commissioned to produce a series of pen and ink drawings to accompany Lewis Carroll s classic works i Alice s Adventures in Wonderland i and i Through the Looking Glass i Peake produced such luminous images that Graham Greene later referred to him as the first great artist since Tenniel to recast Alice in a contemporary mould With introductions by modern literary masters Will Self and Zadie Smith this beautifully designed and illustrated book is the perfect gift for anyone adult or child

Rating: 3.69 out of 5

Sai: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense

Sai: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense Description:

The basics of sai anatomy history and technique are presented in this critically acclaimed vintage text that demonstrates a variety of warm up gripping handling flipping striking blocking and sparring techniques as well as footwork stances and combinations through detailed photographic sequences and illustrations The author s clear and concise explanations foster an understanding of the weapon as an extension of the body making this a perfect book for the new martial artist or for the veteran seeking to expand his or her repertoire

Rating: 3.49 out of 5

Self Defense Made Simple

Self Defense Made Simple Description:

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Rating: 3.65 out of 5

Hardcore Self-Defense

Hardcore Self-Defense Description:

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Rating: 3.68 out of 5

Financial Self-Defense for Investors

Financial Self-Defense for Investors Description:

An old adage says numbers don t lie But how do you know if they do lie How is an investor supposed to know when a company is misleading its shareholders with false financial statements Financial Self Defense for Investors outlines the manipulations and shenanigans embedded within financial information from annual reports to investor prospectuses Investors need to know what the tricks and sleights of hand are or could be This highly readable book explains how companies alter their financial statements and the other practices used to pull one over on shareholders The book is a primer for investors in the tradition of Confessions of an Advertising Man It will appeal to both novice investors and seasoned professionals Industry practitioners will nod in appreciation as they recognize some of the grey area techniques used to manipulate information with timing and spin Professional fraudsters may regret this publication It also contains a financial sucker test that identifies individual gullibility as a lead in to financial disaster You cannot afford to miss this book

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

Aggressive Network Self-Defense

Aggressive Network Self-Defense Description:

Over the past year there has been a shift within the computer security world away from passive reactive defense towards more aggressive proactive countermeasures Although such tactics are extremely controversial many security professionals are reaching into the dark side of their tool box to identify target and suppress their adversaries This book will provide a detailed analysis of the most timely and dangerous attack vectors targeted at operating systems applications and critical infrastructure and the cutting edge counter measures used to nullify the actions of an attacking criminal hacker br First book to demonstrate and explore controversial network strike back and countermeasure techniques br Provides tightly guarded secrets to find out WHO is really attacking you over the internet br Provides security professionals and forensic specialists with invaluable information for finding and prosecuting criminal hackers

Rating: 3.43 out of 5

Practical Psychic Self Defense for Home & Office

Practical Psychic Self Defense for Home & Office Description:

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Rating: 3.38 out of 5