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A Woman’s Self-Defence for Women

  A WOMAN’S SELF-DEFENCE FOR WOMEN Health & Vim, May 1912. A highly interesting and vivid account by PERRY PEAKE of a young girl whose jujutsu methods of self-defence are arousing widespread comment. In common with most men, I suppose, I had always held the opinion that the athletic feat-performing woman was of the Amazon […]

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The Cane as a Weapon (1912)

In 1912, A.C. Cunningham published The Cane as a Weapon, which even today remains the best book I have ever seen on fighting with a cane. It is amazingly succinct and conveys what is as nearly a complete system of cane fighting as a reader could desire, all within 25 pages. The Bare Essentials For those that […]