Pressure-point fighting - the practice of manipulating the body's vital nerve and reflex points for self-defence - offers the ability to neutralize attackers without causing permanent harm. This intricate and temporarily devastating self-defence system has obvious advantages. What has been missing until now is a comprehensive guidebook from the Western perspective. Now, this guide explains all the fundamental pressure-point techniques, illustrated with photographs and pressure-point charts, melding the ancient Asian knowledge with modern Western medicine and science.
. Rick Clark began teaching martial arts in 1962, at the age of fourteen, and has been an enthusiastic student ever since. With ample experience in arts including judo, jiujitsu, karate, and Korean systems, a thorough understanding of physiology, and a knack for digging out gems from obscure sources, he has helped to bring about a quiet revolution in the training regimen of martial artists around the world. When he's not traveling throughout North America and Europe to conduct vital-point and applications seminars, he continues to research diligently at home in Indiana.