skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 40834 Find in a Library
Title: SELF-DEFENSE AND ASSAULT PREVENTION FOR GIRLS AND WOMEN
Author(s): B TEGNER; A MCGRATH
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 125
Sponsoring Agency: Thor Publishing Co
Ventura, CA 93001
Sale Source: Thor Publishing Co
Box 1782
Ventura, CA 93001
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ILLUSTRATED INSTRUCTION MANUAL PROVIDES INFORMATION ON BASIC SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUES THAT CAN BE SAFELY EMPLOYED BY WOMEN.
Abstract: THE TEXT IS INTENDED FOR USE IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLASSES, WOMEN'S STUDIES, ASSERTION TRAINING CLASSES, AND HOME STUDY. IT CONTAINS A SERIES OF BASIC DEFENSE ACTIONS WHICH ARE EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED STEP-BY-STEP. EMPHASIS IS ON ASSAULT PREVENTION, AND A MAJOR OBJECTIVE OF THE TEXT IS TO TEACH ATTITUDES, BEHAVIOR, AND PROCEDURES TO MINIMIZE THE POSSIBILITY OF BECOMING A VICTIM....DMC
Index Term(s): Females; Self defense; Self defense training; Techniques
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=40834

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.