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NCJ Number: 43979 Find in a Library
Title: TARGETS FOR ATTACK AND DEFENSE - NON-SERIOUS ATTACK (FROM PRACTICAL PERSONAL DEFENSE FOR WOMEN, 1977 BY VERONICA L ESKRIDGE - SEE NCJ-43976)
Author(s): V L ESKRIDGE
Date Published: 1977
Sponsoring Agency: Educational Filmstrips
Huntsville, TX 77340
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Educational Filmstrips
1401 19th Street
Huntsville, TX 77340
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TECHNIQUES FOR HURTING OR SURPRISING AN ATTACKER IN A SITUATION IN WHICH THE VICTIM'S LIFE IS NOT THREATENED ARE DESCRIBED; THE FILMSTRIP AND CASSETTE PRESENTATION IS DESIGNED FOR FEMALE STUDENTS AND OTHER WOMEN.
Abstract: A DISTINCTION IS MADE BETWEEN SERIOUS ATTACKS, IN WHICH THE VICTIM MUST DEFEND HER LIFE BY SERIOUSLY INJURING THE ATTACKER, AND NONSERIOUS ATTACKS, IN WHICH THE VICTIM'S LIFE IS NOT IN DANGER AND THE ATTACKER MUST BE DISCOURAGED BY CAUSING HIM PAIN WITHOUT SERIOUS INJURY. ONE'S OWN JUDGMENT MUST BE USED TO DETERMINE THE SERIOUSNESS OF THE ATTACK AND WHICH TARGETS ARE AVAILABLE. SOME OF THE TARGETS DEPICTED INCLUDE THE SIDE OF THE NECK, THE SOLAR PLEXUS, THE FOREARM, THE WRIST, THE BACK OF THE HAND, THE FINGER JOINTS, THE SHIN, THE ANKLE, AND THE ACHILLES TENDON. AS SOON AS THE ATTACKER HAS BEEN DISCOURAGED, THE VICTIM SHOULD SEEK SAFETY AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.
Index Term(s): Females; Public education; Self defense
Note: 11MIN, COLOR, 1977 FILMSTRIP, CASSETTE, AND BOOKLET INCLUDED
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