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By Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery,Ben Miller

Self-Defense for gents and Ladies is the treatise of Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery, a grasp swordsman who participated in additional than fifty duels, fought below twelve flags, battled gangsters, and used to be regularly interested by the nice conflicts and upheavals of his time. This booklet is the magnum opus of this striking and colourful personality, initially released within the 1870s as a chain of newspaper articles and picked up the following for the 1st time. Colonel Monstery offers a special look at the Victorian-era combating international, describing kinds reminiscent of British “purring” (shin-kicking), Welsh jump-kicking, and American rough-and-tumble struggling with, and offers illustrated guideline within the artwork of gentlemanly self-defense with a cane, employees, or one’s naked fingers. Fifty infrequent drawings and images from the interval light up Monstery’s international, whereas an intensive word list of phrases and an introductory biography of Colonel Monstery—including attention-grabbing information of his many duels in addition to his groundbreaking devotion to educating fencing and self-defense abilities to women—update his textual content to make it available and helpful to gents and women of any era.

Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery: The Unknown American Martial Arts Master
I. Introduction.
II. The common sense of Boxing.
III. status and Striking.
IV. Advancing to Strike and Feinting.
V. uncomplicated Parries in Boxing.
VI. Parries with Returns.
VII. potent or Counter Parries in Boxing.
VIII. Offence and security by way of Evasions.
IX. journeys, Grips, and Back-Falls.
X. ideas for a Set-to with Gloves.
XI. Observations on traditional Weapons.
XII. using the Cane.
XIII. using the Cane (continued).
XIV. using the Staff.
XV. using the workers (continued).
Appendix: Monstery's ideas for Contests of Sparring and Fencing

From the Hardcover edition.

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