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Art of the Steel Telescoping Baton: Tie Gun Lian Shi


Tie Gun Lian Shi is the Art of the Steel Telescoping Baton. Tie Gun, which literally means "Iron Stick" blends modern technology with the ancient art of stick fighting....

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Tie Gun Lian Shi is the Art of the Steel Telescoping Baton. Tie Gun, which literally means "Iron Stick" blends modern technology with the ancient art of stick fighting. In this introductory title, Master Hei Long teaches you the fundamentals of the steel telescoping baton including how to:

choose a weapon

step into the defensive gates

block from neutral and ready stance

defend at medium and close range

practice with a partner

arm the baton

strike key targets

block and counterstrike

customize your baton

At only nine inches lung and weighing less than a pound, the telescoping steel baton makes an ideal personal protection weapon. It's small enough to carry on your belt, yet it snaps to a 26-inch long weapon with the flick of a wrist and is powerful enough to disable an attacker with one blow. Tie Gun Lian Shi: Art of the Steel Telescoping Baton is your guide to mastering this effective and powerful self-defense tool.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934903162
  • Publisher: Turtle Press Corporation
  • Publication date: 3/31/2009
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Choosing your Weapon 8

Spring Body Batons 9

Chrome Body Batons 10

Solid Body Black Steel Batons 13

Choosing a Weapon Summary 14

Chapter 2 Arming, Stepping & Defensive Gates 15

Arming the Baton 16

Arming Down 18

Stepping and the Defensive Gates 19

Arming to North Gate 20

Basic Ready Stance 21

Arming to East Gate 22

Baton Position 23

Arming to West Gate with a Long Step 24

Arming to West Gate with a Short Step 27

Arming to South Gate 28

When to Arm 31

Chapter 3 Blocking 33

Vertical Gates 34

Blocking from the Neutral Position 37

Blocks Applied 41

Ready Position Blocks 45

Chapter 4 Striking 49

Straight Vertical Down Strike 51

Lunging Down Strike 52

Retreat Down Strike 53

Outside Horizontal Strike 54

Lunging Outside Strike 55

Retreat Outside Strike 56

Inside Horizontal Strike 57

Lunging Inside Strike 58

Retreat Inside Strike 59

45° Downward Strike 60

Lunging 45° Strike 61

Retreating 45° Strike 62

Defensive Strike (outer) 63

Defensive Strike (inner) 64

Chapter 5 Blocks & Returns 65

High Left Gate Block and Vertical Counterstrike 67

High Left Gate Block & 45° Strike 68

Left Gate Block and 45° Strike 69

Left Block and Downward Strike 70

Left Block and Outside Strike 71

Right Block and Vertical Strike 72

Right Block and Spinning Strike 73

Right Block and High Strike 74

Left Block and High Strike 75

Right Block and Backhand Strike 76

Left Block and High 45° Strike 77

Left Block and High Strike 78

Left Block and Low Strike 79

Right Block and Downward Strike 80

Right Block and High Strike 81

Right Block and 45° Strike 82

Right Block and Low Strike 83

Chapter 6 Training 84

How to Train 85

Training to Arm 86

Training Blocks 87

High Left Gate Block 88

High Right Gate Block 88

Partner Training 89

Chapter 7 Customizing your Tie Gun 91

Part I Adjusting the Release Tension 93

Part II Adding an LED Light 99

Chapter 8 Level 2 Techniques 105

Third Perimeter Defenses Part 1 106

Third Perimeter Defenses Part 2 144

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