Lisa A. Place began training in the martial arts in the mid 1990s, earning belts in taekwondo, kempo, American freestyle, kickboxing, jujitsu and arnis. She has extensive teaching experience in the martial arts working with adults and children. Lisa began training with Loren in 2003, and has appeared in several of his books and DVDs. She has been the principal photographer for numerous martial arts books and magazine articles. Loren W. Christensen began training in the martial arts in 1965 and continues to this day. Over the years, he has earned a total of 11 black belts, eight in karate, two in jujitsu and one in arnis. Because of his nearly three decades in law enforcement, Loren s focus in the martial arts writing, teaching and training has always been on street survival, not competition. Loren began his law enforcement career in 1967 as a Military Policeman in the Army and then joined the Portland (Oregon) Police Bureau an 1972, retiring in 1997. During his years on PPB, he worked street patrol, child abuse investigation, dignitary protection, Intelligence, street gangs, and as a defensive tactics instructor. As a professional writer since 1978, Loren has penned over 45 published books with five publishers, dozens of magazine articles, and edited a police newspaper for nearly eight years. He has written on the martial arts, missing children, street gangs, school shootings, workplace violence, police-involved shootings, nutrition, exercise, prostitution, and various street subcultures. Loren has starred in seven martial arts training videos. From 2007 through 2008, Loren was included in the Heritage Registry of Who's Who for his accomplishments in publishing.
Fight Back: A Woman's Guide to Self-Defense that Worksby Loren W. Christensen
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Some 'experts' say that you should be submissive when attacked at home or by a stranger. You won't find that advice here, although you might use it as a ruse before you claw your assailant's eyes and annihilate his groin. Your ultimate goal is to get away but you don t achieve that by being meek and docile. You get away by drawing on that hard-wired survival instinct to attack him like an enraged lioness protecting its babies.
In Fight Back: A Woman's Guide to Self-defense that Works, martial arts experts Loren W. Christensen and Lisa Place teach you to use your hands, forearms, elbows, teeth, knees and feet to survive the type of attack that unsuspecting women become the victims of every day. And you will learn that you're surrounded by a limitless cache of weapons that you can use to your advantage against a larger assailant.
If you're ready to learn to fight back, Loren and Lisa know exactly what you need to survive an attack in your home or on the street.
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