Bar-jutsu: The American Art of Bar Fighting

Bar-jutsu: The American Art of Bar Fighting


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"It's as if Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn wrote a treatise on bouncing as the sequel to "Wedding Crashers."— Pittsburgh Post Gazette

A pounding headache, mouth dry as the desert, memory loss…and wait, a black eye and a fat lip? You have officially woken up from another night on the town. While there is no known cure for that dastardly headache and cotton mouth, there is now officially a remedy for the black eye and bruises. Bar-jutsu: The American Art of Bar Fighting, is a step-by-step guide to defending yourself against those brazen bar brawlers.

After years spent working as a bouncer at bars and clubs, James Porco—a certified ninjitsu instructor and former professional wrestler—set out on a quest to teach every man and woman to stand tall when barroom trouble has found them. Bar-jutsu: The American Art of Bar Fighting frees us from this fear of tavern tangles with a range of self-defense techniques that can easily erupt in a the bar environment. Each eye-opening chapter addresses a range of potentially volatile situations, including:
  • First Contact: Oops! I Touched Him
  • Up against the Wall
  • Is that a Broken Beer Bottle in Your Hand or Are You Just Happy to See Me?
  • I'm Not as Think As You Drunk I am
  • Who is this Clown?
Thanks to Bar-jutsu's simple, yet effective fighting techniques, you can soon tote yourself as an official night spot ninja.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804843300
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 01/21/2014
Edition description: Original
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,067,040
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

James Porco is a certified ninjutsu instructor with a second degree black belt and shidoshi-ho with the Bujinkan. Porco is the founder of Pittsburgh Ninjutsu and, more recently, the founder of Bar-jutsu, a movement designed to promote proper self-defense techniques suitable for bar scuffles and other confrontational situations in public. He resides in Pittsburgh with his wife and daughter.

John A. Monaco is a professional educator, trainer, freelance writer, and editor with more than fifteen years of experience writing and designing educational and training material. He currently resides in Pittsburgh.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Making an Entrance - Reality Bar-jutsu #1
Chapter 2: First Contact: Hey! He Touched Me
Chapter 3: First Contact: Oops! I Touched Him
Chapter 4: Have You Got the Time? - Reality Bar-jutsu #2
Chapter 5: Up Against the Wall
Chapter 6: Is that a Broken Beer Bottle in Your Hand or Are You Just Happy to See Me?
Chapter 7: Karaoke-jutsu
Chapter 8: I'm Not as Think as You Drunk I am - Reality Bar-jutsu #3
Chapter 9: Who is this Clown?
Chapter 10: Being the Best Bar-jutsu

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