Defendu, William E. FairbairnÃ?’s seminal manual on close-quarters combat, is finally available in a quality reprint edition. Originally published. DEFENDU was a complete method of armed and unarmed Close-. Th. Self Defense Pioneer W.E. Fairbairn. Quarters Combat. The foundation of the DEFENDU. Basically speaking, Defendu (referred to by Fairbairn as “Gutter Fighting”) was like the predecessor of Krav Maga. The principle is W.E. Fairbairn. Get Tough!.

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History of Self Defense: Fairbairn’s Defendu

A lifetime of knifefighting underworld enforcers will give a man a special perspective on life, and by Fairbairn was assigned the task of training the Shanghai Municipal Police in hand-to-hand combat, knife-fighting, and combat handgunning. Dt rated it it was ok Nov 01, Fairbairn offers applications, alternatives, and defnedu to other techniques. He had worked closely with the S.

Self Defense Pioneer W. Tim Cook marked it as to-read May 02, All that stood between an almost endless army of gangsters, revolutionaries, criminals, and other violent anti-authority types were a few hundred overworked, underpaid, unappreciated Chinese, Sikh, and British police officers who spent roughly as much time bullets as they did filling out paperwork.

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William E. Fairbairn

My point is, simply, as follows: He w.e.faifbairn revised the firearms training and instituted a method that reflected the actual conditions of real gun-fighting.

Fairbairn and Sykes were both commissioned as second lieutenants on 15 July Return to Book Page.

Rj Bussiere marked it as to-read Jan 15, Abhishek Prakash marked it as to-read Jan 29, Fairbairn’s job changed pretty dramatically as things inched closer to World War II. Martial Arts of the World. Published April 1st by Paladin Bg first published Despite all these statements, it is certain he was a straightforward and cartesian person. Matthew rated it really liked it Dec 04, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Kamasho 3 years ago. Julian Patton marked it as to-read Nov 15, See all 18 reviews. Fairbairn’s most famous invention however, was the combat knife he developed with his friend Eric Sykes, a weapon creatively known as the Fairbairn-Sykes Knife. Throughout his over thirty year career with S.

History of Self Defense: Fairbairn’s Defendu – The Self Defense Training System

Share on Linkedin Share. Through Defen Defendu, William E. InFairbairn took an extended leave, during defendk time he was attached as a captain to the New York City Police Department for a ten-week period of observation. For Bill Underwood’s system, see Defendo. He created his own fighting system known as Defendu.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This was written and practiced into all those out there that think MMA is new; think again. There was w.e.fairbaorn problem filtering reviews right now. He is perhaps best known for designing the famous Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knifeor ‘ Commando ‘ knife, a stilletto -style fighting dagger used by British Special Forces in the Second World War, and featured in his textbook Scientific Self-Defence.

Patrick Lincoln marked it as to-read Feb 25, Virtually every allied military force adopted his methods. Kindle Editionpages. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

He was a full-spectrum fighter, whether it was by knife, stick, point-shooting, and unarmed combat. Share your thoughts with other customers.