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1001 Street Fighting Secrets
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    There is nothing mystical about Contemporary Fighting Arts, the self-defense system founded by Sammy Franco in 1983. It is simply a no-nonsense approach to the harsh realities of winning a fight, and 1,001 Street Fighting Secrets is an all-inclusive compilation of Franco's experience-based knowledge.

    Each chapter of this expansive book covers a specific area of self-defense, beginning with the vital foundations of effective street fighting, training and conditioning for armed and unarmed combat, the attributes of combat, and tactics and strategies. From there, Franco progresses to the more specialized areas of combat training, such as grappling and ground fighting, bludgeons and stick fighting, edged weapons and firearms. The hundreds of tips in this exhaustive work will provide hours of useful study for all serious students of realistic self-defense.

    Book Details: 8 1/2 x 11, soft cover, lots of photos and illustrations, 224 total pages.

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    Best book on self defense!
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    I have read a lot of books on the topic of self defense and martial arts and I have to say this is without a doubt the best book I have come across. It contains everything, ground fighting, knife defense, stick fighting, physical fitness for self defense and tons more. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is concerned about there own or there family's safety.

    Reviewer: Michael (Hampton New Brunswick , Canada)

    Best money i've spent in a long time!
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    I have to be honest when I say that this book is worth every penny. I accidentally stumbled across it while searching the web for self defense tricks, and boy am I happy I did ! This book is filled with tricks that should be read, re-read, memorized and burned into your brain. Every single tip is straightforward and easy to understand. Mr. Franco breaks this book into sections so it isn't confusing and allows anyone who picks it up to absorb it without any trouble. After reading this book; I felt safer knowing that I knew things other people in a street fight probably wouldn't know. Invaluable to say the least. Thank you !

    Reviewer: Brett Walker (Montreal Quebec, Canada)

    An Excellent Overview of Contemporary Fighting Arts
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    If you want an excellent summary of the CFA system, 1001 Streetfighting Secrets is for you. Useful tips to get you started in multiple domains of streetfighting including deescalation, combatives, knife, stick, gun, conditioning, philosophy, and many others. There really are 1001 separate pointers in this book. This book gives you the basics for what you see in detail in the CFA DVDs. You'll read it over and over again and learn something new each time.

    Reviewer: Tom (Bangor, Maine)

    Probably best CFA book ever!
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    Probably the best combat book written by Contemporary Fighting Arts covering unarmed (kicking, punching and grappling ) and armed (stick, gun, knife) combat. As well as all aspects of street fighting is covered.

    Reviewer: Johan Randa (Lund Skane, Sweden)

    Street Fighting Techniques
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    This is a modern day bible for reality based self-defense. Each chapter cover a different aspect of street fighting. From the foundational beginning to training and conditioning, along with the mental approach. It gives the attributes of combat along with tactics and strategies. covers it all weapons ground fighting, Give a great insight into what Mr. Franco's, system is all about Highly recommended for anyone wanting to learn about reality based self defense.

    Reviewer: Kenneth Hettinger (Asheboro, North Calolina)

    Best self defense book
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    This is by far the best book on the subject. I have read many books on fighting and self-defense and none can touch this one. A lot are filled with total B.S., but this one WILL save your life.

    Reviewer: malcolm cosby (Wilmington, North Calolina)

    Street fighting from A to Z
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    Everything you need to know about street survival can be found in this incredible book. What Sammy teaches in 1,001 Street Fighting Secrets will save your butt in a real self-defense situation! If you don't have it, get it, it is a must for every survival library.

    Reviewer: Joel (Hickory Creek, Texas)

    1,001 Street Fighting Secrets
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    1,001 Street Fighting Secrets is a book one really needs to add in their war chest. Sammy Franco takes the meat and leaves the bones behind. This book gives short concise info and instruction in certain section one needs to know or simply put into practice. I found it not only informative but you can apply it to your attitude, beliefs, and behavior. A definite buy!

    Reviewer: Cpl Armone Washington (MEF Kuwait , USMC)

    Great Book!
    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    Mr. Franco has done it again with this robust and comprehensive book on street self defense. After a brief introduction of what CFA is, 1,001 Street Fighting Secrets jumps straight into the fundamentals, attributes, and tactics you need to know be prepare yourself for the dangers of the streets. Each section is broken up by secret into discrete points, which makes the book a considerably easier read, which is great once you realize just how much information there is to digest. This book even addresses bludgeons, knives, and guns, testifying to the thoroughness of this book; it really does cover just about anything you could encounter on the streets. As an added bonus, the philosophy section at the very end of the book gives an even deeper insight into the CFA mindset, and is an interesting read in and of itself. This is a phenomenal book; do not hesitate to pick it up. 5 stars!

    Reviewer: Hammad (Germantown, Maryland)

    Comprehensive Book!
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    This is the most comprehensive book on what it takes to become a competent street fighter that I have ever seen. Mr. Franco takes us through the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of becoming a fighter. This book covers everything from combat conditioning to the use of weapons, and everything in between. You will not be able to find more information on street fighting in one book ever.

    Reviewer: James McGarvey (Frederick, Maryland)

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