Pressure-point fighting—the practice of manipulating the body's vital nerve and reflex points for self-defense—offers the unique ability to neutralize attackers without causing any permanent harm. This intricate and temporarily devastating self-defense system has obvious advantages. What it hasn't had is a comprehensive guidebook from the Western perspective. Now martial arts expert Rick Clark offers all the fundamental pressure-point techniques—illustrated with hundreds of photographs and twenty-five detailed pressure-point charts—melding the ancient Asian knowledge with modern Western medicine and science. Here, at last, contemporary readers can learn to utilize this effective, reliable defensive art on their own terms.