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Basics of blocking

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Because police officers usually respond to threats rather than initiate them, good blocking skills are a must. In this week’s tip from the Police Officers Safety Association, Jeff Brooks, a martial arts teacher and police officer, shows a comprehensive yet simple approach to blocks that goes beyond traditional defensive tactics.

The Police Officers Safety Association (POSA)
The Police Officers Safety Association (POSA)

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