WorldCat Identities

Neff, Fred

Overview
Works: 28 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 6,618 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Biography  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV1111, 796.8153
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fred Neff
Hand-fighting manual for self-defense and sport karate by Fred Neff( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses hand-to-hand fighting techniques drawn from karate and other Asian martial arts useful for self-defense or tournament competition
Basic karate handbook by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces basic karate techniques and includes a history, warm-up exercises, and answers to common questions on self-defense
Karate is for me by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl describes her experiences in learning beginning karate techniques including stances, blocking, punching, kicking, and basic kata movements
Lessons from the samurai : ancient self-defense strategies and techniques by Fred Neff( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the history and philosophy of Japan's samurai warriors and describes basic self-defense techniques, which include jujitsu, judo, and kendo
Basic self-defense manual by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces basic principles of self-defense from the Asian fighting arts including basic exercises, stances, blocks, and escapes
Basic jujitsu handbook by Fred Neff( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs provide a guide to the basic blocks, punches, kicks, locks, and throws of judo. Includes warm-up exercises
Lessons from the art of kempo : subtle and effective self-defense by Fred Neff( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history, philosophy, and techniques of the martial art known as kempo, or kung fu, and describes how it may be used for self-defense
Self-protection guidebook for girls and women by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the need for self-protection and demonstrates basic self-defense techniques
Lessons from the western warriors : dynamic self-defense techniques by Fred Neff( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines methods of hand-to-hand fighting developed from the Greeks and other Western peoples, contrasts them with the Eastern martial arts, and gives instructions in using boxing and other techniques in self-defense
Manual of throws for sport judo and self-defense by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes with step-by-step instructions and photographs over twenty throws taken from sport judo and other Oriental fighting arts
Keeping fit : a handbook for physical conditioning and better health by Fred Neff( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses proper nutrition and provides exercise programs for both beginners and those more physically fit
Running is for me by Fred Neff( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl relates her experiences as a novice runner and, after months of training, a participant in a five-mile marathon
Lessons from the Japanese masters by Fred Neff( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history and philosophy of Japanese martial arts and gives instruction in a variety of related self-defense techniques
Lessons from the fighting commandos by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commandos, who are specially trained soldiers, tell their stories and share their secrets
Everybody's book of self-defense by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents beginning and advanced programs of exercise and self-defense techniques drawn from a variety of Oriental disciplines, including karate, kempo, judo and jujitsu
Lessons from the Eastern warriors by Fred Neff( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history and philosophy of the Eastern martial arts such as jujitsu and karate and suggests self-defense techniques and strategies drawn from these disciplines
Great puzzles of history : intriguing cases of the past by Fred Neff( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents discussions of ten historical controversies, including the fate of Marie Antoinette's son, the true identity of Prisoner Number 7 (Rudolph Hess), the existence of King Arthur, and the discovery of America
Mysterious persons in history : baffling cases of unsolved mysteries by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses eight unsolved cases of mysterious death, from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, involving Napoleon Bonaparte, Sir Harry Oaks, the Black Dahlia, William Taylor, Lizzie Borden, Jack the Ripper, Dr. Sam Sheppard, and John Dillinger
I Live in 2 Houses by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Calvin and Dad ponder the realities of divorce, they find and share a silver lining
Pirate Calvin Meets the Wise Seaport Rat by Fred Neff( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join young Calvin at Schooner Seaport where he takes on a pirate's dare to capture a flamboyant rat, taking them aboard a legendary ship, the Myles B. Shogun
 
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Great puzzles of history : intriguing cases of the past
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