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Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 am

Regarding the issue of aggressive dogs on the street, for years I've carried a cane while walking my small dog. I recommend it to anyone walking about, since there is no telling when a hostile dog will show.

I recently met a retired policeman with a martial arts studio in Galt where he teaches something called "Cane-Fu." Besides being a legal defensive strategy for any law-abiding citizen, it's also a method for getting into shape. It's supposed to be especially useful for the elderly, since its focus is on aided stretching and low-impact workouts.

Glen Dais

Lodi

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1 comment:

  • Dean Tiernan posted at 4:15 pm on Fri, May 3, 2013.

    Dean Tiernan Posts: 18

    I like it. Got the grey hair, now a cane and a limp, Fergus and I should be in good shape.

     

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