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SAS and Elite Forces Guide Extreme Unarmed Combat: Hand-To-Hand Fighting Skills from the World's Elite Military Units

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Publisher Comments:

Duck punch, cover block and knee strike. Boxing, wrestling and Ju-Jitsu. Gameplan,

lines of attack and final disengagement. If taking flight isn't an option, fighting is a necessity. Extreme Unarmed Combat is the authoritative handbook on an immense array of close combat defence techniques, from fistfights to headlocks, from tackling single unarmed opponents to armed groups, from stance to manoeuvring.

Presented in a handy pocketbook format, Extreme Unarmed Combats structure

considers the different fighting and martial arts skills an individual can use before having to consider at the areas of the body to defend. It teaches how to attack without getting hurt, and how to

incapacitate an opponent.

With more than 120 black-&-white illustrations of combat scenarios, punches, blocks

and ducks, and with expert easy-to-follow text, Extreme Unarmed Combat guides

you through everything a person need to know about what to do when escaping trouble isn't an option. This book can save lives.

Synopsis:

Presented in a handy pocketbook format, Extreme Unarmed Combat considers the different fighting and martial arts skills a person can use before looking at the areas of the body to defend, showing how to attack without letting oneself be hurt as well as how to incapacitate an opponent.

About the Author

Martin J Dougherty is a Master Level Assessor with the Self-Defence Federation, holding black belts in two styles of Ju-Jitsu as well as self-defence. His martial arts career has encompassed ju-jitsu, kickboxing and self-defence as well as military combative systems. Martin has written books on a variety of subjects including self-defence and warfare in addition to his work in the defence and security industry, where he is an expert on weapon systems and asymmetric conflict. He is author of Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, Warriors of the World: The Ancient Warrior, Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior and The Art of Self Defense.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Unarmed Combat in Extreme Situations

‘Martial Arts, ‘Fighting and ‘Combat

The Reasons Why

Justification and Legitimate Targets

Winning and Losing

Fighting Spirit

Karate, Boxing and Milling

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Arrest and Restraint

Aikido

Military Arrest & Restraint

On the Battlefield

Traditional European Wrestling

Ju-Jitsu

Hand to Hand

Military Combatives

Krav Maga

A Note on Legality in Civilian Situations

 

Part 2: Unarmed Combat Techniques

Fundamentals of Personal Combat

Stance and Movement

Impact and Weight Transfer

Taking the Initiative

Tactical Manoeuvring

Controlling the Opponent

Gameplan and Objectives

Basic Combat Techniques

Blows

Striking Principles

Open Hands vs Fists

Augmenting a Strike with an Object

Attacking Joints

Chokes & Strangles

Impact with the Ground and Objects

Going to the Ground

Finishing or Disengaging

Using the Environment

Weapons

Blunt

Sharp

Pointed

Firearms

Unarmed or Armed Opponent: It Doesnt Matter

‘Lines of Attack

 

Part 3: Single Opponent

On The Offensive:

‘Chinjab Knockout Blow

Hammerfist Blows

Elbow Knockout Blow

Knee Strike (Straight or Round)

Front Kick to Body or Knee

Rear Choke/Spin and Choke

Rear Takedown

‘Rolling Blitz Strikes/Knees

Strike/Close in/Grab & Knee/Dumping Takedown

Strike/Close/Sweeping Leg Kick & Takedown

On The Defensive:

Cover Block/Trap Arm/Reaping Takedown/Knee Drop

Smother Block/Pass Arm/Rotating Takedown

Duck Punch/Body Shot

Evade to Side/Knee or Elbow Strike

Evade Grab & Break Arm

Escape Headlock/Takedown

Counter Grab/Strikes

Arrest & Restraint

Disarm/Arm Control

Rear Throat Restraint

 

Part 4: Armed Opponent

Blunt Weapon:

Duck Swing/Stomping Side-of-Knee Kick

Jam Swing/Knee Strikes

Jam Backhand Swing/Weapon Choke or Takedown

Jam Swing/Strip Weapon and Use It

Slashing Weapon (Knife):

Jam And Control Weapon/Cradle Strike

Pin Weapon/Strikes

Thrusting Weapon (Knife or Bayonet)

Deflect & Break Arm; Deflect & Disarm

Deflect & Shoulder Lock or Dislocation

Control Weapon Arm; Deflect Bayonet Thrust & Counter

 

Part 5: Groups and Other Adverse Situations

Gun or Knife at Back

Gun or Knife in Front (One Hand)

Gun in Front (Two Handed Grip)

Knife at Throat

Held

Weapon Retention (Sidearm)

Surrounded

Escape Blocked

 

Final Notes:

No Rules, No Mercy, No Such Thing as Fair Play

 

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762779901
Author:
Dougherty, Martin J
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Author:
Dougherty, Martin J.
Subject:
Handbooks & Manuals
Subject:
Reference - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
120 bandw illustrations
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in

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