Synopses & Reviews
Guaranteed to appeal to civilians, martial artists, law-enforcement officers, and military personnel, this series captures one of the most versatile self-defense systems being practiced today. From original kapap fighting theories to position and movement principles for real-life conflict applications, these demonstrations ensure adaptability to any type of training. Additional topics include grappling techniques, multiple-defensive responses, reality-based combat conditioning exercises, fundamental knife drills, striking tactics, and pressure points.
About the Author
Avi Nardia is a Black Belt magazine contributor and the head instructor of the Kapap Academy. He has studied numerous styles of martial arts and has taught courses on tactical and defensive shooting, high-risk entry, and VIP protection. He lives in Rochester, New York. Albert Timen is the president of the Kapap Academy. He is a former lotar and close-quarters combat instructor as well as a certified defensive-tactics, kapap, and shooting instructor. He lives in River Edge, New Jersey. John Machado is one of the five brothers of the world-renowned Machado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu martial arts family. He won every major title and competitive award in Brazil from 1982 to 1990 and holds a fourth degree black belt. He is considered one of the foremost authorities in martial arts.