Combat and Self Defense

How to break your fall in combat situations to minimize injury and quickly maintain fighting advantage

It is quite common to fall or be thrown during a combat situation. To minimize the chance of injury, and ensure you can bounce back to your feet quickly, you must use falling techniques to absorb the impact of the fall and allow use of your body’s momentum to quickly…
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Combat and Self Defense

Parts of the body that can be used as weapons, target areas, and immobilizing pressure points

Weapons of the Body In a close combat situation, many people consider the fists as the only weapon of the body. Fists are important in close combat, but in fact, there are many other body parts that can be used as an effective weapon in a combat situation. Hands and…
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Combat and Self Defense

The five tactical rules to follow in a close combat situation

The following are key tactical concepts that should be followed in a close combat situation. Each rule by itself is not a standalone idea but rather is intended to be combined with the other rules to achieve an effect that is greater than their separate sum. Achieving a Decision Achieving…
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