SAS and Elite Forces Guide Armed Combat


The book explores the different uses of hand weapons, from pistols to semiautomatics
to sniper’s rifles, from flick knives to machetes, from stun grenades
to CS gas, from knuckle-dusters to nunchaku sticks. With tips and techniques
from combat experts, the book explains ...
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SAS and Elite Forces Guide Armed Combat: Fighting with Weapons in Everyday Situations

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The book explores the different uses of hand weapons, from pistols to semiautomatics
to sniper’s rifles, from flick knives to machetes, from stun grenades
to CS gas, from knuckle-dusters to nunchaku sticks. With tips and techniques
from combat experts, the book explains which weapon to choose for given
situations and how to use each weapon.
With more than 300 easy-to-follow illustrations and handy pull-out lists of key
training tips, Guns, Knives & Other Personal Weapons is the definitive guide
for anyone wanting to be ready for anything.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762787845
  • Publisher: Lyons Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/4/2013
  • Series: SAS Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 696,856
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet 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, The Art of Self Defense, and SAS and Elite Forces Guide to Extreme Unarmed Combat..
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Table of Contents

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Guns
  • Small arms: pistols and semi automatics
  • Snipers and rifles
  • Range and suitability
  • Defending yourself against a gun attack: minimising your exposure
  • Knives
  • How to hold a knife
  • Defending yourself with a knife
  • Not letting your knife be used against you
  • Knife moves
  • Throwing knives
  • Harpoons
  • Daggers and short swords
  • Long blades, jagged blades
  • Flick knives, pen knives
  • Dodging a knife attack. Deflecting knife blows.
  • Clubs, Truncheons and Bats
  • Holding positions – using a mace, a staff
  • Directing the blow
  • Morning Star and other spiked clubs
  • CS gas and stun grenades
  • Using gas and grenades without endangering yourself
  • The chemical risks
  • What to do if you are exposed to the gas
  • Knuckle Dusters, Bullwhips & Martial Arts Weapons
  • Learning to use nunchaku sticks, chigiriki chain, stirrup-like Tekko and other martial
  • arts weapons
  • Bullwhips, Boomerangs and Bolas
  • Defending yourself
  • Glossary
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