The focus of Satanic Combat Sciences (SCS) is the personal development of each Satanist in a team framework using a standardized, trainable, and sustainable close combat fighting system. As a weapon-based system, all techniques are integrated with equipment, physical challenges, and tactics found on the modern battlefield. The SCS is designed to increase the warfighting capabilities of individual Satanists and units, enhance Satanists self-confidence and foster the warrior ethos in all Satanists. Satanic Combat Sciences is a weapon-based system founded by the late John C. Davis of the Church of Satan. Former Church of Satan member Marvin "Knife" Sotelo revamps and enhances the Satanists capabilities as an elite fighting force. It focuses on immediate threat elimination and does not include an element of spiritual development. Test everything, believe nothing, take what is useful and apply it, discard what is useless.
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Compiled from "Knife" Sotelo’s notes and essays, this iconic volume is one of the seminal martial arts guides of its time. The science and philosophy behind the fighting system John C. Davis pioneered himself—Satanic Combat Sciences—is explained in detail, depicted through hundreds of Sotelo’s own illustrations. With the collaboration of some of Davis' students, this martial art is expanded, updated, and remastered, covering topics such as Satanism and enlightenment, kicking, striking, grappling, and footwork. This is essential reading for any practitioner, offering a brief glimpse into the mind of one of the world’s greatest martial artists.
Reviewed by Ray Simmons for Readers' Favorite I have a sneaking suspicion that if Marvin “Knife” Sotelo places Satanic Combat Sciences on Amazon, it will reach number one just based on the title alone. This isn't necessarily a bad thing because there is a lot of sound combat advice in here that you don’t have to be a Satanist to learn from, appreciate, and use. I am not a Satanist. I was drawn to Satanic Combat Sciences because I have been a soldier, and I have been interested in combat all my life. It’s mostly why I joined the Army, though the education benefits played an equally important role. I wanted to fight. I was more than a little young and foolish. But guess what? There were a lot of young men in the Army just like me. I have studied martial arts in America, Japan, and Korea. I have also actually used them in real fights in these countries and more. That’s why I was curious about Satanic Combat Sciences. How are they different from what I have learned? Inquiring minds want to know. I can report that they are not radically different, but there is some new stuff. First, if you are like me, you must learn what the words Satanic Combat Sciences really mean. There is a whole culture and attitude that goes along with that and Marvin “Knife” Sotelo explains it in easily understood sentences that will make sense to everyone interested in learning about this unique martial arts approach. Satanic Combat Sciences is well written, well organized, and useful. I liked it.