Forces W E Fairbairn

Fairbairn Self Defense

NO. 24 - THE ART OF GETTING UP FROM THE GROUND You will have noted that no holds or locks on the ground are demonstrated. The reason for this is (a) THIS IS WAR your object is to kill or dispose of your opponent as quickly as possible and go to the assistance of your comrades. (b) Once on the ground, you are more vulnerable to attack. (See No. 3B, Bronco Kick.) (c) It takes months of constant daily practice to master the an of falling, and personal instruction from a qualified instructor is...