Knife Fighting Techniques Slashing Techniques

Close Combat Techniques

Marines use slashing techniques to close with an enemy. Slashing techniques distract the opponent or damage the opponent so Marines can close in. Typically, Marines target the opponent's limbs, but any portion of the body that is presented can become a target. Vertical Slash Technique. The vertical slash follows a vertical line straight down through the target. To execute the vertical slash, Marines Thrust the right hand out and bring the weapon straight down on the opponent, continuing to drag...