Common Mistakes

Your right shoulder is not pressed tightly enough against his back. 2. You do not bend down low enough when throwing him. Butt hi in low down. 3. You don't practice carefully enough. Don't tear the skin off your partner's neck. Don't complete the throw, just get the position correctly. 4. When you flip the rope over his neck, you forget that you can bend him back by bringing up your right knee into his back or shoving your right foot into the back of his left knee. You may drop down onto your...

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Lean over slightly to your left, shifting your weight off your right foot. Lift up your right foot and swinging it forward, feel with your toe for a silent spot, then step your right foot Now lift up your left knee and slowly press it down behind your left hand (Fig. 12). After resting your weight on your right foot, lift up your left knee and place it behind your left hand. After resting your weight on your right foot, lift up your left knee and place it behind your left hand. (These are the...

Attacking his LEFT side

Here you have approached your opponent's right side. You have put your right leg behind his legs and you have passed your right arm across the front of his body, clamping him tightly to you. Twist him back over your right leg turning to your right. As shown above, frequently only one arm is necessary to throw him off his feet. Here your have approached your opponent's right side. You have used both hands for the throw. You have twisted him off his feet. How By putting your left leg behind his...

Some General Points

The trick is to be able to deliver these blows in sequence and as rapidly as possible. Sometimes you can give two or three together. If you do not hit your opponent with the first blow, you will probably hit him with the next or the next, if they come fast enough. Keep after him. 1. To knock out your opponent. 2. To lessen resistance so that a lock may be used to render him 3. To get him into position for a throw which may be followed Remember one blow must follow the other. Keep your opponent...

Does The DURA Throw Work It

AN ACTUAL CASE zvhen this throw was employed effectively is reported by a member of the Society of Arwrologists. At that time he was a member of Canada's most famous police force and he had gone to arrest a suspected dope peddler. As he entered the man's room, the man reached for a knife under the bed. Before he could grasp it, the police officer grabbed him and threw him with the D-U-R-A throw over the bed against the wall. This xvas one time when the D-U-R-A throw just suited the...

What about his arms

This throw may be applied enclosing both his arms within your right and left arm grip about his body, or you may enclose just his left arm when you attack from his right side, or just his right arm when you attack him from his left side. If his enclosed arm tries to pull up your encircling arm, give him a-blow with your free hand (Fig. 93). Look out for a head-lock with his right arm when you are attacking his right side, and vice versa. Keep your chin tucked in and your shoulders hunched up to...

Tip

If you are not fast enough, as soon as you try to apply the lock your opponent may bend forward to throw you over his head, or to twrist out of the lock. That's where a powerful pull back on his neck and a kick forward against the back of his knees come in. Always expect the enemy to resist. If he doesn't, then it's easy. If he does, be ready for him. How By practising the holds against increasing resistance. But always be careful. Blows and kicks can help you when actually fighting. Get your...

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The first time you try these throws, be sure your partner has someone to catch him as he falls. 1. (a) Face Forward, From his LEFT side (Fig. 201). Here you spring down at your opponent from his left side and a little behind him, and place your left knee on the ground across the front of his left foot. Then you pass behind him putting your right foot firmly on the ground behind him. Rest your right elbow momentarily on top of your right knee, which you keep upright and OFF THE GROUND. Then pass...

What Are The Contents Of Self Defence

Dedicated to Fighters for World Freedom Frontispiece Speed is very important Following frontispiece Co-ordinated, organized group instruction is required. Positive form of exercise with emotional reinforcement. Develop conditioned reflexes for fighting. Epitome. I. Great strength is not required. II. Psychological aspect. Beat them at their own game. Wide interest in Arwrology. Individualism is important. Revisions suggested in army physical training. Army calisthenics. III. Arwrology is a...

Arwrology Edge Of Hand Strike

IN Arwrology one attempts to do the unexpected, quickly, accurately. It is a science based on some understanding of neuro-vascular anatomy and physiology, using balance and leverage to the best advantage. For many years the most intimate details of the science and art of hand-to-hand fighting have been analyzed by the Society of Arwrologists. With meticulous anatomical care, various techniques have been dissected and reconstructed into a comparatively new science called Arwrology, derived from...

Have your palm face his chest Your right elbow has to go up from your side to get this grip

Now grasp the clothing over the front of his chest. Anatomical Explanation of the T-D Grip. When a wrist is bent in, the flexor tendons which clench the fingers are slackened, reducing the power of the hand to grasp. When the wrist is straight, there is no slackening of the flexor tendons and the usual power of the hand to grasp is restored. When the hand is bent back a little, the power to grasp is said to be augmented. In the T-D Grip, the hand is bent back a little to allow the most...

Rut he grabs down on your right wrist with both hands Fig 142

You stab up at him with your right hand, and he grabs your wrist with both hands. What are you going to do Just put the dagger in your other hand Figs. 143 and 144 . And let him have it Fig. 145 . HOW TO USE A DAGGER 165 This action is simple, but it must be fast, automatic, a conditioned reflex. When fighting fiercely for your life, you have not got much time to think and the more automatic movements and reactions you have prepared for your defence, the safer will be the result. This procedure...

Coordinated organized group instruction is required

No book can teach everything in any subject and a false sense of security is likely to arise if that impression is accepted. This is the first of a series of volumes which will teach a technique of fighting in which every movement learned helps to reinforce the next one learned. The actions are easily co-ordinated. This book is not a miscellaneous collection of holds but a definite foundation. It is the beginning of an organized course in hand-to-hand fighting, which can be carried on to three...

Hes down Fig 98 Xow put him outWith kicks blows or Arwr locks

Knee Kick Self Defence

Your left hand pnlls his left arm past your left side. Your right hand pushes his left shoulder. Put the back of your right knee behind his right knee. Bend your left knee. Sag dowrn on it. Sweep up his right leg from under him by pulling back your right leg and push his left shoulder with your right hand and pull his right arm with your left hand. Note the automatic reflex break-fall position of his left arm fingers out stiff and straight, and forearm and hand horizontal with the ground. Throw...

In the fallotting methods it is assumed that there is only one dagger Either you have it or your opponent has it Make

Hold the knife tightly in your right hand which is pressed against your stomach. Your right elbow is held close to your body. Keep a bent left elbow over the blade. Use your left hand to ward off blows, to push his arms away, to strike him or to pull him into the dagger. Always try to pull your enemy into the dagger as you thrust at him. Thrust up. As you thrust, turn the blade horizontal.' Here it is vertical for visibility . HOW TO ATTACK WITH A COMMANDO DAGGER 159

Common Comment

After reading the instructions for this lock, one is likely to ask What's he supposed to be doing while you're doing all this I constantly emphasize one point. First you have to learn how to apply the hold correctly, and you'll never get the proper positions and technique if your partner starts to resist, twist, turn and fight back while you're endeavouring to learn how to apply the lock. So first your partner must co-operate wTith you fully, and stand still. None of this showing off and What a...

Several Simple Tricks

These simple tricks are inserted as aids only and are not to be considered reliable methods in their own right. But sometime they may help you to secure a more deadly hold. Remember that you should always try to end up with a deadly blow or death-dealing Arwr lock on your enemy, no matter how you start. A simple little trick which often helps to remove a man's hand from your throat or wrist is to grab one of his fingers, especially the little finger, and bend it back. This is especially...

The Little Finger Edge Of Your Hand Fig 54 also Fig 53 No 2 Figs 55 59 62 63 Nos 3 and

Edge Hand Blow

STRIKE with the little finger edge of your out-stretched hand from the base of your little finger to your wrist. Keep your fingers tightly pressed together, and keep your thumb in close too. Your palm nearly always faces down. This is probably the most deadly natural weapon that an unarmed man possesses if he knows how to use it. Make the edge-hand blow snappy. Cut it. Don't just push. How is it used Look at your right hand. Straighten out your fingers and thumb. Press them close together....

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Defence Dagger

You may not be able to use all of these points but you should succeed in at least one or two. Enough to count. 7. You may slice the dagger across the same spot on the right side of his neck. Then come back and jab up into the left side of his neck, trying to sever the carotid artery Fig. 151 . You may not be able to use all of these points but you should succeed in at least one or two. Enough to count. You have stabbed up at your enemy with the dagger held in your right hand, blade up. He has...

Arwrology

Swing the back of your left elbow against the left side of Follow up with a cutting blow against the same spot with the little finger edge of your left hand. Repeat this procedure over and over, starting at Fig. 57. Count the blows out loud. Gradually speed up the blows after accuracy has been attained. Naturally do not deliver hard blows here.

K B S

After mastering the exercises as described here, if you still have interest and ambition, try the methods reversing right for left, and left for right. Be an ambidexterous fighter. Have no weak side. If you know any boxing or wrestling or other type of fighting, do not neglect that knowledge. The methods described here are to assist you in fighting, not to replace everything you know about fighting. Utilize every resource. A method of falling without injury and of rising...

Develop conditioned reflexes for fighting

Exercise should be designed to quicken fighting reflexes so that correct fighting reactions will become automatic. The exercise motions should have a conterminous relationship with the motions to be used in actual fighting, when such a contingency arises. The muscular development will generally look after itself. The oppressing excitement of being under fire may in occasional cases cause a soldier to forget the methods of unarmed combat which have been taught him, unless special care has been...