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Custom and die rvpc of garment which the knife carrier wears. Knives have been carried successfully in the following places in a sheath at the side, down the hack of the neck, up the sleeve, stuck in the top of a boot or legging, with the sheath sewn inside the front pocket, under the lapel of a suit coat, in the crown of a hat, between the belt and the trousers, strapped to the inside of the thigh beneath the trouser leg, in a sheath sewn diagonally across the chest, on a vest, and in am other...

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Testicles Knife

Not changed your grip from its initial application during this process. By keeping his elbow close to your body and locked in place by your right arm and raising his forearm to a vertical position, you have a very effective come-along which is maintained by twisting his hand and wrist toward you at any sign of rebellion. By applying a few pounds pressure on the wrist, you can raise your victim on his toes and it is by this means that you will know that he is completely under your control. This...

Front Strangle

Initial guiding blow leading head under left arm pit. Final application with forearm across throat. Push Throwing position, with hinge of elbow up. Throwing position, with hinge of elbow up. von have him in this position, all you need to do to cause strangulation or a neck break is to push your hips forward and your shoulders well back, lifting upward as you do so. There are any number of throws which could be described, but one of the simplest and most effective is the good old flying mare. It...

Charmed Off I N S F

Lip tear hook your thumb in the corner of the mouth aiul tear toward the hinge of the jaw. Using the elbow against the mid section or other tender part Of the anatomy is always good and very effective, as well as sllc'1 tlier stratcgems as stamping on the instep, kicking the shins, pulling hair, breaking fingers. One or .1 combination of these things is sufficient to effect a release from nearly any encumbering hold, such as a grappling hold from the rear or front, or a standing front choke...

Attack With Miscellaneous Weapons

Chin Jab Blow

, Knowledge of the correct use of a stick as a means of attack lis very valuable. A man without other weapons is given confidence if he knows he can use it to take the offensive and down his opponent. Anything said here about a stick could be applied to a cane, umbrella, swagger stick or any other like object. A stout stick 18 inches long i inch diameter .is about the minimum length and diameter with which the .best results can be achieved. I' The use of a stick in attack, combined with the...

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Edge Hand Blow

A kick delivered toe foremost and aimed at a narrow target is not accurate enough, particularly when the slightest move on an opponent's parr will cause you to miss and leave you off balance and wide open for his retaliation. firher the inside or outside of the foot. This blow delivered with the aid of heavy footwear, gives a striking surface of the length of the foot from heel to toe. When properly delivered with the body bent low in the opposite direction of the kick it docs not leave you...

The Fighting Knife

Knife Fighting Wounds

Every American soldier, officer or enlisted man, should be issued a lighting knife and trained in its use. Although in World War I our men were issued a trench knife for close quarter work, to date in this conflict, the majority of our soldiers have not been issued a true fighting knife, the deadliest of all close quarter weapons. The trench knife of 1918 was a short-bladed, unwieldy thing, with a large combination handle and brass knuckles for its hilt. It was possible to use in only one way...

Gus Peret

Sportsman, expert shot, and a true exponent of the doctrine of offense This book is the result of study and practical experiences of experts in the various fields of combat discussed herein. The material is as practical as could be conceived. It is presented not as a compilation of all combat methods and techniques, but rather as a selection of the best and most practical methods now being used. Although it was compiled by an army officer and the military aspect has been stressed throughout,...