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Tag Archives: defense tactics

Michael D. Echanis: Catalyst for Combative Change

Monday, January 16th, 2012

My first exposure to the work of Michael D. Echanis was in a copy of Soldier of Fortune that my martial arts instructor gave me back in 1977. Frustrated with the impractical knife-defense tactics of the art I was studying, I had approached him to ask for a new, more realistic direction in my training.
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Posted in Self-Defense Experts.

6 Edged-Weapon Techniques to Save Your Life: Part 1

Friday, January 6th, 2012

No matter where a person is, chances are a knife is within reach. Think about it. If you’re like most Americans, right now at least one of the following items is nearby: a pocketknife, a kitchen knife, a letter opener, a pair of scissors, a screwdriver, a box cutter or a razor blade.

Because edged weapons
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Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Do Techniques: Hook-Kick Combo

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

It’s time to continue our study of Bruce Lee’s jeet kune do techniques. Lee maintained that a martial artist must always train, be cautious and alert at all times. In addition to being alert, you must be just as fast when countering an ambush.

Speed is an innate trait, but it also can be developed further.
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Posted in Bruce Lee, Close Quarters Combat, Jeet Kune Do, Kicks.