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Tag Archives: gun disarm

Using Pankration Techniques Against Modern Weapons

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

If you’re a student of self-defense, learning how to wield ancient weapons and defend against them is impractical. Why? Because it’s unlikely you’ll face a Greek spear or a Japanese katana outside the dojo. It’s much more practical to acquire a working knowledge of edged weapons and firearms and concentrate on how to neutralize them.

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Posted in Edged Weapons, Pankration, Projectile Weapons, Weapon Techniques.

Jim Arvanitis Resurrects Pankration: The First Mixed Martial Art

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

There’s no denying that Jim Arvanitis is a skilled martial artist. He moves like a 30-year-old both on his feet and on the ground, where he flows from technique to technique with an ease you seldom see outside a high-end grappling school. And there’s no denying that he’s a martial arts historian par excellence. One
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Posted in Boxing, General Martial Arts History, Pankration, Western Martial Arts History, Wrestling.

Gun Disarm Demonstrated by RedMan Training

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

RedMan Training is a series of specialized law-enforcement training programs using specially designed protective gear that presents realistic scenarios to prepare participants for critical decision-making when real-life confrontations arise. In this video, Dave Young (RedMan Training’s director of specialized programming at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin) and Roy Bedard (a veteran police trainer and
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Posted in Self-Defense Experts, Self-Defense Videos.