Cold Steel – John Styers – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. BOWIES COLDSTEEL. by John Styers America’s deadliest knife-fighting tradition adds a new weapon to the arsenal of the Marine Corps. 1. 2. 3. 4. Every man. COLD STEEL by JOHN STYERS Text prepared by Karl Schuon Photographs by Louis Lowery Foreword A sudden realization of the thorough preparation for.

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If you’re at home, pull a towel rack off the wall; if you’re in jail, pull a bar out of the window. He’s got one objective: Although there is much information on the use of knives and bayonets, sfyers latter half of the book focuses on unarmed hand-to-hand combat and the use of sticks.

The hand is thrust out vigorously, coming to an abrupt halt at the fullest extension of the arm.

If a Codl thrust does not strike the target the natural whipping action will take place. In any case, your plan of attack should cover all possibilities. If your two hands are clear, and his ears are in range, slam both hands over his ears as hard as you can.

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The officer may release either hand and strike with the other. If enemy has you in front grip and both your hands are free, slam palms over his ears.

In tight spots the individual fingers act as probers, gouging and poking at the eyes, the bottom of the throat and under the jawbone. Thrusting or wheeling attacks can be launched from this position, as well as a rapid out-of-line pivot in case of a rushing attack. A balanced throwing knife can be compared to match ammunition, but ANY knife can be thrown with moderately accurate results.


Rib Cage When you attack, close in and start your smashing action with elbows, fists and knees; use the head and feet if you can. Torso and head are held erect. An aggressive opponent will thrust his bayonet at you, attempting to direct its point to the vital areas of your body – the chest or throat.

Cold Steel by Styers, John

Brandon Synan marked it as to-read Mar 22, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A good blow “ill incapacitate the forearms, biceps, calves and thighs. He won’t see it coming. Colc is the first step in learning the guard position From port arms drop into a guard position. Your blade points directly at your opponent’s throat. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc.

Text is clean and tight. You will gain an early advantage if your cut is successful The hand cut with the carbine. Draw your knife well back and keep the wrist straight. In knife fighting you styerz a lightning-fast blade but there is little protection for the hand.

As long as other nations war against each other in lust, greed and ambition, brutality will persist and the brutal words on these pages will have a purpose. Oct 01, Nagrom rated it really liked it Recommends it for: You do not necessarily have to toughen this part of the hand.


This is col in professional boxing.

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ONE eteel stance is recommended: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To stop your opponent at long range, try a foot attack. With the finger tips thus PROTECTED, you can strike not only at the throat but at such targets as the solar plexis, kidneys and groin without fear of injuring the finger tips. The point is your bullet. This is it, Mac, now you’ve got it made!

Make a HOOK with your stick by a slight movement of the wrist; come back across, hooking your opponent’s neck with the stick. Since you have no cutting edge, direct yb whipping action of the club to your opponent’s temple, neck, shoulders, joints and muscles. Ryan Coons added it Aug 15, If steeel are small enough to break with your hands, break them. Unlike the baseball throw, you will add no intentional WHIP. In your plan, simplicity and directness of action will be the keynote of your attack.

The advantage of this technique is the opponent’s uncertainty about the direction from which the gy will come. When the situation confronts you, you will have little time to think it over.