Product Reviews

Ka-Bar fighting knife product review – America’s choice for military knives is the best all-around outdoor knife money can buy.

Wilderness Arena Score: 97/100 It’s arguably the most famous fixed-blade knife design in the world. Produced by Ka-Bar, who has knife-manufacturing experience dating back to 1898, and built in the USA (Olean, New York), the Ka-Bar Fighting Knife has been used by military since 1942. Ka-Bar’s fighting knife is an…
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Combat and Self Defense

How to break your fall in combat situations to minimize injury and quickly maintain fighting advantage.

  It is quite common to fall or be thrown during a combat situation. To minimize the chance of injury, and ensure you can bounce back to your feet quickly, you must use falling techniques to absorb the impact of the fall and allow use of your body’s momentum to…
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Combat and Self Defense

Parts of the body that can be used as weapons, target areas, and immobilizing pressure points.

Weapons of the Body In a close combat situation, many people consider the fists as the only weapon of the body. Fists are important in close combat, but in fact, there are many other body parts that can be used as an effective weapon in a combat situation. Hands and…
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Combat and Self Defense

The five tactical rules to follow in a close combat situation.

The following are key tactical concepts that should be followed in a close combat situation. Each rule by itself is not a standalone idea but rather is intended to be combined with the other rules to achieve an effect that is greater than their separate sum. Achieving a Decision Achieving…
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