Re: Combat Usage of the Nepalese Khukuri
No, you never said anything against the kbar. Probably the mix up is in how I worded what I said.
Rely on fencing as an approach to using a knife...it is 1 source to learn, but certainly not the only source. For a long time I was hardheaded on my belief that a blade is an instinctive fighting tool. Fencing really illustrated to me that carefully learned reflexes quickly beat instincts every time. I should have known that from shooting drills and unarmed combatives but somehow convinced myself a blade is different.
On H2H in combat...on the modern insurgent battlefield we do it often while detaining nonlethal targets.
Never say die!
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