Combatives, hand to hand, small weapons...

Discussion in 'Self Defense Tactics & Weapons' started by Shiva, Aug 16, 2018.

  1. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Moderator Supporting Member

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    I get winded very easily, and mouth breathe to get enough air. My Tai Kwon Do instructor matched me for testing for my next level belt. When the bout was over and I passed to the next level, he critiqued my style and said "you must not breathe through your mouth; it lets your opponent know you are tiring." I just nodded and did not debate the point. But in reality, I will never fight as long as that with someone. In about 1 1/2 seconds I can draw, aim and fire from even CC. I will not exchange kicks and strikes for ten minutes, more like one minute --
     
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    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Moderator Supporting Member

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    Did you know that in the original script he fought the guy using his whip for several pages? They were filming in Tunisia, it was 130 degrees, and much of the crew - including the star - had come down with dysentery, so they cut the scene short by just shooting him - and it ended up being one of the best scenes in the film!
     
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  3. Kvasir

    Kvasir Well-Known Member

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    From my experience if a fight lasts much longer than 30 seconds, you are doing it wrong.
    ;)
     
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    TigerLeo Well-Known Member

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    Not cheaters... Winners.
     
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  5. Kvasir

    Kvasir Well-Known Member

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    There is no such thing as a "fair fight".
    You either go to the hospital, or get another round.
     
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    gvw3 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    My fighting days are past me now. At least I hope. That's why I carry a gun.
     
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  7. Firpo

    Firpo Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I have an uncle that has a black belt in tire-iron and another that’s pretty handy with a chain, does that count?

    :D
     
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  8. Robert Cowles

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    We teach that they have to get past rifle, hand gun and hand grenade before they get to hand to hand.:D
     
  9. Firedog

    Firedog Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    A year maybe 1.5 in Shotokan. 43 years I have studied chingching bang. I getting better but not good yet.

    Never trained in knives, stars, staf. I made my own num chucks hit myself in head a couple times.

    My Instructor was a 8th degree BB, well he did not want to register with the cops so he drove to Canada and registered his degree with the Canadians, and they registered with Japan I guess. Well Japan sent it back to the states some how and one day two guys in suits came a knocking on Cliffs door. He got a free ride to the station to explain himself. He had to find his own ride home.
     
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  10. Alaska444

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    One of my patients was a high level black belt (not sure which style)

    He told a story about his teacher who was an even higher level black belt. He was at work when he heard a female co-worker being accosted by a deranged boyfiend. He stepped in and told the man to leave.

    The boyfriend stepped out of his car with a tireiron and as he raised it above his head to strike, his open position allowed him to punch and knock him out and he then proceeded to teach him a lesson in treating women with more respect.

    In court the culprit was bkack and blue and visibly scared and shaken when the teacher testified against him.

    There are people who are simply deadly masters of fighting.

    One of my friend’s son wa 6’6” and #2 tai kwon do nationally before he joined the Air Force. He volunteered to go in the caves in Afghanistan shortly after 9-11 with marine recons.

    The marine they joined him with was about 5’7” and not intimidating looking at all. He thought he was going to be in trouble with this short marine until the marine handed him his weapon and said cover me. He entered the cave and killed all the insurgents with his bare hands. They ended up doing several missions together the next couple of years.

    There are people you just dont mess with.
     
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    Firpo Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Well the guy that got beat clearly did NOT have his black belt in tire-iron.

    ;)
     
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  12. Don Fischer

    Don Fischer Well-Known Member

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    I'm 72 yrs old. Hand to hand combat is out for me. You don't want shot you really should leave me the h*ll alone!

    A good handgun trump's martial arts every time!
     
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  13. goofy

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    The USMC Spc. Forces taught me how to handle close fighting.
    There are many ways to end a fight before it starts.
    Ripping out someone's eyes is easy and takes very little lbs. of pressure to do.
    Ripping off a set of testicals only takes a few lbs. of pressure to do.
    But a 4 inch barrel beats a 8 inch blade all the time.
    Mike
     
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    I have a black belt, a brown belt, and an olive drab belt.
    It just depends on what pants I happen to be wearing.
     
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    Note to self:
    NEVER make goofy angry! :eek:
     
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