Cold Steel – John Styers – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. Find Cold Steel by Styers, John at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. I have heard rumor of a sequel to “Cold Steel” but have no proof of it being anything more than that. Apparently Styers wrote some other stuff.

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The Unarmed segment makes excellent use of Elbows, Feet, and Body Mechanics as well as the “combative classic” Edge of Hand blow, the Chin Jab, and a few chokes, releases from holds and a little work from the ground.

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Paladin Pr, hardback johm and dust jacket in near fine condition. Jiu-jitsu Styers, John Leatherneck Association, Paladin has obtained exclusive reprint rights to this classic originally published by Leatherneck magazinewhich was the Marine bible of unarmed combat.

Drexel Biddle Author of “Do or Die”is very duelistic – that is to say it stays entirely within the realm of two combatants, knife on knife, at long range, vying for the right cut or hack to open up the opponent for a kill shot.

An outstretched empty hand will get some fingers lopped off, as I showed one of the MCMAP black belts a while back questioning the utility of an empty hand lead in a knife vs.


Cold Steel

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It seems practical, stel effective when viewed with common sense by someone who’s never done it. Emphasizing the practice aspect of bayonet, knife and stick fighting, this rare volume also provides short courses in unarmed combat and knife throwing. Oct 01, Nagrom rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The segments on Unarmed Combat and Stick Fighting are great.

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Cold Steel by John Styers

Home Help Search Login Register. For the big knife practitioners, a big blade does jobn some styeds of range and the work in Cold Steel will apply there very well, but it may still be an un-equally armed fight, the same unarmed beginning and “drag race” to achieve superiority with a weapon. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Don’t ask me what Styers was thinking at this point by not executing another hand cut or a thrust An excellent book, very tough to find in this first edition and in a dj.

Styers’ stance is intentionally “out of the box” to help lure the opponent in.

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Also of interest is the attempt to develop physical mechanics for using the knife that directly translate to using empty hands – A very progressive concept for the age of the book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Most knives easily carried and accessed will be small.