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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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. There are no discussion topics on stefl book yet.
Colin Leidner marked it as to-read Jul 18, Lester rated it it was amazing May 24, Lists with This Book.
Open Preview See a Problem? 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.
Ian The rated it liked it Sep 08, The low feint in the 9th picture is really just a Pasatta Sotto with a cut instead of a thrust. Hock’s Web Page New Products. In the 8th picture note that the pivot is probably the footwork of the In Quartata sans the 6 thrust that normally comes with that technique.
“Bowie’s Cold Steel” by John Styers
Paladin has obtained exclusive reprint rights to this classic originally published by Leatherneck magazinewhich was the Marine bible of unarmed combat. For academic study only. Inno Dubelaar Books Published: Author bio from dust jacket glued to front free endpage.
Cold Steel By Styers, John. For those who have taken the time to examine this article and the pictures at the end of the article here is a bit of “slash by slash” commentary Rajib Jana marked it as to-read Jan 25, Zimmer rated it liked it Apr 07, The segments on Unarmed Combat and Stick Fighting are great. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. I have heard rumor of a sequel to “Cold Steel” but have no proof of it being anything more than that.
Oct 01, Nagrom rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Frederick Scott added it Dec 11, Jiu-jitsu Styers, John Leatherneck Association, Iain Bruce Wilson rated it it was amazing Jul 07, You will learn something from it if you open your mind, take what you can use and discard the rest.
Prizzi’s stance is somewhat reminiscient of the stance that Col. The bayonet material also seems very good – although of limited applicability to anyone not military, or not issued a bayonet and a solid rifle to put it on.
What makes Biblio different? Russell Books Ltd Condition: 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.
Sean rated it it was amazing Oct 18, Technique of Close Combat: Most knives easily carried and accessed will be small. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Paperbackpages.
Mhatchett added it Jan 29, Preview — Cold Steel by John Styers. Very realistic, directly applicable, material for both close and longer ranges. Xtyers leather in dust jacket.
Very simple, and concise material. Derek rated it liked it Jan 24, World of Books Ltd Condition: In the first picture, note how Sgt. Although there is much information on the use of johj and bayonets, the latter half of the book focuses on unarmed hand-to-hand combat and the use of sticks.
Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Huw Winston rated it it was amazing Aug 25, C marked it as to-read Sep 16, The Marines also teach a more upright version of a similar stance at the beginning level, although thankfully they use the strong side forward stance at the Black Belt level. The knife work, obviously heavily influenced by Styers instructor A.
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Sign up to receive offers and updates: Want to Jhon saving…. Emphasizing the practice aspect of bayonet, knife and stick fighting, this rare volume also provides short courses in unarmed combat and knife throwing.
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