U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting Handbook

U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting Handbook

by United States Marine Corps

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Overview

2016 Reprint. Covers all aspects of Marine Close Combat Fighting and includes a profusion of illustrations for each hold or technique.
Chapters include:
Fundamentals of Close Combat
Lethal and Nonlethal Weapons Techniques
Hand-Held Weapons
Strikes
Throws
Chokes and Holds
Ground Fighting
Nonlethal Techniques

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614279778
Publisher: Martino Fine Books
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

The United States Marine Corps was founded in 1775, and is a branch of the Department of the Navy. It is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Overview of Close Combat 1-vi

Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Close Combat

1 Ranges of Close Combat 1-1

2 Weapons of the Body 1-2

3 Target Areas of the Body 1-3

4 Pressure Points of the Body 1-4

5 Basic Warrior Stance 1-6

6 Angles of Approach and Movement 1-7

7 Balance and Off-Balancing 1-8

8 Falls 1-9

Chapter 2 Lethal and Nonlethal Weapons Techniques

1 Bayonet Techniques 2-1

2 Nonlethal Rifle and Shotgun Retention Techniques 2-6

3 Nonlethal Handgun Retention Techniques 2-9

4 Firearm Disarmament Techniques 2-14

Chapter 3 Hand-Held Weapons

1 Fundamentals of Knife Fighting 3-1

2 Knife Fighting Techniques 3-3

3 Weapons of Opportunity 3-6

4 Fundamentals of Combative Stick 3-6

5 Combative Stick Techniques 3-7

6 Blocking Techniques 3-9

7 Unarmed Against Hand-Held Weapons 3-11

8 Counters to Hand-Held Weapon Attacks 3-13

Chapter 4 Strikes

1 Principles of Punches 4-1

2 Punches 4-2

3 Strikes with the Upper Body 4-4

4 Strikes with the Lower Body 4-10

5 Counters to Strikes 4-12

Chapter 5 Throws

1 Turning Throw 5-1

2 Hip Throw 5-2

3 Leg Sweep 5-3

Chapter 6 Chokes and Holds

1 Types of Chokes 6-1

2 Chokes 6-1

3 Counters to Chokes and Holds 6-5

Chapter 7 Ground Fighting

1 Offensive Ground Fighting 7-1

2 Defensive Ground Fighting 7-3

3 Ground Fighting Chokes 7-5

Chapter 8 Nonlethal Techniques

1 Unarmed Restraints and Manipulation 8-1

2 Nonlethal Baton 8-9

Appendices

A Pugil Stick Training A-1

B Safety Precautions During Training B-1

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