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By titleARMED COMBAT: SAS and Elite Forces Guide

ARMED COMBAT: SAS and Elite Forces Guide

Overhead block, upward stab and step-through lunge; knife fighting, handgun shooting and sword play – if your enemy is armed, you need to know how to deal with him. SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Armed Combat teaches a huge range of armed close combat techniques, including tips on fighting stances and postures, movement and evasions, quick draws, parries, fend-offs, blocks, cuts, thrusts, strikes, and stabs. Our expert author will teach you how to tackle single opponents and groups using blunt weapons, blades, firearms, and improvised weapons.

Presented in a compact pocketbook format, SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Armed Combat is divided into separate chapters covering fighting skills mindset, what to attack and where to defend, blunt weapons, sharp and pointed weapons, firearms, unarmed techniques, training drills, and improvised techniques. The author also offers plenty of short, handy tips on key topics such as bayonet training, quick draw techniques, copying with injury and dirty tricks.

Written in easy-to-understand steps and accompanied with more than 150 black-and-white illustrations, SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Armed Combat guides the reader through everything they need to know to overcome an armed aggressor in any hand-to-hand combat situation.

Format: 178 x 127mm (7 x 5”)
Extent: 320pp
Illustrations: 150 b/w artworks
Word count: 45,000 words
ISBN: 9781782740247
Ebook ISBN: 9781909160729

Author details:

Martin J. Dougherty is a freelance writer specializing in military and defense topics. He is the author of Medieval Warrior, SAS and Elite Forces Guide Extreme Unarmed Combat, and SAS and Elite Forces Guide Sniper (all Lyons Press), Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, and books on personal self-defense. He lives in England.