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SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Armed Combat

Martin J. Dougherty

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... Read moreRead less

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. The text covers 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, coping with injury and dirty tricks. Accompanied by 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 pb
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 45,000
Illustrations: 150 b/w a/ws
ISBN: 978-1-78274-024-7

Martin J. Dougherty

Martin J. Dougherty is the author of Vikings: A History of the Norse People, The Wars of the Roses, The Ancient Warrior and Celts, among many other books. A former defence consultant, he also writes on personal self-defence and modern military technology.

978-1-78274-024-7 pb

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