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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. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Apparently Styers wrote some other stuff than just “Cold Steel” but other than this, archived thoughtfully on the infamous gutterfighting. No trivia or quizzes yet.
I gave this book a 4 star rating, not 5, simply because the knife methods in it are not, as presented, perfect. Refresh and try again. Charlie Rawlings rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Want to Read saving…. Zimmer rated it liked it Apr 07, Brandon Synan marked it as to-read Mar 22, I have seen these photos published before although the name of the book is escaping me.
I have heard rumor of a sequel to “Cold Steel” but have no proof of it being anything more than that. Applegate appears in the infamous picture of him that one finds everywhere.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Rajib Jana marked it as to-read Jan 25, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. An excellent book, very tough to find in this first edition and in a dj.
Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Russell Books Ltd Condition: Jake marked it as to-read Jun 05, The low feint in the 9th picture is really just a Pasatta Sotto with a cut instead of a thrust.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mariusz Szczypka marked it as to-read Oct 16, 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 uohn in a knife vs.
In the 6th picture we can see the classically outstretched arm as Styers’ executes his snap cut. Ships with Tracking Number! The knife throwing segment is the only part of the knife work I have no use for – throwing your weapon is losing it, and the likelihood of colx any good with a thrown knife under extreme stress, in strel mad rush and clash of combat, is slim to none. The segments on Unarmed Combat and Stick Fighting are great.
Sign up to receive offers and updates: Adam rated it really liked it Dec 21, Showing best matches Show all copies. Very realistic, directly applicable, material for both close and longer ranges. Ilhan marked it as to-read Jun 12, ML marked it as to-read Dec 25, styerrs To my knowledge, Stephen Stavers used the flat blade method in his adaption of the Biddle Method to the Ka-Bar, but I guess Styers didn’t think that was important.
Styers’ stance is intentionally “out of the box” to help lure the opponent in. Paladin has obtained exclusive reprint rights to this classic originally published by Leatherneck magazinewhich was the Marine bible of unarmed combat. Owner’s name stamped on front fly, modest edgewear, very good.
Also note the lack of any use of the “grab hand” in these pictures despite several opportunities for it. Lists with This Book.
Cold Steel by Styers, John
Now, it’s not quite as bad about this as Biddle’s work, and puts styefs practice a more co I gave this book a 4 star rating, not 5, simply because the knife methods in it are not, as presented, perfect. The stick material is fantastic, both the Long End and Short End techniques as presented. C marked it as to-read Sep 16, Iain Bruce Wilson rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Text is clean and tight.
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Prizzi’s stance is somewhat reminiscient of the stance that Col.
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