The first step to knife defense is being able to grip your knife properly, and there are three basic requirements for using a combative knife. You must be able to hang onto the knife throughout the entire fight. You have to be effective with the knife, and must be able to support the impact force from the shock of the knife. Michael Janich teaches you a standard grip that he likes to use called the “Filipino” grip, which establishes a firm, controlled hold of the knife. This will allow you to be powerful and effective with your blade.
Finding a range that allows realistic practice opportunities isn’t always easy. Rob Pincus discusses finding a quality range with the owner of Ancient City Shooting Range, Chuck Usina. Most ranges have very restrictive fundamental rules in regard to what type of shooting can be done. Look for ranges that already host defensive training or dynamicWatch Now >>
Rob Pincus explains the advantages of a muzzle low ready position, especially in an extreme close quarters situation. The low ready position allows for more efficiency and consistency when moving into a shooting position and for dramatically more control if your rifle is ever grabbed by an attacker.Watch Now >>