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.
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 >>
Instructor Don Edwards discusses and demonstrates the differences between shooting with a bipod and shooting from an improvised rest. Both methods can dramatically increase deviation control, but the improvised rest techniques are much more versatile and universal.Watch Now >>
Rob Pincus and Deryck Poole work with a student on the range to refine his shooting position. Whenever you are training for defensive shooting, you should try to maintain a natural and neutral stance with your feet about equidistant from the target and your weight forward. Related videos: Problem Solving on the Range: Realistic Engagement…Watch Now >>