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The Glistening Blade

The Glistening Blade

How many times have you not seen or heard of someone being attacked and the choice of weapon was a knife?

Soke Ben Mangels

Soke Ben Mangels

Ben Mängels started his career in 1954 as a young police officer in Durban, South Africa. He soon learned that the rough and tough sailors were a force to be reckoned with, so began his training in Kodokwan Jujitsu.

Marine Corp Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) in Focus

The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program was developed by the US Marine Corps to combine existing and new hand-to-hand and Close Quarters Combat (CQC) techniques with morale and team-building functions and instruction.

Krav Maga In Focus

There are many, many close quarters combat videos on the internet and most are not worth watching. The closest I have seen to what I was taught was one documentary on the French Legion. Following that one video, the system that consistently comes closest to what we do is Krav Maga, the Israeli military hand-to-hand combat system. Krav Maga was developed in Hungary and Czechoslovakia in the 1930s by Imi Lichtenfeld…