In this article I’m going to look at how devastating power can be developed by anyone, regardless of their size or gender, if they understand the basic science involved in striking and get their bio-mechanics right.
I first became aware of Boyd’s OODA Loop Decision Cycle when I was a student at Staff College. Back then, we studied Boyd’s OODA Loop to give us a greater understanding of decision making in combat and the importance of making decisions even when only limited information was available.
Train Hard, Fight Easy I was first introduced to the idea of “Train Hard, Fight Easy” during my Royal Marines’ Young Officer Training. My Young Officer Batch and I learned very early on that this mantra, although originally coined by an 18th Century Russian General, General A.V. Suvorov, was very much at the heart of […]
You only have to scan the headlines to see that the world we live in today is an increasingly violent place. It seems hardly a day goes by without the report in the media of another youth being stabbed in a metropolitan centre in the UK or another mass brawl breaking out somewhere completely unexpected.
Instructor Jim Halton of Krav Maga Bristol writes:
Here are 3 tips for students beginning to train in groundfighting.
In the Titans club at Krav Maga Bristol we train sparring every session. We train stand up sparring but we also train in sparring on the ground. When new students to Krav Maga Bristol first start rolling it can be an uncomfortable experience. A mix of confusion, nervousness, fatigue, trying to use your strength instead of technique you find yourself exhausted. Getting submitted by your fellow student again and again isn’t much fun and eventually you will ask, “How can I get better at ground sparring?…. Read more