MODERN HAND TO HAND COMBAT: ANCIENT SAMURAI TECHNIQUES ON THE BATTLEFIELD AND IN THE STREET
Author: Hakim Isler
Publisher: TUTTLE Publishing, Nov 2010
Binding: Book & DVD Set
Step-by-step instructions are provided. How to effectively deal with life & death situations through movements & principles that have held true since the time of the samurai. Greatly enhance the fighters' ability to survive in combat. DVD & 292 Color Photos; 7.5x10 inches; 128 pgs.
Foreword by Stephen K. Hayes
Today's ground soldier can carry up to 60 pounds of equipment. The trade off for this protection is a lack of mobility. In a close proximity situation, the modern combat soldier is at a decided disadvantage compared to his more nimble opponent.
In Modern Hand to Hand Combat, Isler, a veteran soldier who served in Iraq, has blended the ancient techniques of the samurai?warriors carrying 60 pounds of armor?with the battlefield combat needs of today's modern soldier. Step-by-step instructions are provided, illustrating how to effectively deal with life & death situations through movements & principles that have held true since the time of the samurai. With almost three hundred illustrations & a detailed DVD, the guidelines & instructions in this book can greatly enhance the fighters' ability to survive in combat.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Hakim Isler is the founder & owner of Elite Guard, LLC, a martial arts, fitness & security training company. He has been involved in the martial arts for 22 years & in the security field for eight years. He also developed & instructed military combative systems for the United States Army.