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Bowie Knife Fights, Fighters & Fighting Techniques. . .: Bowie Knife Fighter: John J. Styers
James rated it liked it Aug 25, Jphn Steel Styers, John www. Don’t ask me what Styers was thinking at this point by not executing another hand cut or a thrust Now, it’s not quite as bad about this as Biddle’s work, and puts in practice a more combative platform less of a stylized fencing platformbut it’s still duelistic.
In the 4th picture Styers’ is shown parrying Prizzi’s attack setel the 7″ blade of his knife. M rated it liked it Dec 09, Now – If sfyers fights with knives happened this way, this would be the method for doing it, but, they don’t.
Claire marked it as to-read Dec 16, World of Books Ltd Condition: I have heard rumor of a sequel to “Cold Steel” but have no proof of it being anything more than that. Tozi added it Apr 09, Craig marked it as colld Jul 23, The low feint in the 9th picture is really just a Pasatta Sotto with a cut instead of a thrust.
Text is clean and tight.
Apparently Styers wrote some other stuff than just “Cold Steel” but other than this, archived thoughtfully on the infamous gutterfighting. Aubrey added it Oct 12, C marked it as to-read Sep 16, Owner’s name stamped on front fly, modest edgewear, very good.
Edwin rated it really liked it Jan 14, Michael Falkner marked it as to-read Jul 09, Ian The rated it liked it Sep 08, Lists with This Book. Julian Patton marked it as to-read Aug 04, For the big knife practitioners, a big blade does dictate some degree of range and the work in Cold Steel will apply there very well, but it may still be an un-equally armed fight, the same unarmed beginning and “drag race” to achieve superiority with a weapon.
The Marines also teach a more upright version of a similar stance at the beginning level, although thankfully they use the strong side forward stance at the Black Belt level.
Ilhan marked it as to-read Jun 12, In the 6th picture we can see the classically outstretched arm as Styers’ executes his snap cut. Refresh wteel try again.
“Bowie’s Cold Steel” by John Styers
Sign In Register Help Cart. The knife throwing segment is the only part of the knife work I have no use for – throwing your weapon is losing it, and the likelihood of doing any good with a thrown knife under extreme stress, in the mad rush and clash of combat, is slim to none. BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 25, Return to Book Page. Range is close, there is very little baiting and dancing around, there is simply up close hooking, cutting and hacking to clear limbs and stabbing to end it.
The Unarmed segment makes excellent use of Elbows, Feet, and Body Mechanics as well as the “combative classic” Edge of Hand blow, the Chin Jab, and a few chokes, releases from holds and a little work from the ground. Technique of Close Combat: The segments on Unarmed Combat and Stick Fighting are great. Something the size of a Ka-Bar just isn’t long enough to block or parry steel with Very realistic, directly applicable, material for both close and longer ranges.
The bayonet material also seems very good – although of limited applicability to anyone not military, or not issued a bayonet and a solid rifle to put it on. Please login or register.