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Cold Steel by Styers, John
Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Jiu-jitsu Styers, John Leatherneck Association, Edwin rated it really liked it Jan 14, 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 xteel unarmed beginning and “drag race” to achieve superiority with a weapon.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Don’t ask me what Styers was syyers at this point by not executing another hand cut or a thrust Use of snap cuts, bi-directional cutting using both primary and sharp back edgesbody mechanics and footwork to improve power are all very good. Apparently Styers wrote some other stuff than just “Cold Steel” but other than this, archived thoughtfully on styfrs infamous gutterfighting.
M rated it liked it Dec 09, Huw Winston rated it it was amazing Aug 25, Now, it’s not quite as bad about this as Biddle’s work, and puts in practice a more co I gave this book a 4 star fold, not 5, simply because the knife methods in it are not, as presented, perfect. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
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Very simple, and concise material. Russell Books Ltd Condition: Want to Read saving…. The low feint in the 9th picture is really just a Pasatta Sotto with a cut instead of a thrust. Jeremiah Stone rated it liked it Apr 27, Friedrich Mencken rated it it was ok Aug 09, For academic study only. Drexel Biddle Author of “Do or Die”is very duelistic – that is to say it stays entirely within the realm of two combatants, knife on knife, at long range, vying for the right cut or hack to open up the opponent for a kill shot.
Lester rated it it was amazing May 24, I have heard rumor of a sequel to “Cold Steel” but have no proof of it being anything more than that. Mhatchett added it Jan 29, Derek rated it liked it Jan 24, In the 4th picture Styers’ is shown parrying Steep attack with the 7″ blade of his knife.
Also note the lack of any use of the “grab hand” in these pictures despite several opportunities for it. Take the knife work out of the box its presented in, put it with what you do, take what works, and leave the rest behind. ML marked it as to-read Dec 25, 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.
Iain Bruce Wilson rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Please login or register. Mitch Troop marked it as to-read Jan 12, C marked it as to-read Sep 16, Nearly Fine text with no serious flaws, almost no sign of wear. Prizzi’s stance is somewhat reminiscient of the stance that Col. The knife work, obviously heavily influenced by Styers instructor A. James rated it liked it Aug 25, Illustrated with black and white photographs.
Hock’s Web Page New Products. Adam rated it really liked it Dec 21, Also of interest is the attempt to develop physical mechanics for using the knife that directly translate to using empty hands – A very progressive concept for the age of the book.
Most fights involving knives will start unarmed, at close range, and be a drag race between adversaries to get to a weapon first – if that weapon is a knife, you have a fight with a knife.
Naomi rated it it was amazing May 30, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dj is not clipped, slight loss at tips and minor chipping to spine-ends. Preview — Cold Steel stgers John Styers.