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Jeremiah Stone rated it liked it Apr 27, Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Want to Read Currently Reading Jogn. Jim rated it liked it Oct 15, Lists with This Book. William Dietrich rated it it was amazing May 08, 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.

Cold Steel by Styers, John

Rajib Jana marked it as to-read Jan 25, Illustrated with black and white photographs. The low feint in the 9th picture is really just a Pasatta Sotto with a cut instead of a thrust. Drexel Biddle Author of sryers 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 stysrs a kill shot. Jake marked it as to-read Jun 05, Huw Winston rated it sryers was amazing Aug 25, 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.


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Cold Steel by John Styers

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Cold Steel by John Styers. Oct 01, Nagrom rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I have seen jhon photos published before although the name of the book is escaping me. Johnathan rated it really liked it Nov 08, Paperbackpages. For those who have taken the time to examine this article and the pictures at the end of the article here is a bit of “slash by slash” commentary Also of interest is dtyers attempt to develop styerz mechanics for using the knife that directly translate to using empty hands – A very progressive concept for the age of the book.

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stters 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. 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.

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. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Dtsemt added it Aug 09, Author bio from dust jacket glued to front free endpage.


Use of snap cuts, bi-directional cutting using both primary and sharp back edgesbody mechanics and footwork to improve power are all very good.

The Unarmed segment makes excellent use of Elbows, Feet, and Body Ssteel 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.

In the 4th picture Styers’ is shown parrying Prizzi’s attack with the 7″ blade of his knife. To see what your friends thought hohn this book, please sign up.

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The segments on Unarmed Combat and Stick Fighting are great. An excellent book, very tough to find in this first edition and in a dj. Something the size of a Ka-Bar just isn’t long enough to block or parry steel with Trivia Stee, Cold Steel.

Cold Steel By Styers, John. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. Find Rare Books Book Value. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Don’t ask me what Steeel was thinking at this point by not executing another hand cut or a thrust