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By W. E. Fairbairn, Hary

The daddy of recent hand-to-hand strive against, Capt. W. E. Fairbairn, taught the famed British Commandos from this vintage, long-out-of-print handbook on unarmed strive against. identified for his "get difficult" angle, Fairbairn designed those useful tools after years of educating troops and staring at ruffians, thugs, bandits and bullies. you can now take advantage of his event.

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Try to be out of step with him, which makes it easier to apply your counter. Only resist sufficiently to prevent him from being suspicious. 2. Do not be in a hurry to apply your counter. The opening will be there every time he puts the weight of his body on his left foot. 3. Smartly jab the outside of your right leg against the outside of his left leg, forcing his leg inwards, and break it (Fig. 110), simultaneously pulling your right arm towards you, which, in addition to increasing the force of your leg blow, also permits you to bend your arm and break his hold.

104). 3. Tie both feet to the chair - one on either side - with only the toes of his boots resting on the ground, as in Fig. 105. 4. Gag him, if necessary. NO. ) D - A Substitute for Handcuffs The following method, whereby one man can effectively control two to six prisoners, may be found very useful. A police baton, night stick, or hunting crop, preferably fitted with a cord thong, as in Fig. 106, is all that is required. 1. Cut your prisoners' trouser-belts and/or suspenders, then thoroughly search them for concealed weapons.

The hilt should fit easily in your hand, and the blade should not be so heavy that it tends to drag the hilt from your fingers in a loose grip. It is essential that the blade have a sharp stabbing point and good cutting edges, because an artery torn through (as against a clean cut) tends to contract and stop the bleeding. If a main artery is cleanly severed, the wounded man will quickly lose consciousness and die. The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife (shown on the opposite page) developed by the author and a colleague, is highly recommended as possessing the requisite qualities.

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