Not looking so much at traditional martial arts, but at the more urban and lesser known specific combat systems and styles, written by sensei and professional instructors around the world, A Professionals' Guide... profiles the following 24 systems; Agni Kempo, Applied Eskrima, Awareness Response Delivery (ARD), Bartitsu, Combat Ju-Jutsu, Concept Martial Arts, Etiquette Close Quarter Combat & Control, Escrima Concepts, Fight Fortress, Hard Target Combat System, Israeli Krav Maga, Jeet Kune Do, Karate as a Self-Defense System, Knives & Edged Weapons Awareness Programme (KEWAP), Kwon Bup, MeanStreets, Muay Thai as a Self-Defense System, Pankration, Progressive Kenpo, Real Combat System, Stage Combat, Sphere Combat System, Total Krav Maga and V.I.P.A. Tactical Training System, from professional combat specialists around the world including; Master Virgil O. Cavada, Founder And Head Instructor,  Applied Eskrima Global, Close Quarters Eskrima And Filipino Martial Arts; David Hahn the IKMA (Israeli Krav Maga Association) United States Chief Instructor; Sensei Kevin O’Hagan 7th Dan Master’s grade in Combat Jujutsu; Nick Maison currently the most qualified Krav Maga  instructor in the UK; Peter Ellis 7th Degree Black Sash - Kung Fu; Tyrrel Francis Royal Navy karate champion, British WPKA kickboxing and WAKO kickboxing champion; Agni Kempo Grandmaster Yuri Kostrov and many others!!


With over 70 images, this is an excellent guide for anyone looking to find the right combat or self-defence training, and a thought-provoking insight into the mind-sets, philosophies and training principles of some of the most renown urban combat specialists in the world today. CLICK HERE to read the INTRODUCTION.

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