Combatives for Carry: Knife

The purpose of this course is to familiarize and train civilians armed with legally carried folding or fixed blade edged weapons in the basic movements of clinch and ground fighting. Students will be instructed in the Mechanical vs. Vital Template approach to edged weapons, slash & stab techniques, weapons access & protection, and Legal Use of Lethal Force principles. Students will also be offered the opportunity to assess their new skills against resisting role players in a controlled environment.

2 days (16-20hrs)

Required Equipment:

Combatives Knife

  • One (1) Open Mind.
  • Blunted or rubber training blade of the exact or very similar type to student’s actual carry knife. There will be no live (sharpened) blade work in this course.
  • Scabbard or method of carry that closely replicates student’s normal means of carry. “Off Body” carry methods are discouraged.
  • Comfortable “street clothes” to train in, including any applicable cover garments and comfortable shoes.
  • Means of taking notes
  • Water, Snacks
  • Eye protection
  • Fitted Mouth-guard is recommended