Hand-to-Hand Combat by Headquarters, Department of the US Army

By Headquarters, Department of the US Army

В дополнение к FM 3-25.150 - полевое руководство (по-нашему, устав) FM 21-150 по рукопашному и штыковому (упор именно на последний) бою, увидевшее свет 30.06.1942 и до настоящего момента выдержавшее five переизданий.

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They may be armed or unarmed. To win, the fighter must be aware of how to move his body to maintain the upper hand, and he must know the mechanical strengths and weaknesses of the human body. The situation becomes a struggle of strength pitted against strength unless the fighter can remain in control of his opponent by using skilled movements to gain an advantage in leverage and balance. Knowledge of the following basic movement techniques may give the fighter a way to apply and gain the advantage in grappling situations.

B. Training pads can be requisitioned through supply channels or purchased locally. 2-27 CHAPTER 3 CLOSE-RANGE COMBATIVES In close-range combatives, two opponents have closed the gap between them so they can grab one another in hand-to-hand combat. The principles of balance, leverage, timing, and body positioning are applied. Throws and takedown techniques are used to upset the opponent’s balance and to gain control of the fight by forcing him to the ground. Chokes can be applied to quickly render an opponent unconscious.

VITAL TARGETS The body is divided into three sections: high, middle, and low. Each section contains vital targets (Figure 4-1, pages 4-5 and 4-6). The effects of striking these targets follow: a. High Section. The high section includes the head and neck; it is the most dangerous target area. (1) Top of the head. The skull is weak where the frontal cranial bones join. A forceful strike causes trauma to the cranial cavity, resulting in unconsciousness and hemorrhage. A severe strike can result in death.

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