Combining techniques gleaned from his years of experience in Western Fencing, Lameco Escrima, Balicki / Inosanto Lineage Filipino Martial Arts, Japanese Ken Jitsu, and Western Boxing, The Warriors Edge is Lynn C Thompson’s first instructional DVD series on the principals of knife fighting.
Principals of Long Range Knife Fighting:
Types of Knives
Concealing a knife.
Thrusts & Slashes:
The rake, speed jab, power stab, and épée thrust
Elliptical and circular stabbing methods
How to slash cut, chop, snap cut, vertical whip and more
Angles of attack.
Defensive footwork & evasion techniques
Defending against attacks on your knife hand
Using the edge defensively
Empty hand techniques
The concept of Mai (judging distance)
How to recognize and exploit common openings or weaknesses in your opponent’s defense
Principles of creating openings
Training Drills & Sparring
Sparring instruction and demonstrations