Steve2003

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Hi,

I'm looking into improving my defense skills, I do have some kick boxing experience, however I would like to learn something more similar to the stuff from movie "Hunted", or from some Steven Sagal movies. If you could recommend some books or some websites on such subjects I would appreciate it.
 

Gardenier90

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Search for Krav Maga on google.
 

ItsElectric

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I may be starting to get involved in the S.C.A.R.S. program, myself.

-ItsElectric
 

KeepGrowing

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I would strongly suggest training in Mixed Martial Arts club, over a book any day. It can be hard to learn from a book if you don't have the experience.
Look for a Mixed Martial Arts club that trains fighters. This will allow you to test your stuff in a setting that will most resemble a street fight, I.e. sparring.

If you're looking for weapons training look into the philipino Martial Arts.

If you want book and video suggestions I can post some...
 

SLICEDBEEF

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Check out Tim Larkin's TFT (Target Focus Training) at www.targetfocustraining.com

I'm currently in the TFT mastery program. I've done a couple of SCARS camps with peterson and they where good... at the time.

Tim use to work for Peterson but went out on his own.

My opinion is that the quality of training you get from Tim is above and beyond SCARS... that's my opinion anyways... it's also cheaper! If you want to become a trainer all you have to do is sign up for the mastery program and he'll train you to trainer status...and hold NOTHING back!

I'm really not the type of guy to bash other people and it's not my intent to... but Tim is also a more down to earth kind of guy and alot more open minded (especially if your into MMA and other combat Sports)... I know, because I had to sit with Jerry durring lunch at the level 2 camp and had to listen to his rants!LOL
 
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stillwantmore

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Originally posted by Gardenier90
Search for Krav Maga on google.
Yep, that's some bad ass stuff. I'd like to learn it myself some day soon. The Israeli military trains their soldiers in it. One of my close combat instructors while I was going through training in the Marines knew it and touched on it very briefly with us.
 

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Originally posted by stillwantmore
Yep, that's some bad ass stuff. I'd like to learn it myself some day soon. The Israeli military trains their soldiers in it. One of my close combat instructors while I was going through training in the Marines knew it and touched on it very briefly with us.
I'd like to get in some classes myself, but I don't have the time. I may go to one of those huge seminars they have though.
 

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I, too, interested in studying Krav Maga once I get my weight down. I've also started to look into Pavel Tsatsouline's training programs. He's a former Spetsnaz martial arts instructor who is now an American citizen and, I've read, helped develop the new Marine Corps Martial Arts Program.
 

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I took Bando for a couple years, many years ago as a teenager. I think it's a great fighting system, but it may be a little difficult to find an instructor.
 

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I'm Starting to look around town for a "beginner" IE slightly over weight, not the best coordination type, and that will give me a workout to get in batter shape and give me some hand to hand skills noting outrageous just some basics.

Any advice guys? Falcon? SWM? Anyone Anyone Bueller?
 

penguinsfan

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Originally posted by ctmwm
Any advice guys?
I think most anything will hone basic skills and help get your in shape. After you feel a little more comfortable, seek out the hardcore stuff, if you so desire.
 

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The Movie "Hunted" was off the hook!!!!!
 

derringer57

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Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu. Best for street fights. Dude in UFC used that before there was weight classes and such. Fucked up the biggest guy. Hoice Gracey was his name. The gracey family has their own style too.
 

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sephin said:
Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu. Best for street fights. Dude in UFC used that before there was weight classes and such. Fucked up the biggest guy. Hoice Gracey was his name. The gracey family has their own style too.

ahh the good ol' days of the 1st UFC's.... LMAO
 
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Brazilian's pronounce their R as an H, or so I'm told.

Krav Maga is great, if you can find the real deal. Most of the stuff you find is watered down, just a step above Tae Bo. If you can find a well-known traditional Kung Fu trainer, that would be good, but stay away from modern Wu Shu because that stuff was developed specifically for show and flashy competitions.

I must say, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is probably the best single self-defense system out there. But it's always good to cover more than one area, so if you can, do some cross training in another martial art, like traditional Kung Fu, or Muay Thai, etc.

(starting BJJ next week hopefully, when I move back to Boston for college)
 

Jason1

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You're right R's are pronounced as H's. I have been training jujutsu for a while and I have trained with Royce.
 

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