SPECIAL OFFER ALL 4 DVDs 34% DISCOUNT Folding Knives: Carry and Deployment Bringing a Gun to a Knife Fight Mastering the Curved Blade The Art of Disarming
Folding Knives: Carry and Deployment
By Steve Tarani
Interested in buying a folding knife? Where do you start? What important features should you look for? What about blade shapes, serrated edges and the mind-boggling number of different styles, locking and opening mechanisms, blade-steels and handle materials out there? Why are there so many, what’s the difference and which is the best? As a cop and first responder, how do I know which knife is the best for my job and for my use off duty? How and where is the best place to carry my knife? What about department policy regarding usage of the folding knife as a tool versus usage as a weapon?
Join leading subject matter expert Steve Tarani in this easy-to-follow training program as he guides you step-by-step through the maze of folding knife selection, and provides training in details and operational skills critical to safe personal carry and usage. Scope of study includes: Model Policy Concepts and Issues, Metallurgy and Blade Geometry, Handle Materials, Opening and Closing Mechanisms, Optimal Carry, Functional Deployment (removal from carry position), Locking and Unlocking, Preventative Maintenance (PM) and overall safe handling of the modern production folding knife.
Bringing a Gun to a Knife Fight
By Steve Tarani
Who didn’t enjoy the movie scene where Indiana Jones blasted a sword-wielding opponent with his six-shooter? If he’s got a knife then just shoot him - right? Isn’t that all there is to it? It always works (and looks) great in the movies, but what about in real life? What about the real-world officers both patrol and correctional as well as other operating professionals who really have been there and tried that and it didn’twork? Why is the “21-foot Rule” such a critical factor and what can you do to beat the odds stacked against you?
What if it really happened to you – how would you react? Sure, you may carry a gun, but are you truly prepared to beat a surprise edged weapon attack and walk away in one piece? What qualification drills can you run to test your skills? Join leading subject matter expert Steve Tarani as he guides you step-by-step through this easy-to-follow tutorial on how to defeat a “knife fight” with a firearm. Scope of study includes: Anatomy of a “Knife Fight”, 28 real-world reasons why your gun may not be the first choice, utilizing the Two-second Rule, finding optimal Range and Position, defeating the Action-Reaction Power Curve, how to reduce Liability (personal injury) and Reactionary Gaps, utilizing the Second-hand Rule, shooting from Retention Position, transitions, critical on and off-range training drills, and most importantly - how to not fight but win with a gun.
Mastering the Curved Blade
By Steve Tarani
What is a curved blade? Why would I want to carry one? What are the differences between a curved blade and a straight edge? Why carry a curved edge over a straight edge? Where did curved blades originate? Are they legal to own? How are they carried? How are they used?
Although its origin can be traced to before the-middle ages, the production curved blade is a recent arrival to the modern knife community. What makes this type of knife so special? Join subject matter expert Steve Tarani as he takes you through the history, features and usage of the unique curved blade. In this volume, scope of study includes: Brief history, features, grips, stances, carry, deployment and usage of the curved blade in personal safety and defense. If you already own one or are thinking about owning a curved blade knife then this study guide is for you!
The Art of Disarming
By Steve Tarani
One of the most intriguing aspects of edged weapons personal defense skills is the art of disarming. Given its life-threatening risk factor, disarming is considered the absolute highest level of skill in the bladed arts. Labeled by the Masters of Edged Weapons as “accidental or incidental” disarming is not something you want to try at home using the kitchen steak knife!
Although a highly valued set of skills, the Art of Disarming takes literally decades of training, commitment and personal discipline to truly master. What about the rest of us with a real jobs, family and commitments? Inside this detailed training guide, there is a select choice of “bread and butter” techniques designed for rapid assimilation that can give you these practical survival skills. With no previous training whatsoever and a little time (and a patient training partner!) these critical skills can be made part of your personal tool kit – should you need them.
In this volume, scope of study includes: Brief history, fundamentals of body position, anatomy of attack and defense against a knife, mastering of your timing, placement, grip, direct application of force and other time-honored edged weapon disarming secrets of the ancients as passed down to Mr. Tarani via the Filipino, Malaysian and Indonesian Masters of the Art of Disarming.