Questions tagged [knife-fighting]

Knife fighting is fighting with any number of involved combatants armed with knives. Knives are generally shorter than swords, and knife fighting can come in many styles. Make sure to specify which style of knife fighting the question pertains to.

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What is the purpose of Baguazhang deerhorn knife having some of its blade protruding/pointing inside?

Won’t it hit/stab the wielder if knocked/pushed in? i know potentially it can be a handguard/armguard protection but so far as i see, most of this also sharpened or very pointy. (correct me if iam ...
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Third Party Defence from Knife

In the following video, we see several techniques for disarming a knife-wielding assailant. Are the techniques effective and realistic? Are there other techniques? Is there a way to get close to ...
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A.C.T vs Filipino martial arts

What is the difference between A.C.T. (Armed Combat and Tactics) and other Filipino martial arts? What is the emphasis in A.C.T?
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Historical esgrimas de navaja technical manuals

The Navaja is a Spanish knife, which started as a tool (like most knives) and ended up being used for fighting. During Napoleonic times, it was banned by the French, to quote wikipedia: The navaja ...
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Is there a way to carry a knife in your teeth without hurting them, or is it just hollywood?

In just trying things out, I have put a knife in my teeth and clamped down while doing something with my hands and then picked the knife up again. I found no matter how easily they do it in the ...
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How useful is a Karambit for Everyday Carry - noncombat

I'm looking to eventually learn the use of the karambit in martial arts training, but I have a question before I get to that point. Given the form of this karambit (The Mauler) would this be a ...
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How to defend from Karambit attack

It is known that Karambit attacks are very dangerous and lethal. Is there a way to protect yourself with free hands and with stick from Karambit attack? Videos and pictures will be appreciated. ...
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Martial Arts Technique Against Knife Attack [closed]

Are there any specific Martial Arts technique (taekwondo, kung fu , judo etc) that an individual can use to save himself from knife attack, especially if there are 2-3 individuals armed with a knife.
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Practical knife defense stance

I happened to come across a Krav Maga youtube video that teaches a knife-fighting stance that seeks to guard the major arteries. Here is a link to the video. I would describe the stance more, but the ...
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Apache Knife Fighting System

Is this system really an original system thought by Native Ametrican Indians from generation to generation or it's just a system artificially developed by Robert Redfeather http://apache-knife.com/...
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Helmet for knife fighting sparring

Our club needs to pick a helmet for knife-fighting sparrings which would satisfy several conditions: protect face and eyes from accidental stab (it's forbidden by rules to stab head or throat) be '...
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Do shock knives make a good 'training' alternative to real knives for knife fighting sparring?

Often when doing in knife fighting sparring, people tend to ignore that they've got cut. I've seen shock knives on the net, and they seem kind of interesting as they at least give feedback that you'...