Cold Steel – John Styers – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. Find Cold Steel by Styers, John at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. I have heard rumor of a sequel to “Cold Steel” but have no proof of it being anything more than that. Apparently Styers wrote some other stuff.

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Cold Steel John Styers Mariusz Szczypka marked it as to-read Oct 16, Bingo Books 2 Published: An excellent book, very tough to find in this first edition and in a dj. Styers’ stance is intentionally “out of the box” to help lure the opponent in.

Bowie Knife Fights, Fighters & Fighting Techniques. . .: Bowie Knife Fighter: John J. Styers

You will learn something from it if you open your mind, take what you can use and discard the rest. The bayonet material also seems very good – although of limited applicability to anyone not military, or not issued a bayonet and a solid rifle to put it on.

Very realistic, directly setel, material for both close and longer ranges. Faux leather in styes jacket. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I have seen these photos published before although the name of the book is escaping me. William Dietrich rated it it was amazing May 08, Nagabharani added it Jul 04, Sign In Register Help Cart. Inno Dubelaar Books Published: Montclair Book Center Condition: Preview — Cold Steel by John Styers.


Apparently Styers wrote some other stuff than just “Cold Steel” but other than this, archived thoughtfully on the infamous gutterfighting. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. Very simple, nohn concise material.

Owner’s name stamped on front fly, modest edgewear, very good. Inscribed by the author to Francis Craig. Derek rated it liked it Jan 24, Naomi rated steek it was amazing May 30, Adam rated it really liked it Dec 21, Technique of Close Combat: Overall a very nice copy of this rare and important self-defense manual, especially tough to find in dj.

The stick material is fantastic, both the Long End and Short End techniques as presented.

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Also of interest is the attempt to develop physical etyers for using the knife that directly translate to using empty hands – A very progressive concept for the age of the book. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Ilhan marked it as to-read Jun 12, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Now – If real fights with knives happened this way, styerss would be the method for doing it, but, they don’t.

That said the knife material presented in Cold Steel contains many things you can extract for more modern, closer range, knife combatives. Dj is not clipped, slight loss at tips and minor chipping to spine-ends. Mhatchett added it Jan 29, stewl M rated it liked it Dec 09, Jiu-jitsu Styers, John Leatherneck Association, Also note the lack of any use of the “grab hand” in these pictures despite several opportunities for it.


“Bowie’s Cold Steel” by John Styers

Paladin has obtained exclusive reprint rights to this classic originally published by Leatherneck magazinewhich was the Marine bible of unarmed combat. Don’t ask me what Styers was thinking at this point by not executing another hand cut or a thrust BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 25, Aubrey added it Oct 12, Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.

Ian The rated it liked it Sep 08, For academic study only. Michael Falkner marked it as to-read Jul 09, James rated it liked it Aug 25, The segments on Unarmed Combat and Stick Fighting are great. For the big knife practitioners, a big blade does dictate some degree of range and the work in Cold Steel will apply there very well, but it may still be an un-equally armed fight, the same unarmed beginning and “drag race” to achieve superiority with a weapon.

Board rubbed, lower corners bumped. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Paladin Pr, hardback book and dust jacket in near fine condition. Craig marked it as to-read Jul 23,