By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 20, 2019 Spyderco Knives has just introduced a very cool semi-custom combat/tactical folder (folding knife) designed by Argentinean custom knifemaker Javier Vogt called the Spyderco Tropen (C237G), and it’s definitely worthy of discussion here on DefenseReview (DR). DR got a chance to view and handle the Tropen recently at SHOT Show …Read More »
VioPrep 101 Counter-Violence Self-Defense Combatives (Real Fighting) Training AAR: On the Road to ‘Ground W.A.R.’
By JB 2/20/18 I’m writing a review of a mindset/combatives course I took recently with Justin “Master Chim” Garcia of Jungle Gym Martial Arts, called VioPrep 101. This was an excellent course, and I was excited to take it because I feel that the mental preparation for counter-violence combatives (real fighting) is the most overlooked aspect of training in the …Read More »
Williams Blade Design ‘Special Mission Project’ HZT 002 Hira Zukuri Tanto 6.5″ Fixed-Blade Combat Tanto Knife for Dynamic Close Quarters Battle/Close Quarters Combat (CQB/CQC) Edged Weapons Combatives and Military Special Ops!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: Williams Blade Design (WBD) October 30, 2017 Last updated on 10/30/17. We here at DefenseReview (DR) are admittedly longtime fans of James Williams’ Japanese-style combat blade designs, starting with the original Williams/CRKT Hissatsu 7″ Osoraku-Zukuri-style combat blade, and continuing with tactical folders like the Williams/CRKT Otanashi noh Ken Osoraku-Zukuri tanto …Read More »
Dynamis Razorback Blade: Efficient, Minimalist Double-Edged Combat/Tactical Fixed-Blade Knife for Edged Weapons Combatives and Self-Defense!
By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 27, 2017 As long as we’re discussing interesting new Dynamis Alliance combat/tactical gear at the Line of Fire Tactical Gloves (LOF Tactical booth, we should perhaps also mention the Dynamis Razorback Blade double-edged combat/tactical fixed blade knife, which we also saw at the Line of Fire Tactical Gloves (LOF Tactical) booth at …Read More »
Kyle DeFoor Proformance Shooting/Sayoc Tactical Group (STG) Integrated/Integrative Combatives Course with Combat/Tactical Pistol and Edged Weapons Combatives: After-Action Report (AAR)!
By JB Photo(s) Credit: JB January 25, 2016 I recently attended a 5-Day Integrated/Integrative Combatives course that was taught by Kyle Defoor of Defoor Proformance Shooting and Tuhon Tom Kier of Sayoc Tactical Group (STG). I wanted to share this AAR with the shooting community because I thought it was incredibly valuable training and relevant based on current events. I’ve …Read More »