Part 1: Unarmed Combat in Extreme Situations`Martial Arts', `Fighting' and `Combat'The Reasons WhyJustification and Legitimate TargetsWinning and LosingFighting SpiritKarate, Boxing and MillingBrazilian Jiu-JitsuArrest and RestraintAikidoMilitary Arrest & RestraintOn the BattlefieldTraditional European WrestlingJu-JitsuHand to HandMilitary CombativesKrav MagaA Note on Legality in Civilian Situations Part 2: Unarmed Combat TechniquesFundamentals of Personal CombatStance and MovementImpact and Weight TransferTaking the InitiativeTactical ManoeuvringControlling the OpponentGameplan and ObjectivesBasic Combat TechniquesBlowsStriking PrinciplesOpen Hands vs FistsAugmenting a Strike with an ObjectAttacking JointsChokes & StranglesImpact with the Ground and ObjectsGoing to the GroundFinishing or DisengagingUsing the EnvironmentWeaponsBluntSharpPointedFirearmsUnarmed or Armed Opponent: It Doesn't Matter`Lines of Attack' Part 3: Single OpponentOn The Offensive:`Chinjab' Knockout BlowHammerfist BlowsElbow Knockout BlowKnee Strike (Straight or Round)Front Kick to Body or KneeRear Choke/Spin and ChokeRear Takedown`Rolling Blitz' Strikes/KneesStrike/Close in/Grab & Knee/Dumping TakedownStrike/Close/Sweeping Leg Kick & TakedownOn The Defensive:Cover Block/Trap Arm/Reaping Takedown/Knee DropSmother Block/Pass Arm/Rotating TakedownDuck Punch/Body ShotEvade to Side/Knee or Elbow StrikeEvade Grab & Break ArmEscape Headlock/TakedownCounter Grab/StrikesArrest & RestraintDisarm/Arm ControlRear Throat Restraint Part 4: Armed OpponentBlunt Weapon:Duck Swing/Stomping Side-of-Knee KickJam Swing/Knee StrikesJam Backhand Swing/Weapon Choke or TakedownJam Swing/Strip Weapon and Use ItSlashing Weapon (Knife):Jam And Control Weapon/Cradle StrikePin Weapon/StrikesThrusting Weapon (Knife or Bayonet)Deflect & Break Arm; Deflect & DisarmDeflect & Shoulder Lock or DislocationControl Weapon Arm; Deflect Bayonet Thrust & Counter Part 5: Groups and Other Adverse SituationsGun or Knife at BackGun or Knife in Front (One Hand)Gun in Front (Two Handed Grip)Knife at ThroatHeldWeapon Retention (Sidearm)SurroundedEscape Blocked Final Notes:No Rules, No Mercy, No Such Thing as Fair Play Index
Martin J Dougherty is a Master Level Assessor with the Self-Defence Federation, holding black belts in two styles of Ju-Jitsu as well as self-defence. His martial arts career has encompassed ju-jitsu, kickboxing and self-defence as well as military combative systems. Martin has written books on a variety of subjects including self-defence and warfare in addition to his work in the defence and security industry, where he is an expert on weapon systems and asymmetric conflict. He is author of Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, Warriors of the World: The Ancient Warrior, Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior and The Art of Self Defense.