Military & Police Combatives Books

Military & Police Combatives, also known as hand-to-hand combat or close-quarters combat (CQC), is a specialized form of martial arts training designed for military personnel, law enforcement officers, and security professionals. Rooted in the practical needs of combat and self-defense, Military & Police Combatives have a rich and storied history shaped by centuries of warfare, conflict, and tactical innovation.

The origins of Military & Police Combatives can be traced back to ancient civilizations, where soldiers and warriors relied on hand-to-hand combat techniques as a vital aspect of warfare. Throughout history, various cultures developed their own systems of combat training, incorporating techniques for striking, grappling, and weapon disarmament.

In the modern era, Military & Police Combatives began to take shape as formalized training programs within military and law enforcement organizations. With the advent of firearms and other modern weapons, hand-to-hand combat training became less emphasized in traditional military training, but remained an essential skill for close-quarters encounters and situations where lethal force was not justified or practical.

One of the earliest proponents of Military & Police Combatives in the modern era was William E. Fairbairn, a British military officer and police officer who developed the Close Combat training program during World War II. Fairbairn's system, which incorporated techniques from various martial arts and street fighting methods, was adopted by Allied forces and proved highly effective in close-quarters combat situations.

In the post-war period, Military & Police Combatives continued to evolve with the development of new tactics, techniques, and training methods. Organizations such as the United States Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) and the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Krav Maga program developed their own combatives programs tailored to the needs of modern military and law enforcement personnel.

Today, Military & Police Combatives encompass a wide range of training methods and techniques, including striking, grappling, weapon retention, defensive tactics, and scenario-based training. Training emphasizes practicality, adaptability, and the ability to respond effectively to dynamic and unpredictable situations.

Military & Police Combatives training is essential for military personnel, law enforcement officers, and security professionals, providing them with the skills and confidence needed to protect themselves and others in high-stress and potentially life-threatening situations.

Our store offers a curated selection of instructional books on Military & Police Combatives that cover a wide range of topics, including basic techniques, advanced tactics, weapon disarms, and scenario-based training. Whether you are a seasoned professional looking to refine your skills or a beginner seeking to learn the fundamentals, our books provide valuable insights and practical guidance to help you excel in the demanding and dynamic field of tactical training.

The Complete Michael D. Echanis Collection: Special Tactics for Knife and Stick Combat Book - Budovideos

The Complete Michael D. Echanis Collection: Special Tactics for Knife and Stick Combat Book

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Intro to Zero Range Combat Book (New Edition) with QR Codes by Yoshitaka Inagawa

Intro to Zero Range Combat Book (New Edition) with QR Codes by Yoshitaka Inagawa

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How to use the Yawara Stick for Police Book by F A Matsuyama (Reprint)

How to use the Yawara Stick for Police Book by F A Matsuyama (Reprint)

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Police Jiu-Jitsu: As Taught to Police, Marines & Soldiers Book (Reprint)

Police Jiu-Jitsu: As Taught to Police, Marines & Soldiers Book (Reprint)

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The Grappling Club Master Book by Gene LeBell (Preowned)

The Grappling Club Master Book by Gene LeBell (Preowned)

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Controlling Force: A Primer for Law Enforcement Book by Robert Koga (Preowned) - Budovideos Inc

Controlling Force: A Primer for Law Enforcement Book by Robert Koga (Preowned)

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Training Mission Two Book by Hock Hochheim (SIGNED) (Preowned)

Training Mission Two Book by Hock Hochheim (SIGNED) (Preowned)

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Modern Hand to Hand Combat: Ancient Samurai Techniques on the Battlefield & in the Street Book & DVD by Hakim Isler (Hardcover) - Budovideos Inc

Modern Hand to Hand Combat: Ancient Samurai Techniques on the Battlefield & in the Street Book & DVD by Hakim Isler (Hardcover)

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Redirecting Force: A Manual for Law Enforcement Book by Robert Koga (Preowned)

Redirecting Force: A Manual for Law Enforcement Book by Robert Koga (Preowned)

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The Koga Method: Police Weaponless Control and Defense Techniques Book by Robert Koga (Preowned) - Budovideos Inc

The Koga Method: Police Weaponless Control and Defense Techniques Book by Robert Koga (Hardcover)(Preowned)

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Defensive Tactics: Modern Arrest & Control Techniques for Today's Police Warrior Book by Loren Christensen

Defensive Tactics: Modern Arrest & Control Techniques for Today's Police Warrior Book by Loren Christensen

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Close Fighting Skills Book by Motosada Mori (Preowned)

Close Fighting Skills Book by Motosada Mori (Preowned)

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Police Counter Terrorism Unit Techniques Book by Motosada Mori (Preowned)

Police Counter Terrorism Unit Techniques Book by Motosada Mori (Preowned)

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Personal Defense Systems Self-Defense Techniques Book by Motosada Mori (Preowned)

Personal Defense Systems Self-Defense Techniques Book by Motosada Mori (Preowned)

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Criminal Negotiation Self-Defense Techniques Book by Motosada Mori (Preowned)

Criminal Negotiation Self-Defense Techniques Book by Motosada Mori (Preowned)

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Close Combat Book by US Marine Corps (Preowned)

Close Combat Book by US Marine Corps (Preowned)

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Training Mission One Book by Hock Hochheim (Preowned)

Training Mission One Book by Hock Hochheim (Preowned)

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Deal the First Deadly Blow! Book (Preowned)

Deal the First Deadly Blow! Book (Preowned)

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