Tag Archives: Combatives

Making Counters Easy

Use these rules to clarify and streamline the Krav Maga counterattack decision making process. Often, students become confused by the myriad of counters that are available to them as a defense is being made, or worse, they become flustered by an attack and are unable to identify any reasonable counter. As a…

Combatives: Lines and Paths

Self defense is often about lines and paths and the choices you make therein. It is critical to understand how and why combatives work, and there are several ways to define each combative. However, there is a good argument to be made that the best way to define a combative is to…

Big Combatives & the OODA Loop

A Strong Counterattack is the Very Lubrication that Greases the Wheels of Self Defense The OODA Loop is a layman’s means of describing the process human’s go through when processing data and information into action. OODA stands for Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act. In short, when information is collected (Observe), we must put that…