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Power Throwing

Power Throwing

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An unusual pamphlet that a friend sent me. Technique 2 is a standard knife throwing techinque, while Technique 1 is something I've never seen anywhere else.
Technique 1 isn't easy but you can get it to work if you put in some practice and lock your wrist
An unusual pamphlet that a friend sent me. Technique 2 is a standard knife throwing techinque, while Technique 1 is something I've never seen anywhere else.
Technique 1 isn't easy but you can get it to work if you put in some practice and lock your wrist

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Theconceptofhand-launchedweapons,specificallyedgedweapons,isageless.OneofthemostprolificandglamourousisthatoftheSamurai.AyouthinthebeginningofhisMartial'ftainingwasexpectedtothrowtheShurikenwithdeadlyaccuracybeforebeginningtheirformalswordtraining.TheproverbialBladeMastersofallculturesisatleastexpectedtobedeadlythrowingtheirknifeorasecondaryweapon.Hollywoodhasexposedustoalltypesofheroesofallculturesandperiodswiththehand-launchedweapon.Manystillrememberthefamousknifevs.gunsceneinthewesternclassic,
TheMagnificentSeven,
tomorerecentlyStevenSegalusingaGilHibbenthrowerinthehitmovie,
UnderSiege.
Currently,theonlytimesthegeneralpublicisexposedtoanyhand-launchedweaponsistheCircusPerformerorataMountainManrendezvous,whereknifeandtomahawkthrowingeventsareextremelypopular.Inbothcases,thisexhibitiontypethrowingisperformedundercontrolledconditionsfromfixeddistancesandwithweaponstheuserisfamiliarwith.Thisnottodetractfromwhattheydo,especiallytheCircusPerformerswhohavemasteredphenomenalstuntswithriskofdeathorseriousinjurytotheirDaredevilpartner.However,thestyleandtrainingofacircusperformersimplyisnotpracticaltoanyselfdefensiveoroffensivetactics.WhileIhavebeenastudentoftheMartialArtsmostmylife,andformanyyearstaughtbotharmedcombat,un-armedcombatedgedweapons,myformalweaponstrain-ingconsistedofswordandknife-botheasternandwesternstyles.Whilestudyingtheswordgivesoneafoundationandisexcellentforconditioninganddevelopingattributes,swordssimplyarenotverypracticaloutsidethecurrentsportsdedicatedtotheweaponsthemselves.Theknife,however,hasmaintainedit'sappealasaself-defense
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Allthingsconsidered,afteryearsofstudyingmartialartsandthevariousweaponssystemsemployedwithineachstyle,onlyoneofferedanythrowingstyle,andthatwaslimited.DevelopingmyPowerThrowingSystemwasslow.Thetechniquesweredevelopedandaddedastheneedofbeingpracticalincombatdictatedthenecessityofeachtechnique.1bclaimthatIhadinfactdevelopedasystemrequiredtestingofthetheorybehindthetechniques.First,couldthesebasictechniquesbereadilytaughttoothersinareasonableamountoftime?Second,couldthebasictechniquesandprincipalsberetainedtomakethemviableintherealworld?Last,butmoreimportant,wouldthesetechniquesprovideanindividualwitharealisticapproachtoself-defenseintheharshrealtiesofsurvival?Asidefromtheuncommonknifevs.knifescenario,theabilitytostrikeoutsidetheopponent'srangeofinfluencewastypicallyextendedtoweaponsofgreaterreach.AclassicexampleofthisbeliefsurfacedduringaPoliceBatonclass.Theinstructorstatedapersonskilledwithabatonwouldreadilydefeatapersonskilledwith,aknife,duetoweaponandaneverydaytool.Iadvocate,teachandconsiderknivesasviableself-defenseweapons.Theyareusuallylegal,concealableandquitecapableofinflictingfightstoppingdamage.Therealityofknivesandso-called"knifefighting"isbrutal,tosaytheleast.Theverynatureofthewoundsthatknivesarecapableofcreatingscarethehelloutofmostpeople.Knivesaretypicallythoughtofasathugorcriminalsweapon,sincesomecriminalsdofavoraknifebecauseyoucaninjuretodegreeandtheweaponissilent.Throughoutmyyearsofstudy,Ihavedeterminedthestarkrealitythatwhenfacingaknife,youaregoingtosustaindamage.Whilemanyexpertsrefusetoadmitit,eventothemselves,anexpertfacedoffagainsteventherankamateurwillusuallyencountersevereinjury.Thereasonisthatusinganystandardtechnique,inordertode-liverastrike,youmustbeinrange.Also,ifyou'reinrange,thenyouropponenthasthesameopportunityasyou.
Theuncommonknifevs.knifescenariopresents
a
situationwherebothparticipantsarewithinoneanother'srangeofattack.Inthis
situation,even
a
highly
skilledfighterislikely
to
beinjured.
Becausetheknifeofferslittleinstantincapacitation,evenafatalstrikecanallowtheopponenttimetodeliveranum-berofstrikesinthesecondsthattheyhaveleftbeforetheyarerenderedunconsciousorareincapacitated.
Theability
to
throw
a
knifewithaccuracyandsuccessprovidesthePowerThrowingstudent
to
extendhisrangeofattackwhileremovinghimselffromhisopponentsrangeofattack.

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