Archive for February, 2011
Warriors from a variety of units and career fields — scouts, military police and medical support — worked to improve their hand-to-hand combat skills and increase their confidence and resiliency for future deployments.
The Soldiers trained in a variety of techniques including takedowns, room clearing, weapon retention and ground fighting. These techniques were constantly tested as Soldiers sparred against each other and then eventually against their trainers in the dreaded “clinch drill,” where a Soldier has to close the distance through a trainer’s punches and put himself in a position for a takedown. (continue reading…)