TITLE

Combatives Champions

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas IV, Mitchell
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Soldiers;Feb2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the third annual Army Combatives Invitational hosted by the U.S. Army Combatives School at Fort Benning, Georgia in 2007. The tournament, based on the Army's system of unarmed combat, is composed of gender-neutral combative matches. Preliminary matches are limited to grappling techniques. Competitors are then allowed limited striking and open hand slaps and kicks in the semifinals. Only in the finals that they are allowed to use advanced rules that allowed the use of gloves and closed fist strikes and kicks.
ACCESSION #
31189218

 

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