I actually know one of the developers of the [a branch of the military] Martial Arts Program who happens to hold a Black Belt in Ju Jitsu and he told me was adamant against teaching the throwing techniques and ground fighting stuff since it requires tremendous physical ability which he happens to have, in order to make it work.
He felt that because some of our missions require us to roll people up and detain them that the basic arm control techniques were essential from a non-lethal perspective but, and I want to make this clear, he believed such skills should be taught "only after we taught [soldiers in a branch of the military] how to kill the enemy." Well to make a long story short he was a Master Sergeant and got out ranked and so that was that...
Isn't it ironic how these two systems which tout themselves as military Combatives (with the exception of some of the knife and bayonet fighting training) does not have one hand to hand killing move?
Isn't it strange that in either system while there are a lot of submission holds and choke out techniques there is not one technique that teaches you how to snap someone's neck?
Yet the alleged Al Qaeda training manual recovered in Manchester, England several years ago and used in several terrorist trials teaches exactly the kinds of killing techniques that we used to teach. Apparently the enemy gets it and we don't.
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