The Complete Fight Guide: Lesson 9

Author: Manny OG PRINCIPLES OF A FIGHT An experienced street fighter in his element will often win because the fight now comes down to: THE 4 D’S! Deception and Distraction – a well-placed attack can easily defeat conditioning and training. A well-trained ground-fighter hasn’t trained for a vicious eye-gouge. Disruption …

The Complete Fight Guide: Lesson 8 Part 1

Author: Manny OG Decision Points Previously, we talked about Target Awareness and striking of “high value” targets that would drop your opponent in seconds. If we were to teach an untrained person, we wouldn’t spend much time teaching him techniques… or explaining some silly stance… or anything like that. We’d …

The Complete Fight Guide: Lesson 7

Author: Manny OG Target Awareness vs. Technique Focus Understanding the difference between “target” and ”technique” is an important concept that goes to the heart of this course. Knowing where to strike (the “target”) is the key. How to strike that target is simply a matter of which technique you use. …

The Complete Fight Guide: Lesson 6

Author: Manny OG The “Four Ds” of Street Fighting This is exciting “bread and butter” stuff about actually winning a street-fight. The best part is, unlike “sport fighting,” these skills have very little to do with size, strength, and physical skill. 1. Deception Deception is not some wishy-washy theory, it …

The Complete Fight Guide: Lesson 5

Author: Manny OG Dealing with Fear Fear of fighting is more common than you’d think – even among experienced fighters. Only a stone-cold sociopath has no fear in a confrontation. We’ve interviewed many hardcore combat soldiers and seasoned street fighters and found that nearly every one of them admitted to …

The Complete Fight Guide: Lesson 4

Author: Manny OG Handling Danger: The Mental Map. These four groups are at the extremes in styles – and the average person is rarely at one extreme or the other and will sometimes even switch maps, depending on their state of mind at the time. But in general, this will …