Thursday, January 19, 2017

PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES 2017 SCHEDULE

2017 is starting off well. Classes are going great and now my schedule has become fuller with private and semi private classes as well.  The classes are getting great responses and alot of great students.

We kicked off the year with promotions in the judo program so congratulations to all who passed.

The combatives classes have grown and continue to grow. Everyone has taken quite well to the program. It is quite pleasing to see hard work and dedication pay off. 

Below is information and our website address for more info about Professional Edge Combatives and the judo programs. 

Violence is something that hits hard and fast. It nails you from out of nowhere like being broad sided by a car. Most street assaults and violent one on one robberies are won, lost, or over, one way or the other in less time than it took you to read this paragraph......Which means 3 to 10 seconds. The harsh reality is that violence has to be dealt with in real terms.

                                 THERE ARE NO EASY METHODS OR SHORT CUTS.

No book no matter how well illustrated or explained can, alone, teach someone to fight or defend themselves. Closely supervised intensive training is the ONLY path to practical knowledge. Practice must be intensive enough to render the mechanics of each technique automatic. There is normally no time to think when the pressure of combat is on. Being able to throw a man is much different from knowing how.

Combatives arent supposed to be fancy martial arts moves that take a long period of time to get proficient at.

                                                  KEEP IT SIMPLE AND SAVAGE

Ruthlessness is what one has to seek to achieve. This is best defined in two words: speed and brutality.Combatives are not pretty, it's quick, brutal, effective and violent...COVER, CLOSE THE DISTANCE, ATTACK

Our Level One CORE COMBATIVES program teaches the most practical and effective self defense techniques.

The CHIN JAB is utilized to the chin, with the heel of the palm. It's a quick thrust with whatever power you have up and in at the chin. The strike comes from underneath in a close quarters range driving up and thru an assailant’s centerline.

 The chin jab is most devastating when the chin is protruding ahead, and when the strike is utilized extra instantly beneath the chin.

CHIN JAB/PALM HEEL
 To execute the chin jab bend the right wrist back at about a 90-degree angle with the palm facing the opponent and the fingers pointing up. Keep the right arm bent and close to the body.

Extend the hand into a concave position with the fingers slightly spread apart.  Step forward with the left foot toward the opponent, keeping the feet approximately shoulder-width apart and the knees bent. This is done to close with the opponent.

 Keep the right arm bent and close to the side. Thrust the palm of the hand directly up under the opponent’s chin striking with the heel of your palm.

At the same time, rotate the right hip forward to drive the body weight into the attack to increase the power of the strike. The attack should travel up the centerline of the opponent’s chest to his chin.

 To me the chin jab is one close quarter stirke out of many. Use it at the right time and place. I personally teach the chin jab with a arm trap or wrap and follow it with Osoto-Gari or major outside reap.
"C" CLAMP
The old "C" CLAMP or web hand to the throat is another basic and the one technique that makes ALL my training partners cringe. It obviously is not well received and is extremely uncomfortable when getting hit in and grabbed by the throat.


It has a great psychological effect on my training partners even though I am being quite gentle with it. The pic illustrate very well how I really disrupt my attacker's centerline.

HITTING 2017 HARD AND FAST!!!!!!  HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES AND THE WINTER HAVEN JUDO CLUB!!!!!!

2017 Class Schedule

Judo and CORE COMBATIVES LEVEL ONE class are open to anyone. LEVEL TWO CORE COMBATIVES are for those who have taken the LEVEL ONE course.

Our CORE COMBATIVES course is based upon explosive high percentage gross motor skill techniques to strike the vital targets seeking primarily to disable an attacker as quickly as possible.

PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES is a joint collaboration of professionals in the field comprised of former and current law enforcement who also have military experience.



      FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR CLASSES
                            CLICK LINK BELOW





                                                
                               Get the edge on the bad guys, get a Professional Edge          
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Monday, January 2, 2017

WHERE'S THE COMPETITION?

Well, for the past month some guy has been writing about me incessently and obsessively everyday sometimes several times a day. I guess the guy feels he has to save face. He lives for attention. Good or bad. He needs, wants, and craves to be noticed.

An ego run rampant he doesn't realize in making up falsehoods about my own personal background, which is 100 percent undeniably verifible, he has left the door open to litigation. I have no reason to pad my resume or make exaggerated claims about my background.

 In his mind he and I are in some sort of competition, business wise I guess. But this is in his own mind. In reality there is no competition. I am certified, trained and a professional. He isnt. I teach a successful judo and combatives programs. I make a living teaching. He doesn't even have a school. I can verify every aspect of my training and experience. He cannot.
We are also not in the same town, city or state as a matter of fact we are several states from one another. So how is the guy competition? He has no school, no students and even if he did we are NOT in close proximity of one another.
Lets not mention that I have been teaching longer than he has been alive and was certified to train law enforcement officers while he was still quite literally sucking the bottle and still wearing diapers.
So where's the competition? Common sense dictates that there just simply isn't any. He isnt a business competitor in any shape of form. He has to believe there is to have and feel relevancy. This "competiton" exists only in the recesses of one person's delusional malignant narcissistic mind. Why? Just so this guy can make himself feel important. He needs to feel he matters even if it is all fantasy.
He has become so obsessed with writing about me so much everyday that it doesn't even dawn on him that instead of paying him any mind that I have, in just the past month alone, managed to write an extensive introduction for a book, design and get a website up and running, not to mention work and teach my programs an most recently approached to write an article in a prestigious martial art publication.
He obviously has nothing else in his life than to spew lies and falsehoods, as he puts it, for his own entertainment. He loathes people who have real qualifications. He has a seething hatred for those who are legitimate. Certifications and credentials are cruel reminders that he lacks the will and the character to obtain them.

Living vicariously blogging tall tales on the web, his mind cannot grasp that I have moved on and left him to his own irrational grandiosity. His own narcissism won't let him accept the fact that I find him irrelevant.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES

Violence is something that hits hard and fast. It nails you from out of nowhere like being broad sided by a car. Most street assaults and violent one on one robberies are won, lost, or over, one way or the other in less time than it took you to read this paragraph......Which means 3 to 10 seconds. The harsh reality is that violence has to be dealt with in real terms.

                                 THERE ARE NO EASY METHODS OR SHORT CUTS.

No book no matter how well illustrated or explained can, alone, teach someone to fight or defend themselves. Closely supervised intensive training is the ONLY path to practical knowledge. Practice must be intensive enough to render the mechanics of each technique automatic. There is normally no time to think when the pressure of combat is on. Being able to throw a man is much different from knowing how.

Combatives arent supposed to be fancy martial arts moves that take a long period of time to get proficient at.

                                                  KEEP IT SIMPLE AND SAVAGE

Ruthlessness is what one has to seek to achieve. This is best defined in two words: speed and brutality.Combatives are not pretty, it's quick, brutal, effective and violent...COVER, CLOSE THE DISTANCE, ATTACK

Our Level One CORE COMBATIVES program teaches the most practical and effective self defense techniques.

The CHIN JAB is utilized to the chin, with the heel of the palm. It's a quick thrust with whatever power you have up and in at the chin. The strike comes from underneath in a close quarters range driving up and thru an assailant’s centerline.

 The chin jab is most devastating when the chin is protruding ahead, and when the strike is utilized extra instantly beneath the chin.

CHIN JAB/PALM HEEL
 To execute the chin jab bend the right wrist back at about a 90-degree angle with the palm facing the opponent and the fingers pointing up. Keep the right arm bent and close to the body.

Extend the hand into a concave position with the fingers slightly spread apart.  Step forward with the left foot toward the opponent, keeping the feet approximately shoulder-width apart and the knees bent. This is done to close with the opponent.

 Keep the right arm bent and close to the side. Thrust the palm of the hand directly up under the opponent’s chin striking with the heel of your palm.

At the same time, rotate the right hip forward to drive the body weight into the attack to increase the power of the strike. The attack should travel up the centerline of the opponent’s chest to his chin.

 To me the chin jab is one close quarter stirke out of many. Use it at the right time and place. I personally teach the chin jab with a arm trap or wrap and follow it with Osoto-Gari or major outside reap.
"C" CLAMP
The old "C" CLAMP or web hand to the throat is another basic and the one technique that makes ALL my training partners cringe. It obviously is not well received and is extremely uncomfortable when getting hit in and grabbed by the throat.


It has a great psychological effect on my training partners even though I am being quite gentle with it. The pic illustrate very well how I really disrupt my attacker's centerline.

HITTING 2017 HARD AND FAST!!!!!!  HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES AND THE WINTER HAVEN JUDO CLUB!!!!!!

2017 Class Schedule

Judo and CORE COMBATIVES LEVEL ONE class are open to anyone. LEVEL TWO CORE COMBATIVES are for those who have taken the LEVEL ONE course.

Our CORE COMBATIVES course is based upon explosive high percentage gross motor skill techniques to strike the vital targets seeking primarily to disable an attacker as quickly as possible.

PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES is a joint collaboration of professionals in the field comprised of former and current law enforcement who also have military experience.



      FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR CLASSES
                            CLICK LINK BELOW





                                                
                               Get the edge on the bad guys, get a Professional Edge          
                           PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES

Friday, December 30, 2016

PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES: GOOD SELF DEFENSE

Good self defense is about preparedness and knowledge. Anyone who is interested in self defense should be prepared to spend time improving their general fitness. Ideally one should take self defense classes, go to a gym, exercise etc.

 Increased fitness and physical skills will boost your self confidence, help you to think clearly and quickly, stay aware of potential dangers and focus if and when a violent situation ever arises.

 The more you study, understand and practice self defense as a whole the more resources you have at your disposal if a violent confrontation occurs. The trained person brings fitness, speed, strength and skill. The alert person has a knowledge of not only the physical environment but insight into the mentality and ability of potential attackers.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES WEBSITE

Well what can I say....it has been a good year alot has happened and has been accomplished. 2017 will start off with a bang. The new schedule for both the Winter Haven judo and Professional Edge Combatives is up. 
The JUDO class is open for kids, Juniors and adults and the CORE COMBATIVES LEVEL ONE COURSE is open to adults. The CORE COMBATIVES LEVEL TWO COURSE is only to those who have taken the LEVEL ONE course.


Professional Edge Combatives website is also up and running. I take pride in the fact that I collaborate with professionals in their chosen fields and our the development of the website is no exception to that rule.

We are adding content weekly and we offer our very own ebook edition of the W. E.  FAIRBAIRN'S GET TOUGH.  

Thursday, December 22, 2016

GET TOUGH: THE PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES EDITION

One of the classics of WWII Combatives, "Get Tough" by W.E. Fairbairn remains relevant today as an expedient guide to practical, even brutal self-defense. This classic has been floating around the Internet for years now.

Barron Shepherd updates it for the modern era with an extensive foreward placing it in historical and contemporary context. Don't be a victim; Get Tough instead. - Phil Elmore

PROFESSIONAL EDGE COMBATIVES  edition of GET TOUGH is available for download cost is 9.99 via paypal or for 24.99 you can purchase the ebook AND a yearly subscription to our online quarterly newsletter first issue will be February.

 Send payment via PayPal to barron@professionaledgecombatives.com (please make sure I get your correct email to send the ebook. Thank you.