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  1. Jim_Jude is offline
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    Jim Grover COMBATIVES 1-3

    Got a copy of the "Jim Grover COMBATIVES" series & I was pleasantly surprised, he may not have the depth of encyclopedic knowledge of a guy like Carl Cestari but the material was still quite good, very pragmatic. I'm definitely going to watch it all over again, tear it apart, take notes and assimilate a lot of little gems in there. Maybe sometime in the near future I'll have enough material for a in-depth critique of the whole series but not right away.
    Has anyone else seen this series or have a copy of it? Any little choice bits you liked in particular?
    "Judo is a study of techniques with which you may kill if you wish to kill, injure if you wish to injure, subdue if you wish to subdue, and, when attacked, defend yourself" - Jigoro Kano (1889)
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    "The judoist has no time to allow himself a margin for error, especially in a situation upon which his or another person's very life depends...."
    ~ The Secret of Judo (Jiichi Watanabe & Lindy Avakian), p.19

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    Jim Grover is/was the pen name of Kelly McCann.
    Kelly is the owner of Crucible and has a 'less is more' approach.
    I've watched some of his videos.

    I'm currently reading his 'Combatives for Street Survival:Hard Core Counter-measures for High-Risk situations'.

    He has a combatives website as well as one for his security/training company.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ranger5280 View Post
    Jim Grover is/was the pen name of Kelly McCann.
    Kelly is the owner of Crucible and has a 'less is more' approach.
    I've watched some of his videos.

    I'm currently reading his 'Combatives for Street Survival:Hard Core Counter-measures for High-Risk situations'.

    He has a combatives website as well as one for his security/training company.
    Yeah, I know about that Kelly McCann aka "Jim Grover" thing. Weird. His material is still pretty good, for what it is.
    "Judo is a study of techniques with which you may kill if you wish to kill, injure if you wish to injure, subdue if you wish to subdue, and, when attacked, defend yourself" - Jigoro Kano (1889)
    ***Was this quote "taken out of context"?***

    "The judoist has no time to allow himself a margin for error, especially in a situation upon which his or another person's very life depends...."
    ~ The Secret of Judo (Jiichi Watanabe & Lindy Avakian), p.19

    "Hope is not a method... nor is enthusiasm."
    ~ Brigadier General Gordon Toney
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    Good enough.

    What do you mean by 'for what it is'?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ranger5280 View Post
    Good enough.

    What do you mean by 'for what it is'?
    It's "Combatives", right?
    - Not exhaustingly comprehensive or complicated.
    - Simple attacks, uncomplicated offensive techniques not requiring a lot of training or conditioning.
    - Defensive techniques applicable to multiple attacks rather than a defensive technique for every kind of attack (Carl Cestari's "Old School" Combatives is similar in this respect, it's one of the things I really like about it).
    "Judo is a study of techniques with which you may kill if you wish to kill, injure if you wish to injure, subdue if you wish to subdue, and, when attacked, defend yourself" - Jigoro Kano (1889)
    ***Was this quote "taken out of context"?***

    "The judoist has no time to allow himself a margin for error, especially in a situation upon which his or another person's very life depends...."
    ~ The Secret of Judo (Jiichi Watanabe & Lindy Avakian), p.19

    "Hope is not a method... nor is enthusiasm."
    ~ Brigadier General Gordon Toney
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    Thanks, I'm tracking with you.

    I like the simplicity of it and the application (off the mat and out of the ring).
    Brilliance in the basics. Violence of action. Identifying pre-assault indicators.
    I was introduced to Kelly/Jim's concepts through my business partner who was, at one time, an instructor at Crucible. I'm just exploring his concepts at this point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ranger5280 View Post
    Thanks, I'm tracking with you.

    I like the simplicity of it and the application (off the mat and out of the ring).
    Brilliance in the basics. Violence of action. Identifying pre-assault indicators.
    I was introduced to Kelly/Jim's concepts through my business partner who was, at one time, an instructor at Crucible. I'm just exploring his concepts at this point.
    I like the Crucible material too. He may not be able to settle on a name, but he knows his **** ^_^
    "Judo is a study of techniques with which you may kill if you wish to kill, injure if you wish to injure, subdue if you wish to subdue, and, when attacked, defend yourself" - Jigoro Kano (1889)
    ***Was this quote "taken out of context"?***

    "The judoist has no time to allow himself a margin for error, especially in a situation upon which his or another person's very life depends...."
    ~ The Secret of Judo (Jiichi Watanabe & Lindy Avakian), p.19

    "Hope is not a method... nor is enthusiasm."
    ~ Brigadier General Gordon Toney
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    3/11/2011 9:21am


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    He does. And he's put it to the test.
    I'm not a competitive martial guy. I like reading perspectives from guys that have actually had to use the combative formats they tout.
    I'm also enjoying reading over the Rex Applegate, Fairbairn-Sykes material and taking things from it that I believe will work for me in the circumstances I find myself in. Out and about with my family. Traveling.
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    i looked at some of his videos on youtube
    this is the type of training i have been looking for
    i would love to supplement this with several years of BJJ study
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    10/02/2011 3:18pm


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    His combatives certainly is a direct influence of mine and I have adapted alot of what I learned on his tapes.
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