FM 21-150 PDF

This page contains the US Army Field Manual on Combatives. ‘^FM FIELD MANUAL HEADQUARTERS No. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY Washington, DC, 30 September COMBATIVES Contents Page . FM Without balance, the fighter has no stability with which to defend himself, nor does he t FM Combatives () – 1st Tactical Studies Group.

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Teach and fj falls before conducting throws. His mission is to close with and 21-510 or capture the enemy. Inludes information and guidance pertaining to rifle-bayonet fighting and hand-to-hand combat. The defender strikes t he opponent from FigureStep 1 he rear with a forearm strike to the neck carotid artery The defender wraps his right arm around his opponent’s neck, making sure he locks the throat and windpipe in the vee formed by the his elbow.

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Use occasional humor to motivate soldiers, but avoid degrading or insulting them. He locks his knees, thrusts his o pponent over his shoulder, and slams him to the ground FigureStep 5′.

They may be armed or unarmed. Executing movements at combat speed enables soldiers to see how effective a technique is. Supervise all practical work closely and constantly.

The fighter must understand two aspects of balance in a struggle: Before conducting combatives training, the instructor considers the abilities and experience level of the soldiers to be trained. The same as No. By dipping his weight and then pulling upward on the opponent’s elbow, the shoulder is dislocated, and the opponent loses his balance FigureStep 3.

A defender can maneuver into position 221-150 dislocate a shoulder by moving inside when an opponent launches a punch FigureStep 1. During the crawl phase, the instructor introduces combatives to the unit.

The attacker makes a diagonal slash along the No. Heel Kick to Groin. The opponent rushes the defender and tries to grab him. The soldier seeks openings in the enemy’s defenses and starts his own attacks, using all available bodyweapons and angles of attack.


Heel Kick to Inside of Thigh. It also develops the flexibility of soldiers. A blow to the nerve center, which is close to the surface under the nose, can cause great pain and watery eyes. A large, grassy outdoor area free of obstructions is suitable for training. Five other exercises that increase flexibility in areas of the body that benefit 21-1550 combat movements are 2-150 follows: The objective is to disable or capture the opponent by cutting him with the blade of the bayonet.

Joint locks, chokes, and kicks to vital areas are also good control measures.

The defender must keep his clasped hands close to the body and properly align the opponent’s arm by maneuvering his entire rm. He then falls backward and lowers his center of gravity by bending both knees. This uses the defender’s body mass and ensures more positive control.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The defender shifts his weight backward and causes the attacker to fall, as he strips the weapon from him FigureStep 3. In this 12-150, one opponent attacker starts an attack with a lunge along the Dm. A large nerve lies close to the skin in each armpit. A large nerve passes over the bone about in the middle of the inner thigh. A powerful blow to the kidneys can induce shock and can possibly cause internal injury to these organs.

The defender then follows up with blows to his opponent’s vital areas. The victim can be rendered unconscious within 3 to 8 seconds, and 2-1150 can result within 30 to 40 seconds. Crawl, Walk, and Run A blow to this nerve causes severe pain and partial paralysis.

US Army Combatives FM 21-150

He must rely on gross motor skills and kicks that do not require 21-1500 movement or much training and practice to execute. He f also meet an opponent who does not present a vulnerable area to attack. Part 21-510 pertains to bayonet training movements and techniques, training facilities, advice to instructors, and pugil training wherein realistic bayonet fighting is possible through the use of equipment which simulates the rifle armed with bayonet.

A strike to the biceps is most painful and renders the arm ineffective. The soldier skilled in the use of the knife also 21150 his ability to defend against larger opponents and multiple attackers. Place a sign near each target to indicate the type of attack to be used. The defender locks his knees and, at the s ame time, pulls his opponent over his shoulder and slams him to the ground FigureStep 3 He then has the option of spinning arou nd and straddling disabling him with punches to vital areas FigureStep 4 to grip the opponent tightly when executing this move.


After he slashes the wrist of his attacker, the defender continues to move around the outside and stabs the attacker’s armpit FigureStep 2.

He maintains control of the weapon and lunges his entire body weight into the eye gouge to drive the attacker backward and off balance. The enemy’s attention will be focused on the weapon; therefore, low kicks and knee strikes will seemingly come from nowhere. These movements develop instant reaction to commands and afford the instructor maximum control of the training mf while on the training field. However, a powerful blow can cause a concussion or brain hemorrhage and death. The soldier will instinctively strike at openings anci become aggressive in his attack 21–150 he has learned to relax and has developed instinctive reflexes.

Hold ankles with hands.

Your right f, is roughly parallel to the ground. The defender cocks his head forwa rd and smashes the ba ck of his head into the opponent’s nose or cheek area ‘B, FigureStep The defender turns to face his opponent a nd follows up 21-510 a spinning elbow strike to the head B, FigureStep 3 FM 5 Rear strangle takedown.

The dislocation also forces the opponent’s head down- ward where a knee strike can be readily made. The defender controls his opponent by grabbing behind his head with both hands and forcefully pushing his head down.