Military

*FM 3-25.150 (FM 21-150)

Field Manual
No. 3-25.150
Headquarters
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 18 January 2002

 

FM 3-25.150

COMBATIVES

Table of Contents


COVER
PREFACE
CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION
  1-1. Definition of Combatives
  1-2. Purposes of Combative Training
  1-3. Basic Principles
  1-4. Safety
CHAPTER 2. TRAINING
Section I. Train-the-Trainer
  2-1. Responsibilities of Trainers
  2-2. Safety Precautions
Section II. Unit Training
  2-3. Basic or One-Station Unit Training
  2-4. Unit Sustainment Training Program
Section III. Training Areas
  2-5. Training Formations
  2-6. Matted Room
  2-7. Pit Construction
  2-8. Bayonet Assault Course
Section IV. Teaching Techniques
  2-9. Warm-Ups and Stretches
  2-10. Crawl, Walk, and Run
  2-11. Demonstrations
  2-12. Execution by the Numbers
  2-13. Execution at Combat Speed
  2-14. Drills
  2-15. Training Pads and Other Protective Equipment
CHAPTER 3. BASIC GROUND-FIGHTING TECHNIQUES
Section I. Dominant Body Position
  3-1. Back Mount
  3-2. Front Mount
  3-3. Guard
  3-4. Side Control
Section II. Basic Techniques
  3-5. Body Positioning Moves
  3-6. Finishing Moves
  3-7. Drills
  3-8. Defense Against Headlocks
CHAPTER 4. ADVANCED GROUND-FIGHTING TECHNIQUES
Section I. Advanced Attacks
  4-1. Advanced Body Positions
  4-2. Pass the Guard
  4-3. Attacks from the Mount
  4-4. Attacks from the Back Mount
  4-5. Attacks from the Guard
  4-6. Knee Mount
  4-7. Leg Attacks
Section II. Strikes
  4-8. Pass the Guard
  4-9. Striking from Side Control
  4-10. Defending Against Strikes in the Guard
CHAPTER 5. TAKEDOWNS AND THROWS
  5-1. Breakfalls
  5-2. Closing the Distance and Achieving the Clinch
  5-3. Throw and Takedown Techniques
  5-4. Defending Against Headlocks
  5-5. Takedowns from Against a Wall
  5-6. Double Leg Attack
  5-7. Single Leg Attacks
  5-8. Attacks from the Rear
CHAPTER 6. STRIKES
  6-1. Arm Strikes
  6-2. Punching Combinations
  6-3. Kicks
  6-4. Transition Between Ranges
CHAPTER 7. HANDHELD WEAPONS
Section I. Offensive Techniques
  7-1. Angles of Attack
  7-2. Rifle with Fixed Bayonet
  7-3. Bayonet/Knife
  7-4. Knife-Against-Rifle Sequence
  7-5. Advanced Weapons Techniques and Training
Section II. Field-Expedient Weapons
  7-6. Entrenching Tool
  7-7. Three-Foot Stick
  7-8. Six-Foot Pole
CHAPTER 8. STANDING DEFENSE
Section I. Unarmed Opponent
  8-1. Defense Against Chokes
  8-2. Defense Against Bear Hugs
Section II. Armed Opponent
  8-3. Defense Against Armed Opponent
  8-4. Defense Against a Knife
  8-5. Unarmed Defense Against a Rifle with Fixed Bayonet
CHAPTER 9. GROUP TACTICS
Section I. Lethal Force Scenarios
  9-1. Range
  9-2. Control
  9-3. Finishing
Section II. Restrictive Force Scenarios
  9-4. Two Against One
  9-5. Three Against Two
  9-6. Parity
  9-7. One Against Two
  9-8. Two Against Three
APPENDIX A. SITUATIONAL TRAINING
APPENDIX B. COMPETITIONS
GLOSSARY
REFERENCES
AUTHENTICATION

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*This publication supersedes FM 21-150, 30 September 1992.



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