Fighters in combat, law enforcement officers on patrol, and people defending their homes have all been injured or killed because they either didn’t understand the basic concepts of “cover” and “concealment,” didn’t apply them correctly, or didn’t understand the difference between the two.
You are a family man. You work at least 40 hours per week. You have children to take care of, a yard or small garden to tend, and in your spare time, you read articles such as this one in hopes of finding valuable information for you and your loved ones.
“The control of a large force is the same in principle as the control of a few men; it is merely a question of dividing up their numbers. Fighting with a large army under your command is nowise different from fighting with a small one. It is merely a question of instituting signs and signals.”—So wrote the Chinese General Sun Tzu in his treatise The Art of War some 500 years before the birth of Christ. Today we are going to cover the small unit tactics that every survival group should know.
For the modern preppers and survivalists interested in self-defense training, attempting to separate mythical images and actual attributes of Asian martial arts fighting systems can become an exercise in frustration.