Ernest Emerson ARTICLES
Emerson Combatives: Bruce Lee's 5 Ways Of Attack
Lee was a practitioner of Jeet Kune Do - Here is the important take-away you need to know
Emerson Combatives: Understanding The Legal Issue Of Affirmative Defense And Force Justification
By claiming self-defense you are admitting to your involvement no matter to what degree. It is not, “I didn’t do it” it is, “I did it because…”
Emerson Combatives: Fighting Tricks Of The Trade
A few of these might be dirty tricks but they work
Emerson Combatives: 10 Must Know Attributes To Win A Fight
"First place is life. Second place is the morgue."
Emerson Combatives: Train To Survive
"You must train to survive and escape, not wade in and fight"
Emerson Combatives: Combat Conditioning And Functional Strength
"You need the ability to perform for extended periods of time at moderate levels of activity, punctuated by bursts of intense physical speed, power and exertion"
Emerson Combatives: Legal Advice On Deadly Force
"I have been on the witness stand for the Los Angeles Prosecuting Attorney’s Office"
Emerson Combatives: This Is How To Throw A Devastating Non-Telegraphed First Punch
An old saying comes to mind - "Hit first. Hit hardest. Keep on hitting"
Emerson Combatives: 10 Ways To Keep Your House Safe From Burglars And Thieves
This year 4,000,000 homes will be burglarized - Don't be an easy target
Emerson Combatives: Are You Prepared For The Fight?
We are not talking about Marquess of Queensberry Rules - We are talking fighting to win at all costs
Emerson Combatives: How To Be Arrested By The Cops
You are being confronted by police - What to do - Most importantly, what not to do
Emerson Combatives: Attacking The Attacker
The Immutable Laws and Strategies of Hand-to-Hand Combat
Emerson Combatives: The Importance Of Dominance
Dominance can be broken down into 4 distinct and different yet equally important categories. They are...
Emerson Combatives: Anatomy Of A Knife Fight
Here is what will happen - Types of attacks - How to train to survive and win - All from the man who teaches fighting and makes knives for a living
Emerson Combatives: The Survivor's Mindset
The bad guy has the edge - The first step in surviving a hostile situation starts here
Emerson Combat Series: Developing The Warrior Spirit
"Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit." - Vince Lombardi
Emerson Combat Series: Combatives Is Not An Art
"Combative fighting skills are not passive, they are not philosophical and they are not searching for perfection of technique"
Emerson Combat Series: Condition Black
Ernest Emerson takes Colonel Jeff Cooper's color code system one step farther
Emerson Combat Series: Developing The Power Punch
I’m talking about having a grenade detonate every time your fist strikes the target
Emerson Combat Series: Force On Force 1
Hard Skills Training - Soft Skills Training - Active Mental Training
Emerson Combat Series: The Art Of Offensive Fighting
7 tactics that put you in a position to win a street fight
Emerson Combat Series: Hand Gun To Empty Hand And Back – Integrated Fighting Skills
How To Keep Fighting! What to do when your gun doesn't fire and the enemy is close
Emerson Combat Series: Legal Implications For Self Defense
You may have beaten an attack, but the legal system can attack you. Here is what will happen...
Emerson Combat Series: How To Knock Someone Out With One Punch
Boom! How to put dynamite in your punch - where to hit and how
Emerson Combat Series: How To Win A Knife Fight
"In a deadly attack, the fight isn't over until the attacker is dead."
Emerson Combat Series: Against The Gun – To Fight Or Not To Fight
Can you disarm your opponent? This will probably happen...
Personal Combat: Moving to Condition Black
Become a pure weapon and fight without fear
Preemptive Self Defense Part 2: Deny & Destroy
If you have to dish out pain, be generous.
Preemptive Self Defense Part 1
He who strikes first usually wins
Extreme Violence Part II: Fight or Flight, It’s Not Your Only Choice
Don't count on mercy from your attacker.