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Canceled – John Valentine – Knife Combatives Course

June 26 @ 09:00 - 17:00


Knives are the first edged weapons and have existed for over a million years. Like pre-modern humans,  millions of people carry a knife as a utility tool and for defensive purposes. However, practical training methods for their deployment and application are scarce.

The “Knife Combatives Course” gives students a core concepts view of self-defense using a knife. Students will learn a working knowledge of knife application techniques supported by functional close-range control techniques using grappling and pugilist training methods.

Topics Covered:
Gear setup
Justification and Articulation of Force
Combative Mindset
Edged Weapon Advantages and Disadvantages
Modern “Fighting” Knives
Core Control Techniques
In Fight Weapon Access (Shivworks Lexicon/Theory)
Combative Pugilism Training Methods
Validation Exercises


Refund Policy:

  • If you cancel 60 or more days before the class date, you will receive a 50% refund
  • If you cancel 59-30 days before the class date, you will receive a 25% refund
  • If you cancel less than 30 days before the class date, you will receive no refund
  • If you would like to reschedule your training, please contact our support team at least 30 days before the class date to receive your credit for future training. If we do not hear from you before then, you will not be eligible to receive any credit.



John Valentine is a master-rated firearms instructor and earned a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Modern Army Combatives from the “Father of Modern Combatives,” Matt Larsen.


He served as an assistant instructor to Matt Larsen for several years.


He also served as a primary and assistant instructor for premiere private training companies such as Green Ops, Hill Country Combatives, and Sheepdog Response.


John has years of coaching experience training service members, law enforcement, and everyday Americans.


He began training in 2007 and has attended hundreds of hours of formal training in firearms and combatives to go along with over a decade of active military service.



June 26
09:00 - 17:00


John Valentine


MeadHall Range
2181 S Blackberry Dr
Mcloud, OK 74851 United States
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