The Ultimate in all Combat
Total Self-Defense Training!

 

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NOW AVAILABLE: 
A COMPLETE AMERICAN COMBATO HOME STUDY COURSE IN CLOSE COMBAT AND SELF-DEFENSE!
CLICK HERE

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SEATTLE SCHOOL NEWS:
Our all-new web site that offers lots of information, instruction, and commentary on close combat and self-defense is now operational. Please visit it regularly and enjoy the features it offers (book reviews, questions and answers, lots of information about American Combato (Jen"Do"Tao)", and miscellaneous subjects that are sure to interest all students of this subject [ie physical training, mental conditioning, weaponry, etc.]).  NEW MATERIAL ADDED REGULARLY! The web site is:
www.SeattleCombatives.com

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PRESCOTT SCHOOL NEWS:
The Prescott, AZ website is now up and running! Please visit it regularly and enjoy the videos outlining Prof. Bryans various short-term courses for the busy man or woman. The web site is:
www.PrescottCombatives.com

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Publications you're sure to be interested in!

BACK IN PRINT AFTER MORE THAN 32 YEARS!  THE LITTLE SELF-PUBLISHED CLASSIC THAT "STARTED IT ALL"!  Now a Paladin Press "Combat Classic".

The Tactical Skills of Hand-to-Hand Combat was the first serious Manual published in the private sector advocating a comprehensive attack-oriented Western martial art.  Purchase this Manual directly from me and I will autograph it to you, and include a document explaining this Publication's significance in the history of American martial arts.    49 Pages, softcover...........................$14.00

(This includes the cost of first class mailing to anywhere in the United States.  If an overseas order, please send $18.  U.S. FUNDS only - cash or international postal money order.

 

Exclusive Monographs!

THE FAIRBAIRN "SILENT KILLING" COURSE
          Features a complete outline of the course as utilized by instructors during WWII, and as given to me personally by Col. Rex Applegate.  I have annotated the course and I provide commentary and advice that will enable you to actually use this course yourself, today , in order to cultivate your own personal close combat and self-defense abilities.
43 Pages - Illustrated - $15

THE GROUNDGRAPPLING MYTH IN MODERN COMBATIVES TRAINING
          A concise, objective, unassailable presention of the facts.  Here are the reasons why the current "challenge event" / UFC and even MMA competitions have nothing to do with real world combat.  Not written to convert antagonists... only to provide enlightenment for the serious student and teacher.
33 Pages - $13

PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS NECESSARY FOR SUCCESS IN CLOSE COMBAT
          Every teacher and student of practical self-defense, close combat, and military hand-to-hand battle must study this monograph.  Herein is described not only what the factors necessary for success in close combat are, but also how to acquire and maintain them.  This may be the first time in the history of the martial arts that such a forthright and practical presentation has been made available.  Quadruple the productiveness and efficiency of your training today !
43 Pages - Illustrated - $15

Add one dollar for postage for each monograph.  Send cash or postal money orders ONLY.  Payable to Brad Steiner.  Mail to me at:
BRAD STEINER - P.O. BOX 15929 - SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98115 - USA

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White Papers:
Read the truth about "Challenge" fights and the myth of "Groundfighting" supremacy in self-defense! & "The Fairbairn-Sykes and Applegate Silent Killing Course"

Academy of Self-Defense
Professor Bradley J. Steiner
PO Box 15929
Seattle, WA 98115
Phone: (206) 523-8642

Real World Self-Defense 
Professor Mark Bryans
22 Kijidava
Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone: (928) 308-2285