With its complete focus on a single fighting position, this handbook unsparingly examines the clinch. In the clinch, the no-holds-barred combat techniques of striking and grappling meet, posing new challenges and calling for new strategies. With these detailed explanations of each aspect of positioning in the clinch, fighters can set up their own clinch takedowns and beat those used against them in the ring. The unique striking tools, protection strategies, and takedowns the clinch requires are explained for both offense and defense, moving smoothly between each fighting element to maximize advantage. A clinch situation is an inevitability in NHB fighting, and this reference gives fighters the most complete education in turning the clinch to their advantage.
About the Author
Mark Hatmaker is the author of Boxing Mastery, More No Holds Barred Fighting: Killer Submissions, No Holds Barred Fighting, and No Holds Barred Fighting: Savage Strikes. He is the founder of Extreme Self Protection, a research body that compiles, analyzes, and teaches unarmed combat methods. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.