Military's Special Forces in MMA

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  1. akc814ilv

    akc814ilv Blue Belt

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    Yep exactly.

    When I was stationed at MCAS Miramar in San Diego that's when I actually took up jiu jitsu because what we were learning in the Corps was somewhat laughable.

    Fun side note, and this may show my age a bit, but Ken Shamrock came to Camp Pendleton to show some hand to hand combat techniques to a bunch of us. This was when he was still past his prime but still respected as being a pretty dangerous fighter. All things considered it was actually pretty informative compared to what we were being taught at the time. I had just started training jiu jitsu then and when I told him that I half expected to hear a snide remark about the Gracies or something like that, but he was actually cool about it and told me to keep it up.
     
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    Bend NvR Break Standing still is actually moving back

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    Find forget the MP5. A seal's best friend if I remember right.
     
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    It might look a little like this

     
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    Bend NvR Break Standing still is actually moving back

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    TheStrangler Dont be scared homie.

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    Im in the military and seen what those guys are capable of and definitely not a teenager, it was just a question.
     
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    OMG IF THERE WAS SOMETHING ABOVE "LIKE" I WOULD HIT IT A MILLION TIMES FOR JUST THIS POST. THANK YOU SIR....... Plus, I'm glad the beret is gone in normal OCP or Multicam uniforms. Long live the PC...
     
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    Thanat0s24 Green Belt

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    Yeah that dude is just a know it all moron, who to no one's surprise doesn't know shit.
     
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    freakyfarley Adam Farley inc.

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    I see a lot of guys that have zero experience with either the MMA or Special Forces commenting on why more of us don’t go into MMA after we get out of Special Forces.... Well that’s because most of us are in our late 30’s, 40’s, or even 50’s when we retire from a life of deployments, jumping out of planes, carrying heavy ass rucks, and being injured... we also don’t get to spend months at a time honing our skills for entertainment purposes... we fight hard enough if it comes down to that to make space... draw a weapon... and kill someone! Can we fight, yes... but after a life of it, maybe we just want to do something else, spend time with our families, and relax... And it’s true, not all guys spend as much time in the fighting gym learning as others, just like some don’t spend as much time keeping up with their language. However for all of those guys commenting that a Special Forces soldier couldn’t hang... or isn’t a top athlete... how about you go try to become Special Forces, then make those comments! Cause I am sure if given the time to train... lots of guys In SF would do great... they met never hold a belt or title... but they would put on a show!
     
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    joey gerbils Green Belt

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    Most of their training is with firearms
     
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    Because they spend a shitload of time training for what they do in the field. Very little of it is MMA, although they do some training. Most martial arts training they do is individual work. More time learning recon, threat assessment, skills specific to their deployment, language work and a shit ton of other things. And even those that are not fucked up in combat wind up with a fuckload of other injuries just from training.

    Far more time is spent on the range and drilling for actual combat scenarios. No one really wants to mix it up hand to hand.
     
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    warriorscommando I will always protect you

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    Because they’re busy being badasses and working for private armies with guaranteed monthly payments for much more money than the UFC can offer. And you can’t take room clearing, throat shots, bayonet combat and sniper shots into MMA. Completely different skill set. A specop doesn’t run at a dude and do a double leg. He double taps him with his MP5.

    And the top Specop dude is between WW and MW in weight. Snipers maybe lower.
     
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    They are better suited for protecting private corporations interests abroad.
     
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  17. warriorscommando

    warriorscommando I will always protect you

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    Smith finished Ranger school but wasn’t a Ranger.
     
  18. warriorscommando

    warriorscommando I will always protect you

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    This. 1.50 here

     
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    Good call. It’s safe to say only service members know the difference between the tab and the scroll. Like the females that went through ranger school. They got a tab and went back to their units. They aren’t Rangers.
     
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    By the time theyre out, they want fuck-all with fighting...
     
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