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App Description

The Marine Martial Arts app is the U.S. Marine Corp training manual and includes hundreds of pages of great content. This app guides individual Marines, unit leaders, and close combat instructors in the proper tactics, techniques, and procedures for close combat.

Close combat is the physical confrontation between two or more opponents. It involves armed and unarmed and lethal and nonlethal fighting techniques that range from enforced compliance to deadly force. The purpose of close combat is to execute armed and unarmed techniques to produce both lethal and nonlethal results. Unarmed techniques include hand-to-hand combat and defense against hand-held weapons. Armed techniques include techniques applied with a rifle, bayonet, knife, baton, or any weapon of opportunity.

There are basic principles that the hand-to-hand fighter must know and apply to successfully defeat an opponent. Principles include:
- Physical balance
- Mental balance
- Position
- Timing
- Distance
- Momentum

Chapters include:
- Fundamentals of Close Combat
- Lethal and Nonlethal Weapons
- Hand-Held Weapons
- Strikes
- Throws
- Chokes and Holds
- Ground Fighting
- Nonlethal Techniques

Bonus: 15 fitness-related calculators

If you are interested in martial arts, hand-to-hand combat and military training, this app is one you won’t want to miss.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • May 18, 2012 New version 3.0
  • October 24, 2012 New version 3.1
  • March 27, 2013 New version 3.2
  • April 13, 2015 New version 4.0
  • June 14, 2019 New version 4.1.0
  • July 14, 2020 New version 4.1.2
  • October 08, 2021 New version 4.1.3