Martial Blade Concepts/MBC is a system of self-defense designed to teach you how to fight effectively with a knife. Counter Blade Concepts/CBC teaches empty hand defense against knife attacks. The five concepts below summarise the philosophy of MBC/CBC.
1. We train to stop an attack not kill.
2. Cut Structural Targets to disable an attacker (stop the threat).
3. Commonality of Technique
4. 5 Areas of Attack
5. “You don’t have to fight like me you just have to win.” –Michael Janich
Kris Rhodes is a 20 year veteran of the martial arts and is the founder of Kris Rhodes Practical Weapon Combatives. He has studied Karate and Hsing-I Kung Fu, as well as Pa Kua Kung Fu and Sayas Lastra Arnis under Glenn Moore. Kris is a Police Officer who has used his martial arts skills in real world situations, and is a Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Certified General Instructor and Defensive Tactics Instructor, as well as, being a Certified Monadnock Baton Instructor. Recently, Kris went to Colorado and tested with Michael Janich for Proficiency and Associate Instructor in Martial Blade Concepts (MBC) and Counter Blade Concepts (www.martialbladeconcepts.com) and is the only Associate Instructor of MBC/CBC in the South Eastern United States. Kris’s philosophy towards combat is, “if it works; use it” or as Michael Janich says, “You don’t have to fight like me you just have to win.” Kris will be teaching MBC/CBC at Revolution BJJ, in Richmond, VA, on Sunday mornings from 8-10 and is available for private lessons. If you are interested in training MBC/CBC contact Kris at Kris.Rhodes@verizon.net, discount for Law Enforcement and Active Duty Military.