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US Navy Hand to Hand Combatives by Wesley Brown

April 29, 20130 Comments

Lieutanant Commander Wesley Brown was the creator of the US Navy Pre-flight school (V-Five) hand-to-hand combatives in Iowa City, Iowa in 1942. Because LCDR Brown was a former wrestling coach at Northwestern University, he based his close-quarter combatives on traditional wrestling along with influences from Japanese Jujutsu (Judo). The inclusion of wrestling into his H2H combatives […]

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