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What is a curved blade? Why would I want to carry one? What are the differences between a curved blade and a straight edge? Why carry a curved edge over a straight edge? Where did curved blades originate? Are they legal to own? How are they carried? How are they used?
Although its origin can be traced to before the-middle ages, the production curved blade is a recent arrival to the modern knife community. What makes this type of knife so special? Join subject matter expert Steve Tarani as he takes you through the history, features and usage of the unique curved blade. In this volume, scope of study includes: Brief history, features, grips, stances, carry, deployment and usage of the curved blade in personal safety and defense. If you already own one or are thinking about owning a curved blade knife then this study guide is for you!Steve Tarani is a subject matter expert (SME) advisor to US FBI, US DEA, US TSA, US NSA and other agencies as well as an active federal use-of-force training contractor utilized by US DOJ, US DHS, US DOD, etc., Steve Tarani is a full-time training provider of operational skills to high-profile agencies. His programs of instruction have been accepted as standard curriculum for a number of US federal and state-accredited programs.
Tarani is additionally a certified instructor in more than three verifiable and documented systems of instruction referencing edged weapons. He has spent more than 25 years ensconced in the study of the bladed arts, trained in Japan, the Philippines and West Java (Indonesia), Tarani is considered the foremost authority on the curved blade and was the author of the first manuscript ever published on the detailed history and practical usage of this unique knife.