Training to detect implicit signs of attacks prior to close combat/ hand-to-hand fights



Teoriya i praktika fizicheskoy kultury №1 2017, pp. 50-52

UDC 796.07-57

PhD A.V. Ermakov1
PhD V.A. Damdintsurunov1
V.S. Piyannikov1
R.R. Muslimov1
1Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism (GTSOLIFK), Moscow

The article considers the ways to apply innovative methods to detect implicit signs of attacks prior to the close combat/ hand-to-hand fights. An objective of the study was to develop a training system for the special service personnel to help them detect implicit signs of an attack using, among other things, attention deconcentration technique prior to the close combat/ hand-to-hand fights.
The authors have found that a planar (two-dimensional) deconcentration technique gives the means to train more effective situation screening ability when the service staff needs to detect implicit signs of attacks in some or few suspects – particularly when a few signs need to be watched and spotted at a time. A three-dimensional (spatial) attention deconcentration technique gives the means to the trainees to efficiently operate in complex, fast changing and highly unpredictable situations of close combat and hand-to-hand fights. The training system developed and offered by the authors is designed to step up the trainees mental balancing skills to make them fit for the hand-to-hand fighting situations that require a few opponents being closely watched at a time and fast decisions made in response to slightest change(s) in the situation. The attention deconcentration technique may be recommended as an efficient tool for the special service training systems applied by the relevant agencies and services for different purposes in their service operations.

Keywords: attention deconcentration, close combat, hand-to-hand fight, special service physical training.


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