Learn a Combat Proven Fighting System: WCA Crash Course
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Learn a Combat Proven Fighting System: WCA Crash Course

Learn effective and ruthless self-defense and street fighting techniques that flow with our natural Warrior Instincts.
4.5 (30 ratings)
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Created by Matthew Bryers
Last updated 10/2014
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What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn how to easily and instinctively defend yourself and loved ones against a variety of common attacks on the street.
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  • Strong desire to defend yourself and your loved ones.

The Course is comprised of the most effective self-defense and street fighting techniques that flow with our natural instincts.

The course was developed by Matt "Sensei" Bryers - 3rd Degree Kobukai Ju-Jitsu Black Belt, 20+ Years Combatives Experience, Certified Hand-to-Hand Combat Instructor… and more. Teaches Police Officers, SWAT Team Members, Corrections Officers, Security Professionals and “Every-Day Joes”

Here’s what you will learn:

Simple – yet BRUTAL technique that is the Ultimate Fight Changer.

This one technique will revolutionize the way you fight. It’s instinctual, natural and utterly brutal.

Hardcore Ballistic Striking Techniques

These striking techniques go beyond throwing some lame haymakers that barely work. I’m going to teach you how to make your striking so effective that it’s almost too easy to end the fight

Standing Combat Jiu-Jitsu Techniques

We all know that jiu-jitsu is one the most effective martial arts out there. It is the base martial art of military programs, police officer training and Mixed Martial Arts (UFC). If you need to fight and survive, you NEED to know to use Jiu-Jitsu. But don’t worry, I break it down for you and make it simple, effective and easy to learn.

Ground Combat Jiu-Jitsu Techniques

In a real fight, going to the ground is dangerous, especially in a multiple opponent scenario. BUT – if you do end up there, you HAVE to know what to do! If not, you’re going to get your ass kicked or your face stomped in. I like my face – I’m sure you like yours too, there’s no reason for a face stomping. Learn how to fight off the ground, get back to your feet, and finish the fight.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for ANYONE looking to learn how to defend themselves - regardless of martial arts experience. The course will teach pure beginners how to easily defend themselves; but will also help experienced fighters to better defend themselves.
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Curriculum For This Course
Self-Defense Principles
3 Lectures 03:32

There are many ranges to combat and what you do or how you act in those ranges truly can determine the outcome of the fight. Learn to understand the "bubble principle". This is one of the MOST important concepts in self-defense and street fighting. Understanding it now only will change the way you fight, but also deal with the legal ramifications after a fight.

Preview 01:18

Awareness is the key in self-defense and reality combat. You do NOT want to get caught off guard. Many, many, MANY street attacks are all surprise attacks, sucker punches OR the victim did not listen to their natural fear warnings; which caused them to not be prepared to fight.

In this video you'll learn how to talk to a potential threat, where to put your hands during this conversation, and how to react when it goes bad.

Preview 01:48
Defensive / Offensive Techniques - Attack and Defend at the Same Time
7 Lectures 10:24

The Crash Technique is the most essential technique that you need to defend and escape against most common attacks; but can also be used as an offensive move and fight ended.

Preview 02:21

The Crash Technique is very effective when you're being attacked or when the fight is ON. But what about when someone hasn't attacked you yet, but you KNOW it's coming. They have "broken your bubble" (Section 1, Lecture 2) and you legitimately fear for your safety. This is where you can use the crash technique as a preemptive strike to finish the fight, escape or employ other tactics to finish the fight.

Preview 01:29

Combining the Crash Technique with the concept of a frame truly takes the position and the control-ability of your opponent to the next level. “Framing” an opponent makes it extremely difficult for them to be able to re-engage in a fight.

This is also very useful for anyone who is a police officer, corrections officer, or security professional. It allows to you control your attacker, but gives you the power of control over their actions.

Preview 01:16

The unique principle of the crash technique is the ability for it to be used offensively. In one of the systems I train / teach: Defence Labs - DNA Fight System; we use an "expanded" version of the Crash Technique. The concepts, training, and effectiveness of Defence Labs (www.defencelab.com) are truly incredible. This technique is just a "taste" of what DL teaches.

Preview 01:37

Learn how to flow into a variety of strikes from the crash technique opening. This is the beauty of the crash technique, it allows you to flow into a variety of attacks and stay safe, but end the fight.

Crash Technique to Striking Techniques

The Jam technique is the another evolution of entering into combat. It's similar to the crash technique, but a little more offensive in nature. Learn the basics of the jam technique here. We expand upon the Jam Technique greatly in our Warrior Combatives Fundamentals and Level 1 Courses.

Jam Technique Basics
Hardcore Balastic Striking Techniques
4 Lectures 09:50

Horizontal Elbows Strikes are a necessary weapon that you need in your self-defense, street fighting and close quarters combat. This particular elbow strike is like a "slash". These cut and destroy their target. They're very effective in close range combat. In this video I'll show you how to train them with focus mitts.

Horizontal Elbow Strikes

Elbow strikes are one of the devastating striking tools at your disposal. They're brutal and "smashing" in nature. The cause tremendous damage and are an absolute necessary in close quarters combat.

Elbow Smash Techniques and Training

Knee strikes and Elbow Strikes should be your primary striking weapons in close quarters combat. Knee strikes are devastatingly effective and under utilized in real combat situations. Learn to use and train knee strikes effectively to employ them in real self-defense situations

Knee Striking Techniques
Defend and Destroy Against Common Attacks
5 Lectures 07:37

This is one of my favorite techniques for entering into close quarters combat range. The technique and combat flow itself is all based upon instinct. Train your body and instincts to work together to make this technique work for you. In ALL of our Warrior Combatives Courses we use this technique or variations of this technique to end the fight or setup other attacks.

Attack Defense Combo #1: Crash – Elbow Strike – Overhook Control

I’m always trying to teach you instinctual responses to fighting situations. In another entrance technique, we went to an overhook control. The reason being is that the way my body “fit” with my opponent lends itself to an overhook. But, what happens when I’m facing a bigger or taller attacker and the overhook is not “natural”. This is where we employ underhook control.

Attack Defense Combo #2: Crash – Frame – Underhook Control

These 3 techniques will all teach you how to get use the crash technique to take a very dominant position and control your opponents back. Having the back is basically "game over" for your opponent. It's almost TOO easy to finish the fight from this position. Use these techniques to get there and I'll show you how to finish from the back position in later segments.

Attack Defense Combo #3: Low Crash – Take the Back

Use the Jam Technique to setup a devastating elbow strike and then employ overhook control. The combat flow of these techniques is VERY effective and very instinctual. Learn it, develop it, use it.

Attack Defense Combo #4: Jam Technique – Elbow Strike – Overhook Control
Combat Jiu-Jitsu - Hit -em and Drop -em
6 Lectures 10:35

The Osoto Gari or Outside Leg Reap is one of the most common, effective, but many times taught wrong. Learn the concepts, technique and principle of how to make this technique work for you.

Osoto Gari (Outside Leg Reap) - Technique & Principle

Learn how to combine the Crash Technique - Elbow Strikes and the Outside Leg Reap to defend against a punch or other attacks.

Attack Defense Combo #1: Outside Leg Trip – Standing Armlock

This video teaches you how to defend against a punch with the Jam technique. This particular technique doesn't have to be used off a punch, it can be used against a variety of different attacks and grabs. From the Jam you can setup an Outside Leg Reap Takedown and finish.

Attack Defense Combo #4: Outside Leg Trip

Your #1 Job when you're on the ground is GET BACK TO YOUR FEET!

The technical stand-up is all about getting back to your feet when you're pinned underneath an attacker.

This technique is so effective that I use it against High-Level Professional Fighters on daily basis.

Ground Fighting: Closed Guard - Technical Stand-up

Sweeping is the art of throwing someone on the ground. Basically when you're in the worst position to be in on the ground (your back) this technique series teaches you how to reverse the situation and become Dominant.

Ground Fighting: Closed Guard - Scissor Sweep
About the Instructor
Matthew Bryers
4.5 Average rating
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203 Students
2 Courses
Reality Based Self-Defense Instructor

My name is Matt Bryers, I am the owner and head instructor of the Jiu-Jitsu and Strength Academy in Cromwell, CT. I am also the CEO of Soul Fighters Academy.

I am a Soul Fighters Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, a Kobukai Ju-Jitsu Blackbelt and co-founder of TRITAC-Jitsu. He has been training Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, Unarmed Combatives, Full-Contact Karate (Kyokushin), Wrestling, and many other martial arts for over 25 years.

My full-time job is teaching and training students, competitors, Police Officers, Corrections Officers, Security Professionals, etc. at my school the JSA and our Online Academies,

I have competed in many wrestling, submission grappling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, amateur strongman tournaments, full-contact karate and a professional mixed martial arts fight.

My goals are to always try to improve and refine all aspects of Jiu-Jitsu, hand to hand combat, and martial arts skills. I train regularly with my peers, students, and teachers to improve myself both as a teacher and martial artist.