Recently, the Royal Navy, the British Army and the Royal Air Force descended upon London Waterloo. They were present to delight commuters with a spectacle. Servicemen and women showcased their unarmed combat tactics for the onlookers. A variety of strikes, grapples, and chokes were included in the demonstration. According to the Royal Marines, this showcase was put on to educate and entertain the public.
The Royal Marines demo is interesting to watch, and it shows that these men and women are prepared for everything. Unarmed combat doesn’t come up too often for the Army in the field. Still, it’s vital for servicemen and servicewomen to be prepared for all situations at all times.
Royal Marines unarmed combat demoServicemen and women descended upon London today to lend their support to The Royal British Legions annual London Poppy Day.Personnel from the Royal Navy, the British Army and the Royal Air Force greeted commuters at around 50 underground and mainline railway stations across the capital this morning as part of a bid to raise more than £1 million for The Royal British Legion in 24 hours.As a special treat for commuters at London Waterloo, the Royal Marines put on a demonstration of their unarmed combat techniques – drawing many gasps from the crowd!Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/armed-forces-turn-out-to-support-london-poppy-day
Posted by Armed Forces Day on Thursday, October 29, 2015