W.E. Fairbairn Library

Discover William Ewart Fairbairn
The "Father of Modern Combatives"

 

 

It should be well stated that regardless of what manner of instruction is undertaken, a though study of Fairbairn's methods is always enhanced by the review of historical films, books, articles, and more. In this way a student of his methods, can glean as much as possible from the few gems and artifacts that are left.

To this end, "Fairbairn Protocol welcomes you to the only existing W.E. Fairbairn Library".

 

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The Legend of William Ewart Fairbairn

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For your eyes only

W.E. Fairbairn teaching Fairbairn's methods on film

Other famous instructors teaching Fairbairn's methods on film

From quill to sword

W. E. Fairbairn teaches the Fairbairn method" in PDF Books

Articles and books by other famous instructors regarding Fairbairn's methods

 

 

For your eyes only

View films of W. E. Fairbairn teaching Fairbairn Methods

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One-sixteenth of an inch

Unarmed combat (Defendu) – British Army

Fairbairn and Applegate: The Fathers of Modern Close-Quarters-Combat

Get Tough

Fairbairn Teaching the OSS

Gutterfighting

OSS Trainazium

House of Horrors OSS training at Catoctin

Best Version OSS training at Catoctin

 

 

For your eyes only

View films of other famous instructors teaching Fairbairn's Methods

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Carl Cestari Chin Jab - Part 1

Carl Cestari Chin Jab - Part 2

Carl Cestari Chin Jab - Part 3

Carl Cestari Chin Jab & Tiger’s Claw- Part 1

H2H teaching, how to perform a pure Fairbairn Method Chin-Jab – Part 1

H2H teaching, how to perform a pure Fairbairn Method Chin-Jab – Part 2

Kelly McCann – Lapel grab / Chin-Jab

 

 

 

From quill to sword

Read books written by Fairbairn teaching Fairbairn Methods

 

Table of contents

ALL IN FIGHTING (1942)

GET TOUGH

HANDS OFF - SELF-DEFENSE FOR WOMEN

SCIENTIFIC SELF-DEFENCE

SHANGHAI MUNICIPAL POLICE SELF-DEFENSE MANUAL

SOE CLOSE COMBAT SYLLABUS

 

From quill to sword

Read articles and books written by others regarding Fairbairn's Methods

 

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THE SHANGHAI BUSTER - W.E. FAIRBAIRN

W.E. FAIRBAIRN, THE FORGOTTEN FATHER OF CLOSE QUARTERS COMBAT

THE ART OF SILENT KILLING

DEFENDU THE BRITSH COMMANDO'S FIGHTING ART 1984

THE DEADLY ART OF DEFENDU COMBAT FOR COMMANDOS 1984

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FAIRBAIRN-SYKES FIGHTING KNIFE

FAIRBAIRN'S FIGHTING CONCEPTS

MILITARY COMBATIVE MASTERS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

THE LEGEND OF WILLIAM EWART FAIRBAIRN AND THE GHOSTS OF ACHNACARRY

WILLIAM EWART FAIRBAIRN, THE LEGENDARY INSTRUCTOR

WILLIAM EWART FAIRBAIRN, STICK FIGHTING

WILLIAM EWART FAIRBAIRN, THE SOURCE

WILLIAM EWART FAIRBAIRN, FAIRSWORD

DEFENDU

GUTTERFIGHTING FILMS WWII

WILLIAM EWART FAIRBAIRN

DEFENDU

HISTORY OF SELF-DEFENSE, FAIRBAIRN'S DEFENDU

WILLIAM EWART FAIRBAIRN BOOKS - A LEGACY OF LITERATURE

 

From quill to sword

Within these renowned books by "Sgt John Styer's" and Colonel Rex Applegate's" you can see their influence on the teaching of Fairbairn's Methods"

 

Sgt. John Styer's

COLD STEEL

Col. Rex Applegate

KILL OR BE KILLED

 

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