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Baton history

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“Special rubber stick” or PR-Tonfa is the simplest, most effective and ancient device used by the police. Esquire tells how Russian PPS officers are related to Japanese samurai.




The tradition of banishing rebelliousness with the help of a baton appeared at the dawn of human society. There is nothing easier than to take and beat out an opponent with a stick or a bone of a lesser curtain: even chimpanzees own such techniques. Analogs of truncheons were invented repeatedly by carriers of different cultures and in very different eras. New Zealand Maori figured out the relationship with the help of jade measure, the ancient Russian princes from the chronicles and the epic warriors - with the help of clubs, Irish gentlemen with thick blackthorn reeds - with Shillai.

But the current type of baton was most strongly influenced by the Japanese, who from the Middle Ages had a whole set of batons for all occasions: bokken, kanabo, konaybo, neybo and jutte - weapon, known since the XVII century. For example, jutte looked like a short piece of armature with a handle and a rectangular hook and quickly helped pacify criminals without shedding blood, blocking sword blows (the sword often broke from a blade strike on a metal rod), and the hook hooked on the enemy’s clothes.

The pioneer of police self-defense, the son of Japanese émigrés Robert Koga, who was born in 1930 in San Francisco, already experienced adolescence in his teens. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the American government feared a large-scale offensive on the west coast. On contrived reasons, such as preventing the transfer of data to enemy ships of Japanese immigrants in California, were detained and sent to concentration camps. 12-year-old Bob, along with his parents and 120, thousands of other Japanese went to an internment camp. The atmosphere in the barracks of the wilderness of the state of Utah was hostile compared to the serene settlements of East Bay: the teenager had to learn to stand up for himself. To fight off the local camp gangs, Koga began to master judo.

After the war, the family returned to a modest peaceful life and settled in Chicago, where Bob continued to practice judo in the high school gym. In 1949, he enlisted in the US Air Force and was seconded to a military base in Japan, then he fell on the Korean War and was wounded. He returned to the States of Koga in 1953 as an experienced and respected warrior, and in 1955 he began to serve in the Los Angeles police, later becoming one of the first Asian Americans as an officer.

The appearance of Bob Koga, charisma and the ability to disable any dangerous scoundrel without the use of weapons immediately opened the door to the department of morals. Soon the Californian samurai realized that his colleagues did not have the proper skills of self-defense - the three of them could not drag the big man into the car, do not disdain to use brass knuckles and just grab the Colts.

Gradually, he began to formulate ideas that would later become the basis of the new Koga-Koga-Jutsu system. Since 1961, Robert Koga began teaching self-defense at the Los Angeles Police Academy. Besides the fact that Koga adapted to real conditions the techniques of judo, jujutsu and free-style wrestling, he introduced a smooth wooden stick called the “Koga club” to the combat technique. A new baton, according to the idea of ​​Koga, was needed to equalize the strength and repel the attack (including knife blows). His technique of handling a baton included hitting and poking, blocks, knocking down techniques, and Koga taught mainly to beat his hands and feet, completely eliminating blows to the neck and head. This allowed the policeman to keep the enemy at a safe distance and arrest him without causing serious injuries. The new weapon gradually replaced the bits of the Billy Club, created back in the UK's 1829 year as part of the program of Robert Peel, the founder of the conservative party. In 1970, Koga's sensei founded a whole self-defense institute, and Koga-jutsu eventually became the basis for many modern police combat techniques.

True, Koga's club was soon replaced by a new one with a double handle. Its counterpart dangles on the belt of Russian faculty members. With all its appearance, the new stick resembles tonfa - the traditional wooden weapon of warriors from the island of Okinawa who practiced the martial art of Kobudo. As a result of the ban on carrying weapons, the islanders used any economic objects. For example, nunchucks are a tool for threshing rice. And in this t-shaped baton the silhouette of a lever from a millstone, which milled rice into flour, is guessed. The Okinawa peasants fought with two tonfs: one hand squeezed the side grip so that the stick lay along the elbow - a semblance of a shield was formed, which reflected even the blows of a sword, and the second hand could strike.

Maybe in 1971, police officer Lon Anderson from New Hampshire didn’t know about Okinawan weapons, or maybe he was secretly obsessed with him, but he officially named a piece of chair leg with a piece of crossbar, which he once used in a street fight, as a prototype of his invention while still a teenager. After three years of working with Paul Starrett of the local armory company Monadnock Corporation in 1974, he revealed to the world the first model Prosecutor PR-24 (protect & restrain - “protection and deterrence”, 24 - length in inches). A new baton was put into service in his native New Hampshire, then in Los Angeles, and then in other states. Thanks to Bruce Lee's films in America, the era of the craze for martial arts began, and the exotic club, from which it breathed the spirit of karate and kung-fu, quickly gained popularity.

Baton historyToday, the police t-shaped baton almost completely supplanted counterparts in the police forces of all countries of the world, including the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. With proper training, tonfa is much more effective than a stick stick. But the design and material for the manufacture of PR-24 has been changed countless times: the first plastic compound was deformed in the sun, so the material was improved; then new metal parts on the handle disappeared, then folding tonfa were invented, which with a sharp wave lengthened by almost two times. But the essence remained the same.

In most countries, the police mainly use polycarbonate batons, but in Russia they have not taken root - rubber is more commonly used here - for example, PR-Tonfa and PR-Taran, (except for Siberia and those areas where rubber because of frost may simply crack from impact). It turns out that the Russian batons are the softest in the world.
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  1. marshes
    marshes 4 November 2017 16: 29 New
    +3
    You need to be able to use the tonfa, so for police officers the PR-73 will still be relevant for a long time.
    Moreover, the Russian tonfa, it’s kind of - so elegantly put it so as not to get into the bathhouse - a rubber product for women, although now a lot has changed laughing The stiffness is very different from the North American counterpart, although in the cold it doesn’t dub so much, there is no chance that something will fall off. laughing
    But for self-defense, advice, a steel telescopic baton, is rare and this special tool, without licensing, can be conditionally obtained, and the Russian rubberized one only causes laughter, especially the end, for all games in the style of BDSM. laughing There, in the form of cargo on a cable, and everything is covered with rubber, but the baton itself is not "shaken out" - comically. laughing
    1. Lopatov
      Lopatov 5 November 2017 08: 31 New
      +2
      Quote: marshes
      You must be able to use tonfa

      That's right.
      Moreover, the question is not only in a fairly long training, but also in the regular maintenance of use skills
    2. Glory1974
      Glory1974 5 November 2017 14: 48 New
      +1
      But for self-defense advice, a steel telescopic baton,

      In Russia, a telescopic baton is prohibited for use
    3. Sevastiec
      Sevastiec 6 November 2017 16: 09 New
      0
      In his youth, he practiced karate, in the style of ashihara, so it was a traditional weapon in this style. Interestingly, Ashihara Karate is a training style for the Japanese police.
    4. michell
      michell 11 March 2018 13: 34 New
      0
      Quote: marshes
      Russian rubberized only laughs, especially the end, for all games in the style of BDSM. There, in the form of cargo on a cable, and everything is covered with rubber, but the baton itself is not "shaken out" - comically.

      Dear, the special tool you are describing causes laughter only until the person laughing at the special tool flies — with a successful (not giggling) blow, the person’s skin TURNS, often even under winter clothes, which caused the removal of this special tool from the Ministry of Internal Affairs still the USSR. Something like this wink
  2. assa67
    assa67 4 November 2017 16: 40 New
    +8
    this democratizer is good only to drive liberals at rallies, slammed his hump on the kidneys in his pants failed ... but nothing was invented better than a real criminal
    1. Grandfather
      Grandfather 4 November 2017 16: 56 New
      +4
      Esquire talks about how Russian PPSniks are related to Japanese samurai.
      "Esq." is mistaken ... Our teaching staff are connected with a completely different community ...
  3. marshes
    marshes 4 November 2017 17: 40 New
    +9
    Okay, I’ll add that it’s boring, the tonfa has nothing to do with the samurai, the more they didn’t deal with flour, because the tonfa was intended for the promotion of millstones, and the same with nun chucks for threshing rice.
    Tonfa is a proletarian weapon laughing like a sickle and a hammer. The same karate -do, a peasant melee defense against the ruling class, came from Okinawa.
  4. Razvedka_Boem
    Razvedka_Boem 4 November 2017 17: 47 New
    0
    Once upon a time, I saw the Military Secret program, it said that the modern version of the American baton was developed by our (Soviet) person, even the video is there, too lazy to look ..
    Gave, took a symbolic 1 dollar as a fee.
  5. WapentakeLokki
    WapentakeLokki 4 November 2017 17: 50 New
    0
    In the modern world, a pistol (revolver) is no longer relevant; an assault rifle (automatic) or an automatic shotgun (like our Saiga) is required, but the best thing is a machine gun with an ammunition box on the back and a flexible metal sleeve-feed. And all these tonfas, tasers, gas spray cans in the past. The world is entering the Age of Religious Wars
    1. PSih2097
      PSih2097 4 November 2017 20: 09 New
      +2
      Quote: WapentakeLokki
      And all these tonfas, tasers, gas cans are in the past. The world is entering the Age of Religious Wars

      a friend crushed a riot in one of the prisons, everything works, even the ancient bird cherry - it all depends on the amount of funds used ...
      1. marshes
        marshes 4 November 2017 20: 19 New
        +2
        Quote: PSih2097
        a friend crushed a riot in one of the prisons, everything works, even the ancient bird cherry - it all depends on the amount of funds used ...

        You are aware that the rule of suppressing rebellion in special institutions was developed back in the 70s, there is even a set of rules, a kind of charter. And it works. Nobody enters the zone with weapons.
        1. Cruel beaver
          Cruel beaver 5 November 2017 10: 44 New
          +1
          Drive! and how they come in!
          Here are just the consequences of such occurrences ....
  6. Observer2014
    Observer2014 4 November 2017 17: 51 New
    +3
    Baton history
    - Police baton - democratizer laughing
  7. Pan_hrabio
    Pan_hrabio 4 November 2017 18: 55 New
    +2
    I understand that it is a reprint, but is it really so difficult to add more illustrations? To see

    jute was like a short piece of armature with a handle and a rectangular hook




    or

    Bob Kog's Appearance


  8. Hey
    Hey 4 November 2017 20: 47 New
    +5
    My father served in the Soviet police back in 1967. Often, when I came home, I brought home the so-called special equipment - a rubber telescopic whip. All links with a length of 20-25 centimeters were placed in a thick handle of the same length. At the end of the last link was a rubber ball. The links were flexible and extended from the handle with a sharp swing.
    Wearing it was, I think, comfortable, took up little space. Even I, a 5-year-old kid, managed with her, quilting her on the sofa and chairs. On the pope, the truth has never hit me with it. To whom it fell, there was little pleasant.
    In the same 1967, the lash was canceled - the 50th anniversary of the Soviet regime was supposedly not the same, and the Soviet people would be beaten by some royal gendarmes.
    1. marshes
      marshes 4 November 2017 21: 04 New
      +4
      Quote: MUD
      My father served in the Soviet police back in 1967. Often, when I came home, I brought home the so-called special equipment - a rubber telescopic whip. All links with a length of 20-25 centimeters were placed in a thick handle of the same length. At the end of the last link was a rubber ball. The links were flexible and extended from the handle with a sharp swing.
      Wearing it was, I think, comfortable, took up little space. Even I, a 5-year-old kid, managed with her, quilting her on the sofa and chairs. On the pope, the truth has never hit me with it. To whom it fell, there was little pleasant.
      In the same 1967, the lash was canceled - the 50th anniversary of the Soviet regime was supposedly not the same, and the Soviet people would be beaten by some royal gendarmes.

      Until the 70s, the police and the explosives didn’t have any special means, so your dad was engaged in home-made work, the same foot in order to drive horses.
      Special means only in the mid-80s began to enter service. Closer to Gorbachev's times, it was a rarity.
      1. Hey
        Hey 4 November 2017 21: 34 New
        +4
        Yeah, it was. The horses remained and the lashes were removed. They gave out whips and pugs. If it were as you say. Then these funds would remain in use for a long time.
        But I remember well that after 1967 there were no more whips. Then Dad was like a supply manager and he was in charge of weapons, uniforms, and special equipment.
        In those days, everything was simpler. Often, he brought a lot of things on the way from the region, often after midnight, and all this and uniforms and special equipment in heaps and piles lay at home until they were transferred to another department for another ride. And in the department, for me it was no wonder, to get into the armory where the special equipment was stored. And I repeat after 67, I have never seen more of these whips anywhere.
        What the witness will not refuse.
        1. marshes
          marshes 4 November 2017 21: 46 New
          +1
          Quote: MUD
          What the witness will not refuse.

          I still have a living relative who lived in those days after the war, and that he says that they didn’t take him to the front, he remembers how he protected the zones and the law and order, not just a sergeant laughing On holidays in an ashen tunic still flaunts.
          1. Hey
            Hey 4 November 2017 22: 09 New
            +2
            Bati, unfortunately, is no longer to be specified specifically. But he personally saw these lashes not only with his father. The ash tunic was not accurate, but the cloth jacket was dark blue with a stand-up collar, a heavy reptile, still in use today.
            1. marshes
              marshes 4 November 2017 22: 19 New
              +1
              Quote: MUD
              . Ash tunic was not for sure

              This is a general's tunic.
              Quote: MUD
              but the cloth jacket is dark blue with a stand-up collar, a heavy reptile, still in the household in everyday life now.

              My grandfather was already dear, he wore such a thing near 44 in Minsk, they went on the attack to full height more than once, he lost his kidneys and one testicle, not five more after the war laughing But somehow it’s not so with the younger one, it’s clear that it was something and we still don’t know.
          2. Cat
            Cat 4 November 2017 22: 15 New
            +3
            From special means - PR73 is the first thing that was adopted by the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs.
            Although in the 60s of the last century, experimental samples of its predecessor were developed, which were directed into trial operation. Mostly Vveshnikov and engineers.
            About such a miracle, I have not heard! And there are many homemade products in the 80s. Now the people have gone hand-in-hand, and then for a 14-year-old bully to make a "gunshot bogeyman" in the lung.
            1. marshes
              marshes 4 November 2017 22: 33 New
              +3
              Quote: Kotischa
              Now the people have gone hand-in-hand, and then for a 14-year-old bully to make a "gunshot bogeyman" in the lung.

              Back in the 80s and even the early ones, there were ignitions and small-sized handles of self-arrows, I can describe a lot of what a weapon or an explosive device could be made of. Children were curious, first of all, you can now have a computer or a game console. found, and they didn’t bother us. smile
              1. Monarchist
                Monarchist 5 November 2017 12: 26 New
                +4
                Channels: Kotische, Bolot, you are right: in 70-80 any kid, and sometimes girls (there are such “tears”) could make a pugach (a slingshot or an elastic band for a bobbin, it’s a little) and after all there were NO SCHEMES
                1. 3x3zsave
                  3x3zsave 5 November 2017 18: 13 New
                  +1
                  Sometimes recalling children's "fun", I wonder how alive were left.
                  "The older guys sent to see if the mine lay well in the fire. The mine lay well." (M. Weller)
            2. 3x3zsave
              3x3zsave 5 November 2017 18: 07 New
              +1
              True, I was surprised to learn that the current young generation episode with the manufacture of "samopal" on his knee in "Brother2", regards as a revelation from above! Do figs do there ?! request
      2. Nikolaevich I
        Nikolaevich I 5 November 2017 03: 24 New
        +1
        The so-called "telescopic batons" flashed more than once, both in Russian films of the "new time" and in Hollywood ...
        1. avt
          avt 5 November 2017 10: 46 New
          0
          Quote: Nikolaevich I
          The so-called "telescopic batons"

          Rubber in an aluminum case? Well, an order of magnitude more convenient than the crutch described both in work and in everyday wear. Easier to work and does not require any
          With proper training, tonfa is many times more effective than a baton-stick.
          All the joy from this crutch, well, if you don’t take into account the circus twisting it to the public, the ability to use it as a bracelet, followed by a short part. Here you can prove with foam at the mouth and lay out pictures, but in practice there’s nothing more squeeze out. And if you learn the tricks you learned - they will take it and rake it yourself.
          Quote: MUD
          Often, from service, coming home, he brought the so-called special equipment - a rubber telescopic whip. All links with a length of 20-25 centimeters were placed in a thick handle of the same length.

          A sort of folding gauntlet. I didn’t see the rubber, but twisted from steel wire with a specific metal cone ... it’s a terrible thing, if correctly done, you won’t be able to bend your hand off yourself. But in fact ..... it is better to have it than a knife or a dagger. Perhaps a metal telescopic baton can level the chances.
          1. Nikolaevich I
            Nikolaevich I 5 November 2017 12: 05 New
            +1
            Quote: avt
            Rubber in an aluminum case?

            I have "vague suspicions" that the "telescopic baton" may have different designs ... but there is a twisted spring (maybe in a rubber "corrugated jacket") with a ball (steel, lead) at the end ... and all this hiding in a hollow tube-handle. But I do not argue ... there are telescopic segments of the tube (for example, "luminous") with a ball at the end.
      3. GIN
        GIN 5 November 2017 08: 04 New
        0
        apparently the year 78 does not tell you anything
      4. Nehist
        Nehist 5 November 2017 23: 13 New
        0
        Who told you that?
        Since January 5, 1963, a rubber stick and a wrist
        nicknames were entered in police units
        Khabarovsk, from March 31 - in Birobidzhan, from 1
        April - in Sovetskaya Gavan, from April 2 - in
        Komsomolsk, from April 7 - in Obluchensky and
        Smidovic regions, from April 14 - in Lenin
        sky and Oktyabrsky areas, from April 20 - in
        Okhotsk region, from April 22 - in Komsomol
        district * 1, historical background of the fund
        Number 40, 1962, F. 1. Op. 73. D.360. S.89 +.
  9. Cat
    Cat 4 November 2017 21: 38 New
    +8
    The article caused a double impression!
    The foreign aspect is more or less in the subject, with regard to the history of the appearance of a special stick in the police, well, I can’t call it nonsense.
    1. The first special wooden batons in the police began to use the British from the middle of the century before last! I even find it difficult to say whether in those years there was a central police in Japan, or at least a uniform uniform.
    2. If someone came across American police officers who owned Kog's equipment and officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia who were trained in specialized universities, then for both sides it immediately became clear that the practice of using special equipment was not just different, but fundamentally different.
    I will try to explain on the fingers.
    2.1. The stick of a US police officer is an individual "weapon" for which he undergoes special training. Further improves her own skills. In some states, she even takes an exam in her possession. But all this is “imprisoned” for an individual application, or at best in a pair.
    For a Russian palak, rubber is a special means of "group use" used to disperse demonstrators and suppress riots. In individual applications, police officers are trained only with the help of PR to “deliver” the offender to the police department. But in the group, who saw how well-coordinated units work in a box with a shield and PR, then their Western colleagues are nothing.
    2.2. From the destination and the difference in the material of the sticks special! The Americans have wood and PVC, we have rubber.
    The task of the student of the Koga school is to disarm, block, detain, deliver.
    The policeman’s task is to “burn” the PR in such a way that it doesn’t happen, but not to break anything, because I will have to go to work tomorrow.
    2.3. All this together leads to the fact that injuries in the United States are much as much higher than in our Fatherland.
    3. The history of the creation of the PR-73 dates back to 1960. It was due to the appearance that something was needed to disperse the crowd, and the brigade and the padar team were very radical and not humane. With our frosts. So PR-73 appeared long, convenient for use in the ranks (at impact it bent like a saber) and intended only for hitting from the top. The trouble was one was breaking in the cold. Then developed a modification of the PR-73M. Thicker and shorter.
    4. Now a legitimate question arises for what is the PRU side handle. And now the subtleties of the production of rzzinoi products of the late USSR. A balloon under the bird cherry is inserted into the main handle. In this connection, the tactics of using PR for reverse grip and the need for a second handle have changed. But there was no money and the sample did not take root. So still PR73М remains the main one in the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Where did the staff of the teaching staff stick with the second handle, the answer is simple from the store. Such a stick is comfortable to wear, does not fall out. And he will go the “drive” crowd with the standard PR73M with one handle.
    1. would
      would 5 November 2017 01: 52 New
      +1
      2.1

      Exactly. All this comes from a fundamentally different organization. In the USA, every policeman is engaged in almost everything and to disperse demonstrations they take the same cops who write fines for improper parking. Wide qualification. In Russia, the situation is strictly opposite and narrowly specialized units are used for public events. And of course, the latter, in their narrow specialization, are much better than American colleagues of wide qualification.

      2.2
      It would be worth mentioning that the Americans are allowed to use metal telescopic batons, which we have XO and the police do not apply from the word at all.
    2. Krasnodar
      Krasnodar 5 November 2017 17: 37 New
      0
      Quote: Kotischa
      The article caused a double impression!
      The foreign aspect is more or less in the subject, with regard to the history of the appearance of a special stick in the police, well, I can’t call it nonsense.
      1. The first special wooden batons in the police began to use the British from the middle of the century before last! I even find it difficult to say whether in those years there was a central police in Japan, or at least a uniform uniform.
      2. If someone came across American police officers who owned Kog's equipment and officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia who were trained in specialized universities, then for both sides it immediately became clear that the practice of using special equipment was not just different, but fundamentally different.
      I will try to explain on the fingers.
      2.1. The stick of a US police officer is an individual "weapon" for which he undergoes special training. Further improves her own skills. In some states, she even takes an exam in her possession. But all this is “imprisoned” for an individual application, or at best in a pair.
      For a Russian palak, rubber is a special means of "group use" used to disperse demonstrators and suppress riots. In individual applications, police officers are trained only with the help of PR to “deliver” the offender to the police department. But in the group, who saw how well-coordinated units work in a box with a shield and PR, then their Western colleagues are nothing.
      2.2. From the destination and the difference in the material of the sticks special! The Americans have wood and PVC, we have rubber.
      The task of the student of the Koga school is to disarm, block, detain, deliver.
      The policeman’s task is to “burn” the PR in such a way that it doesn’t happen, but not to break anything, because I will have to go to work tomorrow.
      2.3. All this together leads to the fact that injuries in the United States are much as much higher than in our Fatherland.
      3. The history of the creation of the PR-73 dates back to 1960. It was due to the appearance that something was needed to disperse the crowd, and the brigade and the padar team were very radical and not humane. With our frosts. So PR-73 appeared long, convenient for use in the ranks (at impact it bent like a saber) and intended only for hitting from the top. The trouble was one was breaking in the cold. Then developed a modification of the PR-73M. Thicker and shorter.
      4. Now a legitimate question arises for what is the PRU side handle. And now the subtleties of the production of rzzinoi products of the late USSR. A balloon under the bird cherry is inserted into the main handle. In this connection, the tactics of using PR for reverse grip and the need for a second handle have changed. But there was no money and the sample did not take root. So still PR73М remains the main one in the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Where did the staff of the teaching staff stick with the second handle, the answer is simple from the store. Such a stick is comfortable to wear, does not fall out. And he will go the “drive” crowd with the standard PR73M with one handle.

      The concept of dispersal of demonstrations in the West is different. There they enclose the street / square and use special means (gas, rubber bullets, hoses) in Israel when they penetrate a certain fenced area (Temple Mount) they use a turtle with shields (from stones), but after they enter the territory, they shoot with gas and / or rubber . And the classical system with shields and batons with organized synchronous movement in Israel is taught mainly in the prison security service.
  10. Tests
    Tests 5 November 2017 00: 00 New
    +4
    Dear marshes, I personally saw the telescopic baton for the first time in 1978 in the hands of an ensign of the internal service on the Mehrenga railway near the village of Puksa Lake in the Plesetsk district of the Arkhangelsk region. Then it was the patrimony of one of the three forestry ITU departments in the Arkhangelsk region. The handle was multifaceted, made of ebony-like material with a leather loop so that it would not fly off the hand. Three rubberized metal knees, on the last thinnest was a rubberized ball. These batons were officially in service with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR, I don’t remember their name, they were mass-produced, I don’t remember anywhere ...
    In the late 80s or early 90s, it’s hard to remember, Sevmash produced, by order of the Arkhangelsk Region Internal Affairs Directorate, and PR-73, and BR (handcuffs) in large batches.
    Tonfa is much more effective than an ordinary baton. But it should be made according to the size of the hands of the owner. According to the rules, if you take the main grip on the side handle, placing the club along the outside of the forearm, the main handle forward, behind the elbow should be 5-10 cm of the club. Then the blocks can be put under a club, an ax, from blows with a hand or a foot, and blows back and side can be inflicted, like elbow strikes. And the fungi on the handles should not be as in the picture, but sharper, and then they will be more effective strikes.
    1. GIN
      GIN 5 November 2017 08: 10 New
      +1
      78 year saw batons helmets shields at VV
    2. Krasnodar
      Krasnodar 5 November 2017 17: 43 New
      0
      Quote: Tests
      Dear marshes, I personally saw the telescopic baton for the first time in 1978 in the hands of an ensign of the internal service on the Mehrenga railway near the village of Puksa Lake in the Plesetsk district of the Arkhangelsk region. Then it was the patrimony of one of the three forestry ITU departments in the Arkhangelsk region. The handle was multifaceted, made of ebony-like material with a leather loop so that it would not fly off the hand. Three rubberized metal knees, on the last thinnest was a rubberized ball. These batons were officially in service with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR, I don’t remember their name, they were mass-produced, I don’t remember anywhere ...
      In the late 80s or early 90s, it’s hard to remember, Sevmash produced, by order of the Arkhangelsk Region Internal Affairs Directorate, and PR-73, and BR (handcuffs) in large batches.
      Tonfa is much more effective than an ordinary baton. But it should be made according to the size of the hands of the owner. According to the rules, if you take the main grip on the side handle, placing the club along the outside of the forearm, the main handle forward, behind the elbow should be 5-10 cm of the club. Then the blocks can be put under a club, an ax, from blows with a hand or a foot, and blows back and side can be inflicted, like elbow strikes. And the fungi on the handles should not be as in the picture, but sharper, and then they will be more effective strikes.

      Block tomfoy under the ax ... dangerous. You can get a broken arm - it’s better to go sideways. Otherwise, if your blocks have been worked out to be automatic, then the hands of the opponent’s legs can be crippled and immediately put the tomfu off the back. The question is in qualifications and personal basic techniques.
  11. viktorch
    viktorch 5 November 2017 18: 21 New
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    excellently helps OMON bulls to cherish pensioners
  12. Dimmih
    Dimmih 5 November 2017 18: 25 New
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    Specially registered, noticing a very familiar subject. He worked in the teaching staff for 7 years, at first there was PR-73, then folding tonfa, after which he exchanged a colleague such as in the photo. Foldable was the worst of all - the plastic nut to which the handle was attached often burst - can not be found for spare parts, homemade products were punished. The only plus is compactness: you can quickly put / remove the UAZ door from your pocket. The one in the photo is still in the pantry ... In general, if you had to peel from the heart, I took it for a delicate end and made an suggestion to the antisocial element. The 90s we had were rather difficult in terms of the criminal situation. The PR-73 was a bit long, but it worked best in terms of work. A baton, and tonfa in particular, should be made of hard material. make a reception with the help of flexible as you understand this is the level of the master. This is the first. And secondly, if there are legitimate reasons for applying, then humanism is completely inappropriate. Or rather, you can tame it first, and then you can regret it, but this, as practice shows, is superfluous. I am writing from the point of view of the user. By the way, he used rubber tonfa for a man in a sheepskin coat — he only laughed drunkenly.
    1. Krasnodar
      Krasnodar 5 November 2017 18: 49 New
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      Quote: Dimmih
      Specially registered, noticing a very familiar subject. He worked in the teaching staff for 7 years, at first there was PR-73, then folding tonfa, after which he exchanged a colleague such as in the photo. Foldable was the worst of all - the plastic nut to which the handle was attached often burst - can not be found for spare parts, homemade products were punished. The only plus is compactness: you can quickly put / remove the UAZ door from your pocket. The one in the photo is still in the pantry ... In general, if you had to peel from the heart, I took it for a delicate end and made an suggestion to the antisocial element. The 90s we had were rather difficult in terms of the criminal situation. The PR-73 was a bit long, but it worked best in terms of work. A baton, and tonfa in particular, should be made of hard material. make a reception with the help of flexible as you understand this is the level of the master. This is the first. And secondly, if there are legitimate reasons for applying, then humanism is completely inappropriate. Or rather, you can tame it first, and then you can regret it, but this, as practice shows, is superfluous. I am writing from the point of view of the user. By the way, he used rubber tonfa for a man in a sheepskin coat — he only laughed drunkenly.

      I have a Kent in Israel broke a plastic about an Arab - a Arab has a concussion, after a couple of weeks the pains and nausea went away. And the guy hurt his hand, for several years now and pains and not everything has been done to her.
  13. Dimmih
    Dimmih 6 November 2017 07: 02 New
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    Quote: Krasnodar
    I have a Kent in Israel broke a plastic about an Arab - a Arab has a concussion, after a couple of weeks the pains and nausea went away. And the guy hurt his hand, for several years now and pains and not everything has been done to her.

    With all due respect, the comparison is incorrect, the circumstances of the case are unknown, and without them to judge the case is incorrect. I saw how they crippled themselves with the usual folk PR-73. In all cases, through their own fault.
  14. Korsar4
    Korsar4 6 November 2017 20: 16 New
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    At first, batons in the USA were made from rosewood. But they cracked. Then they switched to white acacia. They served better.
  15. Colonel
    Colonel 7 November 2017 13: 05 New
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    It turns out that Russian batons are the softest in the world.

    PR Tonfa, yes, despite the presence of a metal rod inside, but PR 73, PR 90 .... Well, I don’t know.
  16. Kolaaps
    Kolaaps 3 March 2018 10: 58 New
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    How nice to see so many kind and responsive philanthropic users ... humanists! Tonfa - offset! When practicing a ruble, if you take it correctly - SAVSEM is another matter! Imperceptibly unexpectedly and doesn’t interfere with it myself .... But this is no longer karate (an empty hand in translation, if I’m not mistaken) ... And it’s also good to block with the lever - the other hand is free ... move the spirit to change the cap, swallow it and smoke ... (mineral water !!! mineral water)
    Meru, Meri, Mayors - in my opinion there was a sling among the Papuans, New Zealanders, Aboriginal-cannibals ... ("
    Sailor Rutherford "A. Chakovsky .... - favorite book of early pioneering ...)
  17. Yarik
    Yarik 11 March 2018 14: 08 New
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    Many of us deliberately shortened to make it harder. There were "bits" of about 30 centimeters of commercials. But, a useful thing.