MCMAP: Marine Corps Martial Arts
a combat-oriented martial arts program created by the Marine Corps
MCMAP training teaches Marines the skills required in unarmed combat, weapons of opportunity, rifle and bayonet tactics, and edged weapon techniques. It focuses on hand-to-hand combat, the combat mindset, combat conditioning, and close-quarters fighting. Mental, character, and physical aspects are three disciplines emphasized in the martial arts program.
Photo Credit: March 3, 2015: Lance Cpl. Bryan Polonia, class participant and a Stamford, Conn., native, executes a hip throw on Lance Cpl. Zachary Acevedo, class participant and a Chicago native, during Marine Corps Martial Arts Program training aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California. —Marine Corps photograph by Cpl. Melissa Wenger
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