In The Edged Weapon James Williams, President of Bugei Trading Company, covers the essentials of defending yourself with and against a knife. He has been studying martial arts since 1960 and teaching since 1975. James has trained, competed in, and taught a number of different martial disciplines. James also teaches Close Quarters Combat to police and military both foreign and domestic. His knife designs are produced by Columbia River Knife and Tool. In this video James discusses and reviews what knives do, classical martial arts, strategy, the responsible use of an edged weapon, geometry of force, movement, fooling the eye, the human survival mechanism, gripping and manipulation, strategy, and more.