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Disarming assailant armed with rifle
- Bayoneted rifle in a frontal approach. First, move in to deflect the bayonet with a quick inside blow. Then seize the rifle with one hand under the barrel and the other hand at the breach. Twist the rifle overhead, then as the assailant resists, reverse the twist. Wrest the rifle from his hands.
- Bayoneted rifle in a rear approach. In a counter against a rifle or bayonet at your back, the first sweep knocks the barrel out of the line of fire or thrust. The hands are then shifted to the breech and barrel and the rifle twisted to the left. In a quick reverse twist, step across the front of the assailant, throw him off balance, while crossing his arms to break the grip. The leg actions are very important in this maneuver.