The U.S. Navy SEALs are debating which type of combatives training prepares them for hand-to-hand combat. Some favor the Close Quarter Defense (CQD) while others embrace the mixed-martial-arts (MMA) style. In 2011 the Navy Special Warfare Command (NSW) dropped the CQD program. Currently the SEALs train like UFC fighters in the MMA style. Read more in “Controversial MMA training causes rift in Navy SEALs program”, Bloody Elbow, July 25, 2016.
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