There are not many military special operations forces more feared and respected than the US Navy SEALs. So, when one of their number offers advice on what he thinks the best martial art for self defense is, plenty of people sit up and listen. That is precisely what retired SEALs and now personal trainer, Jocko Willink has done.
The US Navy SEALs are a highly secretive group which was formed back in the Vietnam and have undertaken some of the most audacious and dangerous military operations modern warfare has seen. They all emerged unscathed despite coming under sustained assault, which demonstrates just how well trained they are.
So, when a former Navy SEALs reveals which martial arts they believe is the best for self defense, those with an interest sit up and listen.