On Tactics

Author: B.A. Friedman

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

ISBN: 1682471640

Category: History

Page: N.A

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On Tactics is intended to be the remedy to the chaotic and thus far unformed realm of tactical theory and to answer questions like the one above. Part One of the book will establish a tactical system meant to replace the Principles of War checklist. First, the contextual role of tactics with regards to strategy and war will be established. This will necessarily lean on major strategic theories in order to illuminate the role of tactics. This section will be formed around the Physical, Mental, and Moral planes of battlefield interaction used by theorists such as J.F.C Fuller and John Boyd. Each plane will then be examined in turn, and many of the classic Principles of War will be discussed along with some new ones. It will present some standard methods that tacticians can use to gain an advantage on the battlefield using historical examples that illustrate each concept. These “tactical tenants” include maneuver, mass, firepower, tempo, surprise, deception, confusion, shock, and the role of the moral aspects of combat. Finally, Part One will circle back around by discussing the role of tactical victory- once achieved- in contributed to a strategy. Part One is short by design. It is intended to be both compelling and easily mastered for junior non-commissioned officers and company grade officers, while still rich enough to be interesting to both specialist and non-specialist academics. It is a book meant not just for bookshelves but also for ruck sacks and cargo pockets. Part Two will build on Part One by exploring concepts with which the tactician must be familiar with such as the culminating point of victory, mission tactics and decentralized command and control, offensive and defensive operations, and the initiative. Part Three will conclude the book examining implications of the presented tactical systems to a variety of other issues in strategic studies.

The Doubles Game in Badminton - With Chapters on Tactics and the Skills Needed

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473357314

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 86

View: 5580

“The Double Game in Badminton” is a comprehensive guide to playing badminton “doubles”. Badminton is a racket sport whereby a shuttlecock is hit back and forth across a net. Although larger teams are possible, it is most commonly played in "singles" (with one player per side) and "doubles" (with two players per side). This volume contains all the information needed to learn how to play badminton in pairs, and as such it is highly recommended for new doubles players. Contents include: “Side by Side Formation”, “Back and Front Formation”, “Doubles, or the Four Handed Game”, “Combination”, “Double Teamwork”, and “Badminton”. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of rugby.

The Tactics of Aelian

Author: Christopher Anthony Matthew

Publisher: Casemate Publishers

ISBN: 1848849001

Category: History

Page: 227

View: 9274

Christopher Matthew's new edition is based on the 1616 edition but written in modern English with new renditions of all its accompanying figures. It has the original 1616 notes as well as comprehensive new notes and cross references to the other ancient manuals (such as Arrian and Leo) that drew upon it.

Tactics In the chess Opening 4

Queen's Gambits, Trompowsky & Torre

Author: Geert van der Stricht,Friso Nijboer

Publisher: New In Chess

ISBN: 9056916238

Category: Games

Page: 240

View: 5560

Part 4 of the successful series introducing opening tactics for casual chess players and club players. It teaches how to recognize opportunities to attack early in the game, and how to avoid standard pitfalls in the opening. This book explains in more than 230 carefully selected and annotated games, all the tactical themes and typical traps of all the main lines in the - Queen’s Gambits - Slav - Tarrasch - Trompowsky - Torre and Colle. After studying these brilliant surprise attacks, or just enjoying them, the adventurous player will win more games.

Tactics in the Chess Opening 6

Gambits and Flank Openings

Author: Geert van der Stricht,Sipke Ernst

Publisher: New In Chess

ISBN: 9056916254

Category: Games

Page: 230

View: 3167

For casual players and club players Every chess player loves to win early in the game with a deadly combination or a cunning trap. On the other hand, nobody wants to be tricked by his opponent before the game has really started. This book covers all the tactical themes and typical traps in the main lines of the English, the Dutch and the Reti, as well as a couple of interesting gambits. They are explained in more than 200 carefully selected and annotated short games. "Tactics in the Chess Opening" teaches how to recognise opportunities to attack early in the game and how to avoid standard pitfalls in the opening. It will make the adventurous player win more games. This is 6th and the final volume in a 6-part series covering the entire opening spectrum. It is a guide for further study and for setting up an opening repertoire.

Fundraising: Hands-On Tactics for Nonprofit Groups

Hands-On Tactics for Nonprofit Groups

Author: L. Peter Edles

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071461436

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 865

Valuable techniques to maximize your fundraising efforts In this era of financial cutbacks and reduced government spending, nonprofit groups must implement effective fundraising strategies to stay in operation. This updated edition of Fundraising shows how your nonprofit company can cultivate potential donors, utilize feasibility studies, train solicitors, obtain foundation grants, cut costs, and implement high-profile imaginative campaigns that top consultants use to get results.

Considerations on Tactics

Author: George Twemlow

Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC

ISBN: 9780559450334

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 7783

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

The U.S. Naval Institute on Naval Tactics

The U.S. Naval Institute Wheel Book Series

Author: Wayne Hughes

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

ISBN: 1612518915

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 6413

“Wheel books” were once found in the uniform pockets of virtually all junior officers and many senior petty officers. Each small notebook was unique to the Sailor carrying it, but all had in common a collection of data and wisdom that the individual deemed useful in the effective execution of his or her duties. Often used as a substitute for experience among neophytes and as a portable library of reference information for more experienced personnel, those weathered pages contained everything from the time of the next tide, to leadership hints from a respected chief petty officer, to the color coding of the phone-and-distance line used in underway replenishments. In that same tradition, the Naval Institute has created and aptly named the Wheel Book series, portable libraries culled from USNI’s vast array of information that has accumulated for more than a century. Articles from the Institute’s flagship publication Proceedings are combined with selections from USNI’s oral history program and from Naval Institute Press books to create unique guides on a wide array of relevant professional subjects. Just as the “wheel books” of yesterday served the fleet well, the Naval Institute Wheel Books of today provide supplemental information, pragmatic advice, and cogent analysis on topics important to modern naval professionals. The late Vice Admiral A.K. Cebrowski—well known as a brilliant thinker on the subject of naval warfare—once described naval tactics as “the sum of the art and science of the actual application of combat power.” Renowned naval tactician Captain Wayne Hughes adds that the study of naval tactics “strives to bring whatever order and understanding is possible out of the chaos of battle.” With those words of wisdom serving as “commander’s intent,” this collection sheds a bright light on this sometimes dark and mysterious but unquestionably essential realm, illuminating the principles and concepts that serve the warrior at the most critical moments in his or her profession.

Lectures on Tactics for Officers of the Army, Militia and Volunteers

Specially Adapted to the Syllabus in the Queen's Regulations (Classic Reprint)

Author: Frederick Hotham Dyke

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780484362313

Category: History

Page: 228

View: 5041

Excerpt from Lectures on Tactics for Officers of the Army, Militia and Volunteers: Specially Adapted to the Syllabus in the Queen's Regulations The subject matter, and order of arrangement based entirely upon the Tactical Syllabus contained in t Queen's Regulations; it is hoped therefore that they m be found useful, especially to officers who are unable attend a garrison course, and to Volunteer officers w wish to pass the examination in tactics. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Thoughts on Tactics and Military Organization

With an Enquiry Into the Power and Position of Russia - Primary Source Edition

Author: John Mitchell

Publisher: Nabu Press

ISBN: 9781293554920


Page: 408

View: 9215

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

Tactics for Trout

Author: Rick Hafele,Dave Hughes,Skip Morris

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811760782

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

View: 7459

Three well-known fly fishers (and friends) come together to share the solid technical know-how they've learned from years of fishing the ever-elusive trout.

Letters on Tactics

A Collection of Articles and Letters

Author: Vladimir I. Lenin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780898759518

Category: Political Science

Page: 108

View: 584

A collection of letters by Lenin, originally published in 1917, in which he outlines the principal arguments which were especially essential for the "practical tasks" of the working-class movement. These letters came about after a series of meetings between Bolshevik and Menshevik delegations at various consulates and conferences led to an open split between the two groups; who concluded that they must "openly"discuss their differences - particularly on the unification of the Russian Social Democratic Social Party. Lenins letters in this volume were a response to this call, and carried heavy weight in the central committee meeting of the party in Petrograd, April of 1917.

The Tactics of Aelian

Comprising the Military System of the Grecians; Illustrated with Notes, Explanatory Plates, &c. &c. &c

Author: Aelianus (Tacticus)

Publisher: N.A


Category: Military art and science

Page: 268

View: 9213


Successful German Soccer Tactics

Author: Timo Jankowski

Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag

ISBN: 1782550623

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 248

View: 722

In order to achieve the result you’re aiming for, you have to have a plan. In soccer, you need a match plan. Some of the most successful soccer coaches devise match plans for every one of their team’s matches. A match plan describes a strategy that is used to be ideally prepared for the next match and be able to react to shifts in tactics or to particular match situations. This book aims to provide every soccer aficionado with a practical insight into the topics of match ideas, tactics, match systems and match plans using easy-to-understand language. On that basis, the author identifies advantages and disadvantages of various formations utilized by top teams and then uses match plans to analyze how those formations can be defeated in play.