|What is a curved blade? Why would I want to carry one? What are the differences between a curved blade and a straight edge? Why carry a curved edge over a straight edge? Where did curved blades originate? Are they legal to own? How are they carried? How are they used? Although its origin can be traced to before the-middle ages, the production curved blade is a recent arrival to the modern knife community. What makes this type of knife so special? Join subject matter expert Steve Tarani as he takes you through the history, features and usage of the unique curved blade. In this volume, scope of study includes: Brief history, features, grips, stances, carry, deployment and usage of the curved blade in personal safety and defense. If you already own one or are thinking about owning a curved blade knife then this study guide is for you! 7 x 10. 208 pages.