My First Time Doing Krav Maga I was registered for a Krav Maga class at noon on a Sunday. The entire morning I anxiously awaited my first go at Israeli self defense. The only self defense classes I had previously taken were in high school gym class. We would attack a male volunteer in my… Continue reading My Frist Krav Maga Class
Krav Maga is for Everyone Despite the fact that law enforcement, military, and para-military groups train in some aspects of Krav or another, this self-defense discipline is designed for everyone regardless of fighting experience. When you go to your first-time class expect to see all types of persons from all walks of life including the… Continue reading 7 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Krav Maga
Self Defense Technique – Bear hug from behind In this tutorial, Krav Maga Expert Instructors, Tsahi and Raz teach a defense against a rear bear hug while your arms are free. If someone grabs you from behind, this usually comes by surprise. The attacker will try to control you while picking you up, hold you while… Continue reading Krav Maga Techniques
Find your Krav Maga Trainer / Krav Maga School We live in a digital world. We rely on Siri for recommendations and trust her answers. We swipe right for the next date and ask our phones to order us food. No one has time to spare anymore, especially in a great city like NYC. But,… Continue reading How To Find a Krav Maga Trainer
Both men and women are capable of being aggressive and violent when the need arises. While is true that men are generally stronger than women it doesn’t mean a woman can’t fight a man. A lot depends on social conditioning from childhood. In many parts of the world, parents begin this conditioning in the way… Continue reading Do Women Stand a Chance Against Men in a Real Fight?
Core Principles of Krav Maga (Non-Competitive Self Defense) The goal in Krav Maga is to keep one safe. In a violent situation; there are no rules. You need to do anything in your power not to get hurt. What does “everything in your power” mean? Taking preventative measures comes first. Be aware and avoid violence.… Continue reading 10 Core Principles Of Krav Maga
We know Krav Maga is a very efficient, precise and expert method of self-defense, however there are other benefits of Krav Maga that spin off from this discipline and that you can apply to your everyday life when confronted by any problem. We can summarize this with Awareness, Assessment and Action. As you begin your… Continue reading How Krav Maga Principles Can Be Applied To Everyday Life
As a general rule, we all avoid getting hurt in any way. No reasonably normal person enjoys getting hurt and much less having visible bruises on the body. However, if you are committed and consistent with your Krav Maga training, attending many classes during the week and possibly even sparring, then at some point or… Continue reading Bruises in Krav Maga
Why Krav Maga for Self-Defense? Krav Maga is an effective Israeli self-defense system that has been tested and proven over the years. In Hebrew, Krav Maga translates to contact combat, and it conditions your mind to always be aware of your surroundings for impending danger. Once you’re able to recognize a dangerous situation beforehand it’s… Continue reading Why Krav Maga for Self-Defense?
The Body Language of a Badass You hear the word “badass” used a lot lately. If you Google the definition of “badass” you get “a tough, uncompromising person.” The word is not recent, it comes from the 1950s gang underground culture, and like many trends from the underground eventually become mainstream. So why does everyone… Continue reading The Body Language of a Badass