Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness “The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges.” Martin Luther King Jr. encompasses the idea of mental toughness. Many people may perceive themselves as tough without ever being in a position where they are… Continue reading Mental Toughness

How Learning Krav Maga Changed My Life

“How Krav Maga  Changed My Life” Yes, I know, you think you’ve read it before. How I did “x” and it made me so much better, I ended up where I always wanted . Nope. This isn’t one of those A straight to Z stories. This is a story of a battle that I fight… Continue reading How Learning Krav Maga Changed My Life

How We Can Help Heal Trauma & Anxiety?

Last month we held an in-studio ‘Krav-Talk’, and our guest speaker talked about his life training and how his trauma has shaped him into the man he is today. The talk’s conclusion was “what happened to you doesn’t define you, but it does shape you”. The first question I am often asked by new students is… Continue reading How We Can Help Heal Trauma & Anxiety?

What If I Started Training Krav Maga Earlier​

What If I Started Training Krav Maga Earlier? I took my first class at KME in early 2022. I still remember how excited I was. I sat on the train fast approaching the UWS studio, not sure what to expect but ready for whatever lay ahead. As soon as my feet touched the mat, I… Continue reading What If I Started Training Krav Maga Earlier​

Is Krav Maga Difficult To Learn

Is Krav Maga Difficult to Learn? A common question that arises when people call to inquire about Krav Maga is “Is Krav Maga Difficult To Learn”. In short, the answer is no. Krav Maga isn’t difficult to learn. It was developed for the underdog to help the helpless defend themselves against attackers of all shapes… Continue reading Is Krav Maga Difficult To Learn

What’s To Recession and Krav Maga?

With the possibility of an incoming US recession bubbling to the top of the google trending list, and as high-profile business leaders and financiers on wall street chime in on social media, we are all left wondering what the immediate future holds for us, our country’s economy, and our personal way of life. Historically, there’s… Continue reading What’s To Recession and Krav Maga?

What Women Do To Keep Safe

The Macho Paradox With crime on the rise in the city, it’s increasingly important to be prepared at all times. It seems like almost weekly viral videos show some form of attack on the subway or in the street. In addition to these widely publicized attacks, there are also a great number of attacks that… Continue reading What Women Do To Keep Safe

5 Safety Tips for Girls Leaving for College

5 Safety tips for girls leaving for college The new school year is fast approaching and for thousands of young women that means leaving home to be on their own for the first time. This experience can be both liberating and exciting, but it’s also important to remember the dangers that can arise when being… Continue reading 5 Safety Tips for Girls Leaving for College

What is the Best Martial Art for Self Defense

Which Martial Arts is best for Self Defense. First, let’s review the difference between Martial Arts & Self Defense Growing up, I was always under the impression that Martial Arts and Self Defense were essentially the same things. It wasn’t until I began learning the intricacies of each that I realized how different they are.… Continue reading What is the Best Martial Art for Self Defense

What to do when you witness a violent crime in NYC

What to do when you witness a violent crime in NYC The Bystander Effect As New Yorkers, we live in a city that prides itself on minding its own business. We see a lot, and we hear a lot. From an early age, we’re taught not to get involved in other people’s arguments, refrain from… Continue reading What to do when you witness a violent crime in NYC