In Kravolution’s Basic Curriculum, “preventing chokes” is the first explicit example of “timeline” and decision-making. Generally, timeline refers to when an attack is recognized and defended, evaded, or avoided. Decision-making involves choice, choosing the best defense against an imminent attack.
While it is not always possible to prevent an assault, developing greater awareness will better your chances. In a previous blog, we offered an overview of “What is situational awareness. Now, the challenge is putting this awareness into practice. Here
Workplace violence is an act of violence or threat of violence that occurs at the workplace, near the workplace (e.g. parking lot). It also includes workplace events or functions, work travel, and meetings at client offices or homes. There are
One of the first things you learn in Krav Maga is how to protect ourselves using upper body strikes – punches, elbows etc… During training you learn effective body mechanics, how to strike at various directions, angles, and distances. The
Businesses are diversifying their wellness programs, offering activities and services such as; yoga, mindfulness, massage, team sports, counseling……… Not surprisingly, there is a growing demand for self defense training. People want the security that comes with understanding how assaults take
During our Krav Maga classes, we devote a lot of training time to defending against assaults we are unable to prevent – punches, grabs, weapon assaults etc… The preference, of course, is to avoid these situations whenever possible. This involves
.Kinesics: the study of body language We often say avoidance is the best self defense. Avoiding involves being aware of signs of danger. Vital to this is the developing field of kinesics. The body can indicate when a person is
As self-defense practitioners we all have our favourite striking combinations. These are the ones we have frequently practiced and feel most confident performing. Some people feel very comfortable punching but are less adept at kicking. Others might want to rely