Why did you begin your Krav Maga business? This is a frequent question people ask us and the answer does involve a history of meetings (chance and arranged), decisions and important people. In essence, however, there is a vision. Every
Megan Berkman of Kravolution striking to defend herself.
There are many factors to consider when striking to protect yourself or others. One of these is striking vulnerable parts of the assailant’s body. A concise definition of “vulnerable part of the body” is parts of the human body that
One of the more dangerous attacks is what we identify in our Krav Maga curriculum as headlocks from behind. Basic Level Two includes three variations. Arm-bar on front of the throat (windpipe) Arm-bar on the neck (carotid artery) Hand/s covering
The subject of stalking pervades our culture. Mainstream movies such as Fatal Attraction, Single White Female, The Cable Guy and more recently, the Netflix original You focus on the topic as do songs such as Every Breath You Take by
Abduct: carry off or kidnap (a person) illegally by force or deception Trick: an action or scheme undertaken to fool, outwit, or deceive. Predator: a rapacious, exploitive person… In a previous blog, we outlined some general tips around abduction prevention.
Abduction: to carry off or kidnap (a person) illegally by force or deception In May 2011, a woman was walking along Lakeshore Avenue in Toronto when two men tried to pull her into their vehicle. Thankfully, she escaped. More recently,
“There can be no good outcome from a violent criminal wanting to spend private time with you.” Rory Miller Criminals who commit assaults have various motives. Criminals might commit an assault to take your property – money, possessions etc. Other
In a densely populated city like Toronto, many people use elevators to access floors in high rise buildings such as apartment buildings, condos, and offices. Sometimes, these elevator trips are during busy times when we are crammed with others. Other
Intuition: immediate apprehension by the mind without reasoning. Empiricism: the theory that all knowledge is derived from sense-experience. Reasoning: Coming to an understanding or conclusion through logical argument. Your “inner voice, a “gut feeling”, a “hunch.” People use