Women’s Only Self Defense is one of the fastest-growing Krav Maga classes. This is not surprising since violence against women remains a pervasive problem in Toronto, Canada, and the world at large. Along with education, legal reform, and other efforts,
Parking lots are potential sites for various crimes, including car break-ins, muggings, sexual and physical assaults. Here are some examples in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). As these examples show parking lots assaults can vary. Let’s outline six general factors
Since our Krav Maga self-defense classes focus on everyday situations we always consider the various settings we find ourselves in. This includes identifying common objects you can use to defend yourself. Whether you are in Toronto or anywhere else in
As self-defense instructors, our raisin d’être is to give you practical skills to save your life. This being said, there are other benefits to Krav Maga training. One of these benefits is fitness, something I like to call functional fitness.
ONE OF THE more gratifying developments I have witnessed over the past fifteen years is the increasing number of women training in Krav Maga. Reports from various Kravolution schools across the world report this and it is certainly the case
In previous blogs, we offered some general tips about protecting yourself on the ground. Now, we want to take a closer look at some of the problems involved in real life ground assaults. Here are four factors. There are no
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