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Taking Safety Into Your Own Hands

Jul. 28, 2020 by

 You are the last line of defense in safety. It boils down to you. Kina Repp, Safety Speaker. Kina Repp’s quote is worth pondering. Societies have professionals – firefighters, security guards, soldiers, and police officers, – whose role is to

5 Misconceptions About Krav Maga

Apr. 14, 2020 by

Reality confounds image Peter Heather Misunderstanding is generally simpler than true understanding, and hence has more potential for popularity.  Raheel Farooq Compared to the likes of karate, kung-fu, or boxing, Krav Maga is a new self-defense system. More people are

7 Ways Krav Maga Adapts to You.

Apr. 6, 2020 by

The wise adapt themselves to circumstances as water moulds itself to the pitcher. Chinese Proverb With such diversity, a self-defense system must have the capacity to adapt to people’s unique qualities. Every self-defense situation is unique: the attacker, the attack itself,

Born from Necessity: A Short History of Krav Maga

Apr. 5, 2020 by

So one may walk in peace. Imi Lichtenfeld. Origin stories are inherently interesting and the story of Krav Maga’s beginnings is no different. It begins with the founder, Imi Lichtenfeld. Imi was born in Budapest in 1910. His father Samuel, a

A Promise Every Krav Maga Class Should Keep

Apr. 1, 2020 by

Krav Maga training offers many benefits including improved confidence, better fitness, social interaction and, of course, self-defense skills. A Krav Maga class, however, is not successful unless it fulfills one promise: All students have improved their ability to protect themselves in

Why Do We Focus On Krav Maga?

Apr. 1, 2020 by

Focus. The center of interest or activity. “Determine what specific goal you want to achieve. Then dedicate yourself to its attainment with unswerving singleness of purpose, the trenchant zeal of a crusader.” Paul J. Meyer  We teach practical self-defense for real-life

Working with your Current Fitness Level: 4 Tips

Mar. 31, 2020 by

Please be assured that your fitness limitations will not prevent you from learning self-defense. We are adamant that self-defense should be accessible to everyone. Of course, we encourage you to improve your fitness but we will work with “where you

What is Practical Self-Defense? 5 Elements

Mar. 31, 2020 by

Practical. feasible, realistic, concerned with what is possible When we ask people why they come to us for self-defense training (and why they stay) they usually answer: “It’s practical.” Of course, we love this answer because our goal is to

Krav Maga: It’s about survival not fighting.

Mar. 4, 2020 by

“So one may walk in peace.” Imi Lichtenfeld, founder of Krav Maga Perceptions not grounded in experience or sound reasoning can be very misplaced. This certainly applies to how some people perceive Krav Maga training. Some of our students have described

Training and Teaching in a Culture of Improvement

Oct. 16, 2019 by

“Being good at whatever we want to do-playing the violin, running a race, painting a picture, leading a group of people- is among the deepest sources of fulfillment we will even know. Geoff Colvin As a Krav Maga instructor (and

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