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Horizontal inward elbow strikes (front)

Jun. 22, 2020 by

One of the topics we devote a lot of time to is striking at various distances, directions and angles. Assaults can come from anywhere, so we need to develop a versatile striking arsenal.   Elbow strikes are for close range.  By

Avoidance is the Best Self-Defense

May. 26, 2020 by

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Benjamin Franklin.  One of the points we emphasize at our self-defense school is that we hope you never get involved in a physical confrontation. Avoidance, as Rory Miller writes, is

Being Safe vs Being “Right”

May. 20, 2020 by

Right. Morally or socially correct Just. Acting or done in accordance with what is morally right or fair.  “A power struggle collapses when you withdraw your energy from it. Power struggles become uninteresting to you when you change your intention from winning

Accept Your Limitations and Go Beyond Them

May. 12, 2020 by

Once we accept our limits we go beyond them. Albert Einstein Self-defense training will highlight your abilities and limitations- physically, mentally, and emotionally. You will feel inspired as you learn life-saving skills but frustrated when you struggle with certain techniques and

Krav Maga and Appropriate Use of Force

May. 6, 2020 by

Appropriate use of force. Using force that is fitting or suitable for the situation Krav Maga teaches you to adapt to various circumstances. One vital aspect of adapting involves using the appropriate use of force.  Let us consider two examples.

The 4 W’s of Assaults. Challenging Some Traditional Assumptions

May. 5, 2020 by

Sometimes, we can sense an impending threat. Escalating abuse in relationships of various kinds, for instance, gives us many indicators – if we choose to acknowledge them. Sometimes, a “predictable assault” offers mere seconds to avoid, escape, or de-escalate a

6 Ways to Become a More Versatile Defender

Apr. 21, 2020 by

Versatile. Capable of adapting. Assaults can happen in innumerable ways, places and times. To protect ourselves we need to be able to adapt, to be versatile. Here are 6 ways to become a more versatile defender.  Train In Different Settings:

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,

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

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