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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

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:

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,

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

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

Survival and Working Out Solutions

Mar. 21, 2020 by

Survive. To live through danger or accident etc…Solution. The act or means of solving a problem or difficulty. Krav Maga, as we stress in many of our blogs is about survival. We cover many techniques and emphasize that we cannot

Don’t Stand So Close to Me: 4 Reasons to Maintain Distance.

Feb. 21, 2020 by

“Don’t Stand So Close to Me” The Police During every self-defense class, we emphasize that our primary goal is not to teach you how to “win a fight” but to get you home safe. One way to preserve your safety

Keep it Simple

Jan. 20, 2020 by

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucious The world is full of people who will help you manufacture tornadoes in order to blow out a match. Shau Hick. From time to time we have students

Movie Violence vs Real Violence

Nov. 1, 2019 by

Living in an increasingly “screen culture”, many people “learn” about violence from the movies. They know that these are choreographed scenes so don’t necessarily equate them with real violence but movies might be their primary source of “knowledge”. Some movies

Krav Maga and Functional Fitness: 5 Benefits

Oct. 11, 2019 by

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. What is functional

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