What Is Krav Maga

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Krav Maga is a modern and proven reality-based defensive tactics system for men and women which was developed by Imi Lichtenfeld. Based on simple principles and instinctive, natural movements of the human body, it is designed to teach practcal self-defence for the real world in the shortest possible time. Originally developed for the Israel Defense Forces, it is now also taught to civilians, military, law enforcement and security personnel throughout the world.

Krav Maga (Hebrew for “Contact Combat”) is a system with a unique and logical approach. It is easy to learn and retain, performed naturally and intuitively, and practically be use under stressful conditions. An essential part of Krav Maga is its teaching process, methodology and ways of training.

Krav Maga teaches you how to protect yourself! A proven system of self defence, you learn not only effective techniques against common attacks, but also the thinking behind protecting yourself.
Learn proven Tactics & Strategies designed to keep you safe and feeling confident in most situations of life.
Krav Maga students train not only to defend themselves with their body but also in the use of common, everyday objects such as laptops, chairs, backpacks, sticks and stones, coffee mugs, pens, etc. Krav Maga teaches multiple opponent defence as part of its training, places emphasis on scenario based training and contains many exercises and drills to put students under physical and psychological stress in order to acclimatize the student to the stresses of reality based self-defence.

Krav Maga includes the subjects of:
Prevention, avoidance, escape and evasion.
Dealing with throws and falls to all directions and angles.
Attacks and counterattacks, performed to all targets, distances, ranges, heights, angles, directions and in all rhythms. Executed from all positions and postures. Use of all sorts of common objects for defensive purposes.
Defending all unarmed attacks: punches, strikes and kicks. Releases from all sorts of grabs and holds. Defending all armed attacks and threats of knife and sharp objects; of sticks bars and other blunt objects; of all kind of firearms.
Dealing with the above attacks when sent from all possible directions and places; When are performed by a single or multiple attackers; When occur in all possible places, positions and postures. Including in confined or open areas; in an ally, staircase, car; On all types of grounds; In water; When free or in limited space of movement; While standing, on the move, sitting down, laying down on the back, side or facing down.
Physical and mental control and disarm.
Krav Maga prepares the trainees to function in all circumstances and scenarios, in all combat and fighting environments, according to their needs, risks they are facing and job descriptions. KM enables and brings technical, tactical, physical and mental growth and improvements.
Krav Maga contains special approaches, tactics, techniques, subjects, drills and training methods for the different sectors: Civilians of all ages, men and women, young and old; Law-enforcement officers; Military personnel and units; Correction service officers and wardens; Security officers; As well as: Close protection officers; Undercover agents; Counter terrorists groups; Air-marshals; Special forces and commando units.