Krav Maga Techniques you need to know for personal safety

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The landscape of the self-defense and martial arts training world can be incredibly confusing. Trying to figure out which style of training, which physical location to train at, which community of people to become involved with, can all seem overwhelming and stressful. Everyone who becomes interested in learning self-defense wants to train at the “best” […]

Why Krav Maga is Not a Martial Art

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If you practice a martial art, Krav Maga is likely a fighting system you’ve heard of. Thanks to its rising popularity and increasing roster of celebrity practitioners, many people outside of the world of martial arts are starting to take interest in Krav Maga –– and even recognize it by name, if not by its […]

Krav Maga Definition | The 3 Biggest Myths About Krav Maga

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Krav Maga Definition | The 3 Biggest Myths About Krav Maga Krav maga is more popular now than ever before. Every day, new people are discovering this valuable self-defense system and improving their bodies and minds exponentially. But the more well-known something becomes, the faster the rumors start to fly, and not everything you hear […]

The best tips for improving Krav Maga self-defense skills faster

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Krav Maga Worldwide self-defense is a system that was designed specifically to teach people to fight in a short period of time. Our roots go back to the creator of Krav Maga itself, Imi Lichtenfeld. Imi grew up as a competitive boxer and grappler in Brataslavia. During WWII Imi fought with Nazi resistance forces. At […]

Should You Learn Krav Maga at Home?

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Should You Learn Krav Maga at Home? Krav Maga is more popular today than it’s ever been, and it stands to reason that there’s a growing number of people who want to learn these self-defense skills for themselves. But Krav Maga doesn’t come with an instruction booklet, or with headgear and knee-pads: there’s a lot […]

Juicing Before a Workout: Beneficial or a Fad?

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Juicing Before a Workout: Beneficial or a Fad? One of the biggest workout trends these days is juicing before workout routines. Many bodybuilders swear by the method of guzzling fruit and vegetable juices before exercising, claiming that it helps build muscle mass and gives them additional energy to maximize your workout. But fads are called […]

Krav Maga Basics | A Primer for Anyone Considering Krav Maga

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Krav Maga Basics | A Primer for Anyone Considering Krav Maga Kav Maga: The Basics Krav Maga is a self-defense training system that started from humble beginnings over a century ago. Samuel Lichtenfeld, the Chief Detective Inspector in Bratislava, was well known for teaching his fellow policemen self-defense techniques at Bratislava’s first gym. These techniques […]

Preparing for Self Defense Training Courses

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Preparing for Self Defense Training Courses You’ve decided to take the plunge and have signed up for self defense training courses. Are you unsure of what to expect? There’s nothing wrong with making sure you’re prepared prior to beginning self defense training courses. Consider our tips on preparing yourself for your first class: Consider Light […]

Learn How To Throw A Powerful Straight Punch

Learn to throw a powerful straight punch.

Learn How To Throw A Powerful Straight Punch. Learning self-defense is both a mental and physical process. One aspect is equally as important as the other. In order to be effective at defending yourself against an attacker or an assault you must have a no holds barred mentality. You have to be able to fight […]

3 important reasons Krav Maga self-defense classes will improve your life.

Krav Maga self-defense classes are the best way to get in shape and learn real self-defense skills.

Self-defense classes should be effective. That’s really the most important aspect of getting involved in taking self-defense classes to begin with. Self-defense classes should make you safer, stronger, and improve your quality of life overall. In order to be effective, classes have to be teaching you something practical. Something that could really help you if […]

Strength Training For Self-Defense and Martial Arts

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Taking self-defense classes at a Krav Maga Worldwide® certified training center will get you into amazing shape. Self-defense classes push your overall conditioning levels and consistently make your body adapt to new challenges. In order to become the most effective and efficient in your self-defense training however your program should include strength training for self-defense […]

A Guide to Krav Maga Training Gear

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A Guide to Krav Maga Training Gear To make the most of your training, the right clothing and gear are essential. Proper gear helps your form, which prepares you for defense against assailants, and can protect you and your sparring partner from injury. Gear that is designed for other combat sports (such as karate, jiu […]