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Krav Maga: Are You Ready?

Published on November 15, 2013 by in News

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In Krav Maga, the intention in any conflict situation is to find a peaceful solution. Violence is the absolute last resort. As a practitioner, it is important to understand that you have a responsibility to use your skills for protecting yourself or your loved ones. Tactics and techniques are potentially lethal and not meant for…

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Krav Maga: Explosiveness

Published on October 25, 2013 by in News

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One of the key elements of Krav Maga, along with simplicity, directness, and versatility, is explosiveness. Explosiveness is the ability to produce maximum effort or strength in a short amount of time. While closely related to strength training, being strong does not equal explosiveness. Exercises to develop explosiveness are commonly referred to as plyometics, where…

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Krav Maga: Impact Weapon Defense

Published on October 23, 2013 by in News

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Impact weapon attacks can come in many forms — baton, hammer, crowbar, or any number of weapon-like objects. Impact weapons (along with edged weapons) are often referred to in krav maga parlance as “cold weapons.” Attacks can come from a myriad of directions, heights, and angles in single-swing attacks. The three fundamental principles of defense are either…

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Proper Hydration

Published on September 24, 2013 by in News

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Overview Drinking plenty of fluids is essential to fitness and athletic performance. It can even help you lose weight. Not staying hydrated, on the other hand, can hinder your performance and negatively impact your health. How Much Water? Drinking a gallon of water a day can increase your effectiveness in performance situations, whether at work,…

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Krav Maga: Violence of Action

Published on September 9, 2013 by in News

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Consider this analogy for the application of force; think about force being applied as electricity. Think of the difference between a dimmer light and a light switch. When you dial up a dimmer light, the light bulb becomes brighter slowly. It takes time for it to light the room. When a switch is flipped, the…

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Krav Maga: Controlling Fear in Traumatic Situations

Published on August 19, 2013 by in News

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Are some people natural heroes’? Are some people naturally brave? In precarious situations we feel fear. That fear drives some people to incredible acts of heroism and bravery while others freeze or loose control. In our training we learn to familiarize ourselves with danger and fear provoking situations. Having someone come at you in the…

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Krav Maga: Three Reasons to Love Our Classes

Published on August 15, 2013 by in News

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1. Powerful, Real-World Self-Defense You want a self-defense system that’s tested & proven to work in the real world, right? Nothing beats Krav Maga in this aspect! It was originally created by the Israeli army to work fluidly in real-life situations. In fact, a big part of the training is simulating all kinds of real-life…

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Krav Maga: React to Your Attackers Preparations

Published on August 13, 2013 by in News

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Generally a physical fight is preceded by a verbal confrontation or some sort of threat. This is the time to react; attack his preparation, strike before he strikes you. This of course requires hands-on training. As a rule of thumb; if you sense trouble, keep your eyes on his hands, it is the hands that…

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Krav Maga: Continually Evolving to Meet Your Needs

Published on August 13, 2013 by in News

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As the nation of Israel was born in the 1940s, so too was a combative system that would begin to take the world by storm some 50 years later. Krav Maga came into being out of the necessity to survive in an ever-hostile environment. Israel and it’s people needed a combative system that was devastatingly…

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Krav Maga: Avoidance and De-Escalation

Published on August 6, 2013 by in News

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Fighting is dangerous, plain and simple. No matter how skilled you are, there are serious risks to fighting; it should be engaged in only as a last resort, even if it is in self-defense. You could be seriously hurt, regardless of your prowess as a fighter, or you could seriously hurt the other person (and…

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