Striking techniques or “combatives” are the root of the Krav Maga Worldwide self-defense system. In order to effectively defend themselves a person must know how to strike and do damage to anyone who would try to do damage to them. One of the most effective and powerful tools to use in striking is the elbow.
Many people ask us, “How do I find Krav Maga near me?” or “What do I do if there is no Krav Maga near me?”. The first question is easy to answer. If you are looking for “krav maga near me” you can check out our locator map by clicking on this link and entering your zip code in the search field. The map will bring up the closest Krav Maga Worldwide certified training center near you. The other easy option is to give us a call at 1-800-KRAV MAGA and we’ll help you with your search for “krav maga near me”.
Training at a Krav Maga Worldwide certified training center will help you reach your self-defense and fitness related goals for 2021. It will also give you a foundation for your continued development, training, and learning. Krav Maga Worldwide self-defense is built on a system of levels that progress in terms of complexity of techniques as well as the complexity of the overall self-defense scenarios. In higher levels we teach students to defend themselves on the ground, against multiple attackers, and even against attackers armed with blunt weapons, knives and guns.
Front kick to the groin, bearhug/takedown defense, and knife defense are three Krav Maga Worldwide self-defense techniques that everyone should know…or at least have some knowledge of as a means of increasing their personal safety. These techniques are effective, easy to learn and to recall under stress and, in a broad sense, very representative of the Krav Maga Worldwide self-defense philosophy.
Krav Maga for beginners can seem intimidating and challenging…but remember two things. The first is that if you’ve decided to start training in Krav Maga Worldwide self-defense you are making a positive change in your life and, yes, that’s going to require some adjusting some effort to overcome obstacles. The second is that Krav Maga is a system that was basically designed, at least in Level 1, for absolute beginners.
This blog will give you a roadmap of tips for Krav Maga for beginners that will help you in both the mental and physical aspects of training so that you can progress and build skills that will make you stronger and safer.