It’s all about defending yourself so you can neutralize a threat or attacker, and survive. As a result of this mentality there is no technique that is considered “dirty” or “illegal” in Krav Maga if it means the difference in surviving an assault. This is another huge benefit of Krav Maga. Students are taught to target areas like the groin, eyes, and throat on an attacker because strikes to these targets illicit an involuntary response that can also impede functions like breathing, seeing, standing, etc.
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 Read more…
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.
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 Worldwide’s mission has always been about empowering people with skills that will make them safer. In the COVID-19 lockdown era and subsequent transition into reopening, making people safer and keeping people safe in our training centers has taken on a different meaning.