29th May 2020

7 Benefits of Learning Krav Maga Online

The world is a scary place. With the current pandemic, things have become even more unpredictable. Do you know how to handle yourself in an emergency situation? Can you defend yourself if you’re attacked, robbed, or assaulted? While most people generally try to avoid provocative questions like these, you need to take a moment, to […]

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21st May 2020

What Is Krav Maga? Here’s What You Need to Know

Heard of Krav Maga? Not sure what it is, but want to learn? Well, you’re in the right place ! In this article, we will answer the question of “What is Krav Maga?” as well as covering some lesser-known points of interest. Keep reading to discover if Krav Maga is right for you. What Is Krav Maga? […]

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10th February 2020

The Question of Violence – How to Minimise Risk on the Street

When it comes to bullying and being attacked or mugged on the street, confidence (or the appearance of) is really important. Individuals can be chosen as victims depending on how they walk, where they look and a host of other body language and general non-verbal bits of communication that are being broadcast subconsciously. The more […]

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19th October 2018

What is Krav Maga (7 of 7)

7. CONCLUSION Krav Maga is a state of mind, a logical precept applied to self protection. It was created to fulfill a need, and to be the most effective and efficient in all situations where it was needed. Additionally, it had to also be flexible and adaptive in unknown, or hitherto untrained-for situations. No training […]

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What is Krav Maga (6 of 7)

6. HOW TO MAKE YOUR TRAINING ‘MORE REAL’ Obviously, there is no way to make your self defence training ‘real’ other than putting yourself wilfully into a dangerous situation, which is counter intuitive. Again, putting our ‘Krav Maga thinking’ into place, if we build a resilient and adaptive model that is simple and effective we […]

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What is Krav Maga (5 of 7)

5. HOW DO YOU PRACTICE FOR REALITY AND CHAOS? In the end it must come down to working and practising multiple self defence situations. You can research the most common types of attacks through the office of national statistics (https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/crimeandjustice/compendium/focusonviolentcrimeandsexualoffences/yearendingmarch2016/overviewofviolentcrimeandsexualoffences||) which show what offences the police were called for, but don’t specify what the actual […]

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What is Krav Maga (4 of 7)

4. HOW CAN WE MAINTAIN SUCCESSIVE EFFECTIVE ATTACKS? One of the most important things that Krav Maga aims to instil is an attitude of ‘continuous attack’. We have already discussed how you have an advantage over your attacker if you choose to attack first, as human physiology is on your side giving you around a […]

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What is Krav Maga (3 of 7)

3. CAN WE PLAN FOR A REAL SELF DEFENCE ‘STREET FIGHT’ PAST THE INITIAL RESPONSE? To answer this, we need to look a little bit past Krav Maga and first look at probability theory and a little bit of human physiology – more specifically, is there such a thing as true ‘chaos’ when you are […]

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What is Krav Maga (2 of 7)

2. CAN YOU DEFINE A STRUCTURE TO THE CHAOS OF STREET VIOLENCE? To be absolutely clear, if you are attacked and you have no indication of your assailants intentions (for example from directly behind you and you have no advance warning of any kind), you will have no reaction time in which to form a […]

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What is Krav Maga (1 of 7)

1. HISTORICAL EXAMPLES OF ‘KRAV MAGA THINKING’ There was a man called Helmuth von Moltke the Elder who was the Prussian chief of staff before World War 1. He was classically trained in military strategy, and the advent of mass human destruction with machine guns and artillery meant that his skills and training no longer […]

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