Martial Arts Studio,
Evansville Courier & Press,
Gold Winner 2004,
Gold Winner, 2006
Krav Maga is the
official self defense system of the Israeli
Defense Forces, founded and
formed by Imi Lichtenfeld (Sde-Or)
and has been taught to hundreds of
law enforcement agencies and thousands
of civilians in the United States.
It is a simple, effective self defense
system that emphasizes instinctive
techniques, and realistic
Krav Maga teaches how to prevent,
deal and overcome all kinds of violence
and attacks, prepares the trainees
in the subjects of self-defense, self
protection, fighting and combat skills,
as well as skills to defend others.
It is easy to learn and retain, performed
and intuitively, and practically used
under stressful conditions.
Subjects covered include:
- escape and evasion
- dealing with throws and falls
to all directions and angles
- attacks and counterattacks, performed
to all targets, distances, ranges,
heights, angles, directions and
in all rhythms. Use of all sorts
of common objects for defensive
- defending all unarmed attacks:
punches, strikes and kicks.
- releases from all sorts of grabs
- defending all armed attacks and
threats of knife and sharp objects;
of sticks bars and other blunt objects;
of all kind of firearms.
- physical and mental control
Krav Maga prepares the trainees to function in all
circumstances and scenarios, in all combat and
fighting environments, according to their needs,
risks they are facing and job descriptions. KM
enables and brings technical, tactical, physical
and mental growth and improvements.