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A Krav Maga Technique You've Never Been Taught

I'd like to share a Krav Maga insight with you that I'm almost willing to guarantee is something that you've never been taught in a Krav Maga class...

It's Down To You, Ma'am

In South Africa, where I’m writing this, a woman leaving school or university has a greater statistical likelihood of being raped than of finding...

The Ghost Patrol Of WWII

My father fought in WWII, and the story I’m about to share with you is so unusual that you might choose not to believe it. When I was a little boy,...

The Secret History Of Krav Maga

As martial arts go, Krav Maga is a relative latecomer to the family.It’s the youngest martial art in modern history, dating back less than a cent...

Should Women Train Krav Maga Differently To Men? Yes, And Here's Why.

 Here’s a topic that is often hotly debated in Krav Maga circles: Should women train Krav Maga differently to men? There’s one school of thought t...

Clear, Control, and Counter

In a related post, I’ve written about the fact that the Elite Defence Academy International system of Krav Maga is distinctive for several reaso...

Deeply Intelligent Krav Maga

Somebody asked me the other day: “How many Krav Maga techniques do you know?”They meant it sincerely, but I had to chuckle, because it’s the equiva...

Soft Does Not Mean Weak

Many people who look in at our system of Krav Maga are quite curious about one particular thing: they often ask me about the fact that it doesn’t “...

The Best Krav Maga In The World!

I have a question for you:Who makes the best mobile phone in the world? Apple, or Samsung?Your answer will probably depend on which brand you buy ...

The Preservation Of Life

Learning Krav Maga is relatively easy. But, if you're in the hands of an irresponsible teacher, your Krav Maga training could damage you in ways th...

Violence isn't the answer...except when it is

Here’s a thought for you: Many people who are completely pacifist in nature, or have strongly-held beliefs around non-violence, will often procl...

When Am I Allowed To Shoot?

  In Krav Maga training, practicing handgun and other firearm disarms is as commonplace as a boxer practicing punches on the heavy bag.And we do th...