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KRAV MAGA: The #1 Self Defense System in the World.
Krav Maga, the self-defense fighting style, is defined by its brutal offensive techniques and quick counterattacks, making it the perfect choice for unexpected and dangerous situations. Unlike traditional martial arts, Krav Maga prioritizes results over fair fighting rules, offering a revolutionary self-defense course that eliminates katas and rituals.
By focusing on simple principles and instinctive movements, our Krav Maga self-defense classes aim to teach highly effective methods for personal protection in the shortest possible time. Whether you're looking to defend yourself in real-world scenarios or seeking a practical and efficient approach to self-defense, Krav Maga is the ultimate solution.
ACT, or Armed Civilian Tactics, was born out of the need to bridge the gap between hand-to-hand combat training and firearms training. In today's world, being prepared means being proficient in both. That's why we provide comprehensive instruction by professional trainers with real-life combat experience and thousands of hours of instruction with Civilians, Law Enforcement, Security, and Military Personnel.
We understand the importance of being fully prepared for any situation. Our training is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to defend yourself and others effectively. Whether you're a civilian seeking personal protection or a member of law enforcement or the military, our comprehensive approach to training ensures that you'll be fully prepared to face any challenge that comes your way.
LAW ENFORCEMENT / PRIVATE SECURITY
Krav Maga provides law enforcement officers and private security personnel with the essential skills to confront violent offenders while remaining mindful of reasonable use-of-force and civil liability issues. Our training program takes into account the unique challenges and needs of both law enforcement and private security personnel.
Krav Maga is the ideal self-defense training program for anyone who is responsible for the safety of others. Whether you are a law enforcement officer or a private security professional, our training will enable you to respond quickly and effectively in any situation, while remaining aware of the reasonable use-of-force and civil liability concerns that are essential for success.
Krav Maga has been life changing for me. The community and atmosphere is awesome at ETKM
QUESTION & ANSWER
Krav Maga is Hebrew for ‘Close Combat’. It’s the official self-defense system for the Israeli Military and many Law Enforcement agencies across the USA and the world. But don’t let that intimidate you. Krav Maga is used by real people just like you EVERY DAY.
Should I get into shape before trying Krav Maga?
There’s no need for that. Krav Maga is an intense, high energy, and FUN workout and every class moves you forward towards your goals. But ALL our classes are all self paced and our Instructors are Masters at helping everyone modify and regulate. Stop and rest when you need to, get some water, observe…it’s all perfectly acceptable and a regular practice at East Texas Krav Maga. The best way to to get ready for Krav Maga, is to just do Krav Maga!
How long should I train in Krav Maga?
As with anything, the more you practice the better you’ll be. But Krav Maga is built on your bodies natural instincts and reflexes, so half the work is already done! Everyone learns at their own pace, but we’ve found that most people train in the Basic level class for about 4 months before moving on to more advanced material. (See more in our FAQ’s) After about a year, many people are already into the Advanced levels defending against weapons threats like knives and guns.
I’m a beginner, when is a good time to start classes?
Right now! People just like you are starting Krav Maga here every day. A month from now you’ll wish you started today. And getting started couldn’t be easier. Just put your contact information in one of our forms and we’ll make an appointment for you to come in and test drive a beginners class. You’ll be hooked from day 1, and we promise you’ll learn something useful in that very first class.