Defined by brutal offensive techniques and quick counterattacks, Krav Maga is the ideal self-defense fighting style for unexpected and dangerous situations. A focus on results without rules of fair fighting means Krav Maga is not a martial art but a revolutionary self-defense course—no katas, no rituals. Based on simple principles and instinctive movements, our Krav Maga self-defense classes are intended to teach methods exceptionally effective for personal protection in the shortest possible time.
ACT or Armed Civilian Tactics was created to literally bridge the gap between hand-to-hand training and firearms training. Training 1 without the other in today’s environment is simply only being half prepared. Instructed by professional trainers with real life experience in combat and thousands of hours of instruction with Civilians, Law Enforcement, Security and Military Personnel.
LAW ENFORCEMENT / PRIVATE SECURITY
Krav Maga enables officers to deal with the most violent offenders they encounter, while remaining acutely aware of reasonable use-of-force and civil liability issues facing law enforcement. These are all crucial factors that must be considered in the development of any defensive tactics program.
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.