Empowering Victims of Trauma with Krav Maga Training

In the realms of psychological recovery and self-defense, Krav Maga stands out as a unique and empowering tool for women who have suffered from abuse. This Israeli martial art, known for its practical and no-nonsense approach, offers more than physical defense techniques; it provides psychological benefits that are instrumental in overcoming trauma and rebuilding a sense of self.

Standing Strong: Wrestling’s Impact on Krav Maga’s Grappling GameIntroductionContinuing our exploration of martial arts integration in Krav Maga, this post examines the influence of Wrestling. Known for its effective takedowns and control strategies, Wrestling provides essential tools for standing grappling in Krav Maga.The Wrestling AdvantageIn Krav Maga, we incorporate Wrestling’s emphasis on takedowns, balance, and control. These elements are crucial…

Welcome to a Fusion of Fighting Arts: A Krav Maga Journey Introduction Welcome to our blog series where we explore the dynamic world of Krav Maga, a self-defense system that doesn’t just prepare you for confrontations but equips you to overcome them. I’m a Krav Maga instructor with a passion for integrating the most effective techniques from various martial arts.…

Unleashing Lee Morrison's Philosophies in Krav Maga

Lee Morrison’s self-defense philosophy, though distinct from Krav Maga in practice, closely aligns with the principles that make Krav Maga effective and empowering. His emphasis on proactive action, emotional readiness, and the recognition of the harsh reality of violence mirrors the core beliefs of Krav Maga. Whether you practice Krav Maga or embrace Morrison’s approach, the shared ethos of preparedness,…

Empowering Teenage Girls with Krav Maga Training

Empowering Teenage Girls: The Importance of Learning Krav Maga As young girls transition into adolescence, they face a myriad of challenges, from physical and emotional changes to navigating complex social dynamics. One aspect of personal development that often goes overlooked, however, is the importance of self-defense. Krav Maga, a highly effective martial art and self-defense system, has gained popularity in recent…

"Train More…Fear Less!" Not just a mantra, It's in our DNA.

“Train More…Fear Less!” Not just a mantra, It’s in our DNA.Krav Maga is a self-defense system that focuses on practical techniques to protect oneself in real-life situations. At the heart of Krav Maga training is the mantra “Train More…Fear Less!” This philosophy is based on the idea that the more a person trains, the more confident and capable they become,…

Understanding Physiology & Psychology of Violence for Krav Maga students

The book “On Combat” written by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman can be a valuable resource for Krav Maga students as it provides insights into the psychology of violence and how it affects the body and mind. In addition, Cooper’s Color Code, which is discussed in the book, can be an essential tool for mental awareness and preparedness.

Goals for ETKM Levels

ETKM Goals for each Training Level of Krav MagaLEVEL ONE (Yellow Belt)Striking and Movement – basic striking for self defense (straight punches, elbows, knees, kicks); basic stance and movementControl – Head and Neck control, Arm Drag, Duck UnderSelf Defense – Defend against basic chokes and rear headlock, Basic punch defense against straight and haymaker punches, Defense against basic takedownsGround —…

Firearms use in Self Defense

In an analysis, 482 firearms self-defense incidents were examined. All involved the use of firearms by private citizens in self defense or defense of others. No law enforcement related incidents were included.

Why Women’s Self-Defense Is Not Enough

Straight Talk on Women’s Self-Defense and Domestic Violence How big a concern is violent crime for women in Texas? Late last year Texas DPS released a Texas crime analysis with chilling statistics. In 2016, there was one murder every six hours and a rape every 40 minutes. Every 16 minutes someone committed a robbery, and every 7 minutes a Texan…