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Krav Maga

Krav Maga

An Essential Guide to the Renowned Method--for Fitness and Self-Defense

  • Author: David Kahn
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN: 9781429905992
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 192
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Master the moves of krav maga—the international self-defense and physical fitness sensation Increasingly popular around the world, krav maga is the renowned hand-to-hand Martial Arts defense fighting designed by the Israeli military forces. Swift, powerful, and simple, it is an effective method for fending off any kind of attacker—and it is also an amazing workout. Regardless of size, strength, and fitness level, anyone can master the essentials of krav maga—and reap the rewards of increased safety, confidence, and conditioning. With moves you can learn in as little as five minutes, or train and practice for long-term success, Krav Maga covers all the below: *What is Krav Maga all about *Instruction on how to protect your body's vulnerable target and learn weapons defense combat *Use an opponent's momentum to fuel your counterattack *Escape all kinds of grips and holds *Combine training punches, kicks, and other moves into a powerful conditioning workout---to lose weight, increase core strength, and improve muscle tone *Use specially designed drills and a 12-week training program to become a kravist---a smart and prepared fighter Written by one of America's foremost krav maga experts, this exciting new guide opens the door to an empowering and important set of techniques that you or anyone can master.

Krav Maga

Krav Maga

A Comprehensive Guide For Individuals, Security, Law Enforcement and Armed Forces

  • Author: Carsten Draheim
  • Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport
  • ISBN: 1782551018
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 232
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Meyer & Meyer Premium — the next level of instructional sports literature with high-quality, full-color books. The self-defense system “Krav Maga,” initially developed for the Israeli army and practiced in areas of war and conflict, is booming worldwide. The prompt use of these techniques and its effectiveness have led to its success and international spread. Carsten Draheim is the best known instructor in German-speaking countries. As a civilian, he teaches members of police and military units and also ordinary people in daily self-defense training. Besides, he is the owner of Krav Maga Institute which is one of the biggest providers worldwide with more than 1,700 students and teaching modules per year. The author presents all of his broad experience and knowledge in this supplement to Krav Maga lessons. It also contains comments by Mike Diehl, a former member of the German Special Commando Forces (KSK) and instructor at the training center for the Division of Special Operations of the German army. This book decodes the system of Krav Maga and explains its elements instead of limiting itself to the presentation of techniques. In doing so, it provides valuable instructions for teaching this modern system of self-defense. If you want to know about the focus of modern teaching of self-defense in the military, the police or the civil sector, this book is the perfect starting point!

Krav Maga

Krav Maga

Real World Solutions to Real World Violence - Disrupt . Damage . Destroy . Disengage

  • Author: Gershon Ben Keren
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • ISBN: 1462916198
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 192
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Krav Maga: Real World Solutions to Real World Violence presents a no-nonsense approach to neutralizing attackers in close quarters. Author Gershon Ben Keren explains the philosophy behind the Krav Maga method, which is the basis of the Israel Defense Force's (IDF) devastating close combat system. This book lays out a systematic approach to self-defense and provides illustrated confrontation scenarios paired with tailored practical responses. Accompanied by clear, easy-to-follow photographs, practical combat skills are described in step-by-step detail, along with the movement patterns needed to make them effective in real-life settings. All of the photos in the book were shot in real-time, demonstrating what realistic movements—both from the attacker's and defender's perspective—look like. Where applicable, techniques have been shot in the scenarios in which they occur such as bars, restrooms, ATMs, etc. The situational components of such violent incidents are explained, so the reader can learn to identify, predict, and avoid violence before it occurs. Contents of this Krav Maga book include: What is Krav Maga? Krav Maga Yashir Introduction to author Gershon Ben Keren Basic Skills (Stances, Movement, Blocking and Striking)—The Timeline of Violence; Controlling Range; Relative Body Positioning; Groin Kick; Driving Knee Self-Defense Scenarios—Knife Disarming; Gun to Front of Body; Abductions and Hostage Taking; Knife Shank; Improvised Weapons Unarmed Assaults and Dynamic Components of Violence—Preventing a Front Headlock; Applying an Effective Guillotine; Defending Knees in a Clinch and more!

Advanced Krav Maga

Advanced Krav Maga

The Next Level of Fitness and Self-Defense

  • Author: David Kahn
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN: 1429962259
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 256
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GET IN THE BEST SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE AND MASTER REAL FIGHTING TECHNIQUES WITH ADVANCED KRAV MAGA Based on the principles of enhancing natural instincts and using appropriate force for self-protection and weapons defense, anyone can master the moves of krav maga – the international self-defense Martial Arts and physical fitness sensation designed by the Israel Defense Forces. This follow up to Krav Maga: An Essential Guide to the Renowned Method - for Fitness and Self-Defense, explores essential combative tactics including standing, clinch, and extensive groundwork from yellow, orange and green belt levels, to help you update and improve your skills. In this guide to advance techniques and training, David Kahn will teach you: *How krav maga saved Ernest Kovary, Imi Lichtenfeld's oldest living student, the day WWII began *The mindset of effective self-defense *Upper and lower body combatives and defenses *Powerful retzev workouts *New techniques for mastering escapes against chokes, grabs, and takedowns *Krav maga groundwork and instruction *Women's self-defense principles Regardless of strength, size, age, or gender, you can learn advanced techniques for fending off any attacker – swiftly, powerfully, and simply. And the conditioning you will achieve by practicing these techniques will tone your muscles, improve your reflexes, and get you fighting fit.From the American expert and Israeli Grandmaster Haim Gidon's United States representative in the fitness and combat techniques of krav maga, this is the most up to date, authoritative, and advanced guide to real fighting techniques and rigorous conditioning.

Complete Krav Maga

Complete Krav Maga

The Ultimate Guide to Over 250 Self-Defense and Combative Techniques

  • Author: Darren Levine,John Whitman
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1612435777
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 384
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“Darren Levine has my unqualified support and gratitude for his contributions to Krav Maga.” –Imi Lichtenfeld, founder of Krav Maga THE TOP-SELLING GUIDE TO KRAV MAGA IN AN UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDITION All the defense moves in Complete Krav Maga—from beginner Yellow Belt to advanced Black Belt—are described in depth and illustrated with step-by-step photos: • BEGINNER: Punches, kicks, knee strikes and defense movements • INTERMEDIATE: Counterattacks against knives, guns and sticks • ADVANCED: Advanced strikes and ground fighting techniques Based on the principle that it is best to move from defense to attack as quickly as possible, Complete Krav Maga teaches fast-escape maneuvers combined with powerful counterattacks. Whether you are big or small, male or female, young or old, you can use Krav Maga to protect yourself by exploiting an assailant’s vulnerabilities.

Krav Maga Defense

Krav Maga Defense

How to Defend Yourself Against the 12 Most Common Unarmed Street Attacks

  • Author: David Kahn
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN: 1250090830
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 256
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David Kahn, U.S. Chief Instructor of the Israeli Krav Maga Association, is back again with Krav Maga Defense: How to Defend Yourself Against the 12 Most Common Street Attacks. Created by the Israeli army for self-defense, krav maga is gaining popularity around the world—especially here in the United States. Kahn is a self-defense expert, teacher, and served as a board member of the original Israeli Krav Maga Association. Kahn will teach you how to gain the upper hand in the twelve most common unarmed street attacks the average person is likely to encounter. He’ll show you how to outmaneuver takedowns, rear chokes, ambush attacks, sucker punches while texting, knees to the groin, among other street safety skills. Kahn has instructed everyone from members at the local Y to executives, celebrities, and all major federal U.S. law enforcement agencies, as well as all five branches of the U.S. military. His simple, no-nonsense approach to self-defense is perfect for men and women of all fitness levels. Don’t become tomorrow’s headline; Krav Maga Defense will teach you to protect yourself today.

Krav Maga for Beginners

Krav Maga for Beginners

A Step-by-Step Guide to the World's Easiest-to-Learn, Most-Effective Fitness and Fighting Program

  • Author: Darren Levine,John Whitman,Ryan Hoover
  • Publisher: Ulysses Press
  • ISBN: 1569756619
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 144
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An accessible primer on the disciplinary form's principles explains how to draw on street fighting skills in order to build self-defense capabilities and promote overall fitness, in a resource that includes coverage of such areas as strength training, fat burning, and escaping a threatening situation. Original.

The Essential Krav Maga

The Essential Krav Maga

Self-Defense Techniques for Everyone

  • Author: Christophe Philippe
  • Publisher: Blue Snake Books
  • ISBN: 9781583941683
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 94
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"In this book, the author explains and demonstrates the swift and powerful self-defense and fighting skills of this martial art originally developed for the Israel Defense Forces by Imi Sde-Or (Lichtenfeld)"--Provided by publisher.

Krav Maga for Women

Krav Maga for Women

Your Ultimate Program for Self Defense

  • Author: Darren Levine,Ryan Hoover,Kelly Campbell
  • Publisher: Ulysses Press
  • ISBN: 1569759871
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 192
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Three leading Krav Maga instructors outline a street-tested program for women on how to defend themselves while neutralizing an attacker, explaining how to use the Israeli personal defense system to turn an aggressor's size and strength against him while providing illustrated guidelines for life-saving strikes, kicks and throws. Original.

Idiot's Guides: Krav Maga

Idiot's Guides: Krav Maga

  • Author: Kevin Lewis,David Michael Gilbertson
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 146545117X
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 224
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Krav Maga, which means "contact combat" in Hebrew, is an easy-to-understand/remember aggressive system of self-defense. Idiot's Guides: Krav Maga will not only define what it is, but also review the principles and systems of techniques and training to ensure survival. Combining in-depth information and easy-to-understand illustrated instructions, this guide will be a wonderful tool to help train both men and women on how to protect themselves, deal with threatening situations, and reverse dangerous situations where they're at a disadvantage. Idiot's Guides: Krav Maga covers: - The origination of Krav Maga: its history, birthplace, philosophy, and why it was created. - The core essentials of Krav Maga's theory and practice. - A review of how to condition the body and mind to outside threats and violence. - An understanding of not only the physical aspect of Krav Maga, but how it is part of the bigger picture of personal protection. - The thought process of the attacker and how to avoid potentially dangerous situations, if possible. - How Krav Maga differs from martial arts in terms of not following handed down fighting rules and techniques. - A breakdown of the belts in Krav Maga (yellow, orange, green, blue, brown, black), what it takes to attain them, and the differences between them. - Step-by-step illustrated directions on the popular stances, positions, movements, kick/punch strikes, falls, joint locks, deflections, and techniques from the basics to advanced moves. - How to use body weight, your most powerful muscles, and momentum to defeat an attacker. - Instruction on protecting the body and weapons defense, in addition to mastering escapes.