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    Krav Maga Based Self Defense Classes

    Originally developed for the Israeli Defense Forces by Imi Lichtenfield in the 1940’s, Krav Maga is a system of self-defense characterized by simple, instinctive responses to common threats. Krav Maga is a self-defense program focused on realistic scenarios in which you learn to stay aware while counterattacking in a fast and efficient manner.

    Krav Maga is not about feats of strength, and its techniques can be learned by anyone regardless of age, gender, size, strength or ability. Practitioners reach a high level of proficiency in a relatively short period of time. On an individual level, both adult and child Krav Maga practitioners improve their overall fitness and coordination, increase their confidence and encourages grit and determination.

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    Krav Maga based self-defense classes differ from Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or other forms of rule-based competition because it is designed to train practitioners for real world attacks, where rules do not apply and the focus is survival or safety.

    Unlike other Martial Arts, Krav Maga prepares students for realistic attack scenarios.  Krav Maga practitioners do not learn to depend on their physical strength or prowess. Instead, they learn to attack or defend themselves focusing on their opponent’s vulnerabilities with an emphasis on speed and efficiency. As one of the most effective methods for self-defense, Krav Maga practitioners know how to escalate and de-escalate force, neutralize attacks quickly and escape unharmed—it is a self-defense program preferred by Law Enforcement worldwide.

    While teaching practical self-defense is the primary objective, Krav Maga offers both children and adults a multitude of training benefits such as unparalleled fitness, increased mental and emotional calmness during stress, situational awareness, verbal de-escalation and tactical know-how.

    While teaching reality-based self defense is the primary objective, other Krav Maga training benefits include unparalleled fitness, increased mental & emotional calmness and fortitude, and tactical know how.

    Krav Maga can be learned by anyone regardless of age, gender, size, strength or ability. We’ve compiled a list of some training benefits that you will experience through class participation:

    • Stamina
    • Strength
    • Speed
    • Overall Fitness
    • Motivation
    • Awareness
    • Confidence
    • Coordination
    • Friendships
    • Defensive Skill
    • Offensive Skills
    • Knowledge
    • Assertiveness
    • Presence
    • Prowess
    • Determination

    2012 Krav Maga Westchester