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11/16/18 Friday News – Krav Maga Framework This post focuses on 2 distinct categories of Krav Maga curriculum/syllabus/program. One is Self-Defense another the Hand to Hand Combat, and why we need them both. As a student or a practitioner, your takeaway from this should be simple, be prepared to defend…

F3TM – ( Friday 3 things that matter) – Research and Results of Martial Arts on Health With over 200 disciplines of martial arts and a belief that these are good for a better life, is it really true that these occur? And if so can one day be prescribed?#…

Friday – 6 from Krav Maga – Training 5 days a week Here is the weekly dose of Krav Maga goodness, inspired in several outstanding people that cross trough the ways of training. This week in a really short note so that you can use it every day of the…

Friday – 6 things from Krav Maga – “On Disrupt Yourself” This is the first of Friday’s call outs that refer to things that will be done at practice or that are influencing it for this week and potentially even further. These are notes on people,training tips, courses,books, videos, exercises,…

Friday – 6 from Krav Maga – On Training Simple Training simple means to engage into the activity letting it happen, simple does not means it is easy, far from it, it just means that is simply what you need to do and the result is not that relevant. Here…

Friday – 6 from Krav Maga – Benefits that last Here is the weekly dose of Krav Maga related things. Get out and train, exercise, move  – since you are planning your week in advance, choose 1 or 2 days and make these into outdoors training. Yes it can get…

Friday – 6 from Krav Maga – On the Mend When we go on improving a health condition there are many tools for it. This week I’ve selected a few of them that are mainly all training based and with interesting science and life evidence that make the a difference.…

Hello, and thank you for opening the news! Here are a couple of things that have inspired me this week to pursue better training and knowledge and I hope they can be of service to you. 1) Can you get an MIT education for $2,000? | Scott Young | TEDxEastsidePrep link here…

Friday 09/28 – Time for you – How does Chemistry help routine building Here are are a set of suggestions from an interesting article (1), a study on making use of our less lazy corticals (2) and seeing  Krav Maga Self-Defense for All People (3) as a potential source to improve balance…

Live Longer and Better – Krav Maga will do a good part of it! The realization that food, exercise, community, spiritually are important is somehow common, what is not common is to see a numerical and value-based approach to it. The truth is that there is strong evidence that if…

Making it right the right way – WWE on a major change for Women It is known that Men and Women are different, what we are seeing is an upcoming of knowledge that these differences are the ones that make us be alive and stronger in face of so many…

Friday 12/10 – Gratification from training takes time – more precisely 15 minutes a day and a routine of years Do we really like routine? Or is it better the excitement of starting something new? We face everyday the problems of delayed gratification ( per example doing 15 minutes of training…

Friday 6 things from Krav Maga – On closing the distance 1) 4th of July is here – and in the US is time to celebrate Independence Day. An interesting podcast on what patriotism means, that love for your country and the capability to do things for the sake of…

Friday Krav Maga – Summer Ideas for your Training With some of our Kravists having to work or in vacations I’ve detailed a full set of sessions that can come in hand to keep the Krav Maga fire burning. The first one compiles the framework of the yellow belt techniques…

Krav Maga – Training 1x Week – Does it Work What if science told us that training Krav Maga 1x per week works to acquire skill? The above looks like an easy selling piece in a commercial, but it is real. The whole point is That you get exposed and…

Krav Maga is a self-defense system, there are many aspects to it, and as such, they are divided into groups of increasing complexity. We’ve followed an approach to structure the content and progression that is used in oriental martial arts and well known in western society, the belts system. Each group…

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. – from a disciple of Hippocrates (around 460 BC). This post addresses something that we usually do – that is eating and drinking. Coming from Europe, GMO and USDA Organic were terms that I did not see relevant (at least in the last…

Training Krav Maga when you are over 40? Are there Benefits because you are above 40 either for Men and Women? The next lines hope to dive into some explanation into this. Training is a wise choice at any age, usually under certain conditions that our believes and science set…

Have you ever faced things that just need to be done? I do. Everyday. So I’ll address one major derailer of getting things done – angry emotions. Krav Maga comes into play when what needs to be done is into the realm of self-defense, that is you or yours are in…

Training Self-Defense equals being able to identify and handle dangerous situations better than an untrained person? Although the question looks to have a simple yes answer, it needs better evidence and where possibly scientific and non-anecdotal proof. I’ve made some research and found two studies that look interesting to support the claim above,…

Ready for a change in your Abilities? Krav Maga is a #lifesaver We’ve seen that overtime the solution to be better in day to day is to train, to have discipline and commitment, to embrace in a proper goal, that is what is called directed practice. The proposal from Krav…

Revised Curriculum – A structure to make us better in Self-Defense (All Ranges) It took several years, contributions of internal and external experts and our continued monitoring and testing with civilian, police and military students, and now it is here, our new curriculum. I’ve translated the Yellow belt from French…

Self-Defense Definition The concept and definition of self-defense according to Wikipedia is: “Self-defence (self-defense in some varieties of English) is a countermeasure that involves defending the health and well-being of oneself from harm.[1] The use of the right of self-defense as a legal justification for the use of force in times of danger is available in many jurisdictions, but the interpretation varies widely.[2]” Comments…

Train Krav Maga? Why should you train Krav Maga – an helicopter view on the purpose of training With so many choices on physical activity, sport, martial arts and self-defense systems, choosing one it can be a messy thing. It does depend on the purpose and goals that you place for yourself,…

Simple to see, hard to replicate News for April 2019: We have mats, proper ones! – Great opening today 04/08/2019 From the 11th of April until the 17th of April there will be no class We have a Kravist of ours to help with the growth of Social Media and new cool…

What takes To Be the best of US? In an ongoing listening run ( 32 hours)  I’ve endured well in the Great Mythologies of the World link here It was amazing to understand how knowing more on what makes a hero be a hero, why do so many deal with…