Maga is not a traditional martial art like judo, karate,
wrestling, jiujitsu, taekwondo, or other popular contact combat
sports-oriented martial arts. If you are exploring the different
forms of martial arts to decide which one you should dedicate your
time and effort, here are six reasons why Krav self defense and fighting deserves your serious consideration.
to learn. Krav Maga Grandmaster and founder Imi Lichtenfeld designed the world's most practical yet lethal self defense and fighting system based on natural body movements
and logical, common sense defense principles so that men, women and
children of all ages, sizes and physical talents could learn how to
Easy to remember. Because Krav Maga self defense techniques and tactics are simple to execute, quick to master, and highly effective, students can attain a high level of proficiency in a short period of time.
Quick to master. The Krav system of self defense and fighting is the perfect martial art for busy people with limited time. Unlike traditional martial arts, it does not require years of study and practice to achieve a high level of self defense proficiency. Best of all, once a student achieves a high level of proficiency, only minimal review and practice is necessary to retain the ability to perform the self defense techniques and tactics at a high level.
Krav training involves movements based on your body’s natural
reactions. You are trained to react to attacks from a point of
disadvantage to simulate real-life scenarios that could occur on the
streets. In addition to being easy to learn, remember and quick to
master, the self defense and fighting techniques and tactics
of the Krav system are designed to work in violent and uncontrolled environments that a
person could potentially face on the streets or on the battlefield.
Battle-tested. Originally developed by Imi Lichtenfeld for the Israeli Defense Forces as a lethal hand-to-hand combat system, the self defense and fighting techniques and tactics that make up the Krav system have been proven lethally effective in the harsh conditions of war that occur on real battlefields and are extremely effective for civilians to protect and defend themselves against violent aggressors on the streets.
No holds-barred. Unlike traditional forms of martial arts, the Krav self defense and fighting system is not limited by sports-oriented rules. Students are taught to defend themselves against an attack - no matter what. Anything goes - groin kicks, eye-gouging, head butts ... whatever it takes!
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