Krav Maga: How To Defend Yourself Against Armed Assault

Every serious Krav Maga student – beginner, intermediate, or advanced – should have a copy of this book in their training library. Billed as the first and only authorized guide by Grandmaster Imi Lichtenfeld himself, this published classic is more than just a instructional book.

Focused on everyday, dangerous situations that occur on violent streets everywhere, you will learn how to evaluate and react to various armed scenarios involving knife attacks and blunt objects, being held at gunpoint, facing two assailants, hostage situations and more.

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If you possess a contact combat sports background, you will quickly learn how and why the self defense and fighting system created by Imi Lichtenfeld is not a traditional martial art.

Grandmaster Imi Lichtenfeld and his former Senior Instructor Eyal Yanilov teach and demonstrate in this self defense classic the most practical yet extremely lethal self defense system for ordinary people around the world and why it is still the official hand-to-hand combat system for the Israel Defense Forces.

What You Will Learn From This Book

  • Definitions of self defense and hand-to-hand combat.
  • The historical development of the Krav hand-to-hand combat self defense and fighting system.
  • The basic premises and principles of the Krav system.
  • How to defend against and survive armed assaults involving firearms, knives, blunt objects, and grenades.
  • How to use everyday objects as weapons for self defense.
  • How to deal with hostage situations.
  • How to evaluate and react in a violent situation.
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Book Features

  • 240 pages.
  • Only book co-authored by Imi Lichtenfeld himself.
  • Includes 13 famous sayings – nuggets of true wisdom - from Grandmaster Imi.
  • Contains over 500 step-by-step photos and illustrative diagrams.
  • Forewords written by former Israel Prime Ministers Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres.

Authors and Editor

Imi Sde-Or (Lichtenfeld) – Founder and Grandmaster of the Krav Maga self defense and fighting system. Although he passed away in 1998, Imi's legacy of helping others defend and protect themselves with his system of hand-to-hand combat continues to spread throughout the world today.

Eyal Yanilov – Head Instructor of Krav Maga Global. He is only one of two individuals in the world – the other person being Krav Legend Darren Levine - bestowed the “Founder's Diploma of Excellence” by Imi Lichtenfeld himself.

Darren Levine (Editor) – Largely responsible for the growth and popularity of the Krav self defense, fighting and fitness system in the United States, Darren Levine is the US Chief Instructor and CEO of the largest self defense training company of it's kind in the world with training centers in the United States, Japan and other countries. 

Krav Self Defense And Fitness Books

The original Imi Lichtenfeld self defense and hand-to-hand contact combat classic Krav Maga: How To Defend Yourself Against Armed Attackers.

Krav Legend Darren Levine's classic book for beginners (Yellow Belt and Orange Belt

Tina Angelotti's comprehensive action guide to Krav combat fitness

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