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The knockout game, armed robbery, home invasion, it’s all in here and more. I’m writing from Worcester, MA, but these things happen in so many cities, from Boston to Buffalo to Bangkok. I’ve collected here stories from a single week that explain why so many of us train in Krav Maga for hand-to-hand combat. Ripped…
Here is some video of the knockout game. See how it happens, how it works, so you can at least be aware. This can be tough to watch.
To learn why we train in Krav Maga, and what we practice in class to give us our best chance at surviving these horrible attacks, read “The Knockout Game & More: 6 Days Ripped from Police Reports.”
Knockout Game on the News
Here are some blog posts that have become popular and will make you feel better after having watched the Knockout Game footage.
“Don’t make me sand your cornea off until you’re blind.”
If I had a nickel every time my mother shouted this at me when I was growing up…
St. Louis native Paul Fritsche has been training in Krav Maga since 2006. He now owns MidWest Krav Maga Self Defense and Fitness. But that’s not the beginning, nor the end, of his martial arts story. Like so many practicing Krav Maga today, Paul started martial arts young, but long before he had heard of…
Thanks to Master Ken for creating another excellent training video. He makes it looks so easy! Watch him perform this useful defense if someone grabs your wrist. He takes decades of intense training and boils it all down to 50 seconds of visual poetry. Master Ken and his Two Hand Wrist Grab Defense Technique
Ryan Hoover, co-founder of Fit to Fight®, a company that develops curriculum and trains and certifies local schools and their instructors to teach Krav Maga, demonstrates his favorite way to defend against a choke. He explains why he likes to teach this particular defense. Check it out and see what you think.
If you want to learn more about Ryan Hoover and his Krav Maga experience, read “Finding Krav Maga: Ryan Hoover, Fit to Fight, and His Hunt for Realism,” “Sparring and the Elbow Rule,” “Hard Ready: A Program to Build Your Emotional Toughness,” “A Safer Campus Now,” and “5 Ways to Lead By Example.”
Sam Sade has a list of accolades, from his time in the Israeli Defense Forces to his body-building titles, to his experience training in Krav Maga with some of the most well-known instructors in the world. He has started Alpha Krav Maga International which certifies local schools and instructors to teach their students a solid curriculum.
To learn more about Sam Sade, read “Leave A Legacy Starting Now” and “5 Ways to Lead By Example“. Sam is also mentioned as an influence in “This Fighter’s Life: From Bully Target to Trainer of Champions” and “Master Paik Stays On Track with Krav Maga“.
Here is a fun, high-tempo video of clips from various seminars Roy Elghanayan has led. Some of the krav maga techniques you’ll see him do look absolutely acrobatic. Elghanayan is a former Israeli Marine Paratrooper who now resides in Los Angeles.