Tag: krav maga

Event to Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence & Clara's House a Southside Shelter

Event to Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence & Clara's House a Southside Shelter
December is a month filled with days and moments dedicated to family and friends.  The efforts made to be generous and more considerate of others make December a truly joyous time of the year.  But the best part of year’s end and holiday spirit is the commitment many make towards being charitable towards strangers.  There... Read more »

Self-Defense for Your Daughter, Teach her to throw these strikes hard!

If you have a daughter that is going to high school or college this fall I am sure that you are concerned about her safety to some degree.  Truthfully, having a daughter or son, presents the same number of concerns.  It is daunting to think, that you can guarantee your teenager will face all sorts... Read more »

Practicing Self-Defense At the Gym and In Court; What You Need to Know.

Practicing Self-Defense At the Gym and In Court; What You Need to Know.
Turn to a news source and you will see the same news everyday; iPhone muggings, sexual assaults, stabbings, beatings and murder. It’s a daily occurrence especially in a large city like Chicago. And the statistics are alarming. In the city of Chicago, the chances of becoming a victim are 1 in 97 compared to 1... Read more »

Heads Up! The Chicagoan Next To You Does MMA

  The people of Chicago are progressive and forward thinking, yet welcoming to visitors and in tune with family values.  We sometimes get a bad wrap, that we are not trend-setters or cutting edge like our east and west coast metro-cousins.  I have begun to feature cool Chicago peeps that train in MMA; which is... Read more »

"Deadliest Warrior" Puts Navy Seals Against Israeli Soldiers

Although the season finale of “Deadliest Warriors” has past, I am curious how people thought this challenge would turn out.  Of the fans that love the show, did you think the results would be different.  Check out this write-up on the episode. http://nyblueprint.com/articles/view.aspx?id=756 Check out a clip from SPIKE TV’s website for the “Deadliest Warrior”... Read more »

Angelina Jolie Trains MMA for Fight Scenes in SALT

Angelia Jolie plays CIA officer, Evelyn Salt in SALT a ‘senseless blast’, according to David Edelstien of New York Magazine.  In fact, SALT, which has grossed over $70 million is receiving a nice array of reviews that seem to get exactly the type of movie it is intended to be – ACTION, ACTION, ACTION.  Ann... Read more »

MMA in the US Military: Soldier Survival Training

Recent news on the war in the Middle East is that General David Petraeus, the new US Commander in Afghanistan is abandoning the previous strategy created by General Stanley McChrystal, who was recently dismissed.  Gen Petraeus’ plan involves a far more comprehensive counter-insurgency campaign, involving more troops and integrating American efforts with the local militias.   ... Read more »

Krav Mage Featured on National Geographic's Fight Science

Fight Science is a popular show that reveals the science behind Mixed Martial Arts, Special Operations, and Self-Defense. Scientists analyze the unique fighting styles and techniques of UFC fighters and special operations military personnel under the most adverse circumstances. A new episode featuring Krav Maga Worldwide Instructors Amir Perets,  Kelly Campbell, Sam Sade and other Krav Maga... Read more »

Krav Maga Instructor Training - Notes from North Carolina

I spent 5 days doing an instructor Krav Maga training at a great school in Gastonia, North Carolina (Ryan Hoover’s Extreme Karate).  Most of the time was lead by one of Krav’s highest level instructors – Kelly Campbell.  It was a comprehensive training for all the material that is part of the teaching lessons provided... Read more »

Bas Rutten Makes Your Knee Strike Stronger

Attach cable to ankle and begin in a fighting stance. Make sure you start a light weight to avoid injury. Do not compromise your form. Still allow the hips to drive forward on this exercise and maintain your balance. Also, make sure you control your leg returning into the fighting stance. Begin with 2 sets... Read more »