September 22, 2018

I remember a long time ago when I first heard of Krav Maga I was prepared to go to any length just to find somewhere where I could learn and practice this style of self-defence and combat. Nowadays as Krav Maga gains traction the challenge now is choosing an organizati...

June 24, 2018

To progress through the grading system in martial arts one must develop and learn new skills which get assessed at grading. The student then progresses to a new rank to once again start the cycle of developing and learning new skills. There is a constant state of flux...

April 25, 2017

Today is Anzac day where we commemorate those who have served to protect our freedom and our Western ideals. In ‘American Sniper’ movie, at the beginning of the film the father of the protagonist admonished him and his brother at the dinner table saying that there are...

July 16, 2016

Like the IDF, Krav Maga brings together many people from different backgrounds, some of whom may not normally have come into contact with each other. My school has no contract agreement or hefty fees, most students pay me as they go. Sometimes the payment is simply an...

January 2, 2016

The medley of small arms was an intriguing display. Spread over two wooden trestle tables like the cache of an arms dealer was an assortment of pistols and rifles. The fledging interest in Krav Maga had grown over the years culminating in this Israel trip as I endeavou...

July 4, 2015

Following last weekend’s gruelling one hour grading 5 students took up the challenge and have now progressed onto the next level after successfully showcasing a myriad of techniques and defences both standing and on the ground. As my students await their diplomas from...

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