The definition, according to OxfordDictionaries.com, is:
Krav Maga (ˈkräv məˈgä): A form of self-defense and physical training, first developed by the Israeli army in the 1940s, based on the use of reflexive responses to threatening situations.
After a little over 6 months practicing Krav Maga, here is my definition:
Krav Maga: A self-defense system designed around natural reactions, efficient movements, and violent, overwhelming counter-attacks.
If you are not familiar with Krav Maga, here is a video that shows many of the techniques in real world conditions, including a home invasion and attempted carjacking:
As you can see from the video, Krav Maga is a powerful self-defense system. [Read more…]