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Advanced Krav Maga

The Next Level of Fitness and Self-Defense

David Kahn

St. Martin's Griffin

GET IN THE BEST SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE AND MASTER REAL FIGHTING TECHNIQUES WITH ADVANCED KRAV MAGA

Based on the principles of enhancing natural instincts and using appropriate force for self-protection and weapons defense, anyone can master the moves of krav maga – the international self-defense Martial Arts and physical fitness sensation designed by the Israel Defense Forces. This follow up to Krav Maga: An Essential Guide to the Renowned Method - for Fitness and Self-Defense, explores essential combative tactics including standing, clinch, and extensive groundwork from yellow, orange and green belt levels, to help you update and improve your skills. In this guide to advance techniques and training, David Kahn will teach you:

*How krav maga saved Ernest Kovary, Imi Lichtenfeld’s oldest living student, the day WWII began
*The mindset of effective self-defense
*Upper and lower body combatives and defenses
*Powerful retzev workouts
*New techniques for mastering escapes against chokes, grabs, and takedowns
*Krav maga groundwork and instruction
*Women's self-defense principles

Regardless of strength, size, age, or gender, you can learn advanced techniques for fending off any attacker – swiftly, powerfully, and simply. And the conditioning you will achieve by practicing these techniques will tone your muscles, improve your reflexes, and get you fighting fit.

From the American expert and Israeli Grandmaster Haim Gidon’s United States representative in the fitness and combat techniques of krav maga, this is the most up to date, authoritative, and advanced guide to real fighting techniques and rigorous conditioning.

 


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ADVANCED KRAV MAGA
CHAPTER 1The Israeli Krav Maga AdvantageThe Israeli krav maga fighting system is designed to work against any attacker. The key is your mind-set. As my good friend N., lead counterterror instructor for the Israel Defense Forces, explains so well, you must be able to transition from a highly disadvantageous "negative five" position to an advantageous "positive five" position instinctively and instantaneously. You must turn the table on your opponent(s) immediately. Self-preservation is a powerful motivator, and so is protecting others. If you must defend yourself, you need
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Praise for Advanced Krav Maga

Krav maga saved my life the day World War II began.  This training allowed us to stand our ground and not to run.  I have practiced elements of krav maga for over eighty years to build my reflexes, confidence and stay in shape.”
- Ernest Kovary, childhood friend and krav maga student of creator Imi Lichtenfeld

“As a former Special Agent with both the United States Secret Service and the FBI, I have been through extensive training in hand to hand combat. I would highly recommend the art of krav maga to any law enforcement entity, security professional or individual civilian without hesitation.”
- Gregory S. Suhajda, former Special Agent United States Secret Service and FBI                

“David has brought an already top notch fighting system to another level, a level all law enforcement should be pursuing for the safety of its officers and the citizens.”
- John E. Ouellet, Special Agent, FBI

“I wholeheartedly recommend David Kahn’s books on krav maga to anyone who is serious about learning how to survive today’s unpredictable streets.”
- Sgt. Major N., Israel Defense Force Counter-Terror and Special Operations School.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • David Kahn

  • David Kahn is one of America’s leading experts in krav maga, and the only American to sit on the Israeli Krav Maga Association’s Board of Directors, krav maga creator Imi Lichtenfeld’s original organization.  As the IKMA’s United States Chief Instructor, David is committed to the proper expansion of the Israeli krav maga system in the United States and worldwide.

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Advanced Krav Maga

The Next Level of Fitness and Self-Defense

David Kahn

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