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Happy Holidays

As we celebrate the holidays and the passing of another year, I’m left with an overwhelming sense of gratitude. I find myself among family and friends, a powerful and uplifting Krav Maga community, and with much for which to be thankful. I pray and hope each of you find time in your…
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The Highest Skill Set: Part 2

This week, we continue with the concept how to think like a Kravist, and dive deeper into the thinking exercise posed last week – focused on the reasons we choose to set up in our fighting stance (and how to understand those reasons by thinking about the 4 principles of Krav Maga). …
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Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Now: Part 3

In part three of this series, I want to invite you to consider your resolutions and goals within a framework that supports prioritization of those goals, perhaps even a stage gate for each to either pass through as worthy or be discarded as unworthy. One of the most well known methods for…
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The Highest Skill Set: Part 1

In the multi-part video, I’ll walk you through the highest skill set – the capacity to think like a Kravist. That is, to utilize the principles of Krav Maga to assess and confront danger. For these purposes, I’m going to limit the topic context to assessment – as opposed to motor skill…
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Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Now: Part 2

Last week, I looked at the motivation that’s needed to successfully pursue and achieve the many New Year’s resolutions that are made each year. In part two of this piece, I’d like to turn to the subject of habits. Our habits, both productive and destructive, are often the issue in failing or…
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Joint Lock Flow 1-3: Knife Retention

Last week we covered the first three movements in the joint lock flow. This week, I’m briefly showing how this understanding can be extrapolated into basic knife retention. As always, train with a training blade, train thoughtfully, and walk in peace.
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Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Now: Part 1

The data simply doesn’t lie. Every year, on or about January 1st, millions upon millions of people across the globe make resolutions for the start of the New Year. By February, nearly 85% of these resolutions have been abandoned. As the year progresses, these numbers rise and the percentage of people reporting that…
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Joint Lock Escapes 1-3

In the video below, I take a minute to discuss the Krav Maga Houston joint lock flow drill and how we also train to defeat joint locks – ultimately incorporated into training at advanced levels where weapon retention becomes the focus. Check it out!
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Holiday Retention and Fun

Every year, around the holiday season, student attendance can become sporadic for obvious reasons. If you teach any of your programs in a manner that requires the class to move (more or less) as one unit, you might consider implementing some “holiday fun training” into your curriculum to ensure those that attend…
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I Can’t Do That…yet!

Kids Grow When Encouraged to Apply Effort to Any Problem, Reenforcing That It’s Effort That Gets Results. In the United States, it is common to hear the well-intentioned phrase, “Oh, you’re so smart,” or some variation of this statement, reinforcing in our children what Stanford University Psychologist, Carol Dweck, considers to be a…
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The LASER Process: Convert More Leads

Lead Tracking, Management, and Conversion is Critical Part of Developing Your Business. We’ve recently begun tracking our promotional efforts by getting more serious about how we measure and manage our lead stream. While this process directly applies to managing a self-defense school, the process can be adapted to almost any business paradigm.…
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Critical Life Skills

Self-Defense Capacity Is Perhaps The Most Overlooked Critical Life Skill. I don’t think we can over-estimate the importance of understanding the magnitude and impact that teaching Krav Maga can be for our students and for us. The reality is – if we forget this truth, we do a disservice to our students…
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Futuristic Weaponry

There Seems to Be No End to the Innovation Being Poured Into Weaponry. Over the next decade, advancements in modern warfare will look as if they belong in a science fiction film. Expect to see some dramatic technological changes emerging in our mission to protect our soldiers, the homeland, U.S. citizens and…
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The Beginning of the Beginning: My Krav Journey

Krav Maga has Changed the way I Approach Life for the Better I have trained in Krav Maga for two and a half years, and in that time, my life has changed drastically. Simply put; Krav saved me. Unless you knew me before I began Krav, you would not understand that statement. If…
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Joint Lock Flow Drill

People are often surprised when I introduce our basic joint lock flow drill. The surprise comes from a lack of consideration (or knowledge in the case of relatively new students) around our weapons take-away techniques. In their purest format, Krav Maga weapons take-aways are joint locks that have been repurposed. The basic joint lock…
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