Category: Methods

Straight Stab: The Magic Touch

This week, I’m covering the concept of “touch” as it pertains to the Krav Maga straight stab defense (and I’m building off last week’s video installment of inside defense). While a straight stab defense requires a potent touch, the broader sequence of “touch, turn, chop” in making a straight stab defense is…
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Inside Defense: The Magic Touch

It’s well past time that we engage in a discussion about inside defense to the right straight punch. To be frank, the garbage posted to Internet sites about Krav Maga in general and specifically pertaining to inside defense can and will get people hurt. I offer this truth statement knowing full well…
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Failure to Defend: Sight Picture vs. Angle

Recently, I’ve noticed that, in specific and complex drills many students confuse the sight picture (what is seen and correlated to a defense) with a sudden change in the attacking angle – as the means to determine a defensive response. To be clear, the attacking angle (e.g. the angle a knife attack…
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Krav Maga: Identifying Emerging Danger

In the video below, I’m outlining a simple way to immediately identify emerging danger as an attack progresses. As a simple example, I’m illustrating a high level assessment process using straight stab attacks – where one attack is addressed by in a right handed stance and the next is addressed in a…
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