Category: Methods

Cavalier with the Elbow

Using the elbow to complete a cavalier is more unusual than commonplace. This cavalier is most typically trained in response to a failed attempt to utilize the hands in making a cavalier to strip a knife from an attackers hand. The elbow cavalier is in many respects a last resort, because the…
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Powerful Reasons, Powerful Krav Maga

The simple truth is, as a Krav Maga practitioner, if you don’t have a powerful, logical and demonstrable reason for every movement you make in a defense, you’re playing with some version of failure in real world confrontations. While being aggressive is imperative, it’s equally important to gain a cerebral hold on…
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The Geometry of Krav Maga

Don’t mistake the geometry of movement with the geometry of Krav Maga. At times, these concepts are identical, but there are also times where the concepts diverge in dramatic fashion. The powerfully subtle differences create massive imbalances in your results. Check out the video below where I outline a few of these…
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Defending A Choke With a Stick

As you practice bar arm choke defense, you might also consider the similarities between the bar arm and an attack made with a stick at the same vulnerable area of the neck. While there are several versions of this defense, I’m illustrating what I consider to be the easiest defense to teach…
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