Tag Archives: Methods

Straight Stab: The Take

Last week, I illustrated the “touch – turn” procedure for making space during a straight stab defense. One of the Kravology readers wrote, asking me to show the take. The request seemed reasonable and appropriate, so here it is…straight stab with some information on the take. Enjoy and walk in peace.
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Finishing Elbow: Part II

In the follow-up video below, I’m illustrating how to utilize an additional finishing elbow from control position. Again, there are a myriad of options in this context; so, play with this concept to discover many more elbow strikes out of control position.
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The Counter is King

Here’s the deal. Don’t get lost in the technical aspects of Krav Maga. What I mean is, the counterattack is king – it’s what saves your life by scrambling the intention of your attacker. Until you master this understanding as the foundational issue of self-defense, you’re wasting your time on technical ideas/concepts…
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Krav Maga’s Shortest Line

In the video below, I’m taking a few minutes to explain Krav Maga’s short line, and more specifically how the contact point of a weapon isn’t a reliable indication of where the short line exists. Instead, we must consider the size and shape of the part of the body being targeted, as…
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