Tag Archives: Self Defense

Joint Lock Flow

Back by popular demand, the video below illustrates the skill building drill I call, “Joint Lock Flow (JLF).” The purpose of this drill is to better familiarize students with many of the most salient joint locking movements within the Krav Maga system. The JLF also provides an opportunity to quickly gain repetitions…
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Overhead Stab: The Hook

If you’ve ever struggled with how to arrest control of an attacking arm at the point of contact during the overhead stab (or hammerfist) defense, the video below will go a long way in improving your driving and grabbing of the attacking hand. Keep two things in mind, (1) the hooking motion…
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Make a Body Defense or Die

Recently, my advanced group has been working on a myriad of knife, handgun, and long rifle threat defenses. As they have moved through these exercises, I began to see that the connection between the addressing of the danger and the associated body defense were coming unwound. In the video below, I’m illustrating…
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Cupping the Handgun

In the video below, I’m showing the three scenarios where cupping the handgun during a Krav Maga handgun defense to a threat from the front must be applied. These applications assume the defender has developed substantial skill in the lessons taught in the previous two week’s videos (single handed defenses to the…
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