Tag Archives: Self Defense

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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Self-Defense: An Essential Life Skill

Editor’s note: For years we’ve been telling people during the Krav Maga Houston introductory class that self defense is a critical life skill. Adults need to gain the clarity necessary to squarely understand this perspective. Unfortunately, far too many adults wait until a violent encounter erupts to take meaningful, long term action…
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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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