Krav Maga Against Gun Defense

Defending-Against-Firearm-ThreatsIf you are someone who is living in a quiet neighborhood, you may find it hard to get out or neutralize a situation where you will face someone with a gun. On the other hand, those who live downtown —where crime is a part of everyone’s lives —know that disarming an attacker or getting away with this kind of attack is a must so that one is sure to live a safe life.

In reality, even if you are living in the most quiet neighborhood in the world, you are not sure that you will live your life peacefully and stress-free. There is no guarantee that you will not find yourself in a scene where you will face an attacker.

This the reason why taking krav maga self defense classes is a must, these self defense classes will teach you how to handle and neutralize armed situations when you are facing them.

Krav Maga is a system that was born in Israel, and there are many techniques that will ensure you of counterbalancing an attack as quickly as possible. One significant move in Krav Maga is the defense against gun attack, this technique have already been popular as many of the people nowadays are facing gun threats —parents fighting their spouses with guns, someone trying to get your things and making use of a gun to scare you away, and/or someone attacking you with a gun. Enrolling in a Krav Maga class will let you and most people understand the proper technique,

When you are faced with an armed attacker, and that someone wants to get your possessions, it is advised that you give your possessions and leave; but if you are still being harassed or the attackers continues to push himself to you, then it’s time to act and do those Krav Maga moves. In many gun attacks, the mugger will most probably ask the victim to put their hands in the air, but no, don’t give in to this kind of command from the bad guy as you have to delay things ahead for an element of surprise when counter attacking.

Krav Maga also teaches to look and understand the things around you. This is not only for you to know a place where to run to, but also to see something that you can use as a weapon against the mugger.

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Self Defense and Your Kids

Kids are not spared in attacksThe rate of crime is ever increasing every day and children are not spared with these kinds of acts. Children face physical abuse besides looting, snatching and even bullying. That being said, parents are encouraged to consider enrolling and signing their kids up to a self defense for kids class.

Children are vulnerable in nature as they cannot distinguish a friend form a foe, thus they are susceptible to the abuse —mentally and physically —by these street thugs. With self defense training, children will be aware and sensitive when a danger is lurking around them as they understand the body language of the people that surround them. Self defense for kids will improve their mental power and will make them confident in everything that they do, and in everywhere they go.

The self defense training that you will sign your kids into is not a game; rather it’s a training that will let them be physically and mentally strong. The training proper will be given by self defense professionals and practitioners who have earned great ranks in their fields. They will not teach children to hurt themselves so don’t worry about them being hurt when they enroll in such class or training.

Children are not only safe in malls and parks; they are also unsafe when they are in school and in your homes. A lot of TV news show how much other children are beaten and bullied by bigger kids when they are in school, and how much these kids are being beaten up by relatives when their parents are not at home with them.

The reason why some people do this to kids because children cannot express how much pain they are experiencing and they are scared to tell the truth.

That being said, isn’t it better to teach your children how to defend themselves when they face such attack and/or assault rather than letting them grow up as victims of these bad people?

Self defense training for kids is a training where your children can learn how to escape the lurking assault and attack from the unfriendly attitude of some people. Self defense training will make your child strong enough to fight the attacker he/she might face.

Parents should enroll their kids in a self defense class so that they can be confident that their kids are safe and secured wherever they go.

Feel Safe with Krav Maga

Dangers are lurking around the street. Just think of this, one day you are happily walking around the street and you are suddenly faced with a group of gangsters trying to attack you and knocking you down because you do not want to give the things and or the demands that they are asking you —if that’s asking in the first place. What do you do? Definitely, you would want to fight back and defend yourself against them, right? But how? Well, all you need to do is learn self defense techniques and have the courage to get over different situations.

Krav Maga is one of the self defense techniques that you can enroll yourself into. This is a system that was commonly practiced by the defense forces of Israel. The techniques of Krav Maga, even if it was discovered in Israel, are now being taught to many people around the globe so that they can train and learn self-defense and personal safety.

There are many schools across the country that teach this kind of self defense system, they make use of instincts, practical moves and real-life way of fighting so that you will be prepared for any kind of attack or situation.

Krav Maga has no set of rules to follow because this system is based on real-life scenarios. The training involves fighting against attackers who either approach you with a weapon or with just bare themselves.

Krav Maga is different from other forms of fighting or martial arts, as it is not a martial art for this system involves street fighting, and many other combative scenarios that may occur in the streets, in the mall, at bars… anywhere.

Krav Maga Instructors train you the proper movement as they explain from basic to complex techniques to all their trainees.

Kids can also learn this system as Krav Maga is for everyone. Kids are also vuknerable to be victims of bullies or kidnappers, to help them gain their confidence and endow them with the courage to defend themselves, enroll them in a Krav Maga class in your area so that they will know the proper movements to handle a situation.

Krav Maga’s approach will not only teach you self defense, it will make you fit as well.

Based on easy principles and spontaneous movements, this reality-based system is meant to show real self defensewithin the shortest doable time. you’ll learn self defense against common choke holds, arm grabs, and bear hugs,likewise as weapons like guns, knives, and sticks. even as necessary is learning to operate throughout the strainand shock of a abrupt, violent encounter. Tested on the tract and within the streets, Krav Magas sensible approach to self defense can cause you to feel safer and safer.

Suicide and Self-Defense

Teenage Suicide is a big problem now because of bullyingAccording to National Alliance of Mental Illness, suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in USA, and it’s the third cause of death of people ages 15 to 24 years old, thus making this a critical issue.

Suicide of teens are sometimes caused by harassment and cyber-bullying, and this issue is all over the news that made parents worry about their children’s welfare —if your child is one of them, it is important that you address the topic to him/her, instead of being tormented and being upset by the increasing rates of suicide by these youngsters.

Let’s talk about the tools for parents like you that can make use of when talking to your teen about bullying.

Initiate the Conversation

Do not wait for your child to open up for you. Sure it can be difficult to have your kid open up to you, but this topic —bullying —is crucial. Open the communication up and let your child speak his/her mind. Don’t talk and talk, just let your child do the talking, listen.

If you hear something that strikes you, compose yourself and try to remain calm. It’s time to listen.

Do Not Shut Your Child up When He/She Is Try to Open up To You

It’s true that a child, especially when he/she is in his/her adolescent years finds it hard to open things up, particularly when it’s about bullying and/or being bullied. When you sense that he/she is trying to open up to you, sit down and listen to him/her. Don’t be exaggerated when you hear him/her speak up. Stay calm. Don’t judge your child when you don’t like what you are hearing, most importantly, don not put the blame on your child.

Self-control is key to keep the line of communication flowing. Your child needs to know and feel that you care, love and understand him/her, and that you are going to help him/her with the situation that he/she is currently in. Respond in a calm and positive manner.

This time is a great way to let your teen speak her feelings out with regards to him/her being bullied, this will let your child be able to share her feelings and thoughts with you.

This will also let your child know that he/she has a parent who loves and understands him/her enough to help her with her situation.

Prepare Your Teen to Stand Up and Fight by Enrolling Him/Her to a Self-Defense Class

Parents, like you, may worry that your kid might regard and think of you as a broken record, but there things that you can never talk to your kids about very often:

  • Decision making with regards to how they treat their peers, becoming a good example without excluding others can create an anti-bullying atmosphere.
  • Letting them stand up for what they believe is true, especially when they are around their friends. Self-worth, self-control and self-esteem are some of the things that a self-defense school can teach as they teach children the things that are necessary for them to make a stand.
  • Telling them and letting them understand that they just can take all in. They can’t just accept and accept when they know that they are being harassed. Encourage your child to talk to someone he/she trusts so much and let him/her open her feelings up.
  • Teaching hi,/her to love himself/herself. It is important for a child to have self-esteem and self-confidence as this is a great tool to stop bullying.
  • Letting your children know and feel that you are always there for them, that you have their back. Children and teens must know that if someone doesn’t believe in them, you are there, always ready to support and love them all the way.
  • Teach and help your child to learn that there are solutions to every problem, especially with bullying. By using some life skills, they can create some actions to solve their problems and get the results that they want to have.
  • Let them learn some self-defense skills so that bullies won’t regard them as the perfect target. Self-defense skills will make these kids well-rounded and ready for every attack to happen, as it makes them sensitive on the things and people that surround them.

Let your child know that he can’t just be a victim. Teach them to not be the perfect target.

Self Defense Tips and Tricks

One important thing that people should know about is learning self-defense, however, this things is not given due importance. Truth is the safety of oneself and one’s property should always be on the top of the priority list of every person. An attack could never be predicted as to where and when it will happen. No matter what your gender is, how old you are… you can always be attacked with a blink of an eye. Attacks happen unexpectedly, for this reason, you have to be ready to defend and protect yourself. But what should we really do when we are faced with an attack? Are there things that we need to learn so that we can effectively defend ourselves from an attacker?

Learn a Self Defense Technique

There are several Self Defense Techniques that you can learn; you just have to choose the one that will suit you. If you have plenty of time, you can go out and look for schools and/or gyms that teach self-defense, choose and pick what you want and learn.

If you are a busy person, and you got no time for enroll, there are self-defense weapons such as Pepper Sprays, Tasers, personal alarms and more.

Combat sports is also a good choice for defending yourself, it’s as effective as other self-defense methods.

Keep Away from Harmful Scenarios

The most important goal of self-defense is to make you get away from harm. Avoid a situation if you feel that you are going to be attacked, always follow your instincts. If you see some people around the area where you are, and you feel like they are walking towards you, walk away as fast as you can. Remember, it’s better safe than sorry.

Don’t Panic

Do not let anxiety eat you up. Everything that you will learn in self-defense can be best put into action if anxiety doesn’t eat you up, or if you do not panic. You can think better if you are relaxed. Being relaxed is important especially if you are on yourself. Keep calm and go fight.

There are many ways in which you can defend yourself from all kinds of attacks in different situations. Gather as much information with regards to self-defense techniques.

We live in the modern times, so it will be easier for you to find what you need.

Self-Defense for Kids

There are many places and schools that teach self-defense for children —these schools are in almost every city in the world. Some schools are even giving basic lessons for free so that kids will know how to defend themselves. The disadvantage of this is most of the schools don’t really show a child that he/she’s always going to face someone bigger and stronger than how her teacher/instructor looks like.

The worst thing that a parent can think of is their children being out of their sights. The best parents can never always be with their kids from time to time, that’s the reason why these parents enroll these kids on self-defense programs to help their children defend and protect themselves when their parents can’t make it with them.

Generally, kids are small, but being small gives them advantage. Children can easily deliver clouts, knocks, and punches to the susceptible parts of an attacker’s body. A kid can hit some of the pressure points of a person and bring them to their knees.

Kids are also small enough to get away from their attacker’s arms by wiggling their bodies.

Parents, more than anything in this world, just want to know and see their children safe and unharmed as this brings peace of mind to the parents.

Knowing that your kids is enrolled in a program that teaches them to defend themselves in unexpected situations will give you piece of mind, right? You do not have to worry if the school or the institution that’s near your place is good; there are people who can teach your kid some good self-defense skills plus they guarantee good results!

Be Safe, Feel Safe: Krav Maga

If you are reading the newspapers and come across some statistics regarding crime victims, you might notice that 3% of all the crime victims belong are senior citizens or old people. With this small number, why are there a lot of old ones isolate themselves because they are afraid? The reason is so simple: As a person ages, the strength of his/her body decreases and confidence levels diminish along. Because of that, that person is unable to counterattack and protect themselves when they face attackers and/or street muggers.

There is no possibility in terms of self-defense. But always keep in mind that no matter how small, old, and weak you are, when you know how to move appropriately, the mugger/attacker will know who’s in charge —definitely not him, it’s you.

Self-defense techniques are not hard to learn as they are also easy to dredge up. It can be practiced with a friend or it can be exercised by enrolling at a Krav Maga school. Joining a Krav Maga class is a great way to learn how to defend a person’s (old person’s) self and regain his confidence back so he can walk down the street alone.

Kicks and strikes are included in self-defense, but there are also ways where homes and surroundings can be kept safe. In actual fact, one of the largest part that can make a person feel safe is how he/she carries him/herself when he is at home or he/she in public —confidence, it is!

AT HOME

Doors and windows should always have locks. There are hardwares and shops that sell safe locks for windows and doors. Make sure that you buy quality made locks. Another alternative is the placement of wooden dowels into the window tracks; these things will not let ’bad people’ forcefully open the window of your house.

If possible and if your door has peepholes, make sure that you look through them before you go and open the door to anyone. If you own a dog, let him be with you when there are strangers by your door. A dork barking at people it doesn’t know will serve as a warning for these strangers.

GOING OUT

When you are going out, make sure that you are aware of what’s happening on your surroundings. Keep your eyes opened and look around and feel if there are any suspicious actions that might happen against you. You can always carry some keys or pens in your hand or in your pocket, these things can be used to poke your attackers in their eyes.

YOU NEED NOT BE STRONG

To feel safe, you do not have to be super strong; just learn the right self-defense to use. Learning these moves will help you gain confidence as you walk with heads up.

The Best Krav Maga Instructor

To be the best Krav Maga instructor, you have to learn extensive knowledge and skills to make his students preparted to face and encounter tough situations in their lives. Krav Maga means close combat, this self-defense originated in Israel and has been widespread throughout the world since it began. Modern Krav Maga instructors make use of an efficient self-defense method to let a person learn Krav Maga in a short span of time. A trainer will have the capacity to teach his/her students the tactics needed in Krav Maga so these students will learn how to defend themselves during a fight.

In USA alone, there are a lot of training centers that offer Krav Maga classes. A good training center has qualified Krav Maga Instructors who have different certifications and expertise. A person’s proviso and certification is always considered before someone enrolls to them. A Krav Maga professional will educate his/her student the different strikes there are in Krav Maga, he/she will let his /her students understand and detect any potential dangers that he will face on his everyday life. The knowledge that this instructor will be acquired through practice and experience.

Finding a good Krav Maga instructor is never an easy task to do. Here are the following points before you go on and choose whoever your instructor will be:

  • Look for the qualifications of your potential Krav Maga instructor.
  • Consider his experience. Today, you can get the best instructor who has more than 5 years of experience as they may have been practicing it through law enforcement and/or special assignments.
  • Of course, the best Krav Maga trainer is a black belter as he can convey what he knows and what he has been practicing to his students so that these learners will know what to do when a situation hits them.
  • Make sure that you have the need to learn Krav Maga skills to counter-attack the opponent while preparing to fight.

A good Krav Maga teacher will not only let you fight, he will also let you finish an attacker effectively and quickly as per making sure that you are safe while you are fighting. Krav Maga Institute has instructors who have thorough experience in Krav Maga, and they are sure to teach you the most extensive Krav Maga training.

Krav Maga: Effective Women’s Self Defense

In New York, the streets are not always safe, and because of that, you need to stay alarmed, conscious and always ready to protect yourself against street thugs. Krav Maga NYC is one of the best choices women can enroll to and learn self-defense that has now placed at the top of the list on every woman’s to-do.

As we all know, Krav Maga is a self-defense system that came from Israel. Primarily, thPallavi knee copy - Copyis technique was only for the Israeli soldiers so that their combat abilities will be improved. But now, New York women have considered it as the best self-defense technique to make them feel secured. Anyone can learn Krav Maga because it’s actually and basically for everyone. Also, it is not governed by any rules in sports.

It is very important for women in New York to learn Krav Maga because danger lurks everywhere and women like you don’t know when attackers would attack. Krav Maga is the best option of New York Women to learn self-defense because it is very easy to learn. Krav Maga New York will prepare you for something bad that will come along your way. There is no limit to a woman’s age, height, weight and physical appearance and condition.

By learning Krav Maga, you will learn:

  • Consciousness – you will become sensitive and you will learn to look and analyze a potential threat.
  • Deterrence – you will be able to stop and prevent any hazardous state.
  • Retort – you will know what to do when an attack is going to happen.
  • Self-Realization – you will know what you are strong and weak with. You will also know that you are secured because you are a Krav Maga NYC practitioner, and you can handle the situation in your hands.

There are some principles that Krav Maga has, and the trainee has to know this. A Krav Maga training involves ending the conflict as soon as you can and targeting your attacker’s weakest part as your attack point. Another principle of Krav Maga is to counterweight you assaulter as quick as you can by responding to his attcks. Keep in mind that you have to be sensitive of your surroundings while dealing with a mugger, this way you will know if there are other thugs waiting for the right time to attack you,

What you have to aim when you are dealing with an attacker using Krav Maga is that you have to hurt your attacker the way that it cannot counterattack to you. That being said, since Krav Maga aims to attack your attacker bad, you have to have some protective gears during the training.

There are many techniques in Krav Maga that are so easy to learn, these are:

  • Punches
  • Palm heel strikes
  • Low punches
  • Hammerfist attacks
  • Hooks
  • Uppercuts
  • Chops
  • Overhand

Krav Maga trainess are taught on how to defends themselves in a situation as quickly as possible, and at the same time, they are taught to defend themselves when the attackers approach and punch or kick them.

Krav Maga works wonders for many people, especially women. Attackers target women because they think they are weak and helpless, that is why many women nowadays are into learning Krav Maga New York because of the stigma some attackers think of them.

THE WEAK POINTS OF A PERSON

A person’s weak point is impossible to harden, develop and strengthen. Attacking an opponent’s weak points gives a person, even if he’s the weakest person alive the plus over the assaulter. When you are getting jumped into, do not think of any fighting code because you have to get out of the situation alive. To achieve this, you have to perpetrate your attacker to the highest level in the least time as possible.

EYES

Eye attacks can be made by using the fingers. You can hit someone’s eyes even if you are lying down. The attacker will not be able to A person's weak pointscope up with this attack as hit in the attacker’s eyes will counterbalance him.

NOSE

The nose it at the center of the face and it is very easy to hit. You can hit the nose with a big strike, like a head-butt, an elbow-knock and/or a punch.

Once the attacker’s nose is attacked, his eyes will start to shed tears and his nose will then bleed. A strong punch or strike will break your attacker’s nose thus will make it very difficult for him to strike back to you.

CHIN

Try watching a boxing match; you will see that the boxers’ target is the chins of their opponents. Why? This is because a sturdy punch on the chin will cause the foe to fall, lose his balance and even pass out.

You can strike your attackers chin with punches in all levels and angles.

LETHAL

The throat is one of the many lethal points of a person’s body. When a person is hit at the throat, he can either choke or die. You can strike your attacker’s throat with a punch or an open hand smash. You can also choke your attacker up.

TESTICLES

Many, if not all, of us know the feeling of being hit at the male part. So imagine you hitting your attacker (if he’s a male) on his private. Hits on the testicles and knees are one of the best attacks a victim can do to his aggressor. A hit on your attacker’s testicles will cause him to bend over and will make you free to move and run for your safety. You can also continue hitting, kicking and/or striking him when he’s bent over in pain because of his aching testicles.

KNEES

The knees are the lowest feeble point of a person’s body. A strike to the knees can be done from all angles. Remember, if you strike someone to the knees, strike it hard because your goal is to break his/her knees so that he will no longer have the chance to hurt and strike back on you.

Once the knee is broken, the attacker will no longer be able to stand up, walk and attack you.

TEMPLES

A strike on the temple can be made with a hook, elbow and other attacks from the sides. When the attacker’s temple is hit, he will lose his balance, fall and faint. Death can be a result of a strong strike on the temple.

EARS

The ears of a person are delicate in which they can be easily hit and/or torn. A hit on this place is a good way to free yourself from holds and grabs.

NAPE

This is the part where the skull and the spinal cord are connected. This human body part is sensitive and lethal. Striking it with a very strong force can paralyze and even kill a person.

SPINAL COLUMN

If you are behind your attacker, you have good chances of striking his spinal column; this is a very sensitive part of a person as it can paralyze him once a strong attack has been made.