Have you ever heard about the mannequin challenge? It’s simple, the goal is to recreate a scene with a lot of participants who stay still. The camera moves between the statues as if we were discovering an everyday scene frozen into time. It’s not as easy as it sounds. This french club of Krav Maga has gathered all its members to make a Krav Maga mannequin challenge. It’s awesome!
Have you ever wondered how it’s like to pass the black belt exam? Take a look at this video. It shows how it’s done in the FEKM (European Federation of Krav Maga). It’s a lot of preparation and a lot of stress. It’s at this moment that you start becoming a real Krav Maga practitioner after all. Precision, speed, distance, good techniques are all important aspects that you have to demonstrate at your exam. But don’t worry there’s plenty of time to practice between the first grade and the black belt !
Each year the European Federation of Krav Maga (FEKM) organizes a winter camp that gathers hundreds of participant. The FEKM is one of the biggest federations of Krav Maga. All the highest ranked members are meeting in Paris to teach the participants their art. It is an event you cannot miss if you live in Europe.
There’s a lot of drills to practice your punches, kicks, combos … but don’t forget about head movement drills ! Working on your defense is as much important as working on your attack. You never know who is going to be your opponent, especially on the street.
Shadow boxing is a good way to work on your fighting skills but it can also be used to practice your footwork and cardio. Don’t always attack. You have to simulate a real fight. You got to move, defend and block.
In Krav Maga, we know study a lot of techniques to be able to react to any situation. But it’s important not to forget to work hard on your basic skills. Shadow boxing is a good way to practice your fighting skills. Here are some boxing drills to perfect your punches and footwork.
In Krav Maga we learn how to defend ourselves against a stick or a knife attack, but what about the opposite? Stick and knife fighting is an important aspect of how to defend yourself in the street. With a wood stick, a bat or anything else, you should learn how to use objects surrounding you. Next level? Stick against knife and knife against stick!
Krav Maga has been first developped for mitilitary purposes. It has been then adapted to the civilian context. Even if the principles are the same, the techniques are not. It’s comprehensible since the encountered situations are not the same. In this video you will see a Krav Maga seminar for antiterrorist formation in Czech Republic.
Fight quest is a TV Show where two former professional fighters go on a quest to discover various martial arts. From Kali to Krav Maga, they journey to meet the local experts. In this episode, they discover the Krav Maga discipline is Israeli. One of them will try military Krav Maga and the other will join a Krav Maga club.