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The simple answer is that it is a physical tool box specifically designed for the purpose of self defence. What that actually means and why it works, is a little more complicated, and is worthy of a little study and explanation ! Any martial art or self defence technique that you choose can…

When it comes to bullying and being attacked or mugged on the street, confidence (or the appearance of) is really important. Individuals can be chosen as victims depending on how they walk, where they look and a host of other body language and general non-verbal bits of communication that are…

How is Krav Maga Unique among the Combative Arts? Krav Maga pistol defence – start point was from a threat to the back of the head (Tulse Hill, London, 2018) Anyone with an interest or experience in martial arts will probably be aware that the ‘this discipline is better than…

The world is a scary place. With the current pandemic, things have become even more unpredictable. Do you know how to handle yourself in an emergency situation? Can you defend yourself if you’re attacked, robbed, or assaulted? While most people generally try to avoid provocative questions like these, you need…

Can You Learn Krav Maga Online? Here’s How to Get the Most Out of Your Practice Krav maga is a self-defence system with a proven track record in real-world scenarios. It emphasises simplicity and practical effectiveness over-commitment to a single fighting style. As a result, anyone can learn krav maga…

THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF KRAV MAGA TODAY As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of our Krav Maga federation, the FEKM, we take a look at the role of Krav Maga today. This blog is dedicated to a very important and timely message by the founder and head of our federation Richard Douieb (Black Belt…

What Is Krav Maga? Here’s What You Need to Know Heard of Krav Maga? Not sure what it is, but want to learn? Well, you’re in the right place ! In this article, we will answer the question of “What is Krav Maga?” as well as covering some lesser-known points of interest.…

WHAT MAKES THIS ISRAELI MARTIAL ART UNIQUE? Anyone reading this with a martial arts background may be aware that the ‘this discipline is better than that’ argument has been going on for as long as people have been punching and kicking. Even if you have no interest in martial arts,…

WHEN KRAV MAGA TRAINING TURNS TO REAL-LIFE THREAT AND SELF-DEFENCE People who watch our Krav Maga training videos or our Krav Maga demonstrations sometimes react quite critically. Often criticism comes from a misunderstanding of our proposal and of the principles that govern our discipline. In our federation, the FEKM, we…

FEKM Krav Maga is run by its President Steve Schmitt who took over in 2018 from Richard Douieb, who originally created the organisation in 1997. Richard is the official representative of Imi Lichtenfeld in Europe, and the European Federation of Krav-Maga now includes more than 20000 members in 15 countries, which makes the…