Krav Maga Weapon Defenses by David Kahn
The Contact Combat System of the Israel Defense Forces

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Winner — 2013 USA Best Books Award
Winner — 2013 IP's Book Award
Finalist — 2013 Book of the Year Award by ForeWord Magazine

Regardless of strength, size, age, or gender, you can learn krav maga techniques to fend off an armed attacker.

Israeli Krav Maga is the Israel Defense Force’s official self-defense system. The system is simple, instinctive, adaptable, and if necessary, brutally effective to thwart a life threatening assault. Krav maga is particularly world renowned for its weapon defenses.

This book presents the most up-to-date and effective techniques to prevail against armed threats and attacks. These techniques are incorporated into the green, blue, brown, and black belt levels of the Israeli krav maga curriculum.

Many of these updated defenses have never been seen before. Grandmaster Haim Gidon has improved and evolved this material with the late krav maga founder Imi Lichtenfeld’s formal approval.
Contents include these important topics:

•Weapon awareness training; functionality, range, and deployment
•Dominant control holds over a stunned assailant
•Edged weapon defenses
•Impact weapon defenses
•Handgun defenses
•Rifle defenses
•Defending against weapons while on the ground
•Defending against continuous attacks
•Non-conventional weapon threats
•First-party hostage situations
•Kravist weapon defense drills
The conditioning and hand-eye coordination achieved by practicing these techniques will tone your muscles, improve your reflexes, and get you street prepared. This is the most up-to-date, authoritative, and advanced guide to the world’s premier weapons defense tactics.


About David Kahn

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David Kahn, IKMA United States Chief Instructor, received his advanced blackbelt teaching certifications from Grandmaster Haim Gidon and is the only American to sit on the IKMA Board of Directors. David has trained all branches of the U.S. military in addition to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. David is an instructor certifiedby the State of New Jersey Police Training Commission. Mainstream media regularly feature David including Men's Fitness, GQ, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post,New Yorker, Penthouse, Fitness, Marine Corps News, Armed Forces Network, and Military. com. David previously authored the books Krav Maga and Advanced Krav Maga andproduced the Mastering Krav Maga DVD series.
Published July 16, 2012 by YMAA Publication Center. 322 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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