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DNA India Newspaper: A punch in time can save a life
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DNA India Newspaper: A punch in time can save a life

Krav Maga, a self-defence technique developed in Israel, literally means 'contact combat' or 'close combat'. Relying on human instincts, this hand-to-hand combat involves wrestling, boxing, grappling and striking techniques. With traces of street fighting techniques, Krav Maga is easy to adapt and reproduce. "Krav Maga is a form of self-defence that deals with realistic scenarios where there are no rules. It deals with prevention from threat, psychological buildup to empowerment, verbal self-defence, soft and hard tactical defence against eve-teasing, groping, molestation and rape. It is an instant realisation and reaction to an action or attack," says Franklin Joseph, instructor, Israeli Franklin Joseph Krav Maga Bangalore Self-Defence in Richmond Town. Franklin Joseph is the only Krav M...
Live Mint Magazine: Fighting terror the Krav Maga way
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Live Mint Magazine: Fighting terror the Krav Maga way

Live Mint Magazine An Israeli hand-to-hand combat technique is finding more takein the wake of the Mumbai attacks. New Delhi: There were many in Mumbai on those three nights it was hostage to ten terrorists who would probably have prayed for knowledge of some sort of self-defence. The Israeli technique of Krav Maga or Hebrew for Contact Combat, teaches how to fight off an armed kidnapping or defeat a potential rapist and even counter terrorists. It's a technique that sharpens reflexes and reduces reaction time. The practical approach to a potentially violent situation, has suddenly seen more takefor Krav Maga. (more…)
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