Tag: Krav Maga Bangalore

Times of India Newspaper: Hit back in times of terror
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Times of India Newspaper: Hit back in times of terror

Times of India, Bangalore Times Newspaper The Israeli army's self-defence tactics for civilians are a fave among IT professionals Did you watch helplessly as goons mugged you and took off with your valuables? Frustrated that you didn't know what to do as you were pinned to the ground? How about learning to fight back? Well, a bunch of city-based professionals have done just that and what's more, they are even equipping themselves with skills required during a terror situation. It is Krav Maga — Hebrew for contact combat — the Israeli military's effective, easy-to-learn system of unarmed self-defence and combat tactics that has caught their fancy. (more…)
NDTV Channel: Terror-fighting classes for Bangalore
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NDTV Channel: Terror-fighting classes for Bangalore

NDTV.com Vasanthi Hariprakash, Neha Kidwai Saturday, January 10, 2009, (Bangalore) A private company in Bangalore is now offering training for ordinary citizens to combat terror. The trainesay that special skills and techniques, imported all the way from Israel, are being used. They are being trained to dodge a grenade and escape capture by a terrorist. When it's down to the basics in a terrorist attack, people will know what to do. (more…)
Hindustan Times Newspaper: Bangalore IT Pros train in Israeli Survival Techniques
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Hindustan Times Newspaper: Bangalore IT Pros train in Israeli Survival Techniques

Hindustan Times, Front page Bangalore IT Pros train in Israeli Survival Techniques SOFTWARE PROFESSIONALS like Anoop Ramakrishnan, 24, and many others in the tech industry here are picking up new survival skills - not to endure the economic gloom, but to survive a terror attack or a hostage crisis. Following the recent terror attacks, techies are queuing up to be trained in anti-terror and hostage survival techniques being imparted as part of Krav Maga, an Israeli school of self-defence and combat tactics. They are being taught how to hold their nerve during a terror attack, ensure minimum injury, how to escape a fire, and avoid being trapped in a stampede during evacuation. (more…)
Time Out Magazine: Mending defences
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Time Out Magazine: Mending defences

Time Out Magazine Amrita Gupta finds out how one of the city's self-defence coaches is training citizens to tackle the threat of terrorism. Ashish Puri, an employee at Cisco, is pragmatic about surviving a terror attack. "In a situation involving terrorists, regular self-defence skills won't help, because the basic premise that the opponent will be afraid of getting hurt or losing his life becomes irrelevant," he said. "It's definitely not the time to be bold. Instead we need to be practical: look for exit routes, notice opportunities, know how to react." (more…)
Times of India Newspaper: Bangalore learns to tackle terror
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Times of India Newspaper: Bangalore learns to tackle terror

Times of India, Frontpage Fighting Back First introduced in New Delhi five years ago, Krav Maga teaches Israeli self-defence skills against armed street attacks and muggings, home assaults, car thefts and attacks. It was introduced in Bangalore last years and over 75 citizens have enrolled for the course. Anti-terror training capsule, designed by New Delhi-based Vicky Kapoor, director and chief instructor of International Krav Maga Federation, India, is the first of its kind in India. (more…)
MyCityBuddy Website: What Magaa…Krav Maga?
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MyCityBuddy Website: What Magaa…Krav Maga?

MyCityBuddy.com Website That pretty much sums up what one knows about this new martial art form. But it seems to be the latest buzz, everybody wants to do it, everyone else is opening up a Krav Maga Center to train all those others who want to do it. There are reams of articles written about it and miles of TV programming on propagating it….But what is it?? Maybe the question to ask is how it helps you! (more…)
Marie Claire India Magazine: Fighting Fit
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Marie Claire India Magazine: Fighting Fit

Marie Claire India Magazine If you are bored of your regular workout and years n for something different, give Krav Maga a try. Its a great exercise, with a kick of self defense thrown in. What does fitness mean to you? If its just 'the right curves', then probably already have an information overload on the options that will you get there. But if fitness to you means mental agility, a healthy aggression, toned muscles and the ability to take down any potential threat with a kick in the groin, then you will have to look at the techniques like Krav Maga. (more…)
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