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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...
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…)
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