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Women Take up Self-Defence Seriously – The New Indian Express Newspaper
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Women Take up Self-Defence Seriously – The New Indian Express Newspaper

The New Indian Express Newspaper has written an article by Journalist Ms. Indumathy Sukamya titled "Women Take up Self-Defence Seriously". Its mentions interview of Safety Specialist Franklin Joseph, Safety Specialist and CEO of Franklin Joseph Krav-Maga Self-Defense Academy showcases a different point of view on women self defense & Krav Maga Israeli Self Defense. Newspaper Article
Bangalore Times: Is India really a safe place for women? Franklin Joseph quotes…
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Bangalore Times: Is India really a safe place for women? Franklin Joseph quotes…

And these images change the way women are being perceived, says Franklin Joseph, who conducts workshops to empower women. "When a family watches a film in which a man beats up a woman, and a father has no issues watching it, the son gets a subconscious message that it's OK for him to commit the same acts. Motheusually have no say on the matter and the silence is proof of the power of the man," says Franklin. (more…)
The Indian Express: Post-Guwahati shame, sale of self-defence tools on the rise in Bangalore
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The Indian Express: Post-Guwahati shame, sale of self-defence tools on the rise in Bangalore

Excerpt from Guru Franklin Joseph Experts suggest this might not be the only solution and that people need to stay on guard round-the-clock. "Pepper spray can be a handy tool, but being aware of your surroundings is more important. In the last one week, we've had a large number of single working women and worried parents enrolling their teenage daughters in our Krav Maga self-defence classes," says Franklin Joseph, self-defence instructor, Badass Combat Academy. Further, many are buying telescopic batons and stun guns — though they cost a little more than pepper sprays — which are handy, he added. --- Franklin Joseph Pepper sprays, stun guns, telescopic batons and knives are a few things that Bangaloreans have been getting their hands on in the last one week. The recent G...
Deccan Chronical Newspaper: Krav Maga Work your mind
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Deccan Chronical Newspaper: Krav Maga Work your mind

Bengalureans are proving to be an enterprising lot as they enroll in droves to workshops, focused on various issues. Nabendu Gupta, who holds seminaon team-building, believes that local youngsteare interested in personality development. "They are very enthusiastic, which is a pleasure to see." Nabendu believes that the skills taught here are invaluable, "We focus on how to take a group of people and turn it into a team." (more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)