What is Krav Maga?

Everything about Krav Maga & Self Defence

What Is Krav Maga

Krav Maga is the most devastating fighting system / Self Defence or protection system in the world. Krav Maga is not a sport, it is a system based on principles and concepts. In Krav Maga, you’ll learn to defeat unarmed attackers, rapidly resolve ground fights, and deal with knives and guns. Additionally, you’ll learn how to debilitate your opponent rapidly irrespective of his size, training background or experience level. Most importantly the system can be learned quickly and applied under extreme stress.

The system is based on simple and reflexive moves that work when you need them to. As a constantly evolving system the effectiveness of techniques is constantly tested, evaluated and developed.

There are different styles of Krav Maga. Going from a hit & run system to the real deal.

There is no doubt about the fact that Krav Maga originated in Israel. It is also a fact that Krav Maga has evolved so much from the Imi style that it is difficult to say wich style is the best. In fact, this can only be proven in a life threathening situation.

Sometimes a style has evolved because of particular country laws making it impossible to teach Krav Maga the way it was intented. Sometimes a style has evolved because of commercial reasons. 

It is a fact that Krav Maga isn't about 400 techniques, kata's and fancy moves. "If it looks great, it's probably not Krav Maga". Krav Maga is raw, brutal, fast, effective.

Federations - groups

What is the purpose of this site?

Googling for Krav Maga you will find thousands of pages and numerous instructors. This page tries to inform you objectively on Krav Maga, the federations and different styles.


We offer you an independant overview, information on Krav Maga instructors etc. We'll also warn you in case a fake master pops up...

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