Krav Maga


Trading Karate Kicks for Deadly Force

By LYNNLEY BROWNING Published: July 30, 2010 CHESHIRE, Conn. “The groin!” exclaimed Madison Schiavi. Madison, an 8-year-old with a reddish-brown ponytail, had minced no words with her quick (and correct) response to the suggestion that she “talk about some vital spots we can hit.” “Pop their eardrum!” suggested Erika Barolli, 10. “Or gouge the eye … Continue Reading


Krav Maga’s Self Defense Benefits Appeal to Women and Men Alike

Krav Maga, meaning “close contact” in Hebrew, is an Israeli martial art that was developed by European Jews in order to protect themselves from anti-Semitic groups. After the formation of the State of Israel in 1948, Krav Maga became the official fighting system of the Israeli military. It’s martial arts roots have evolved into a … Continue Reading


Petite 13-year-old girl feels ‘a lot safer’ after learning Israeli self-defense techniques

By Lisa Bolivar PORT ST. LUCIE — Karissa DiMauro of Stuart may be only 13 years old, but don’t mess with her because she’s been taking classes in Krav Maga, an Israeli self-defense technique used by law enforcement officials against unruly suspects. Karissa will be taking part in a special seminar sponsored by Krav Florida … Continue Reading


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