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Complete Krav Maga: The Ultimate Guide to Over 200 Self-Defense and Combative Techniquesby Darren Levine
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Developed for the Israel military forces and battle tested in real-life combat, Krav Maga has gained an international reputation as an easy-to-learn yet highly effective art of self-defense. Clearly written and extensively illustrated, Complete Krav Maga details every aspect of the system including dozens of hand-to-hand combat moves, over 20 weapons defense techniques and a complete physical conditioning workout program.
All the moves are described in depth from beginning Yellow Belt to advanced Black Belt, yet they are easy to learn because one of Krav Maga's strengths is its simplicity. Based on the principle that it is best to move from defense to attack as quickly as possible, Complete Krav Maga offers fast-escape maneuvers from attacks and holds. It then follows them up with specific counterattacks, including punches, kicks and throws.
The authors show how anyone (big or small, man or woman) can practice self defense by using Krav Maga to protect weak spots, exploit an assailant's vulnerabilities and turn the attackers force against him. Complete Krav Maga teaches the reader how to get in shape, gain confidence and feel safer and more secure every day.
EVERY MOVE, EVERY TECHNIQUE
“Darren Levine has my unqualified support and gratitude for his
contributions to Krav Maga.” —Imi Lichtenfeld, founder of Krav Maga
The official self-defense system of the Israeli Defense Forces, Krav Maga offers
you an easy-to-learn yet highly effective self-defense system that emphasizes
instinctive movements, practical techniques and realistic training scenarios.
Based on the principle that it is best to move from defense to attack as quickly
as possible, Complete Krav Maga teaches fast-escape maneuvers combined with powerful counterattacks. Whether you are big or small, male or female, young or old, you can use Krav Maga to protect yourself by exploiting an assailants vulnerabilities. Learning Krav Maga will give you the fitness, skills and confidence to feel safer and more secure every day.
All the moves in Complete Krav Maga—from beginner Yellow Belt to advanced Brown Belt—are described in depth and illustrated with step-by-step photos:
Punches, kicks, knee strikes and basic defense movements
Further self-defense moves, counterattacks, and defenses against knives, guns and sticks
All weapon defenses, groundfighting techniques and advanced strikes
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