Best Krav Maga Home Training in 2021
Mastering Krav Maga Self Defense (Vol. I) 6 DVD Set (380 minutes - Beginner to Advanced) by David Kahn
- The most up-to-date krav maga from Israel covering more than 275 techniques
- Comprehensive real-world training in a hardcore fighting gym
- 6 discs covering the essential techniques to defend against all manners of unarmed
- From the IKMA U.S. Chief Instructor and internationally recognized self-defense expert
- Author of Krav Maga & Advanced Krav Maga (St. Martin's Press 2004 & 2008) and Krav Maga Weapon Defenses (YMAA in 2012).
Mastering Krav MagaÂ® Home Study (Vol. IV) 8 DVDs: Defending the 12 Most Common Unarmed Attacks (Beginner to Advanced)
Mastering Krav MagaÂ® Self Defense (Vol. III) 3 DVD Set (249 minutes) -- Firearm Defenses (Beginner to Expert)
- krav maga firearm defenses
- companion to David Kahn's book Krav Maga Weapon Defenses
Beginner Krav Maga: Self Defense Techniques
- Teaches all Beginner-Intermediate Self Defense Techniques (Levels 1-3)
- Punch & Kick Defenses: 360 blocking, hallowing, sprawl, defending clinch
- Hold & Choke Threats: guillotine, front/rear choke, hair grabs, headlocks
- Ground Defense: position, doing damage, standing back up
- Taught with angles, precise instruction, step by step, and home practice drills
The Krav Maga Workout: Total Body Conditioning + Active Flexibility
- 2 Intense 30 minute workouts and 2 flexibility routines
- Great for lower and upper body conditioning + HIIT cardio
- Workout with actual Krav Maga defenses and combatives
- No previous Krav Maga experience is necessary to benefit and enjoy these routines
- These workouts will push you to your limits, while ingraining defense movements
Beginner Krav Maga: Complete Classes for Home Training
- Includes 4 classes, approx. 30 minutes each
- Each class includes a warm up, 4-5 drills, conditioning or skill game
- Like taking a real Krav Maga class, but you can train whenever you want
- Perfect for solo training, with a partner, or with a training bag
- Drills help to build muscle memory and instinctual reactions
Beginner Krav Maga: Weapon Defenses (Firearms, Knife, Blunt Weapons)
- Learn the most common gun, knife, and blunt weapon defenses - Levels 1-3
- Gun Defenses: intro, theory, and various angles of threat
- Knife Defenses: defending an uppercut stab, front front, from behind, and more
- Blunt Weapons: handling sticks, bars, baseball bats, from different angles
- Includes 3 reality stress drills and bonus material (electrical knife, night attacks)
Krav MAGA 3 DVD Set for Those That Have no time to Waste. (Beginner/Advanced)
- Self Defense for the Real World.
- Defend yourself without devoting hours & hours to a training routine.
- The three dvd's give you more than three hours of training.
Total Krav Maga: Advanced to Black Belt 5 DVD Set (Groundfighting, Edged Weapons, Firearms, and Takedowns)
- Advanced combatives and self defenses taught with expert instruction, angles, and drills
- Groundfighting scenarios, defenses, submissions, sweeps, and takedowns
- Hand gun and long gun defenses, taught with follow along practice and bonus moves
- Advanced level knife defenses instructed with various angles and breakdown
- Complete home follow along classes for practicing and mastering all advanced to black belt techniques
Comedy Central's Home Grown
Jamie Campbell Bower Not Only Bulking Up for New Role but Learning Extreme Martial Art of Krav Maga
Jamie Campbell Bower's need to learn Krav Maga shows how far actor preparations for a role have come since John Wayne's unconvincing performance as a hockey player and Mickey Rooney's lack of believability as a race car driver.
Isn't it enough to expect actors who don't have the physical presence to play a specific character to increase their muscle mass without asking them to get in good enough shape to qualify for consideration by the Israeli armed forces? Ask Jamie Campbell Bower. Bower is taking a left turn from the recent rash of news stories about actors transforming their bodily appearance. Not only is he hitting the gym and downing protein shakes with equal abandon to get in shape for his role in "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" but he is learning the martial of Krav Maga.
Bower's role in "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" is Jace Wayland, Shadowhunter. Shadowhunters are trained from early on in the ways of battling what can broadly be described as demons attempting to enter the worldly realm. Since Jace is supposed to be one the premier Shadowhunters in the story, you can clearly see why learning such a distinctive martial art as Krav Maga would be necessary.
Or can you? The job of an actor has come a long way since the Golden Age of Hollywood. Fencing was about the only special martial art that most male actors were required to learn to lend authenticity to a role. In fact, fencing has been a staple of actor preparation for the stage since at least Shakespeare's era and doubtlessly long before. A look at classic movies reveals that any movie star who appeared in a role where swordplay was required has obviously trained enough to at least make the close-ups believable. In many cases, long shots may have substituted a fencing specialist.
News that Bower is bulking up his physique through protein shakes and gym work is nothing new. In fact, such preparation has almost become routine. What lends Bower's preparation for his role as Jace Wayland a new level of interest is the additional training in Krav Maga. This highly specialized martial art differs somewhat from the traditional Eastern martial arts that place as high an emphasis on philosophy, peace of mind and not utilizing fighting skills as they do on learning how to defend yourself. Krav Maga is basically learning how to do as much damage as possible to an opponent in as short an amount of time as possible. This is serious stuff to learn for the purpose of simulation.
Bower being required to learn these mad fighting skills definitely puts him at odds with the philosophy of old time Hollywood. John Wayne clearly did not put in long hours on the rink in order to convince audiences he was a professional hockey player in "Idol of the Crowds." Any number of actors who played boxers seemed to limit their preparation to learning how to look tough in the ring. And if Mickey Rooney ever tricked anyone to thinking he could actually have been a race car driver in "The Big Wheel" chances are that person has never actually watched an automobile race.
The really strange part is that back in those days the technological gimmickry was severed limited and the authenticity of an entire movie often rose or fell on the back of the ability of the actor to bring realism to the screen. Today, of course, the technology necessary to convince audiences not only that Bower is bulky but that he actually has been training in martial arts most of his life are almost unlimited. What a strange kind of irony it is that the less filmmakers have come to depend on acting for lending realism to a film, the more that is being required of them to create that very realism.
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