Principles of Krav Maga By Shane Bosstick, Chief Instructor of Bloomington ATA Family Martial Arts You have started training in your Krav Maga Training Program, and now must prepare to train and learn to defend yourself.  It begins by understanding some basic principles for Krav Maga…   First and foremost, we avoid all confrontation when possible. We […]

Krav Maga is roughly translated from Hebrew to mean “close quarter fighting.” It is a highly effective martial art that utilizes a combination of strikes, grapples, throws, locks and holds. Krav Maga originated from street fighting techniques of Jewish gangs defending themselves in the tough ghettos of Bratislav in the 1930s. Krav Maga was developed […]

Unlike most martial arts with ancient roots in Asia, Krav Maga does not have a long story to narrate as it was developed during the comparatively recent 1930s. It is based on self defense mechanisms in real world situations and can cause injury or even death to the attacker. Krav Maga, which means ‘contact combat’ […]