Krav Maga is Hebrew for close quarter combat; fighting for survival up close and personal.
The nation of Israel was born in a struggle.
Our patriarch Jacob wrestled with an angel in the from of a man. When he emerged victorious the angel changed Jacob's name to Israel, meaning "One who has wrestled with God", and said, "You have wrestled with God and with man and have prevailed." Ever since then the nation of Israel has been fighting for survival The ancient people of Israel were a nation of warriors. The Patriarch Abraham trained all the members of his household in combat. The sons of Jacob were fierce warriors and masters of the sword. The judges of Israel combined combat prowess with great wisdom. Ehud Ben Gerah the Judge was a master of the dagger. Deborah was a master of strategy.
Modern Krav Maga is a continuation of this ancient struggle.
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Jerusalem, the Western Wall, a remnant of our ancient temple.
The ancient Hebrew warrior has risen again. From the Warsaw Ghetto Revolt to the partisans in the forests of Poland to the Israel Defense Forces Jews have followed the words of Ze'ev Vladimir Jabotinsky and have taken up arms to defend themselves.
Krav Maga is the unarmed portion of combat: Defense against guns, knives, and hand to hand combat. It's a simple, user friendly style designed to meet the needs of modern self defense. Unlike traditional styles it is constantly being revised and updated based on lessons learned on the battlefield, urban crime, and in combating terrorists.
Our Krav Maga technique are constantly being evaluate and upgraded. Full contact training and lessons from real life cases, form the basis of our constant reevaluation. This keeps us on the cutting edge of reality training. We are innovators, not imitators.
Our first time students, lacking any previous training, are often surprised at how easy it is to learn Krav Maga. IKI Krav Maga uses natural body movements to create techniques that are easy for the body to learn and retain and use in high-stress situations. We use few technique but apply them to many diverse situations.
Using rubber knives ang guns we act our our realistic scenarios in a safe and fun environment. The students have a good time, learn life-saving skills and walk away with great confidence and empowerment.
Our Krav maga students include men and women of all ages and from all over the world, and all walks of life; college students, law enforcement, military and Special Forces, security professional from Holland to Ukraine, USA and South Africa. We have students and branches all over the world.
We have seminars all the world, please see Seminar page for more information or contact the IKI Head office.
Poland December 2022
Germany - May 2023
Germany - May 2023, Königsbach - Stein
Germany - Kiel, Hamburg, October 2023
USA - February 2023
Mexico - February 2023
Costa Rica - February 2023
USA - August, September 2023
South Africa - March 2023
Italy - November 2023
Norway - October 2023
India - 2023
Brazil - 2023
Netherlands, Apeldoorn - March 2023
Australia - 2022
USA - January 2023
New Zealand - July 2019
Austria - Vienna, October 2020
October 2020 - Germany
October 2019 - Ukraine
October 2020 - Norway
January 2020 - Panama
February 2020 - Costa Rica
March 2020 - The Netherlands
November 2019 Israel
June 2020 Israel