Krav Maga Weapon Defenses: The Contact Combat System of the Israel Defense Forces Book by David Kahn

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Israeli Krav Maga is the Israel Defense Force's official self-defense system. The system is simple, instinctive, adaptable, and if necessary, brutally effective to thwart a life threatening assault. This book presents the most up-to-date and effective techniques to prevail against armed threats and attacks.

Many of these updated defenses have never been seen before. Grandmaster Haim Gidon has improved and evolved this material with the late krav maga founder Imi Lichtenfeld's formal approval.

Contents include

  • Weapon awareness training; functionality, range, and deployment
  • Dominant control holds over a stunned assailant
  • Edged weapon defenses
  • Impact weapon defenses
  • Handgun defenses
  • Rifle defenses
  • Defending against weapons while on the ground
  • Defending against continuous attacks
  • Non-conventional weapon threats
  • First-party hostage situations
  • Kravist weapon defense drills

Regardless of strength, size, age, or gender, you can learn krav maga techniques to fend off an armed attacker.

About the Author

David Kahn serves as the Israeli Krav Maga Association's U.S. Chief Instructor and teaches federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies along with all branches of the U.S. military. David is the only American ever to sit on the non-profit Israeli Krav Maga Association's board of directors. David is also a certified instructor through the New Jersey Police Training Commission and Mercer County Police Academy and also teaches at the New Jersey State Police Academy.

David received his advanced blackbelt teaching certifications from Grandmaster Haim Gidon of the Israeli Krav Maga Association.

David graduated from Princeton University cum laude and received his juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law. Professionally, David has recruited Emmy Award Winning Actor James Gandolfini and Grammy Award Winning Musician John Mayer as his financial partners for developing krav maga along with his brother, Abel Kahn.

430 pages

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    Decatur Ranger

    I won multiple books by David Khan and enjoy his writings but all the photographs are from so far away it is very hard to follow and practice the techniques. I was disappointed this tie around