Krav Maga and Self-Defense

ebook The Fighting Techniques of the Israeli Defense Forces · MMA: Mixed Martial Arts

By Ann Byers

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Krav maga is the unarmed part of Israeli combat, and a contact sport of defense techniques that are growing in popularity around the world. It is different from traditional mixed martial arts in that it is based on the evolving lessons learned on the battlefield and in fighting terrorists. Krav maga combines boxing, Judo, and Brazilian Jui-Jitsu. In this thrilling book, MMA aficionados learn the history and development of the sport, from Imi Lichtenfeld, Haim Gidon, and Eyal Yanilov. Acclaimed star fighters and trainers aid readers in the discovery of Krav maga including, including Katrina Reynolds, Moti "The Hammer" Hortenstein, Sam Sade, A. J. Draven, and David Kahn. Readers also learn about the basics of MMA self-defense and safety. This engaging volume provides eye-catching step-by-step photos on how to defend against common chokes, grabs, and bear hugs.

Krav Maga and Self-Defense