We never know when we will need to protect ourselves or our loved ones but you need to be ready. Violent crime in NZ may be low compared to other countries but there is still a high level of physical and sexual assault, robbery and a disturbing rise in use of weapons.
Every day in New Zealand ordinary people are attacked:
We all know it is a good idea to be able to protect ourselves but the solution is not so obvious. There are many martial arts and combat sports that claim to be "good for self defence". However, upon closer examination self defence is not their primary objective and their training does not represent real situations.
This is not to say they do not contain techniques that can be used for self defence but if you only practice these techniques in a 1vs1 rules based fight between evenly matched competitors, how does this represent reality? Real self defence situations have the following characteristics:
Krav Maga can quickly give you the skills to increase your chances of dealing successfully with these sorts or situations.
Krav Maga was developed by Imi Lechtenfeld, based on his experience of 100s of street fights and later decades of experience as the head combat instructor of the renown Israeli Defence Forces.
Imi originally had been a champion boxer and wrestler and quickly found he had to modify his skills for the reality of street fights. Over many decades he expanded and formalised Krav Maga as a comprehensive "system" that could be applied effectively by anybody.
This system is the only system that:
Krav Maga is also fun way to increase your fitness.
We will motivate and push you resulting in an all over body workout .
Increase Self Confidence
Increasing self confidence is a common reason for many of our members to learn Krav Maga.
This will benefit you in both your personal and professional life
Our classes are fast, dynamic and challenging.
You'll enjoy working with like-minded people on challenging drills, interesting scenarios .
If you want to learn self defence in Auckland we currently have academies in 3 Auckland locations with regular classes. We also have more locations coming soon. Click to find out about the location and timetable near you.
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