Self Defense & Fighting

WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET IN THE BEST SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE WHILE LEARNING TO DEFEND YOURSELF AT THE SAME TIME??

 

 

BR Krav Maga is the only facility in the Baton Rouge area that is an official licensee for a globally recognized Krav Maga association, and is one of the few schools in the world to have multiple expert certified instructors. Our instructors undergo intensive training at Fit To Fight Worldwide headquarters in Charlotte North Carolina as well as other prominent facilities in the country such as STW Krav Maga in San Antonio.
Aside from our Krav Maga program we also offer other programs from the Fit To Fight training system such as SPARology:tm: and From The Ground Up:tm:. These programs are for anyone and everyone who is ready to get serious about getting in shape by developing the skill set of a MMA fighter without the fear of being hurt while training. You will sharpen your mind while attaining the body and the skills of a fighter without looking like on after a fight.

What is Krav Maga?

KRAV MAGA IS

  • Based on natural reflexes and body mechanics, making it quick and easy to learn.
  • Not dependent on size or strength, so it can be used effectively by men and women of all ages.

KRAV MAGA PRINCIPLES

  • Counter attacking as soon as possible (or attacking pre-emptively).
  • Targeting attacks to the body’s most vulnerable points, such as: the eyes, neck/throat, face, solar plexus, groin, ribs, knee, foot, fingers, etc.
  • Maximum effectiveness and efficiency in order to neutralize the opponent as quickly as possible.
  • Maintaining awareness of surroundings while dealing with the threat in order to look for escape routes, further attackers, objects that could be used to defend or help attack, and so on.

“In Krav Maga students learn to defend against all variety of attacks and are taught to counter in the quickest and most efficient way.”

HISTORY

Krav Maga is a non-competitive eclectic self-defense system developed in Israel that involves boxing, Muay Thai, jiu-jitsu, wrestling, and grappling techniques, along with realistic fight training. Krav Maga is known for its focus on real-world situations and extremely efficient and brutal counter-attacks. It was derived from street-fighting skills developed by Hungarian-Israeli martial artist Imi Lichtenfeld, who made use of his training as a boxer and wrestler, as a means of defending the Jewish quarter against fascist groups in Bratislava in the mid-to-late 1930s. In the late 1940s, following his immigration to Israel, he began to provide lessons on combat training to what was to become the IDF, who went on to develop the system that became known as Krav Maga. It has since been refined for civilian, police and military applications.

Krav Maga has a philosophy emphasizing threat neutralization, simultaneous defensive and offensive maneuvers, and aggression. Krav Maga is used by Israeli Defense Forces, both regular and special forces, and several closely related variations have been developed and adopted by law enforcement and intelligence organizations, Mossad and Shin Bet. There are several organizations teaching variations of Krav Maga internationally.

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