The Best of Krav Maga (Yellow-Black Belts) by David Kahn
What you'll learn
- Krav Maga's most effective defenses and counter-attacks against the most common street threats.
NOT ALL KRAV MAGA IS THE SAME. THIS IS THE REAL DEAL KRAV MAGA FROM THE WORLD'S LONGEST-STANDING AND ORIGINAL ISRAELI KRAV MAGA ASSOCIATION (GIDON SYSTEM). These self-defense strategies and tactics are battle-tested and street-proven.
This 22 hour Mastering the Best of Krav Maga Course was developed and is presented by David Kahn, the IKMA US's Chief Instructor and award-winning author of seven Krav Maga books. The instinctive tactics presented in this course are easily learned and retained. A few core strategies and tactics will defeat the majority of street threats and attacks and may be mastered by anyone regardless of size, strength, gender or physical abilities.
In addition to his training thousands of civilians, David has, on an official basis, trained and received commendations from more than 250 law enforcement agencies and all five branches of the U.S. military including the:
US Navy SEALs
Army Green Berets,
Air Force Special Operations,
Marine Corps Special Operations Command
US Secret Service
US Marshal Fugitive Task Force
Trained by Israeli Grandmaster Haim Gidon, David has produced the most expansive and complete Krav Maga library in the world. This video course is supported by written excerpts and training drills excerpted from David Kahn's books.
This Best of Krav Maga Course derived from the yellow through blackbelt levels of the Israeli Krav Maga Association includes:
Krav Maga mindset and core principles.
Essential movements, stances and positions.
The most effective upperbody combatives.
The most effective lowerbody combatives.
The most effective upper- and lowerbody combative combinations and retzev (continuous combat motion).
Defending the most common upperbody attacks.
Defending the most common lowerbody attacks.Choke defenses.
Grab and clinch defenses.
Multiple attacker strategies and defenses.
Impact weapon defenses.
Edged weapon defenses (including complex attacks such as grabs and combined combatives).
Firearm defenses (including complex threats such as grabs and professional distancing).
David received his advanced blackbelt teaching certifications from Israeli Grandmaster Haim Gidon in Israel. David has authored six best-selling and award winning krav maga books for both Macmillan Press and YMAA Publications: Krav Maga (2004), Advanced Krav Maga (2008); Krav Maga Weapon Defenses (2012); Krav Maga Professional Tactics (2016); Krav Maga Defense (2016) and Krav Maga Combatives (2019) and Krav Maga Fundamental Strategies (2021).
David developed a national krav maga school affiliate program with over a dozen affiliates. For the NFL, David created specialized event de-escalation and football tactics training. Mainstream media regularly feature David including Men’s Fitness, GQ, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, New Yorker, Penthouse, Fitness, Marine Corps News, Armed Forces Network, Special Operations Report, Militarycom, CBS News, Fox News, Discovery Channel, Combat Camera, Police Magazine, PBS and the BBC. David also produced the Mastering Krav Maga DVD series, Volumes I-IV that became Amazon’s Choice® along with the Mastering Krav Maga Online program.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone with an interest in Krav Maga and Self-Defense
David Kahn United States Chief Instructor for the Israeli Krav Maga Association received his advanced blackbelt teaching certifications from Grandmaster Haim Gidon, the world’s highest ranked krav maga instructor. David is the only American to sit on the IKMA Board of Directors. The United States Judo Association also awarded David a fifth degree blackbelt in combat jujitsu. David has trained all branches of the U.S. military including the United States Marine Corp’s Special Operations Command (MARSOC) along with the Royal Marines including dozens of other special operations personnel. He has also taught at many respected hand-to-hand combat schools including at the Naval Special Warfare Advanced Training Command, Marine Corps Martial Arts School of Excellence, Quantico, (MACE) and U.S. Army Combatives School, Fort Benning. David has also trained more than 220 federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies including having taught at the FBI Academy (Quantico) and is a certified instructor by the State of New Jersey Police Training Commission. PBA 130 awarded David a lifetime achievement silver card by for his pro bono LE work. David works with NFL players including several Pro Bowlers.
Mainstream media regularly feature David including Men’s Fitness, New York Times, GQ, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, New Yorker, Penthouse, Fitness, Marine Corps News, Armed Forces Network, Special Operations Report and Militarycom. David authored the books Krav Maga, Advanced Krav Maga, Krav Maga Weapon Defenses, Krav Maga Professional Tactics and, most recently, Krav Maga Defense. He also produced the Mastering Krav Maga DVD series, Volumes I-IV along with the Mastering Krav Maga Online program. David earned his BA cum laude from Princeton University in 1994 and his JD from the University of Miami in 1998.
Of note, the Mastering Krav Maga DVD series has won four national awards while the books Krav Maga Weapon Defense and Professional Tactics have collectively won four national book awards.