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Krav Maga is Modern, Close Quarters Self-Defense

Krav Maga is roughly translated from Hebrew to mean “close quarter fighting.” It is a highly effective martial art that utilizes a combination of strikes, grapples, throws, locks and holds. Krav Maga originated from street fighting techniques of Jewish gangs defending themselves in the tough ghettos of Bratislav in the 1930s. Krav Maga was developed […]

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Krav Maga Training

Krav Maga is a “Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)” integrated style that has grown in popularity and usage around the world in recent decades. At All Family ATA Taekwnodo, we teach Krav Maga for exercise and reflexive, responsive self-defense. The Krav Maga classes we teach in the Quad Cities Area area are an exciting and interesting […]

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A Brief History of Krav Maga

Unlike most martial arts with ancient roots in Asia, Krav Maga does not have a long story to narrate as it was developed during the comparatively recent 1930s. It is based on self defense mechanisms in real world situations and can cause injury or even death to the attacker. Krav Maga, which means ‘contact combat’ […]

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