Many people are turning to Israeli-based Krav Maga to protect themselves in Kingsley, Michigan.
Krav Maga, translated from Hebrew means contact combat. The combat method focuses on close, hand-to-hand maneuvers. It’s the distance where someone can reach out and grab you.
An estimate group of 20 people learned Krav Maga principles directly from Israeli instructor Moshe Katz. It’s the second time Katz has has taught self-defense in northern Michigan.
Katz travels around the globe spreading his techniques because he’s passionate about helping people.
“Every time I read a story or hear something on the news about somebody attacked, that’s my motivation to give people the tools to live without fear,” said Moshe Katz, of Israeli Krav International.
Katz gives people techniques that are simple. He said they don’t have to be a master martial artist to be able to protect themselves. His techniques focus on real life situations for all ages and fitness levels. Participants learn how to react to common unarmed attacks as well as situations including weapons.
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