Acknowledgment

I wish to seize this opportunity to convey my gratitude to all those who were involved in the preparation of this book during the last few years, and especially to the following persons who played a crucial role in its realization Efrat Ashkenazi spared no effort in translating the Hebrew texts into fluent, everyday English (fortunately, her native language) and refining them over and over. Liat Paz, our photographer, was as patient as proficient with her camera, whether in her studio or...

How to Defend Yourself against Armed Assault

Imi Sde-Or Lichtenfeld , Founder of Krav Maga Eyal Yanilov, Chief Instructor Dekel Publishing House Tel Aviv, Israel Copyright 2001 by Dekel Publishing House, Tel Aviv, Israel. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from Dekel Publishing House. P.O. Box 45094 Tel Aviv 61450, Israel....

What is Krav Maga

Simulator Knife Krav Maga

Krav Maga, meaning in Hebrew ''contact fight, is the official system of self-defense and hand-to-hand combat of the Israel Defense Forces IDF , the Israeli National Police and other security services. Krav Maga is also taught extensively in public schools and educational centers affiliated with the Israeli Ministry of Education. Krav Maga was created by the late Imi Sde-Or Lichtenfeld , who developed the system during his remarkable military career as Chief Instructor of Hand-to-Hand Combat...

Warning

The authors, the editor, and the publisher are not and will not be responsible, in any way whatsoever, for any use made by anyone, whether proper or improper, of the information contained in this book. All use of the aforementioned information must be made in accordance with what is permitted by law, and any damage liable to be caused as a result thereof, will be the exclusive responsibility of the user. It is the duty of every person planning to train in the techniques described in this book,...

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I do not usually write a foreword to the books I publish. This, however, is an unusual book by an unusual person. Mr. Imi Imrich Sde-Or Lichtenfeld , the renowned Israeli Grandmaster 1910-1998 , was the creator of the acclaimed school of Krav Maga. Imi and his senior disciple and follower, Eyal Yanilov, spent more than a decade writing this series of books for the benefit of people the world over who may, in times of emergency, need this special knowledge. Due to his vast knowledge and...