Join the largest Krav Maga family and learn the best and most effective fighting system available, used by military, Special Forces and many other military and civilian organizations ! IKMF, the international Krav Maga Federation , is the original and most veteran Krav Maga organization
Krav Maga is the best self-defense system in the world, and IKMF (International Krav Maga Federation) is the lead organization in the world in both size and quality.
Imi Lichtenfeld, the creator of Krav Maga established IKMF to spread the Krav Maga around the world, from Avi Moyal IKMF Chairmen and head instructor today, to our global instructors team, on to our worldwide instructors and from them to all of our students so everyone may walk in peace.
IKMF instructors are available in over 80 countries in 5 continents' they teach and train in all sectors of KM including: Military Krav Maga, Law enforcement Krav Maga, VIP Protection Krav Maga and naturally in the civil sector, offering: Kids Krav Maga, Women self defense in a specially develop program "Stay Away" and all adult Krav Maga classes. Recently we have opened our new sector: Adaptive Krav Maga, for disabled or physically limited Krav Maga students.
IKMF Krav Maga is the original and most veteran Krav Maga organization in the world, yet, keeps evolving the system and adjusting its techniques to the constant changing threats of the world.
IKMF provides self-defense solutions and tools to deal with various dangers but more importantly the techniques are compatible to the qualities and traits of the person using them, and the boundaries limited by law.
IKMF Krav Maga instructors are qualifies to train you and conduct seminars, their qualification is stipulated in successfully passing our renowned Civil instructors course, a minimum KM Level of Graduate 1, and professional sectors instructors course such as mentioned above.
On this website you can find the IKMF locations and branch list all over the world, events in those locations, details about courses and training programs in Israel as well as information about our Global instructors team.
Krav Maga is the most effective self defense system offered today. Krav Maga is easily learned and implemented quickly.This system is accessible to anyone interested in learning self defense techniques in aim to protect themselves and their surroundings
The purpose of this article is to go through the factors that led Krav Maga to be the best self-defense system in the world. It is vital for us to know those factors in order to preserve it and pass it forward. In hindsight, four major elements stands behind this achievement:
First element: The evolutionary element
Every creature on earth, developed physical traits, which allowed him to survive in a constant dangerous changing environment. The ones that evolution gave them the right tools, Prevailed, and the ones that weren’t so lucky, (the mutation passed them) did not survive. Humans therefore, naturally carry the surviving genes, each of us born with a set of natural defensive, cognitive & reflexive traits, from the moment we emerge from our mothers' womb.
Examples for those genetic traits: If someone walks in the street and hears tires screeching, he will turn to see the danger and will raise his hands forward in a push motion, even if it's a five tons truck forging toward him, and he has no chance of stopping it.
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