Self Protection

Military Combatives vs Civilian Self Defense

Combatives is a general term for hand-to-hand combat systems primarily used by members of the military. These systems focus on simple, proven, war zone survival and fighting techniques that can be learned in a short period of time. Some military combatives systems have been adapted for use by law enforcement, security professionals and civilians. This blog post provides an overview of military combatives and how they differ from civilian self-protection systems such as the GMAU Krav Maga course.

The Origin and Global Spread of Krav Maga

Krav Maga is a martial art and self-defense system that was developed in Israel in the 1930s and 1940s. It has since spread worldwide as an effective fighting and self-defense methodology. Read on to learn more about the development, spread and continuing evolution of Krav Maga.