The Reality of Knife Attacks

You have probably seen a demonstration of someone successfully fending off a knife attack. Or maybe it was a scene in a super spy movie where the knife fight was long, complicated, and impressive. Most likely, it looked good, flashy, and you were thinking, “That was cool! I want to be able to do that!” The […]

Loyalty in the Martial Arts World

When a person feels allegiance, commitment, devotion, and faithfulness towards a nation, cause, or person, we call this loyalty. Being a loyal person means that you keep your promises, and that’s something that has deep value to a functioning society. Loyalty can be a powerful feeling that brings people together to join their voices and […]

About Multiple Attackers

Here are the videos that we discussed during the Multiple Attacker seminar. Remember that these videos can be difficult to watch, but it is important to be aware of real behavior in these types of situations. Fight 1 Fight 2 Fight 3 Fight 4 Compilation Lessons learned: You have to keep on moving. Standing in […]

A story from a KMI student

A P2 student of ours sent us this incredible story in 2010. I was at Jack in the Box on Market and 1st in the city with a friend. We had just got done eating and my friend was near the garbage cans throwing his stuff away, when this guy walks in with his wife […]

History of Krav Maga Institute

Before Berkeley After completing his service and taking some time off to tour the world, Danny and his longtime friend and business partner Isaac moved to the US in 1992, intending to open a Krav Maga school. However, familial obligations in Israel prevented them from starting the school, so Danny took a break from the […]

Help

One of the biggest obstacles in self-defense is that during emergency situations, most of us subconsciously rely on some kind of help appearing at the last minute to save us during our time of need. We subconsciously expect that help will come from somewhere – law enforcement, a good samaritan, or maybe the mercy of […]

The Krav Maga Institute: Street Certified

Author and MMA writer DeLeon DeMicoli was a long-time student at Krav Maga Institute from when it used to be named Berkeley Krav Maga. We are honored to be the subject of an article written by DeLeon! DeLeon DeMicoli writes for the MMA Underground, a CBSSports.com partner. His free time is spent on the mats learning […]