Krav Maga (in Hebrew "combat with contact") is a combat discipline, simple, fast, effective, accessible to all categories of population.
This discipline, founded by Imi Lichtenfeld (1910-1998), emphasizes combat management, environmental analysis, and self-preservation, in all circumstances and consists of two main parts:
- The self-defense which is its framework, and which brings together various techniques allowing to defend against a wide variety of attacks, armed or not and to quickly overcome one or more attackers.
- The hand-to-hand combat which constitutes a more advanced phase of Krav Maga, and includes the psychological dimension of the combat (managing stress, group work, weapons…)
The discipline is practiced with suitable protections. It is not necessary to have great flexibility or special physical abilities.
Penchak Silat or Pencak Silat is a martial art and Self-Defense practiced in the Malaysian world.
The Teaching is provided as part of legal self-defense.
The Krav-Maga practiced at the Academy is internationally recognized:
The International Martial Arts Academy of Cap d'Ail is affiliated to :
The Karate French Federation (F.F.K.) – Officially in charge for Krav-Maga
The FFK is affiliated to the World Federation of Krav-Maga WFKM
Teaching at the Academy:
An art of living and well being for adults!
Excellent educational activity for teenagers and children from 3 years old!
Benefits of Krav-Maga for teenager and kids for 3 years old
The benefits of Krav-Maga for adults (women and men) and teenagers from 15 yrs