Krav Maga Tactical Survival presents proven solutions to dangerous, real life situations. Krav Maga is the official self-defense system of the Israeli Defense Forces, and has been battle-tested by police, armed forces, private security personnel and security-minded individuals around the globe for 60 years. Krav Maga teaches you how to quickly size up a dangerous situation and neutralise your attackers before they gain the upper hand. This martial arts book is full of examples of real-world life-threatening situations, and in each case the clear, step-by-step photographs and text illustrate an effective solution showing you how to disrupt your attacker's strategy, disarm them, damage or destroy their ability to harm you, and disengage quickly so you can move to a more secure location. Krav Maga Tactical Survival covers the following essential techniques: Upper Body Combatives (hammer-fist strikes, hook punches, head-butts, front kicks and more) De-escalation techniques Spoiling knife and firearm draws Neutralizing knife and firearm attacks Dealing with unarmed attacks (clothing grabs, chokes and bear hugs) Executing pick-ups and throws
Gershon Ben Keren is an author and fifth degree black belt who has been a student of Krav Maga since 1994. He has been trained by some of the Israeli Defense Forces' most experienced and respected Krav Maga instructors. He was inducted into the Museum of Israeli Martial Arts in 2011. In addition to his work in the security sector, he has taught Krav Maga to civilians, security personnel, law enforcement agencies, and elite military units and special forces. Ben Keren's educational focus on the psychology of violence informs his reality-based self-defense training. His fighting techniques combine firsthand observations of violence with the latest academic research. He lives and teaches Krav Maga in Boston, where he runs Krav Maga Yashir Boston.