Krav Maga (contact combat) is a is a non-competitive practical and tactical self-defense system that consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from boxing, Muay Thai, Wing Chun, Judo, jiu-jitsu, wrestling, and grappling, along with realistic combat training. It was...
House rejects stopgap security agency funding, partial shutdown looms
Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others
Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism
Tag: Krav Maga
June 7, 2013 | 12:20 pm
August 30, 2011 | 11:57 pm
When Sam Worthington (“Avatar,” “Terminator Salvation”) walks into an interview at the Four Seasons Hotel, he looks nothing like the tormented Holocaust survivor and Mossad agent he plays so soulfully in the spy thriller “The Debt,” opening Aug. 31. His short-cropped hair...
August 23, 2011 | 6:33 pm
May 5, 2010 | 1:51 pm
“When someone grabs your neck,” Lisa, a mom with a Barbie-like face who looks down at me as she grunts out push-ups, “What are you going to do? You’re going to put your hands up.”
Lisa tells me she was drawn to take the Krav maga class here at Focus Self Defense in Culver...
May 20, 1999 | 8:00 pmLike most women, I had never punched anyone in the face. That is, until I socked Spar Pro, a plastic peach-colored torso on a stick. It was a totally foreign sensation, twisting into a right-handed uppercut and letting Mr. Spar Pro have it right on the chin, his beady eyes staring...