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  • If You Had Her Moves

    By Keren Engelberg

    June 27, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Gouging out eyeballs and hitting people with chairs are just some of the actions taught by Wade Allen. For Allen, the director of Krav Maga Worldwide's Hollywood division, it's all in the name of self-defense.

    Krav Maga, (pronounced krahv muh-GAH), was originally developed for the...

  • Divine Fight

    By Julie G Fax

    December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    When Benjamin Andron, a second-degree black belt, bows in at the beginning of the martial arts class he teaches, he always keeps his eyes raised.

    This subtle variation on the traditional Chinese and Japanese lowering of the eyes acknowledges that respect for God is supreme above...