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Krav Maga is Modern, Close Quarters Self-Defense

Krav Maga is roughly translated from Hebrew to mean “close quarter fighting.” It is a highly effective martial art that utilizes a combination of strikes, grapples, throws, locks and holds. Krav Maga originated from street fighting techniques of Jewish gangs defending themselves in the tough ghettos of Bratislav in the 1930s. Krav Maga was developed […]

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Martial Arts for Adults

The classes offered at Legends Martial Arts are led by a top level team of instructors who prepared curriculums under the supervision and guidance of Martial Arts instructor Mr. John Clerigo. These curriculums were designed to train each student to gradually become a competent Martial Artist. These courses incorporate many different disciplines and are tested […]

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A Brief History of Krav Maga

Unlike most martial arts with ancient roots in Asia, Krav Maga does not have a long story to narrate as it was developed during the comparatively recent 1930s. It is based on self defense mechanisms in real world situations and can cause injury or even death to the attacker. Krav Maga, which means ‘contact combat’ […]

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