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Krav Maga Tactical Survival - by Gershon Ben Keren (Paperback)

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  • Krav Maga Tactical Survival presents proven solutions to dangerous, real-life situations.
  • About the Author: Gershon Ben Keren is a 5th Degree Black Belt and Head of System for Krav Maga Yashir.
  • 224 Pages
  • Sports + Recreation, Martial Arts & Self-Defense


About the Book

"Proven solutions for real life situations"--Front cover.

Book Synopsis

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 neutralize 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

Review Quotes

"...the book provides a superb companion to Krav Maga training by qualified teachers...Gershon Ben Keren uses everything from contemporary cognitive neuroscience principles to proven situational awareness concepts, to maximize the possibility that ninety percent of the time you can defend yourself by recognizing and keeping out of potentially violent situations." --Gregory K. Binus, M.D., Director of Psychotherapy Training, Boston University School of Medicine/ Boston Medical Center Department of Psychiatry Residency Training Program

"Krav Maga Tactical Survival is first-class in its genre...This comprehensive volume delivers knowledge on surviving many violent situations -- from barroom brawls to parking lot beat-downs (and many others in-between). It represents a solid combatives manual and undoubtedly stands alone in a crowded genre." --Recoil OffGrid Magazine

"A great book for those that want to learn clean technique." --Roy Elghanayan Head of System, "Roy Elghanayan Krav Maga" (REKM) Former Krav Maga Head Instructor of Israeli Special Forces Honored twice the IDF Chief of Staff Award

"Gershon Ben Keren takes a refreshingly pragmatic approach to personal safety, making this book an excellent choice for a variety of audiences. Throughout its chapters, a recurring theme reminds the reader that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to self-defense and challenges the reader to adapt to various scenarios by considering how to respond when things don't go according to plan." --Richard L. Barnard, Capt, USAF

"Gershon's newest book is another reminder of his understanding of violent individuals. His heightened ability to detect, counter, and neutralize danger is the very reason that I read his publications, and seek his training. He is a true master of personal protection." --Jeffrey Maguire, Combat Veteran, Personal Protection Specialist, Private Detective, Owner of Maguire Protective Services

"It is a must for every Prepper who hasn't been through Basic Training, and even some that have. The book is packed full of color pictures that walk you through every move step by step...Knowing how to handle different situations where your life could be in danger will give anyone's ego a boost and help them feel more self-confident." --The Sgt, American Preppers Online

"Not to be stereotyped or dismissed as a book for men with muscles, the stereotyped close protection officer or doorman. It is, as the title suggests, not about beating your predator or the gunman facing you, but surviving. The book is to be commended for the many color photos that show at each stage of an escape. My compliments to the author." --Professional Security Magazine Online

"This book is an excellent complement to any hands-on training program in Krav Maga and a great resource for any self-defense practitioner interested in learning more about Krav Maga's tactics for dealing with common violent threats in today's world." --Survivor's Edge Magazine

About the Author

Gershon Ben Keren is a 5th Degree Black Belt and Head of System for Krav Maga Yashir. He has been training in Krav Maga since 1994, in both Israel and Europe. In his over 25 years of experience, he has trained with many different trainers and associations, including some of the Israeli Defense Forces╞ most elite Close Combat/Krav Maga instructors. In 2010, he was inducted into the Museum of Israeli Martial Arts by Dr. Dennis Hanover.

Having worked in the security sector, as an operative, trainer and consultant, his emphasis is on violence mitigation, prediction, and avoidance. His real world experience, coupled with his academic background (Master╞s Degree in Psychology and continued Post-Graduate study in Criminology and Criminal Psychology), informs the reality-based self-defense training that he provides to individuals, corporations, and agencies. He lives in Boston, where he runs his full-time school, and corporate services, as well as free women╞s self-defense/self-protection training, through Krav Maga Yashir Boston.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 5.9 Inches (W) x .6 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.15 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Format: Paperback
Author: Gershon Ben Keren
Language: English
Street Date: February 21, 2017
TCIN: 83220822
UPC: 9780804847650
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-3922
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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