Why It’s Important for Your Teens to Know Self Defense

With all the talk about cyberbullying and cyberstalking, it’s important to keep one thing in mind: kids can and do get physically attacked. Don’t get us wrong—we’re huge fans of online safety, and if you have kids you should definitely take steps to protect them from online intimidation and harassment. (The RCMP has a useful…

How to Spot a Bad Self-Defence School

Thinking about taking up self-defence? Good. That’s a major first step. But think carefully before you enrol in a self-defence school. Choosing the proper one is extremely important — in fact, choosing the wrong school can be worse than not learning how to defend yourself at all. Read on to find out how to spot a bad self-defence…

Why All Women Should Learn Self Defence

In the wake of the #metoo movement, it’s more obvious than ever that all women should learn self-defense. You’re most likely aware by now that a long list of powerful men stands accused of sexual misconduct andor sexual assault. That alone should serve as a sobering reminder that sexual assault doesn’t just happen in movies and…

How To Stop Yourself From Freezing During an Attack

You train hard. You come to as many Krav Maga classes as you can. You even practice in your spare time. In other words, you’re ready to kick ass. Are you, though? Tough as this may be to swallow, training hard doesn’t necessarily ensure that you’re prepared for an attack. The truth is, unless you’ve…

Tips to Help You Kick Ass in Your Krav Maga Belt Test

It’s on.  You’re  undergoing a Krav Maga belt test at EMA Toronto. If you’ve belt tested before, you might feel a bit nervous. If you haven’t, well, you should feel a bit nervous. Either way, the following tips will help you kick ass in your Krav Maga belt test. (Note: This post assumes you’ve been training…