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Krav maga tactical survival : personal safety in action / Gershon Ben Keren ; foreword by Miki Assulin ; photography by Colin O'Reilly.

By: Keren, Gershon Ben, 1972-.
Contributor(s): Assulin, Miki [writer of foreword.] | O'Reilly, Colin (photographer) [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tokyo, Japan ; Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, an imprint of Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd., [2017]Edition: First edition.Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780804847650; 0804847657.Subject(s): Krav maga | Self-defenseDDC classification: 796.81
Contents:
Introduction -- Striking -- Armed and unarmed self-defense scenarios -- Armed assaults -- Unarmed assaults -- Throws and pick-ups -- Conclusion.
Summary: 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 neutralise 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.Summary: Krav maga is the official self-defense system of the Israeli Defense Forces, and has been battle-tested by security-minded individuals around the globe for sixty years. Keren teaches you how to quickly size up a dangerous situation and neutralize your attackers before they gain the upper hand. 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.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

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

Introduction -- Striking -- Armed and unarmed self-defense scenarios -- Armed assaults -- Unarmed assaults -- Throws and pick-ups -- Conclusion.

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 neutralise 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 is the official self-defense system of the Israeli Defense Forces, and has been battle-tested by security-minded individuals around the globe for sixty years. Keren teaches you how to quickly size up a dangerous situation and neutralize your attackers before they gain the upper hand. 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.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword (p. 6)
  • Introduction (p. 7)
  • Part I Striking
  • Upper-Body Combatives (p. 9)
  • Thumb Strikes to Eyes (p. 11)
  • Palm-Heels to Nose (p. 12)
  • Cradle-Strike to Throat (p. 14)
  • The Initial Strike as a Range/Distance Finder (p. 15)
  • Hammer-Fists (p. 16)
  • Hook Punches and Slicing/Circular Elbow Strikes (p. 29)
  • Defending Against Punches with a Punch (p. 47)
  • Other Attacking Tools (p. 49)
  • Biting (p. 49)
  • Head-Butts (p. 51)
  • Lower-Body Combatives (p. 53)
  • Front Kick with Glisha (p. 53)
  • Part II Armed and Unarmed Self-Defense Scenarios
  • De-escalation (p. 56)
  • How People Interpret the World When Angry (p. 58)
  • Engaging the "Reasoning Brain" (p. 59)
  • Warning Signs (p. 60)
  • Front Kick with Glisha from De-escalation Stance (p. 61)
  • Part III Armed Assaults
  • Spoiling Weapon Draws (p. 65)
  • Signs That Someone Is Carrying a Weapon (p. 65)
  • Spoiling the Draw at a Distance (p. 67)
  • Dealing with Weapon Draws Within Arm's Reach (Front Garry) (p. 70)
  • Spoiling the Draw of Knives and Blades (p. 72)
  • Spoiling the Draw of Firearms (p. 75)
  • Disengagement as Part of Spoiling the Draw (p. 78)
  • Gun and Knife Threats (p. 80)
  • Disengagement as a Strategy Against Weapon Threats (p. 82)
  • Short-Barreled Weapons-Pointed at Front of Head (p. 85)
  • Control of the Assailant as a Strategy Against Weapon Threats (p. 89)
  • Combative Approaches as a Strategy Against Weapon Threats (p. 96)
  • Rear Hostage/Abduction Knife Threats-with Arms Pinned (p. 111)
  • Rear Hostage/Abduction Knife Threats-with Wrist Held (p. 112)
  • Rear Hostage/Abduction Knife Threat-with Arm Held Behind Back (p. 116)
  • What to Do If You Are Being Abducted by an Unarmed Assailant (p. 118)
  • Gun to Back of Head When Pushed Against Wall/Car/Door (p. 121)
  • Gun Threat When Seated (p. 125)
  • Knife Attacks (p. 131)
  • Adjusting Your Stance When Dealing with a Knife Attack (p. 131)
  • Knife Shank to the Opposite Side (p. 132)
  • Blocks as Attacks (p. 136)
  • Knife Shank While Seated (p. 140)
  • Troubleshooting the Knife Shank (p. 145)
  • Ice-Pick Attack (p. 147)
  • Reverse Slash-Swaying (p. 153)
  • Armed Assaults-Conclusion (p. 157)
  • Part IV Unarmed Assaults
  • Clothing Grabs (p. 159)
  • Lapel Grab-Combative Approach (p. 160)
  • Lapel Grab-Thumb Lock (p. 161)
  • Double-Handed Lapel Grab (p. 165)
  • Lapel Grab-Wrist Lock (p. 167)
  • Rear Naked Choke-Applying and Defending Against (p. 171)
  • Rear Naked Choke Application (p. 172)
  • Rear Naked Choke Prevention (p. 174)
  • Rear Naked Choke Escape (p. 178)
  • Rear Tackle and Rear Bear Hugs (p. 182)
  • Rear Tackle (p. 182)
  • Rear Bear Hug-Turning Away (p. 185)
  • Rear Bear Hug-Arms Free (p. 187)
  • Rear Bear Hug-Arms Trapped (p. 191)
  • Universal Rear Bear Hug Solution-Arms Trapped and Arms Free (p. 194)
  • Rear Bear Hug with Lift-Arms Trapped and Arms Free (p. 197)
  • Unarmed Assaults-Conclusion (p. 200)
  • Part V Throws and Pick-Ups
  • Preemptive Throwing-Major Outer Reap (p. 202)
  • Two-Handed Pick-Up/Reap (p. 205)
  • Throws Against Armed Assailants (p. 207)
  • Sacrifice Throws (p. 214)
  • Conclusion (p. 222)
  • Dedication (p. 223)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 223)