Mastering Krav Maga: A Review of David Kahn's 6 DVD Set
Krav Maga is a martial art that originated in Israel and is designed for self-defense in real-world situations. It combines techniques from various disciplines such as boxing, wrestling, judo, karate, and aikido, and emphasizes aggression, simultaneous defense and attack, and targeting vulnerable areas of the body. [^4^] [^6^]
David Kahn is a certified instructor of Krav Maga and the chief instructor of the Israeli Krav Maga Association in the United States. He has trained with Imi Lichtenfeld, the founder of Krav Maga, and other senior instructors in Israel. He has also taught Krav Maga to law enforcement, military, and security personnel, as well as civilians. [^1^] [^2^] [^3^]
In his 6 DVD set, Mastering Krav Maga Self Defense (Vol. I), Kahn covers the basics of Krav Maga from beginner to advanced levels. He demonstrates how to defend against common attacks such as pushes, grabs, punches, kicks, headbutts, headlocks, chokes, bear hugs, and takedowns. He also explains the principles and concepts behind each technique, such as distance, timing, angles, leverage, and counterattacks. He shows multiple variations and scenarios for each situation, and points out the most common mistakes and how to avoid them. [^1^]
The DVD set is divided into six discs, each focusing on a different type of attack. The discs are as follows:
Disc 1 - Pushes & Arm/Shirt Grabs
Disc 2 - Straight & Hook Punches
Disc 3 - Groin Kick/Knee Attacks
Disc 4 - Headbutts & Headlocks
Disc 5 - Chokes
Disc 6 - Bear Hugs
The DVDs are filmed in high definition and have clear audio and video quality. The techniques are shown from different angles and speeds, and are accompanied by verbal instructions and on-screen captions. The DVDs also have menus that allow the viewer to select a specific technique or watch the entire disc. The DVDs are suitable for both beginners and advanced practitioners of Krav Maga, as they provide a comprehensive overview of the system and its applications. [^1^]
The DVD set is available on Amazon for $59.99 with free shipping and returns. It has received positive reviews from customers who praised its content, clarity, and effectiveness. Some of the comments include:
\"This is by far the best instructional DVD set I have ever seen on any martial art.\"
\"David Kahn is an excellent instructor who breaks down each technique in detail and shows how to apply it in real life situations.\"
\"This DVD set is a must-have for anyone who wants to learn how to defend themselves or improve their skills in Krav Maga.\"
In conclusion, Mastering Krav Maga Self Defense (Vol. I) by David Kahn is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn or practice Krav Maga. It covers the fundamentals of the system and teaches how to deal with various attacks in a realistic and effective way. It is well-produced and easy to follow, and offers a lot of information and tips for improving one's self-defense skills. ec8f644aee