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Difference Between a Fighter and a Warrior

Today we face a new era in the Martial Arts with very disturbing trends in MMA circles — modern 'gladiators' calling for the taste...

Studying Multiple Martial Arts

There is a saying - "Beware the man of one book." Homo unius libri, meaning "I fear the man of a single book." I hear...

Lines of Attack

For Success in Sparring and Self-Defense, It Pays to Think Outside the Box! “Shapes are important in the martial arts,” Avi Nardia says somewhat matter-offactly. “Karate,...

KAPAP Books, DVDs, and Knives

KAPAP is a Hebrew acronym for Krav Panim el Panim which literally means face to face combat. KAPAP is a close-quarter battle system of...

KAPAP’s Avi Nardia

During his 24 years as a reserve officer, Avi Nardia (Major, IDF Res.) served as an official hand-to-hand instructor instructor and safety officer. He...

I Was Born to Fight, But I Choose to be Kind,...

I was recently asked when I first learned how to “fight.” I was born to fight and began fighting upon my first breath. I was...

KAPAP Mind, Body, Spirit

KAPAP is an Israeli Martial art that today is an internationally recognized system that started out as a bridge between Martial Arts systems. KAPAP...

The Most Difficult Journey

Just a few years ago a group of Krav Maga practitioner's tried to gain market-share with the only skill they knew, slander. They tried...

KAPAP: Krav Panim el Panim, The Art of Gaku Jutsu-Do

Gaku Jutsu-Do - the traditional way of teaching and learning Martial Arts. KAPAP (Krav Panim el Panim - face-to-face combat) is a Martial Art form...

Krav Maga: A Generalization

By Chaim Peer, Moni Aizik, Avi Nardia, Johan Castillo Krav Maga is a beautiful martial art, created by one of the most influential and leading...

Inside the Martial Arts of the Israeli Military

Osama Bin Laden’s al-Qaeda terrorist network claimed that they brought down the World Trade Center towers and punched a hole into the Pentagon on...

Israeli CQB

There are two kinds of fights: for your Ego or for your life. CQB is made to fight for your life “Always a student, sometimes a...

Terrorism Around Us

September 11 attacks and suicide bombing was something new for most Americans but for many terror victims around the world such as Israel, Russia,...

Understanding Israeli Martial Arts

To understand Israeli martial arts you need to understand the history of Israel and why the art was developed in the first place, and...

Israeli Martial Arts and Deadly Mistakes in Gun Disarming

Gun disarming is one of the most important skills you want to obtain when training in a martial art that claims to be about...

Knowledge and Judgement in the Martial Arts

Knowledge and judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from good or bad judgment regarding life situations, which leads to evolution over time. That’s how...

Kapap Combat Concepts – Defensive Tactics (CCDT)

Thinking Out Of The Box In order to understand the meaning of thinking out of the box, I will relate a short story. There once was...

Mens Rea: Be Mindful of Your Intent

I recently read the following quotation from Edmund Burke, Irish orator, philosopher, and politician (1729-1797): “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil...

Finding the Right Martial Arts Student

The first article we wrote for Budo magazine was about finding the right teacher and tracking the “WAY”. As described in that article, training...

What Is Lotar

LOTAR is a complete combat concept, derived from real-life situations and personal experience, LOTAR focuses on teaching techniques that recognize, assess and neutralize a...