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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Striking combinations and the dynamics of self-defense

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

5 Week Course: Krav Maga Fundamentals January 23rd to February 20,2017

5 Week Course:  Krav Maga Fundamentals

“First master the fundamentals.” Larry Bird



This course is ideal for beginners or for incumbent students who want to develop their basic skills:
  •            palms strikes, elbows, hammer punches, kick, knees...
  •        prevention techniques and tips 
  •       surviving knife threats
  •       escaping holds and grabs
  •       defending on the ground

This course will give you the basic skills to protect yourself and a foundation upon which to develop more advanced techniques. 

There will be various exercises blended in so you will get a nice workout.  Please keep in mind we all have different fitness levels so go at your own pace. 

Where: IKMF Toronto, 2156 Yonge St.
Day: Mondays January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20.
Time: 7 to 8pm (please arrive 5 minutes before class)
What you need: Indoor running shoes, workout clothes, athletic support/cup for men
Price: 100/person + HST = 113

P1 Testing - Saturday February 4, 4pm

We will be conducting Practitioner 1/P1 testing on:

Saturday, February 4th, 4pm


Requirements:
3-4 months of consistent training and permission of your instructor
Passport 50
Testing Fee 50
Krav Maga t-shirt, Black pants, indoor running shoes, groin protection

Here is a blog describing what you need for testinghttp://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2013/03/7-things-you-need-for-krav-maga-level.html


Some additional blogs that might help:

20 Potential Questions:  http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2013/03/20-potential-questions-for-p1p2-level.html

9 Tips for Testing:  http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2013/03/20-potential-questions-for-p1p2-level.html


Blog About Techniques/Principles:

Side chokes on the Ground:  http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2015/05/escaping-side-chokes-on-ground-p1.html

Ice pick Attack:   http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2015/04/defending-against-ice-pick-knife-attack.html

P2 Knife Threats Medium Distance:  http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2015/09/p2-technique-defense-against-impending.html

P1 Horizontal Elbows
http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2015/04/horizontal-elbow-strikesp1-effective.html

Outside Defenses:  http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2014/11/understanding-outside-defenses.html

Inside Defenses: http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2014/12/understanding-inside-defenses.html

Body Defenses:   http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2014/06/krav-maga-and-body-defenses.html

Self Defense Striking Tools:  http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2013/08/self-defense-striking-tools-introduction.html

 Striking Vulnerable Points:  http://ikmfto.blogspot.com/2014/12/striking-vulnerable-points-to-overcome.html


Feel free to contact me with any questions.


Best,

Monday, December 5, 2016

Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays to All!

We are open as per usual in December and January with the exception of 2 days:

Closed:
Saturday December 24th
Sunday December 25th.


Feel free to contact me with any questions.

best,

Christopher Gagne, Owner, Lead Instructor
IKMF Toronto
416-657-1028

Opfit 5 session course: fitness for self defense