Learn how to defend yourself: Krav Maga 101Krav Maga is a self-defense system that was invented by the Israel Defense Forces in order to ensure that both combat and non-combat soldiers know how to stay safe in every situation. All IDF soldiers are taught how to defend themselves from abductions, stabbing attempts and much more.
The IDF places tremendous importance on efforts to thwart Hamas‘ attempts to abduct IDF soldiers. Following the Gilad Shalit deal in which more than 1,000 terrorists were released from Israeli prisons, Hamas has broadcast its desire to kidnap more IDF soldiers and exchange them for more Palestinian prisoners. As part of the efforts to thwart these attempts, all IDF soldiers must go through a number of basic Krav Maga lessons.
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