Krav Maga

Krav Maga is widely considered the most effective martial art for self-defence. It was designed to be practical and intuitive for people of any age, shape, or size. The techniques expand on your natural instincts to develop skills quickly and effectively, while enabling you to address attacks under any scenario. You will learn how to defend yourself and your loved ones, while gaining increased awareness and instinctive reflexes.


Part of the Krav Maga philosophy is that the best way to win a fight is not to get into a fight. Nevertheless, we train in Krav Maga to help us avoid and survive the worst case scenarios. If someone is threatening your life, you will train on how to avoid that scenario, and if it is already beyond the point of no return, you will learn how to use the most effective strikes and techniques to prevail, while under extreme stress.

Krav Maga was developed in the 1950’s and is used nowadays in different forms by the military, police forces and civilians. In this class, you will learn civilian Krav Maga, that means how to defend yourself in any situation against one or more people with and without weapons.

From Monday 28 February you can take Krav Maga classes at Sports Centre VU as part of the all-in membership card. The lesson is every Monday from 20:30 – 21:30 in studio 2 given by Ben Wiese. Starting Thursday 12 May there will be an extra Krav Maga lesson! It’s at 20:45 – 21:45. See you there!

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