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  • Think you're ready to TEST?

    Think you're ready to TEST?

    Quick word about testing - DON’T You read this right. You would have to be more than slightly insane to willingly put yourself through it so ask yourself WHY? Better have a strong answer too because if it’s a weak ass one like “well I’ve been here 3 months and I feel I’m ready” you will get creamed. The test at Krav Maga Detroit has a purpose. We don’t see Krav Maga as a martial art where from day one you are on a schedule to get your black belt. Guys who one day might want to take your life don’t care about your belts or patches or diplomas and neither do we. The test is here to simulate one of the worst days of your life. It’s ....

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  • KMD Young WARRIORS!

    KMD Young WARRIORS!

    KMD Young Warrior Krav Maga classes are a huge success! Kids are training, having fun, learning life saving skills and more importantly being a KID! Krav Maga works for everyone and it's no different for kids! If you train Krav Maga, we know your kids are watching - lil Pete who is 4 yrs old is already following in Pawel's footsteps :) Teach them about health and fitness NOW - there is no better gift than knowledge. Contact us if you are interested in your child learning Krav Maga. ....

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  • POP UP CLASSES!

    POP UP CLASSES!

    Pop Up classes starting Monday 11/16! Monday 11/16 *NEW* 5p “Combat Conditioning” 45 min mix of ropes, bags and kettle bells - bring gloves.Class taught by Pawel Thursday 11/19 5p PT: Strength & Endurance w/Lisa 5p KMD Kids (all ages) w/ Maddie 6p Yoga w/ Laura Pop-Up classes are a chance to “test” out a day and time to see how a class does! Feedback is always appreciated ! Share your thoughts! Lisa ....

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  • Self Defense for Runners: Tips and Tools to Stay Safe

    Self Defense Classes Runners and people from all walks of life are learning martial arts and self-defense tactics to protect themselves. Some people enroll in classes like kickboxing or martial arts as a novel way to improve fitness. But others seek tools to add to their self-protection arsenal. Lisa Cichowlas is aLevel 3 Krav Maga Instructor. She and her husband Pawel run Krav Maga Detroit . Krav Maga is a self-defense system developed for the Israel Defense Forces and Israeli security forces of the Israeli Army. The combat discipline has also become popular in the U.S. because the techniques can be used by anyone regardless of size, fitness level, or strength. Cichowlas says that ....

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  • Krav Maga – A Lesson in Spiritual Warfare

    Krav Maga – A Lesson in Spiritual Warfare

    Krav Maga – A Lesson in Spiritual Warfare Embarking on any course of self-improvement or self-development takes a lot of hard work, honesty, self-reflection and a great deal of introspection. Krav Maga is no different. Sure, you can learn all of the strikes and self-defense moves available and be relatively well equipped to handle yourself in a physical altercation. Or maybe not. There are no guarantees with learning Krav Maga. That’s why it’s important to train every part of you - not just the physical. You need to also train your spirit. And awaken that warrior within you. Warriors are not born. They’re made. As Sun Tzu put it, ....

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  • Honoring Our Heroes 9/11/20 Outdoor Training Event

    9/11/20 As every year, this Friday 9/11/20 Krav Maga Detroit will honor the memory of all the heroes who sacrificed their lives fighting evil and protecting our freedom with a special training event. Things to expect: EVERYTHING Krav Maga training (combatives and blades) Emergency Medical Care Forging the Never Quit mindset And more... It’s an OUTDOOR event so dress for the weather. Gloves and change of clothes recommended. Open to all so invite your friends. Guest appearance by our local heroes from the Fire and Police Departments. Beer toast at the end. It will be challenging but you will have fun. DONATIONS ONLY - we ask for a minimum $20 ....

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  • Young Warrior Outdoor Class UPDATE

    Young Warrior Outdoor Class UPDATE

    Hello Young Warrior Families! We have missed you and your children dearly and are anxiously awaiting seeing our Young Warriors back on the training floor. Training is going to look a little different for now as we work to uphold all of the CDC and state guidelines. As some of you may know, KMD adult classes have resumed in the parking lot of KMD with a condensed schedule. Our Young Warrior program will be following suit starting the week of June 15 th . We will start with a one hour open class from 5 – 6 pm on Tuesdays as we assess the needs of our group. Our first class will be Tuesday, June 16 th from 5 – 6 pm in the KMD parking lot. Even though the parking ....

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  •  Krav Maga MINDSET

    Krav Maga MINDSET

    In Krav Maga we stress mindset. The correct mindset is defined as "a fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person's responses to, and interpretations of situations" So what does this mean and how does it relate to Krav Maga? Well, that goes back to a when and why we would use Krav. Specifically, situations where tensions are high and potentially escalate to physical confrontation. Someone wants to hurt you. Their reasons are irrelevant. If a situation escalates to you needing to defend yourself you need to be able to switch your attitude or disposition appropriately. When we instill and reinforce mindset in class its because this helps you 'respond and ....

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  • Fighting Fit

    Fighting Fit
    Why do we stress fitness at a self-defense studio? Aren't you just here to learn the techniques? Well, the answer is very simple. The better shape you are in, the better fighter you will be and the better chance you have to get home safe. Everything we do is for a reason. Sure, some instructors get creative and add their flare to the tried and true format of a Krav Maga class, but it all has a purpose. For example, when we do push-ups we like to keep our elbows close to the body. This is a tricep push up vs. the more common chest push up. The motion is the same as how we throw punches. Elbow down, straight out. A strong pushup means a meaner punch, so we do ....

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  • Eating Healthy is EASY!!! Stop the madness of bouncing all over the place

    It's 2020 and you are looking in the mirror wondering why your pants fit just a little tighter! So you deicide to "diet" by storming the kitchen and throwing all the "bad foods" away. Next, you hit the gym and do 50 min on the treadmill and call it a day. This lasts for about a week before you crash and burn. Why? Because eating healthy is NOT meant to be a quick fix! Training is NOT just running or moving on a cardio machine. It requires all the puzzle pieces in place and a working BALANCE to occur. Here are a few tips to get you on the right track: 1) DRINK WATER - Yes EASY! Start with drinking 1/2 your body weight in water. So, if you weigh 100lb, drink 50oz of water:) 2) EAT PROTEIN ....

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