Krav Maga Articles and Resources

Geoff Thompson’s Fence is arguably one of the most important self-defence tools available to us as Kravists because it controls the distance between ourselves and our potential attacker in a non-aggressive, non-escalatory manner.

I first became aware of Boyd’s OODA Loop Decision Cycle when I was a student at Staff College.  Back then, we studied Boyd’s OODA Loop to give us a greater understanding of decision making in combat and the importance of making decisions even when only limited information was available.

Situational Awareness – being aware of one’s surroundings and identifying potential threats and dangerous situations – is something you will hear a lot in your Krav lessons but do you really know what it means and why it is important?

Train Hard, Fight Easy I was first introduced to the idea of “Train Hard, Fight Easy” during my Royal Marines’ Young Officer Training.  My Young Officer Batch and I learned very early on that this mantra, although originally coined by an 18th Century Russian General, General A.V. Suvorov, was very much at the heart of […]

Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum Si vis pacem, para bellum is a Latin adage translated as “If you want peace, prepare for war”.