Detailed description of classes listed below the schedules
HIGHLAND PARK followed by CHICAGO LOCATION – new schedule begins MAY 1, 2015
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Krav Maga Level 1 – Students will learn Krav Maga’s fighting stance and movement, punches, kicks, elbows and knees, and how to defend against punches, chokes, headlocks and other attacks. Equipment needed – Krav Maga Shirt – Groin Protector – Mouthpiece – Wristwrap Gloves – Wrestling or Boxing shoes.
Krav Maga Levels 2, 3, 4, 5 – You must test to get into these classes. Testing is done as required by that specific Level. There is a criteria to be met for testing. You can find this info at KravMagaIllinois.com. Each level will cover that specific level’s curriculum, which may consist of fighting, ground fighting, advanced self defense, weapons defenses and third party protection. When there is a combined class (i.e. Krav Maga Levels 2-3) all of the included level’s curriculum will be covered. Equipment needed – Krav Maga Shirt – Krav Maga shorts/pants – Groin Protector – Mouthpiece – Wristwrap Gloves – Wrestling or Boxing shoes – Shin Guards – Headgear – 16 oz. Gloves.
Krav Maga All Levels – This class is for all students and those who have challenging schedules, or no interest in testing to the next level. It gives the student a look into the higher levels of Krav Maga. Techniques taught during this class can be anything from chokes to fighting techniques to handgun and other weapons defenses. Equipment needed – Krav Maga Shirt – Groin Protector – Mouthpiece – Wristwrap Gloves – Wrestling or Boxing shoes
Krav Maga Weapons Defense – This class focuses on defending against handguns, long guns, bats, sticks, knives etc. Equipment needed – Krav Maga Shirt – Groin Protector – Mouthpiece – Wristwrap Gloves – Wrestling or Boxing shoes
Krav Maga Boot Camp – This class consists of team exercises, team challenges and multiple attacker drills using Krav Maga techniques and combatives. You will practice teamwork, build strength, and situational awareness. Equipment needed – Krav Maga Shirt – Groin Protector – Mouthpiece – Wristwrap Gloves – Wrestling or Boxing shoes along with proper outdoor attire, since most classes will be held outdoors.
Boxing - Class objectives focus on proper techniques for throwing combinations, footwork, head movement, sparring techniques and ring strategies. This class is for beginners as well as advanced students. Whether you are a boxing enthusiast or have your sights set on competition, this is the program for you. Boxing 101 is a beginner class covering the basics. Equipment needed Mouthpiece – 16 oz. gloves – Headgear – Wrestling or Boxing shoes
Krav Maga Heavy Bag – For all students. This class consists of a warm up using body weight exercises, and cardiovascular work. Students then move to the heavy bags and are given different combinations to do on the bag as fast and hard as they can. This class builds stamina, speed, power and endurance. Equipment needed – 16 oz. – Wrestling or Boxing shoes
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – This class focuses on grappling and ground fighting. BJJ promotes the concept that a smaller person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage and proper technique, taking the fight to the ground. The student will learn joint locks, chokeholds and armbars, etc to defeat the other person. Students will be working with a partner going back and forth with techniques as well as ground sparring. Equipment needed Groin Protector – Gi – Mouthpiece.
Kali – All students are invited to take this class. Kali emphasize weapon-based fighting with sticks, knives and other bladed weapons, and various improvised weapons. It also includes hand-to-hand combat and weapon disarming techniques. Equipment needed – Kali Sticks – Mouthpiece – Wristwrap Gloves – Wrestling or Boxing shoes
Law Enforcement/Military Force Training – Law Enforcement Officers and Military personnel only. This class addresses specific scenarios that apply to LEO/Military, teaching relevant defenses against a variety of armed and unarmed attacks. Use of force issues will be incorporated into the training. Proof of employment, such as a Military ID, Department ID, Star or Shield. – Mouthguard – Groin Cup – Duty Belt / Pancake Holster – Training Gun – Krav Maga T-Shirt – Wrestling or Boxing Shoes
Fit2Defend Kid’s Only – For children 6-13 yrs old, teaching awareness, bully proofing and self defense skills. Children learn when to use their self defense skills and how to deal with situations related to personal safety. Equipment needed – Wrist wrap gloves – Krav Maga shirt – wrestling or boxing shoes.
Strength and Conditioning.- Open to students of all fitness levels, this class utilizes bodyweight exercises, plyometrics, agility training, circuit training and weight training to increase your fitness level. No equipment is needed for this class.
Krav Fit – For all students. This class consists of cardiovascular and anaerobic activities related to Krav Maga Training. Krav Maga combatives (punches, knees, kicks, elbows) will be used in various drills and exercises. This class will not only get you in shape, but will also increase your fighting spirit, balance, coordination, stamina, and situational awareness. Equipment needed – Wrist wrap gloves – Wrestling or Boxing shoes.