(Detailed description of classes listed below the schedule)
THIS NEW SCHEDULE WILL BEGIN DECEMBER 1st 2014
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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 Seniors– This class is an All Level Krav Maga class specifically for persons over 55. Students are working on balance, strength and of course Krav Maga Reality Self Defense. Class is more technique oriented than our standard Krav Maga class, taking into consideration each persons physical abilities. We all deserve the right to quality self defense and awareness training regardless of our age or condition, this class takes all of this into account.
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 Ground – This class is for all levels of KM. It is a mixture of all of the Krav Maga ground curriculum, along with ground sparring. Equipment needed – Krav Maga Shirt – Groin Protector – Mouthpiece – Wristwrap Gloves – Wrestling or Boxing shoes.
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. 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. gloves – 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. The class also focuses on character development and building self confidence. Equipment needed – Wrist wrap gloves – Fit2Defend/Krav Maga shirt – boxing shoes/martial art 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.