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2018 Testing Dates

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We have just announced our 2018 Krav Maga Illinois testing dates.  All testing is done at the Highland Park location.  Testing will begin at 7am or 9am, depending on the level, and can run for several hours.  Be prepared for an extraordinary accomplishment, as you spend the day showcasing your fighting spirit, determination, and awesome self defense skills.   All students must know the required curriculum, and have the appropriate number of classes under their belt.  For a list of …
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Krav Maga Level 1 Testing July 13, 2014

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On July 13th, 20 Level 1 Krav Maga students woke up early to participate in a testing that would bring them to Level 2 in Krav Maga.  The test was many hours long and a true testament to the will, strength and desire to move forward in Krav Maga reality self defense training.  Congratulations on your accomplishment.  We are honored to have you as students at Krav Maga Illinois!

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Runners Seminar at Krav Maga Illinois 2/17/13

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Krav Maga Illinois will be hosting a self defense seminar for runners (all are welcome) from ages 13 and up.  The seminar will focus on awareness and common attacks against runners and how to defend or evade a possible attack.  We already have the number one defense which is to run away, but when that doesn’t work, we must resort to other options. The seminar is 2 hours and will be hands on.  Wear something comfortable to work out in, …
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Cupid’s Run – Join Krav Maga Illinois in a 5 or 10K Race

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  Krav Maga Illinois will be sponsoring Cupid’s Run. This is a local 5K or 10K race through downtown Highland Park on Sunday, February 10, 2013. At registration type in discount code “krav” for $5 off. For more information http://www.northshoreloverun.com All runners participating the the Cupid’s race can take advantage of one free week of unlimited training at Krav Maga Illinois.

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MORE CLASSES ADDED!!!! New Schedule beginning October 1, 2012

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Due to scheduling conflicts and the addition of higher level students, we are adding or changing some classes effective 10/1/12. Class Changes….. Friday 10:30am – KO Bag – CHANGED TO Thursday 10:30am – KO Bag Saturday 11:00am – Boxing CHANGED TO Saturday 9:00am – Boxing Tuesday 9:00am – Kali CHANGED TO Friday 7:30pm – Kali   NEW CLASSES ADDED….. Tuesday 5:30pm – Intro to Bas Rutten Systems Wednesday 5:30pm – KO Bag Thursday 5:30pm – Krav Maga Level 2 Please …
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Krav Maga Illinois’ APRIL Special Events – Mark your calendars!!!

Along with our exciting visit from Sgt. Kfir Yitzhaki, we have other events coming up in April and early May as well.  Here is a breakdown of what is in store for the rest of the month. As you know Sgt. Kfir Yitzhaki from Israel will be with us for two weeks beginning April 9th. We also have a beginner’s Intro to Firearms Outing, as well as students and coaches competing in competitions, both Pro and Amateur. Below are dates …
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Owner Sue Garstki – Featured in Fight Chix Interview

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Wonder Woman Wednesday, Sue Garstki September 21, 2011 By FightChix Sue Garstki is the owner and head instructor for Krav Maga Illinois and a truly inspirational woman. Sue you have been involved in the martial arts for several years and own one of the few Krav Maga schools in the Midwest. Can you tell everyone what drew you into the martial arts and when you decided to teach? I grew up in Bridgeport, a Southside neighborhood of Chicago. During the …
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INTRODUCING…

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Krav Maga Illinois Law Enforcement Training Wednesdays, 9:00 am to 10:30am This class is for Law Enforcement and Military Officers only and is taught by certified Krav Maga Force Training Instructor, as well as a Chicago Police Officer who has been working on the streets of Chicago for more than 14 years. This system is based upon common principles and natural/instinctive movements, officers retain Krav Maga techniques with minimal review and practice. It emphazies effectiveness and simplicity. This street system …
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Self-Defense Workshop Teaches Practical, Life-Saving Skills

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Volume 14, Issue 4 Winter 2009-2010 Published by the Rogers Park Community Council (circulation: 8,500) By Rebekah Jones No, no, no, no, no!” Their strong voices resonated as their fists repeatedly thudded against the foam blockers. On October 24, nearly a dozen women from around the city gathered at martial arts studio Extreme Kung Fu (6525 N. Clark) for free self-defense training. Some attendees were survivors of domestic abuse while others were service providers. The youngest participant was just six …
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