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New Krav Maga Level 4 students….

Krav Maga Illinois is pleased to announce the very first group of new Level 4 students.  This testing was 7.5 hours long.  Our students worked very hard for their new Level.  We are so proud of the effort, dedication and heart displayed by these awesome students.

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FIGHT NIGHT June 15, 2012 – Golden Gloves Champs at it again!!

Our Krav Maga Illinois Boxing Golden Gloves Champs Natalie and Daniel will be competing Friday, June 15, 2012.  The fights will be held at the Riviera Country Club located at 8801 W. 143rd Street, Orland Park, IL 60462. Come out and show your support  for  these talented boxers.  Doors open at 6:30 and tickets are $20.  For more info call 847-433-0405

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Krav Maga Illinois introduces New College Program

Krav Maga Illinois has always had many college students attending during the summer months. In an effort to make it easier to continue their Krav Maga training we have increased the 3 month college plan to include all holidays and weekends home during the entire school year. This program goes from May, 2012 until May, 2013. For one payment of $500, the college student has access to unlimited training in all disciplines offered at Krav Maga Illinois, for the entire …
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Krav Maga Illinois Force Training Introduces Punch Card System for LEO and Military Only

We are happy to announce that we have introduced a punch card system for our Force Training Class.  We have implemented this system due to the ever changing schedules of our Law Enforcement Officers and our Military personnel.  Any Law Enforcement or Military person is invited to purchase a 10 class punch card for $100.  The card entitles them to attend our Law Enforcement class only and has no expiration date.  Law Enforcement Officers and Military Personnel do not have …
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2012 KMI Golden Gloves Champs

Thanks to our awesome coach (Larry Garstki) and talented boxers, Krav Maga Illinois once again had boxers in the Finals of the Chicago Golden Gloves.  Natalia Vakhovsky and our Muay Thai coach and boxer Mitch Nix competed and won in this year’s Golden Gloves finals.  We are so very proud of the dedication of our boxing students.  Karla Olivera also competed in the Golden Gloves this year, but did not make it to the finals.  It takes so much heart …
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Saturday, April 21, 2012 Intense Weapons Defense Seminar with Sergeant Kfir Yitzhaki

We have just added another Seminar with our guest from Israel, Sergeant Kfir Yitzhaki. On Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 1pm to 4pm, Krav Maga Illinois will be presenting an Intense Weapons Defense Seminar including Knife and Stick Threats along with multiple attacker scenarios. Please attend this informative and potentially life saving seminar. Sergeant Yitzhaki has been here sharing his knowledge and expertise with us for the last week, and we are excited to be able to offer another opportunity …
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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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Krav Maga Illinois Adds KALI to the Weekly Schedule

We are so pleased to introduce KALI as part of our program here at Krav Maga Illinois. Our instructor Scott Gave is an intermediate Level 4 instructor under Sifu Ron Balicki and is an Escrimador Level 5 under Grandmaster Atillo in Balintawak. Scott consistenly trains with World Class Filipino Martial Artists such as Dan Inosanto, Rick Faye, and Hoch Hocheim. Kali is a traditional martial art of the Philippines, which emphasizes weapon-based fighting with sticks, knives and other bladed weapons, …
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Krav Maga Illinois on Windy City Live with Jenny McCarthy

In early January Krav Maga Illinois Instructors took a trip downtown to ABC studios for a Windy City Live segment on self defense, with Jenny McCarthy. This was a light-hearted piece featuring Jenny McCarthy and Mark DeCarlo (her padded assailant). Jenny was concerned with personally making trips to the ATM and wanted information to address the issue. For a more detailed description of these Krav Maga defenses, please read on… We break down 3 common scenarios that can occur at …
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Registration is open for our KRAV MAGA SEMINAR SERIES

We are pleased to introduce our 2012 Krav Maga Seminar Series. The purpose of this series of seminars is to introduce Krav Maga Reality Self Defense training to the Northshore and Chicagoland area. Through an alliance with POW! Mixed Martial Arts, also a Krav Maga Worldwide Licensee,  we are working together to make Krav Maga more accessible.  These seminars are also a great chance for students of Krav Maga to introduce friends and family to the ultimate in practical and …
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