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Women’s Self Defense Seminar

 We are pleased to present a Women’s Self Defense and Empowerment seminar at our Chicago location. (5201 North Oketo, behind Jewel) The focus of this seminar is defense from a prone position, or position of disadvantage.  Women will learn how to get up from the ground properly, defend themselves and fight from the ground up.  We cannot dictate the circumstances or details of an attack, so we must know how to react whether we are standing or on the ground. …
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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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Thanks to all who Fought for the Cure December 11, 2011

On December 11, 2011 Krav Maga Illinois held a womens’ self defense seminar benefiting cancer research. 100% of over $1000 went to STOP CANCER in our lifetime. The women at the seminar learned how to use their voice and bodies to fend off an attacker. They learned the importance of awareness and reaction. They were introduced to a self defense tool known as the “kubaton”. This self defense keychain is held in your hand at all times along with your …
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Owner Sue Garstki – Featured in Fight Chix Interview

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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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN-Women’s Self Defense Seminar

Registration is now open for our FIGHTING FOR THE CURE, 2011 Women’s Self Defense Seminar to be held on DECEMBER 11, 2011 from 1pm to 3pm at Krav Maga Illinois, 2200 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park, IL Females only ages 13 and up – wear comfortable clothes – bring water. Minimum Donation: $20 (tax deductible) 100% proceeds go to cancer research Please join us in Krav Maga Worldwide’s National Women’s Self Defense Seminar Benefiting the Marni Fund to STOP CANCER …
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Krav Maga Illinois FIGHTING for the Cure

“Toughness is in the soul and spirit..not the muscles” Thanks to all who attended Krav Maga Illinois’ Women’s Self Defense Seminar honoring the memory of Marni Levine and all others that have fought or are fighting, not just breast cancer but any type of cancer. Without research we can find no cure. Your 100% tax deductible donation goes directly to breast cancer research.

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