You may have heard of Krav Maga before...it’s the fitness regimen of choice for U.S. law enforcement and foreign defense agencies all over the world. It was developed by the Israeli Army as a method of protecting themselves against some of the most violent attacks on the battlefield. It’s boomed in popularity because it’s the most effective self-defense system mankind has ever created. So just imagine what you could do if you knew Krav Maga!
Krav Maga is a martial arts system that was developed with a wide variety of other self-defense techniques such as Boxing, Muay Thai, Judo, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Wing Chun and also utilizes real life situations to ensure the best and most realistic fight training.
The Krav Maga program at Systems Training Center in Encino emphasizes the use of simultaneous defensive and offensive maneuvers to neutralize any threats in an aggressively. Krav Maga is used by Israeli Special Defense Forces, and several closely related variations have been developed and used by law enforcement and intelligence agencies.
Our very own black belt, Marcus Kowal, heads the Systems Training Center Krav Maga program. Marcus is also an accomplished professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter and professional kickboxer. Marcus has lived and competed all over the world training with the best of the best at Blackhouse and Xtreme Courture. He worked at Krav Maga Worldwide Headquarters in Los Angeles completing the gruesome Krav Maga instructor courses, achieving his black belt in 2007.
A typical Systems Training Center Krav Maga class includes warm up, stretching, technique drilling, practical application drills and cool down.
The Systems Training Center Krav Maga program is available to students ages 14 and up.