What is OODA Loop?

The goal is to interrupt the attacker’s OODA loop as often as possible, forcing them to constantly re-observe and reorient themselves, all while you can take the actions you need to in order to escape safely.

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Krav Junior Self Defense for kids

Self Defense Training Saved This Child From Abduction

Last week, a father of one of our students shared an article with us about an attempted abduction with the following words, “I wanted to share the article below and also thank y’all for helping us teach R—- how to protect himself. I really like how Lions talks out different scenarios to the kids! I think that really helps the kids connect the dots if or when it happens in real life.”

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Mr. Paul’s thoughts on Krav Junior

A few weeks ago, I asked one of our Krav Junior instructors, Paul Besterman, to write up a little bit about what he thinks the purpose and value of Krav Junior is. I told him that I didn’t need anything formal… stream of consciousness was fine. I just wanted to get his thoughts on it. When I got his email a couple of weeks later, I was moved to tears.

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Las Vegas.

When I checked my Facebook this morning, the horrible news about what happened in Las Vegas was the first thing I saw. I was filled with the same shock and grief that I’m sure everyone felt when they first got the news. As the day went on, that shock turned[…]

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Prepare Lions Krav Maga

Advice for Yellow Belts from Advanced Students

I recently asked some of our more advanced students & instructors what they do a month or two beforehand in order to prepare for their next rank test. Here’s what they had to say . . .  “The personal training I took before the test helped a lot!! I practice moves,[…]

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Dudes Deserve Better

It’s summer!! I survived my first year of classroom teaching!! Hang on a sec… let me back up. Hi, everyone!  This is Chelsea.  This is me: We’ve probably trained together. If not, then I would like to train with you someday soon.  I work during the day as a preschool teacher,[…]

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Jesse “The Bulldog” Santos

Forget what you’ve heard; Krav Maga is not all about kicking people’s @$$es  and getting ripped. I mean, punching your (padded) training partners in class is basically the most fun  thing ever,  but really, that’s not what Krav Maga is about  about. You catch my drift? Here’s what makes Krav[…]

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Krav Maga Global GIC for Lions Krav Maga Austin TX instructors

Day 1 in the Books!

I just got home from the first day of GIC (General Instructor Course) – the first of 3 courses necessary to become a fully certified Krav Maga Global instructor.  Before I stuff my face with food and pass out for the evening, I wanted to document a few of my[…]

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