Ellen Martinez Lions Krav Maga Austin TX Women's Self Defense Fitness Gym

Hey Everyone, Meet Ellen!

Lions Krav Maga is thrilled to welcome our new Assistant Director, Ellen Martinez, to the Lions team!  Ellen began her Krav Maga journey in 2013 and quickly fell in love with  how it improved  her fitness, confidence, and sense of empowerment. She said that Krav training even helped her become[…]

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Testing… Testing… 1, 2, 3

So you’re considering testing for your next rank?  Congratulations!  My first Krav Maga test was one of the best experiences of my life – passing is an accomplishment that I will always be proud of.  As I was preparing for my test, I got a ton of advice from those[…]

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Feminists vs. Self-Defensers: Let’s Talk About It

    There is an article out in the news right now about 2 women who were robbed at gunpoint in shopping centers in Austin.  I heard about it first from one of our students who works at the HEB where one of the robberies occured.  He tells me that the[…]

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Let’s Nerd Out!

When I first started training in Krav, I probably went to about five   1-hour long classes a week. Sometimes more, sometimes less.  I probably spent AT LEAST that many hours quietly nerding out about Krav after I got home from class.  I read every article and watched every Youtube video[…]

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For Real Though, Dreams are Hard

Serious question here:  Why aren’t these fitspiration memes cheering me up? Why am I not some living, breathing Dove commercial feeling beautiful and content in my own skin?  What am I doing wrong that I don’t have empowerment bursting out of my every pore from the moment I wake up[…]

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