Prepare Lions Krav Maga

Always Be Prepared

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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Good Things Come to Those Who Sweat

Written by Jason Fryer We all sweat, except for this  guy… It is important to be aware that sweating is a way for your body to regulate its temperature.  It is a necessary part of exercise, and I don’t know of any really good ways to stop it from happening,[…]

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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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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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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 on krav maga Austin, TX

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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Federico Archuleta mural, Austin Center for Martial Arts, Lions Krav Maga

Hello Austin!

We are thrilled to announce the opening of Lions Krav Maga & Conditioning in Austin, TX!  The creation of a neighborhood self-defense school that prioritizes building a stronger, safer community has been our dream together for over 2 years, and we are elated that on February 2nd, this dream will finally become a reality! […]

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