A common question is how can I lose weight with Krav Maga. Leeds Krav Maga coach Mike Potter blogs about training. Today weightloss with Krav Maga
As a coach my history is one of Personal Training. This stemmed from a background of having had weight issues all of my life and overcoming obesity to turn my life around. As such I have always had received the majority of enquiries from overweight clients looking to slim down, the upshot of this is that I have developed my own methodology and ethos towards burning fat and I believe there are 4 different types of exercise we must incorporate into our weekly routines to ensure we are obtaining the best physique possible whilst improving our fitness, strength and physical performance. It is also my belief that Krav Maga training can fit perfectly into a well-balanced weight loss routine. [Read more…]
Leeds Krav Maga Coach Mike Potter blogs about Strength training for Krav Maga.
In any Sport / Martial Art / Physical training, it is important to address all areas of Physical Fitness, as much as necessary, in order to improve performance as much as we can. Krav Maga is an absolutely brilliant tool to use for Fitness as the training itself necessitates that we must be fit in order to improve and to pass gradings. [Read more…]
I looked left and right and one man stood just watching, didn’t say a word and the other bloke, to my amazement, was pretending it wasn’t happening
“Will you be doing women’s only classes for Krav Maga Yeovil?” This is a question I have been asked quite a lot since I became an instructor with the British Krav Maga Association. Well, I’m not against them. If I had a group of women that wanted to train I’d definitely be interested. But with that said, I don’t believe they are the best way to train for real life situations. [Read more…]
The Krav Maga Challenge
In January 2015, Krav Maga Bristol launched the Krav Maga Challenge a 16-week programme of self-defence and military style fitness and conditioning. The Krav Maga challenge became an immediate success and has been run three times a year in Clifton since.
What is the Krav Maga Challenge?
The Krav Maga Challenge is a gruelling 16-week programme of intense physical and mental training culminating in challenge day a 4 hr test of physical and mental endurance where practitioners will be challenged over all the skills acquired over the preceding weeks.
You’ll with train fellow recruits for 2 hours, twice a week working with a skilled coach in preparation for you challenge day. In addition, you’ll get a subsidiary training programme to compliment your coached sessions and nutrition guide built around the very same programmes used by professional athletes and fighters to optimise physical performance.
Developing the total combat athlete
Over your 16 week intensive programme you’ll train through speed, agility and quickness drills, adrenalised self-defence training, mobility training, fighter conditioning sessions, stand up clinching and ground fighting drills, weapons defences and disarms as well as a level of close quarter combat training rarely experienced by civilians. There is nothing comparable to the Krav Maga challenge programme. Think Jason Bourne, James Bond and Crossfit all rolled into one and then some…
Tougher, stronger, faster
Train like a professional fighter in preparation for an undisclosed combat fitness test on your Challenge Day event. On passing out you’d have covered cover 32 combat conditioning sessions based around conditioning used by the world’s elite including professional fighters and Olympians. No two training sessions are the same, and the results are outstanding.
Confidence, competence and performance
Why sign up for another barely used gym membership when you can participate in a high level coaching programme delivering elite level fitness, proven close quarter combat skills and an unprecedented mental toughness training programme.
On challenge day you’ll meet a team of coaches for what will one of the toughest, most demanding days of your life. Over Challenge day you’ll complete an undisclosed series of warrior challenges culminating in a range of pressurised scenarios including multiple attackers, 3rd party protection task and
Krav Maga Challenge – Can you handle it?
As a professional Krav Maga Instructor one of the most common questions I hear is, “How often should I train?”
The answer is… [Read more…]
Paul is a highly experienced Krav Maga coach and explores whether personal training is right for you, costs and how to save money when booking personal training.