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  • EVKM Brings Krav Maga at Phoenix Fan Fusion

    EVKM Brings Krav Maga at Phoenix Fan Fusion

    For the 7th year in a row, EVKM Self Defense & Fitness was featured at the local pop culture event Phoenix Fan Fusion ! This annual 4-day event held at the Phoenix Convention Center attracts over 60,000 attendees, and EVKM was again asked to provide Krav Maga training and education.

    Super Hero Side Kick Training
    EVKM Young Warriors Instructor Paulina and Mark lead a session for kids called "Super Hero Side Kick Training" where they taught some age appropriate self defense tips and techniques. This session was part of the youth programming of the event. Krav Maga in Action
    EVKM's Chief Instructor Derrek lead his annual Krav Maga in Action panel where he talked about the ....

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  • Krav Maga at East Valley Jewish Community Center

    Krav Maga at East Valley Jewish Community Center

    The East Valley Jewish Community Center invited EVKM Chief Instructor Derrek Hofrichter to be the guest speaker at a recent Terrific Tuesdays event! Instructor Derrek spoke about the history of Krav Maga, his visits to Israel to train in Krav Maga, and how everyone can take measures to defend themselves regardless of their age. He was joined by Instructor Sara who demonstrated some defenses for common self defense attacks. Following the presentation, they did a Q&A session and a tour of the Community Center. The East Valley Jewish Community center is located in Chandler, Arizona, and their mission is to be a center for social, cultural and educational activities to engage families ....

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  • Free Women's Self Defense Seminar at EVKM for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Free Women's Self Defense Seminar at EVKM for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and to help raise awareness and education,EVKMSelf Defense & Fitness will be hosting a Women's Krav Maga Seminar on Saturday, April 27th. This seminar will be held from 1pm - 2:30pm at EVKM's facility in Tempe (1332 E Apache Blvd) and will teach women some vital fundamentals of self-defense with some of the top techniques, tactics,and strategies every woman should know. Lead by some of the female Krav Maga instructors of EVKM , this special seminar event is open to the public, all skills levels welcome and being held at no cost to attendees!
    For women ages 13+ only. Visit this link to register!

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  • Self Defense at Any Age Class at ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus

    Self Defense at Any Age Class at ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus

    Recently our Chief Instructor Derrek Hofrichter taught a class at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Arizona State University! This is the 3rd semester in a row that Derrek has been included on the semester class schedule, and his classes fill up fast and include a wait list. His classroom discussion included topics of the principles of Krav Maga and how those principles can help you defend yourself at any age. The group had many questions and concerns related to their safety. EVKM Instructor Michele attended as well and demonstrated Krav Maga defenses for various scenarios. Derrek is currently booked for the summer and fall schedules at the Downtown Phoenix campus, so if you are ....

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  • Tempe Leadership Class XXXIV Visits EVKM

    Tempe Leadership Class XXXIV Visits EVKM

    Recently, the current Tempe Leadership class (Class 34) visited EVKM to learn about how we use Krav Maga classes to make an impact in our local community. The class was spending the day learning about the top ways that people in Tempe invest in their health and wellness. EVKM instructors spoke about the history of EVKM and provided a seminar for the group to practice some of the techniques. ....

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  • Self Defense Seminar at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    Self Defense Seminar at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    EVKM Instructors Ivvette and Arleen recently visited Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ for a self defense session with the Society of Women Engineers. During the session, they practiced how to defend some common types of attacks using Krav Maga. We are thankful for the invitation and really enjoyed our time with them! ....

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  • New Level 2 Krav Maga Instructors

    New Level 2 Krav Maga Instructors

    Recently, EVKM Instructors Michele and Janel completed their Level 2 Krav Maga Instructor certification. This certification was held at the Krav Maga Alliance Headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. ....

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  • First Krav Maga Belt Tests of 2019

    First Krav Maga Belt Tests of 2019

    We recently held belt testing for our Krav Maga students! These tests were held for those eligible to test, and we had students in Levels 1-5 testing. In addition, our Young Warriors Krav Maga program also held testing on the same day. Testing is an important part of a Krav Maga curriculum to make sure progress is taking place. Upon successful completion of a level test, the student can then move on to learning and mastering the next level of the curriculum. ....

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  • EVKM Takes Home Medals at Local Tournament

    EVKM Takes Home Medals at Local Tournament

    We recently had 5 of our upper level Krav Maga students takepart in a regional Muay Thai tournament. Our team had a great showing, winning 2 gold medals and 1 silver medal! You may be asking, "Why are Krav Maga students taking part in a sports fighting tournament?", which is a really good question! We are definitely not a combat sports fighting school, nor do we have a combat sports program. Our passions as instructors rest solely on the self defense side of things. So then Why? The "Why" is due to what we as self defense practitioners can gain from the experience. The Krav Maga organization that we are affiliated with (Krav Maga Alliance) has a requirement called the Fight ....

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  • Krav Maga Disarms with CCTactics

    Krav Maga Disarms with CCTactics

    Charr Cee of CCTactics (Follow her on Instagram @cctactics ) visited EVKM recently to learn some Krav Maga gun defenses. She spent about an hour training with EVKM Chief Instructor Derrek, and they worked on a few different scenarios involving defending against a handgun. When faced with this type of threat, the first response should be to comply and satisfy the attacker's demands if it seems like the most likely route to getting away safely. If a determination is made that escaping unharmed is not certain, attempting a defense may be needed. In our trainingwe follow an order of operations abbreviated to RCAT, Redirect Control Attack Takeaway. In this video, you can see Charr learning ....

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