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  • Self Defense Presentation at Fairway Library

    Self Defense Presentation at Fairway Library

    EVKM Instructors Derrek and Sara recently visited Sun City, Arizona for a presentation at the Fairway Library. This is our 3rd visit in 3 years to this library branch and we always enjoy the invitation. Derrek and Sara demonstrated important self defense scenarios and situations with guidance on how to problem solve using the principles of Krav Maga. Topics included situational awareness, body language, force escalation, and the key components of a personal self defense plan. This key point was that no matter your age, there are steps and strategies that can be used to increase your safety and the safety of those around you. EVKM is a frequent guest speaker at libraries throughout ....

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  • ABC 15 Back to School Safety with Krav Maga

    ABC 15 Back to School Safety with Krav Maga

    To talk about back to school safety, ABC 15 asked EVKM instructors to visit and share tips and advice. EVKM instructors Derrek, Michele, and Eric shared some tips about staying safe on campus. In addition, they demonstrated some Krav Maga self defense techniques including defending pulls, chokes, and grabs. To see the full interview and demonstrations, visit: Tips on Staying Safe from EVKM Self Defense & Fitness ....

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  • EVKM Featured at Europa Games & Expo

    EVKM Featured at Europa Games & Expo

    Recently, EVKM was asked to demonstrate Krav Maga at the Phoenix Europa Games! This event and expo is the largest annual fitness event in the State of Arizona. The weekend event has competitions ranging from powerlifting to Crossfit to bodybuiling. EVKM was contacted by the organizers of the event as the leaders of Krav Maga training in Phoenix to be featured in the expo area. We were given a 20x20 matted area in a prominent spot on the convention floor where we held seminars, demonstrations, and other educational sessions to show Krav Maga. These sessions included Womens Self Defense, Defenses vs Weapons, Multiple Attackers, Youth Self Defense, and Q&A sessions. ....

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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.

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    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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