Not only do most of the best military forces in the world use Krav Maga but so do; Secret Service, Law Enforcements and Security units along with Civilians, fitness studios and A-list Celebrities, Hollywood and the entertainment industry.
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Krav Maga (meaning in Hebrew “contact fight”), originally developed in Israel, is the official system of self defence and Hand-to-Hand combat employed by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF), the Israeli National and Military Police, as well as Israeli special operations and security units. This system is also taught under the auspices of the Israeli Ministry of Education.
Krav Maga has received international recognition as an innovative and highly practical self-defence system, and more recently has been taught to U.S. federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, as well as to different police units in South and Central America and in Europe.
Krav Maga was thoroughly developed to be diversified, and thus is completely applicable to the military, law-enforcement agencies as well as civilian needs. It is actively used by the IDF (Israeli Defense Force), Mossad (Israeli Intelligence Service), FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), Armée belge / Belgisch leger (Belgium Army), Various VIP Protection (body guard) units, SWAT units, Air Marshalls, the French GIGN, Secert Service Units and many more throughout the world.
Not only has Krav Maga proven its superiority as a Self-Defense system but also has provide extreme fitness for its practitioners. Because of this in the past several years celebrities world wide has been training and because of Krav Maga’s effectiveness and easy to learn Hollywood have been inducting Krav Maga in its movies.
Celebrities are seeking Krav Maga as a way to get and stay in shape as well to hone their fighting skills. All sought out Krav Maga training as a way to relive stress and enhance their own skills and physique.
Actors and actresses and Celebrities such as Daniel Craig, Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, Jason Statham, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ashton Kutcher, Maria Menounos. Hilary Swank, John Mayer, Jessica Alba, Liam Neeson, Jennifer Lopez , Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Brendan Fraser, Kristianna Loken, Lucy Liu, Jennifer Garner, Dennis Haysbert, Carlos Bernard, Geena Davis, Christian Slater, Michelle Ryan, James Gandolfini, Shannon Elizabeth, Britney Spears, Cam Gigandet, Matt Damon and Elisabetta Canalis are all disciples of Krav Maga.
Movies are starting to use Krav Maga for its practical fight scenes also celebrities can train in Krav Maga for a short period of time and look and fight like a pro. Such movies that have used some or all Krav Maga are; Daniel Craig as James Bond 007 film Skyfall, Leonardo DiCaprio – Blood Diamond, Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt in Mission Impossible, Sean Penn in “The Gunman” Jennifer Lopez in ‘Enough’, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in their upcoming film, “By The Sea.” , Jennifer Garner in Alias, Carlos Bernard as Tony Almeda in 24, Geena Davis in The Long Kiss Goodnight, Charlie’s Angels, Charlie’s Angels Full Throttle, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Legacy, Casino Royale, Skyfall, Shooter, Taken, Taken 2, and Taken ,3 The Expendables, The Expendables 2, Despicable me 2, and The Gunman, to name a few.
Liam Neeson as Brian Mills
With extensive Krav Maga training, a forceful blow from Bryan Mills to the vulnerable pathways in the neck region will crush the windpipe of any enemy.
Krav Maga training has taught Bryan Mills how to neutralize an armed opponent while unarmed. First, close the distance. Then, disarm the opponent with a bone snapping armbar. Finally,
Q: Your style of fighting is very different than some of the agents in the film, how did all that come about?
Penn: I was interested in the krav maga style of fighting cause I had seen it applied and I knew philosophically it was different. There was no root in sport. It was much more martial than art. It was an accuracy issue.