Women Krav-Maga

Women Self Defense

Women Self Defense

Women Krav Maga techniques were developed by IKMF due to growing demand as part of Krav Maga self defense solutions created for the various civilian sectors.

Women self defense qualifications enable women of all ages to learn, in a relative short period of time, central self defense techniques specifically designated to provide them with defense tools while attacked.

IKMF offers several women Krav Maga qualifications; A 3 to 4 hours seminar, Three days workshop, Ten days course for more in depth techniques and knowledge. All the above can be taught only by the IKMF instructors who already attended successfully the five day Women’s Instructors Course and are certified for this.

However, women who wish are welcome to attend the everyday classes in their local IKMF club, no matter if the instructor is certified for special women training, and follow the Civilian Krav Maga classes.

Women Krav Maga methods deal with situations from a woman's daily routine, point out scenarios where threat may appear and teaches, step by step, how to maintain your calm defend yourself counter attack and eliminate danger.

Women self defense Krav Maga sector logically concentrates on sexual assault scenarios, as they are the central threat for women.
As this issue is highly disturbing and sometimes difficult to discuss women self defense techniques involve substantial emotional training to insure women they are posses the ability to defend themselves, foster self confidence and also necessary aggressiveness. Defenses have been modified to accommodate women's physiques and state of mind.

Additional issues included in women self defense have to do with home invasion, third side protection (protecting your children) and using common objects (keys, handbag etc.) to block the assailant and counterattack. Women self defense techniques will literally save your life.

In addition to women self defense classes offered in any IKMF international branch by certified IKMF instructors, IKMF has also produced an exclusive women self defense DVD.

The DVD is firstly a valuable learning tool for Women allowing them to see what women self defense is about and learn basic women self defense techniques. Secondly the DVD is a teaching auxiliary tool for certified IKMF women instructors.

Women Krav-Maga/ Self-Defense Instructor Course

If an IKMF’s instructor wishes to be certified in teaching women, he should first attend the Women Instructor Course (WIC).