Author: Everest Pepper

Navigating Your First Krav Maga Class: Etiquette and Tips

Stepping into a Krav Maga class for the first time can be both exhilarating and intimidating. Krav Maga, known for its practical and efficient self-defense techniques, offers a unique training experience unlike any traditional martial arts class. To help ease your entry and ensure you get the most out of your first class, here are […]

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Best Self Defense for Women

The Ultimate Self-Defense for Women: Why Krav Maga Stands Out In today’s world, where personal safety is a growing concern, knowing how to defend oneself is more important than ever, especially for women. The quest for the most effective self-defense technique often leads to one standout solution: Krav Maga. Developed for the Israeli military and […]

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Krav Maga Mobility with Everest Pepper

Ev Pepper’s Stretching Routine for Enhanced Wellness In the world of martial arts and self-defense, maintaining your physical well-being is just as important as mastering techniques. Today, we’re sharing a valuable stretching routine brought to you by Everest Pepper, one of our experienced trainers here at the Academy of Self Defense. Why Stretching Matters Stretching […]

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Top 5 Health Benefits of Krav Maga

Are you looking for a workout that not only helps you stay fit but also teaches you self-defense skills? Look no further than Krav Maga. This dynamic martial art is perfect for anyone who wants to improve their overall health and fitness. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the top 5 benefits of Krav Maga […]

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Whole Kid Health Starts with Movement

Sitting still is tough for a lot of kids, but too often today we see that kids want to sit still in front of screens rather than get up and move around. It’s not a new problem, but it is one that every parent is familiar with. It’s one of the great benefits of martial […]

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Krav Maga Secrets Revealed

The things no one tells you about Krav Maga training. One of the greatest joys of training in Krav Maga is encountering the unexpected. That first time someone walks into a dojo, they’re fairly sure they know what they’re there to learn. They’ve come to learn how to take names and kick butt, increase their […]

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Krav Maga: Necessary for Self-Defense?

We now live in an age of smartphones in our pockets and cameras seemingly everywhere. There’s a constant feeling that someone is watching, so is there really a need to have physical self defense skills anymore? The truth is that there is more to self defense than throwing someone to the ground or hitting an […]

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Kids Learn Life Skills through Martial Arts

Though training in martial arts for kids looks like it’s about punching and kicking, it’s really about self confidence. More than ever before, kids live in a world where they are surrounded by screens that call out to be something different, to numb themselves with whatever content a marketer is placing in front of them. […]

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7 Benefits of Online Martial Arts Training

The old ways of doing things aren’t necessarily the best ways If the pandemic taught us anything, it’s that old ways of doing things aren’t necessarily the best ways. That’s not to say that traditional martial arts training is not still valuable, but online martial arts classes have proven to be powerful and effective. Training […]

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