Category: Krav Maga

There is not one martial art that “beats all others”

Thinking that there is one system that will beat all other systems is wishful thinking. Think of it like rock, paper, scissors. Each martial art has advantages and disadvantages over others. How you train also makes a HUGE difference. For example: Krav Maga works well against weapons. It isn’t so good on the ground. So […]

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Why do something if you don’t love it?

Ever wonder what made Everest Pepper want to begin teaching in the first place? Listen to how your favorite instructor got started.

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How Ev Pepper Got Started in Martial Arts

Everest Pepper has been doing Martial Arts for over 47 years. Listen to how and why he got started….

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Vanguard Krav Maga Belt & Practitioner Test (9/28/2019)

Last Saturday, our students of Vanguard Krav Maga tested for their next Krav Maga Belt & Practitioner Certifications– and it was amazing!! All our students showed their Krav Maga skills, and their hard work and dedication has definitely paid off! There are 6 levels in the Vanguard Krav Maga Ranking System: Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, […]

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Women’s Self Defense Seminar

According to the Criminal Victimization Bulletin in 2014, statistical analysis by the Bureau of Justice Statistics found that “U.S. residents ages 12 and over experienced an estimated 5.4 million violent victimizations.” (bjs.gov) Violent victimizations include rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault. Selected findings on females specifically showed the following statistics: “In […]

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Univision 14 Bay Area visits the Academy of Self Defense

The Academy of Self Defense was featured on Univision 14! Check out the video below: Learning self defense could help you not be a victim of an attack. Given the recent reports of assaults on women in the Bay, an expert in self-defense explains what are the benefits of knowing this technique and thus protect […]

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Krav Maga Class Plans (July 22 – July 27)

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3PC Flow Sparring

This week Jivoni Jordan, Director of Training at ASD, will be expand more on his 3PC Sparring System in Thursday’s 5:30pm-7:00pm Sparring Class! The 3PC Sparring System is a technical sparring system that is based on multiple punch, kick, and knee combinations. This sparring system is a unique system to help students have the tools […]

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Jivoni Jordan’s Sparring System

This week Jivoni Jordan, Director of Training at ASD, will be introducing his 1, 2, and 3PC Sparring System in Thursday’s 5:30pm-7:00pm Sparring Class! The 3PC Sparring System is a technical sparring system that is based on multiple punch, kick, and knee combinations. This sparring system is a unique system to help students have the […]

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Gun Defense with Everest Pepper

Knowing self defense is ever more important especially in times of economic difficulty. Self-defense is defined as being able to have the ability or skill to protect oneself and prevent others from bringing harm. Practically everybody needs to learn self-defense. The reason for this is obvious. Watch as Everest Pepper, Defends a Gun to the […]

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