About the blog

This blog focuses on spreading awareness & knowledge about “Krav Maga” and how it can be used to defend self and loved ones. 

With the upsurge in the economy, more and more people are employed and spend a substantial amount of time outside the home. In a way, the office has become home, and the house has just become a place for people recuperate so that they can attend work the next day. 

Violence against employees in the street is on the rise, and this is due to odd working hours and long commute time where they are vulnerable. Anti-social elements and criminals take advantage of and exploit them for personal/financial gains. While women face sexual assault & mugging, Men, on the other hand, face road rage.

Increase in population, lack of space & being in a constant hurry has made people short-tempered and the situation far worse. The effect of this can be seen in the workplace too.

While corporates are doing everything to bring work-life balance but a lot needs to be done when it comes to imparting effective self-protection to the employees. 

Violence is destructive both physically & mentally and is a detriment to morale and self-esteem of an individual, who plays an essential role in an organization’s growth & well-being. Like corporate health insurance, there should be corporate self-protection programs in organizations.

No two situation in the street is the same, but trends do emerge, and we have to learn from it. This blog will be your guide on what is happening around us to understand & learn from it. We will also focus on how violence in the street plays out and what are the components of it. There are two aspects of violence (a) Physical (b) Verbal, and there are also two aspects of defending, Active & Passive. Active defence looks at physical confrontations, while passive defence looks at verbal de-escalation & precaution. It is important to note that a situation which could become physical can be solved by passive defence or could be completely be avoided. It is essential to know when to fight and more important when not to fight. 

This blog will be updated weekly, and each article will have a few takeaway points at the end.