Knife self-defense! Learn from those who experience extreme violence, where self-defense involves protecting oneself from guns and knives, and knife self-defense is very important.
“South Africa: Where Corruption, Rape and Murder are Normal”
The following link will take you to an article posted by a Combatives Instructor in South Africa and it addresses knife self-defense.
Several good points are brought up, and I would take the time to read the article completely. South Africa can be a violent place, like anywhere. Knives, like the Okapi are cheap and plentiful. The gang culture has tactics including knife usage, footwork, and a mindset that life isn’t worth much- makes these thugs extremely dangerous. Knife self-defense is important! At Elite, our Krav Maga classes involve a lot of work with gun and knife self-defense because the reality is that criminals use these weapons to commit crimes. Click on the link below:
Located in Redondo Beach, California, Elite Training Center is a martial arts studio focusing on self-defense and fitness. Students include South Bay residents and those in the Los Angeles region, male and female, adult and youth, those with no prior self-defense experience and those experienced in martial arts. Teaching confidence while respecting others, our academy is founded on the four principals of Respect, Honor, Discipline, and Strength.
Techniques include LOTAR and Krav Maga (intuitive self-defense independent of strength or size), Muay Thai kickboxing, Adult Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as sport, Kids and Youth MMA that emphasizes our founding principles, and Kali/Silat/Eskrima (Filipino open hand and stick/weapon fighting). Elite Training Center instructors are experienced both in teaching and in application of defense techniques in actual street or combat situations.
ELITE TRAINING CENTER
1628 South Pacific Coast Hwy. Redondo Beach, CA 90277