Becoming increasingly popular as a self-defence method and fitness programme, Krav Maga is the Israeli military's renowned method for fending off attackers of all kinds. Based on the principles of doing minimal harm and enhancing our natural instincts for self-protection, anyone can master its moves - regardless of strength, size, age, or gender. Profiled in USA Today, The New Yorker, and New York Magazine, David Kahn is the top Krav Maga expert and instructor in the U.S. He presents the basic techniques and principles in this excellent beginner's guide. Topics include: Anticipating an attack; Understanding the body's vulnerable targets; Mastering essential defence techniques, and more. With illustrations and photographs, plus training drills and workouts, and a few advanced moves, this is an essential guide to an empowering and life-changing skill, as well as an amazing conditioning programme.