Hand-to-hand combat training is an effective way for all armies around the world to maintain their fighting capabilities even when all their personal equipment is destroyed, especially when forced to engage in contact combat. In most cases soldiers are trained to fight with the force of their weapons or equipment. When those are lost so is their fighting power. At first glance it seems that this only applies to special forces and “front line” infantry units. WRONG!
In the current conditions of war, even the rear units will have to deal with similar conditions, especially rear targets and security units. What will they do when confronted with enemy fighters whose goal is to attempt sabotage and attack from the rear? It’s precisely for this reason that the whole army must be trained to confront this form of attack.
Krav Maga Operational stems from the renowned traditional Krav Maga techniques, the word “Operational” he has added is to distinguish this redesigned system from the traditional Krav Maga and to identify it as an authentic modern self-defense system. It includes elements of unarmed and armed combat techniques, as well as self-defense techniques in modern firearms and safe usage of such firearms.
Based on the know-how and fighting approach of the Israeli special forces, this stage of training, the trainee, will gain first hand experience of the battle field mentality, the know-how of unarmed combat.