A Step-by-Step Guide to the World's Easiest-to-Learn, Most-Effective Fitness and Fighting Program Based on simple principles and instinctive movements, Krav Maga is perfect for new students because it is designed to teach real-world self-defense in the shortest possible time. Krav Maga is perfect for new students because it is designed to teach real-world self-defense in the shortest possible time. Krav Maga for Beginners offers a two-part program of fitness training and street fighting skills that gets the reader in shape and ready to confront an attacker. In Israel, where military service is required of all citizens, Krav Maga is the official system used to transform ordinary people into effective members of one of the world's most respected armies. The program in Krav Maga for Beginners works for everyone — big or small, man or woman, young or old. The fitness training combines cardio, strength training, fight moves (including punches, kicks, and rolls), and sports conditioning to burn fat and tone muscle. The no-holds-barred self-defense techniques are easy to learn, require a minimal amount of strength, and, most importantly, are designed to immobilize an attacker and remove oneself from a dangerous situation as quickly as possible.