Learn how to protect yourself today: this simple, no-nonsense approach to self-defence is perfect for anyone of any fitness level. This fully illustrated guide will teach simple defences against the most common street attacks that a victim of crime may encounter, from protection against ambush attacks, mugging and attacks from behind. Drawing on other martial arts, krav maga teaches street combat for instinctive and efficient protection in everyday situations. Increasingly popular as a self-defence method and fitness program, Krav Maga is the Israeli military's renowned method for fending off attackers. In Krav Maga Defence David Kahn presents the basic techniques of the method, which is based on the principles of doing minimal harm and enhancing our natural instincts for self-protection.