Krav Maga FAQ’s


What is Soulcraft Krav Maga?
Krav Maga is a generic Hebrew word meaning “contact fighting.“ The word Maga means “contact“ and the word Krav means “battle“ or “fight.“ Krav Maga is in an advanced Israeli Self Defense System designed to give real solutions to any violent situation one may encounter. The effectiveness of this system is in part due to its simplicity and reliance on your already existing instincts.

I am totally out of shape. Can I handle training at your Hamden CT studio?
Yes! Training Krav Maga at Soulcraft is physically challenging, however, every exercise, drill, or technique is designed to help you improve – no matter what your current fitness level, we will be there to support you every step of the way.

Is Krav Maga a good idea for a woman?
Yes, Yes and Yes! Krav Maga by definition gives a smaller/weaker person real life street advantage against a larger/stronger assailant. Women are naturally targeted for various assaults, from domestic violence to robberies to attacks of a sexual nature, date-rapes and stalkers. Unlike other martial arts which rely on a person’s strength and size for advantage Krav Maga will give you the edge you need to never be a part of the statistics.

I already have a gym membership – is Krav Maga at Soulcraft as good for fitness as it is for Self Defense?
Yes! Practicing Krav Maga at our Hamden, CT studio regularly engages your entire body and provides an intense strength and cardiovascular workout. It’s really all you need and it’s way more fun than a treadmill!!