krav maga

Hands up who's already failed on the "get healthy" bit of their New Year's resolutions? We don't blame you, getting yourself to the gym on snowy mornings, or in the evening when it's already dark by 5, can be enough in itself to make that particular resolution fall by the wayside.

The solution? Start going to classes that take working out and make them fun, interesting, or just generally awesome. If you have fitness goals with real-world applications and benefits, such as learning self-defense, something tangible to work towards, working out becomes way more appealing - you can see your progress way more easily. Sure, 2017 can be the year you get fit, but why not take it to the next level by mastering a new skill?

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Going to the gym is a great way to stay in shape, but if you find yourself in a street-bawl situation, your opponent isn't going to stop and ask you how much you can bench. Toronto's newest Krav Maga Training Centre not only ups your health game, but it also teaches you effective and powerful self-defense, which you can put into action in the real world.

The multiple award-winning Elite Martial Arts, which already has locations in Mississauga and Downtown Toronto, is opening a brand new Krav Maga training centre in the Keele and 401 area.

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While inner strength does go a long way, even strong, independent women should know there are unfortunately certain physical dangers that exist in our world. It doesn't matter how cautious we are, we can't foresee everything, and even we can be caught off-guard sometimes. What we can control is how to respond to these events, and be better prepared to handle the unexpected. Plus, if it helps us look fitter, than even better, am I right!

Enter Elite Martial Arts, an award-winning training facility specialized in Krav Maga and Muay Thai techniques. After seeing a spike in female enrolment in recent years, owner and head instructor, Dan Novak, decided to design a personalized self-defense program that specifically addresses the most common types of attacks on women.

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