Back Squat 3-3-3-3-3
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On this day, in 2006, we lost our dear friend Marni Levine.
Marni passed away at the young age of 37 after a long and courageous fight against cancer. Marni was a 4th degree black belt in Krav Maga and was the highest-ranking female instructor in the world. She was a wife, a wonderful mother, a valiant and true friend. In addition to all that she was devoted to Krav Maga Worldwide and worked tirelessly to advance many aspects of its programs. Marni’s legacy will live on forever in what she has developed with Krav Maga Worldwide. Her efforts continue to effect thousands of people daily.
Marni, you will be missed, but never forgotten!
Position of Disadvantage
Krav Maga self-defense techniques are almost always trained from a neutral position or from a position of disadvantage. While it’s certainly possible that a defender recognizes a threat early, training from a position of disadvantage (in the dark, with the emergence of an unknown threat or threats, while physically exhausted, with divided attention, having to make multiple tactical decisions in a correct sequence, functioning while injured or from a restricted position, etc.) is designed to inculcate in one a warrior spirit and skill sets that help one to overcome physical, emotional and spiritual obstacles.
Darren Levine is the Chief Instructor of Krav Maga Worldwide. A 6th degree black belt, he is one of the highest-ranked Krav Maga instructors in the world and received extensive training directly from Imi Lichtenfeld, the creator of Krav Maga.
In recognition of his extraordinary contributions to the Krav Maga system, Darren Levine received one of only two Founder Diplomas ever issued by Imi Lichtenfeld. An internationally recognized self-defense and counterterrorism expert, Darren Levine has taught thousands of civilians and police officers, as well as military special operation and anti-terrorist units in the United States and abroad.
Darren Levine serves as a Los Angeles County prosecutor and an assistant head deputy of the Target Crimes Division; he has been tasked with prosecuting the most violent crimes committed against law enforcement, including murders of on-duty peace officers. Levine has received numerous commendations, among them: National Co-Prosecutor of the Year 2004, National Association of District Attorneys; Los Angeles County Prosecutor of the Year, 2003 ADDA; and Distinguished Alumni Award, Loyola Law School.
Today’s tip is an excerpt from Black Belt Krav Maga, co-authored by Darren Levine. Available on Amazon now.
7 Rounds for time:
5 Deadlifts (115/155lbs)
7 Pull Ups
9 KBS (16/28kilos)
11 Box Jumps (24″)
200 Meter Run
“If you think you can or you think you can’t you’re right.” -Henry Ford
6:00am Marni: KM Bag
7:00am Rm2: KM Level 2/3
7:00am Rm3: CrossFit
7:00am Marni: KM Level 1
10:00am Marni: KM Level 2
10:00am Rm2: km-Xplorers (all levels)
10:30am Rm2: km-X (all levels)
12:15pm Rm2: KM Level 1
12:15pm Marni: KM Bag
KMW Training Centers™ • Sherman Oaks
7:00am KM Level 1
8:30am KM Level 1
9:30am KM Bag
10:30am KM Level 2/3
12:30am KM Level 1
There will be no km-x classes held this day at our Sherman Oaks location.