Today, instead of focusing on sports, I am going to take a moment to mention something near and dear to my heart: fitness. As a personal trainer and fitness instructor, I often look for new workouts and plans to make exercise fun and easy. I recently discovered Krav Maga and wanted to share it with my readers. This online academy is one of the best things to happen to me since Apolo Ohno won Dancing With The Stars, so to say I am happy is a complete understatement.

Leading self-defense organization, Krav Maga Worldwide™, has announced the arrival of its first-ever online academy at Krav Maga Worldwide™ Academy members are now able to learn life-saving self-defense from the comfort of their homes. Krav Maga Worldwide™ Academy provides users with interactive lessons and courses that allow them to move at their own pace through immersive, in-depth instruction taught by top Krav Maga Worldwide Instructors™. Among the classes available are courses designed for learning core techniques of Krav Maga, courses designed for kids and anti-bullying, as well as special seminars such as defenses against gun threats, the latter taught by Darren Levine, a 6th degree black belt and Chief Instructor of Krav Maga Worldwide™.

Krav Maga Worldwide™ Academy was created to provide the most effective virtual Krav Maga training to anyone with an Internet connection. Each lesson features in-depth HD videos, slides, printouts, peer-to-peer chat and many other learning tools. Students can move forward in their Krav Maga education at their own speed when and where they want. With moderated forums, instructor feedback, and a comprehensive curriculum, individuals can learn and advance in their life–saving self-defense education from their desktop or mobile device.

The first course, Introduction to Krav Maga, is offered at no charge to registered users. Introduction to Krav Maga is designed to educate individuals on the history and philosophy behind Krav Maga. During the course, they will learn about the origin of Krav Maga and basic principles used throughout Krav Maga. This course also gives students information on how to properly train in Krav Maga.

Upon completing Introduction to Krav Maga, students can move on to the Krav Maga technique courses. Core Krav Maga teaches individuals important techniques used in Krav Maga. The topics covered include: Stances and Movement, Punches, Elbows, Kicks and Knees, Punch Defenses, Ground Fighting, and Self Defense techniques.

The Kid’s Program is designed to help children and parents learn how to handle bullying. As bullying is a major issue for today’s youth, it is crucial for kids to learn how to deal with situations in which they are being intimidated. The techniques and tools in these lessons will help children avoid, diffuse, and, as a last resort, defend themselves against bullying threats.

Krav Maga Worldwide Academy™ has a mission to make the world a safer place.  Toward that end they are offering 20% introductory discount to all of the interactive courses on Simply use the following coupon during checkout before September 30th to receive the discount:


The Krav Maga Worldwide™ Academy also has a Learning Track called the Seminar Series. Krav Maga Worldwide hosts specialized seminars around the world to standing room only crowds. For the first time members can access some of these seminars in an interactive online format. The first course in the Seminar Series is Defense Against Handgun Threats.

For more information and to sign up for courses in The Krav Maga Worldwide™ Academy today, visit:

About Krav Maga Worldwide

Founded in 1997 to promote Krav Maga throughout the United States and around the world, Krav Maga Worldwide trains and certifies instructors and licenses over 150 authorized Krav Maga Worldwide training centers in the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico, South America, and Europe, as well as over 800 law enforcement agencies and military units. Krav Maga offers the highest caliber of instruction to thousands of people, supporting the company’s core commitment to improving and saving lives. Krav Maga Worldwide continues to develop, promote and implement self-defense and fitness programs. For additional information, visit:

About FUGU

FUGU creates, hosts and manages immersive online universities featuring top subject experts in real-world topics. FUGU is the platform behind groundbreaking educational destinations such as Gracie University, Gracie Bullyproof, American Online Learning Center, ACT Cert and now Krav Maga Worldwide™ Academy. FUGU-based education offers students convenient, easy and timely access to quality education and certification on topics they care about; Subject Experts a robust platform through which to deliver their proprietary content in a monetized and rights-controlled fashion; and Client Partners a value-added channel that draws and engages a broad yet highly targeted audience. For additional information, visit:

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