Definition of Krav Maga in English:

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Krav Maga

Pronunciation: /ˌkrɑːv ˈmɑːɡə/


[mass noun]
A form of self-defence and physical training, first developed by the Israeli army in the 1940s, based on the use of reflexive responses to threatening situations.


From Hebrew, 'contact combat'.

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