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Don’t Be A Target, Don’t Be A Victim, Train Hard & Stay Safe!

Martial Arts Master Tracy Lee Thomas is the founder of Changing Lives Krav Maga. His Krav Maga schools are serving four locations in Greater Hampton Roads.

Krav Maga is the official hand-to-hand combat system of the Israeli Defense Forces. It’s also the preferred system for U.S. Military and law enforcement personnel. Krav Maga is not a traditional martial art. No traditional katas or martial arts rituals. More information can be found on the Krav Maga Worldwide site.

Based on simple principles and instinctive movements, this reality-based system is designed to teach real time self defense in the shortest possible time. Learn to defend against common chokes, grabs, and bearhugs, as well as weapons such as guns, knives, and sticks. Just as important, we teach people to function during the stress and shock of a sudden, violent encounter. Tested on the battlefield and in the streets, Krav Maga’s practical approach to self defense will make you safer and more secure.

Krav Maga in both Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, Virginia teaches how avoid an assault entirely by self awareness and seeing the danger early. A potential victim’s way of carrying herself or reacting to initial confrontation can dictate an attacker’s willingness to follow through with his plans. “Don’t Be A Target ! and Don’t be a victim” are the words of Martial Arts Master and Krav Maga Insructor Tracy Lee Thomas.

The dynamics teaching concepts of Krav Maga is owned and operated by the only Krav Maga certified licensed academy in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, Virginia. Tracy Lee Thomas owns and operates Krav Maga schools in Hampton Roads serving four locations.

Krav Maga is the official self defense system of the Israeli Defense Forces, and has been taught to hundreds of law enforcement agencies and thousands of civilians in the United States. Krav Maga is a simple, effective self defense system that emphasizes instinctive movements, practical techniques, and realistic training scenarios.

Krav Maga Worldwide, Inc. was created in 1999 to help spread Krav Maga training across the United States and around the globe. Darren Levine, 6th degree black belt and recipient of a Founder’s Diploma from Krav Maga creator Imi Lichtenfeld, founded the company. The company certifies instructors and oversees quality control at hundreds of authorized Krav Maga Worldwide training centers in the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico, and Europe.

Krav Maga dynamic combatives and athletic training combined to provide a diverse and comprehensive strength and conditioning program.

Your health, mind and body are worth fighting for– that’s the philosophy of the Krav Maga Conditioning Program at the Krav Maga training facilities in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, Virginia.

The Krav Maga Conditioning Program offers specialized “Total Body Workout” and unique fitness classes that you can’t get anywhere else. Tracy Lee Thomas states; “fitness can be fun in a Krav Maga self defense and fighting training atmosphere. Krav Maga Conditioning Program brings a fresh experience and keeps each and every student motivated.

Master Instructor T. L. Thomas believes in reality based training- keeping it real!  The saying he has trademarked is Don’t Be A Target, Don’t Be A Victim… Train Hard & Stay Safe™

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