In the first part of our interview, Darren Levine explained what makes Krav Maga so effective — it’s designed for everybody and it’s based on real life. Now, we continue talking with Darren about everything from the legal issues surrounding Krav Maga, what he considers the most important principles of the system, and, of course, his very special relationship with Imi.
When one thinks of martial arts movies, the immediate image that comes to mind is probably Bruce Lee performing a flying kick and yelling, “Keeyah!” into the camera. Badass? Yes. Practical? Not much. That’s why the more realistic action movies use krav maga in its storytelling and fight choreography.