Contact: Karli Zaniug
GSM: (00386) 051-308-324

KRAV MAGA Academy Slovenia is the 1st Slovenian Krav Maga club. It was legally founded on 9 September 2007, but training’s were regulary 1 year before in 2006. Trainer and founder is Krav Maga master Karli Zaniug 6.DAN.

THE HISTORY of Krav Maga

Krav Maga was developed in the 1930-ies. Imi Lichtenfeld (1910-1998), also known as Imi Sde-Or, was the first person who started teaching Krav Maga in Bratislava, Slovakia, to help protect the Jewish people from the Nazi army. Being a master in martial arts, he brought together a group of young combative Jews, who fought against the Nazi gangs. They became the »street fighters«. As the Jews established their own country, Imi became the chief instructor for the Israeli’s defence forces and was able to refine his techniques through a longer period of time.

WHAT IS Krav Maga ?

Krav Maga is an Israeli martial arts system and it literally means »contact fight«. It teaches how to disable an opponent in the shortest possible time. It is also called »mixed martial art«. In the beginning it was used exclusively by the army, special forces and secret services (Mossad, Shabak, Aman, Yamas,…), but was gradually adapted also for the civilians.

In our Academy we do specific Krav Maga techniques of selfdefence.. also with knifes, pistols and sticks. For start we do 30 min Cross Fit. We do a lot of MMA and Thai Boxing, addition to that we add forbiden strikes, so that in reality we can win fight faster than in sport. Fighting mentality is what we are trying to achieve in our students, because of that we do a lot of MMA and Thai Boxing sparings, with one or many opponents.

Today there are Krav Maga schools all over the world. It is a unique martial art which has prooved itself in different war situations, life-or-death fights and also for a self-defence on the streets many times. It is a very useful martial art which can be learned very quickly basic things and is used both by men and women.

Main principles in Krav Maga:

– Counter attacking as soon as possible (or attacking pre-emptively).
– Targeting attacks to the body’s most vulnerable points, such as: the eyes, neck/throat, face, solar plexus, groin, ribs, knee, foot, fingers, etc.
– Maximum effectiveness and efficiency in order to neutralize the opponent as quickly as possible.
– Maintaining awareness of surroundings while dealing with the threat in order to look for escape routes, further attackers, objects that could be used to defend or help attack and so on.

Krav Maga in SLOVENIA

The chief trainer and a founder of Krav Maga in Slovenia is Karli Zaniug, a master of Krav Maga 6.DAN. Karli and some other enthusiastic guys from Zagreb-Croatia, they were 1st that started Krav Maga in Balkans in 2003. After while they spread Krav Maga all over the diffrent countries (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia..).

He has been training different martial arts for more than 20 years, such as  thai boxing, krav maga, Brasilian jujitsu, ninjitsu, aikido…He was awarded many awards and is praised by many great masters.

KM Slovenija offers the most advanced Krav Maga techniques and we keep in touch with many martial arts instructors and masters all around the world.

Join us ! See you on training !

GSM: (00386) 051-308-324