Tuesday, September 15, 2015

“If You See Something, Do Something” Campaign Aims to Spur Self-Reliance

Motivated by Recent Events in France, Krav Maga New York Commits to Training Community Residents



Somers, New York – Westchester County based Krav Maga New York, trainers for New York Tactical Officers Association and Tactical Operators East, launches “If you see something, do something” campaign to teach community residents how to defend themselves.  The first in a series of free community training events will take place on Saturday September 17th 2015 and will focus on abduction prevention.   

Krav Maga New York is the area’s leading self-defense expert, teaching Israeli Krav Maga - a gender neutral system of self-defense renowned for its simplicity and effectiveness.   The company has pledged to run a series of fun, safe, professional events that it believes will foster among community members a sense of safety, security, self-reliance and self-worth.

Krav Maga New York’s September 17th event, the first of several, will be held at Somers Sport Arena and will mark the company’s commencement of its new “If you see something, do something” campaign.

On August 21st, three American off duty servicemen on a train from Amsterdam to Paris overpowered a heavily armed gunman.  "By their courage, they saved lives," French President Fran├žois Hollande said, "They gave us an example of what is possible to do in these kinds of situations."

“While no sane person would wish to be in a situation like the one that three Americans found themselves in”, said Davide Gristina, Krav Maga New York’s Chief Instructor, “the reality is that in today’s world, these kind of events are sadly more common than we would want them to be.  We seek to empower our community”.

Since 2004, Krav Maga New York has trained thousands of men and women and hundreds of police officers, agencies and special response teams. 

For more information on Krav Maga New York, visit www.kmny.us