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Krav Maga is the official hand to hand / hand to weapon tactical system taught to Israeli military & law enforcement agencies. In this seminar Craig Gray will be teaching close quarter combatives regarding protecting self and others. The seminar will address how to defend and escape both unarmed and armed attack scenarios. You'll learn simple concepts and techniques on how to better survive numerous dangerous situations. The seminar will cover progressive drills, strategies and tactics. This workshop will also discuss the effects of PTSD; the protector/defender mentality; and cross cultural conflict resolution concepts that are currently being embraced by our military regarding global operations overseas.


This months workshop we will be looking at the various types of joint locks and take-downs in theory and application. We will explore restrain and control methods of engagment through effective use of:


  • Tactical Space & Control Points

  • Balance Point & Leverage

  • Body Organization

  • Joint Locks & Break Points


*This seminar is open to all levels and is useful for Teachers, Security Personnel, Law Enforcement & Correctional Officers, Medical Professionals, Parents, Martial Arts & Krav Enthusiasts.  


About the instructor: Craig Gray has over 35 years martial arts experience and is a Krav Maga Black Belt Instructor. Craig is also a Advanced Verbal Defense & Influence Instructor and a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for numerous law enforcement agencies as well as nationally syndicated Frontlines of Freedom Military/Veteran Talk Radio Show. He is one of five founding instructors with Resolution Group International a conflict resolution training organization developed for the needs of military, law enforcement and businesses. Craig is the head instructor of Ronin Martial Arts Academy, The PeaceWalker Project & Ronin Empowerment Group  organizations that teach conflict management skills to a wide variety of educational, healthcare and security professionals. Craig is also responsible for creating the MCOLES (Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards) approved Krav Maga Self Defense for Law Enforcement Training Program.


Location:       Westside Fitness

                      1618 Leonard NW

                      Grand Rapids, MI 49504                  


Date:            Sunday, March 18th - 2018

Time:            10am - 3pm


Cost:             Sorry... Preregistration is CLOSED

                       $65.00 At Door



*The seminar will be conducted in a non-competitive, supportive environment. It is open to all adults ages 16 and older. Civilian, law enforcement and military personnel are encouraged to attend. No experience necessary. All martial arts styles welcome.