. The thrust is the most common and most dangerous type of knife attack. Learn how to defend yourself against attacks with a knife in this Howcast training video with Krav Maga expert Rhon Mizrachi. How to Defend Against a Knife Attack . Group training – all against all with different “functional games” and drills (Initial games were introduced to us in the mid 1980’s by Jim Keenan, a master of several martial arts, a Krav Maga expert and a friend). The different types of knife attacks follow: (1) Thrust. The knife attack must come from top to bottom, bottom to top and the sides. Types of Knife Attacks. Technical and physical drills against 1,2,3 and 4 aggressors. The first line of defense against an opponent armed with a knife is to avoid close contact. (2) Slash. Yes is good if you have that skill, but what are the chances for civilian to have knife close to himself when attack with knife occurred, if we exclude kitchen fights :D . Transcript . Specific visualizations and mental drills are … In Israel we have had our share of knife attacks, mainly because of the rising of terrorist acts, but not just. Credits : Krav Maga WorldwideKrav Maga Worldwide The defense against knife attacks in a direct line is another technique which is not included in the 360 exercise. Get an inside look into Krav Maga exercises in action. I also own my own school in Manhattan on 25th St. The 360 exercise is a knife defense drill. You can visit us online on kravmagafederation.com. I have been teaching Krav Maga for over 30 years. It is a strike directed straight into the target by jabbing or lunging. Defence against knife attacks remains one of the most contentious parts of Martial Arts and Reality ... but I saw many people practice to defend with knife from knife attack. This is how we train to defend against close-range knife attacks. The slash is a sweeping surface cut or circular slash. Homicide and street violence in Israel are not that common, when you compare it to other countries. Defending Complex Knife Attacks – Running Open Seminars by Master Eyal Yanilov . Krav Maga Technique: Video: How to Defend Against a Knife to Your Throat Published by Ross Cascio on March 2, 2014 March 2, 2014 There are not a lot of things more dangerous than a knife attack or threat. Hi, my name is Rhon Mizrachi and I'm the head of Krav Maga Federation in the United States. You have to imagine yourself facing a circle which represents all the directions in which an attack can come.