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Instructors teach crowd means of self-defense from assault

Share on Facebook A group of about 40 people learned about self-defense tactics at an event held to help educate the community about the dangers of sexual assault. The evening was part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event was organized and sponsored by state Sen.

Don't Get Knocked Out - The 5 Towns Jewish Times

"Don't Get Knocked Out" was the title of a free seminar presented by Sensei Avi Avramcheyiv from The New York Self Defense Academy in Queens last Sunday the 15th of December. The goal of the seminar: to teach people how to combat the so called "knockout game" that has caused several injuries and at least two deaths around the country.

Queens Residents Learn Anti-Terror Techniques at Self-Defense Class

Residents in one Queens community learned techniques Thursday to help them take control in life-threatening situations. State Senator James Sanders sponsored a free self-defense class at a local church in Springfield Gardens. Participants learned different ways to disarm shooters from a self-defense expert and former Israeli soldier.

Public learns protection in event of active shooter

Jamaica community members learned how to combat an active shooter in a state of last resort during a training session held Saturday at Holy Unity Baptist Church in Jamaica organized by state Sen. James Sanders (D-South Ozone Park) for concerned community residents. Dozens of community members attended, according to Sanders' office.

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How to defend against an under knife attack from a threat position, when the knife is hidden and you are being grabbed by the neck? This video was taken at the New York Self Defense Academy in Flushing, Queens, New York founded by Master Avi Avramcheyiv, former Israeli Special forces counter terrorism instructor at the IDF and Anti-Terror expert.

Orthodox Jews Learn Krav Maga to Defend Against Knockout Game

group of Orthodox Jews in Queens, N.Y., has decided to learn how to defend themselves from the rumored "knockout" game.

The Krav Maga Master Of Queens

When it comes to martial arts, centuries-old techniques such as karate, kung fu, and taekwondo are merely competitive sports. Kew Gardens Hills resident Avi Avramcheyiv calls them "merely dancing," in contrast with Krav Maga, the Israeli-designed self-defense method that he teaches at his Queens st

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Sanders brings back sexual assault defense workshop to Jamaica

Share on Facebook Sex crimes rose to 73 through Aug. 13 from 57 incidents in the same period last year within the 101st, 102nd, and 103rd precincts in southern Queens, according to NYPD crime statistics. But sexual assaults have dropped to 42 cases so far this year, down from 50 assaults a year earlier.

Civilians learn how to take down a shooter

About thirty people watched a hand-to-hand combat instructor demonstrate how to take down an active shooter at a church in Jamaica, Queens on July 14. The event was organized by State Sen. James Sanders Jr., whose district borders Valley Stream.

Terror experts say stay alert, stay alive

Sanders hosts talk on preventing and surviving mass shooting attacks A church in Charleston, SC. A school in Newtown, Conn. A workplace in San Bernadino, Calif. A concert in Paris. A nightclub in Orlando, Fla. A restaurant and market in Tel Aviv.

Terror experts say stay alert, stay alive

A workplace in San Bernadino, Calif. A concert in Paris. A nightclub in Orlando, Fla. A restaurant and market in Tel Aviv. All have been the site of mass shootings, whether fueled by hatred, religion, ideology or voices in the shooter's head.

Orthodox Jews Take a Swing at 'Knockout' Thugs

Orthodox Jews took their best swing at would-be "knockout" thugs Sunday, in the basement of a Queens synagogue. The group of about 30 people, ranging in age from 16 to 62, were given basic instruction in the Israeli martial art of krav maga as part of a self-defense course taught at the Young Israel of Queens Valley Synagogue in Kew Gardens.

Orthodox Jews take a swing at 'knockout' thugs

Orthodox Jews took their best swing at would-be "knockout" thugs Sunday, in the basement of a Queens synagogue. The group of about 30 people, ranging in age from 16 to 62, were given basic instruction in the Israeli martial art of krav maga as part of a self-defense course taught at the Young Israel of Queens Valley Synagogue in Kew Gardens.

The Krav Maga Master Of Queens

When it comes to martial arts, centuries-old techniques such as karate, kung fu, and taekwondo are merely competitive sports. Kew Gardens Hills resident Avi Avramcheyiv calls them "merely dancing," in contrast with Krav Maga, the Israeli-designed self-defense method that he teaches at his Queens st

Public learns protection in event of active shooter

Jamaica community members learned how to combat an active shooter in a state of last resort during a training session held Saturday at Holy Unity Baptist Church in Jamaica organized by state Sen. James Sanders (D-South Ozone Park) for concerned community residents. Dozens of community members attended, according to Sanders' office.

Community Gets Sexual Assault Defense Training at SAAM Event hosted by Sanders

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) hosted a defense training and prevention event to educate community members on how to protect themselves from becoming the victim of a sexual assault. Information on resources for survivors including support services, counseling, and legal rights were also presented.

Sanders Hosts Successful Anti-Terror Attack & Mass Shooting Defense Training

Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) today hosted a historic event at Holy Unity Baptist Church in Jamaica, where top defense experts trained the public on how to protect themselves in the case of a terror attack or mass shooting. Dozens of community members attended the 4-hour event, which was held at Holy Unity Baptist Church in Jamaica.

Civilians learn how to take down a shooter

About thirty people watched a hand-to-hand combat instructor demonstrate how to take down an active shooter at a church in Jamaica, Queens on July 14. The event was organized by State Sen. James Sanders Jr., whose district borders Valley Stream.

Orthodox Jews Learn Krav Maga to Defend Against Knockout Game

A group of Orthodox Jews in Queens, N.Y., has decided to learn how to defend themselves from the rumored "knockout" game. A group of about 30 people, aged 16 to 62, gathered in the basement of Young Israel of Queens Synagogue in Kew Gardens to learn the basics of Krav Maga, the Israeli Defense Force's martial-arts system, according to a New York Post report.

Community Gets Sexual Assault Defense Training at SAAM Event hosted by Sanders

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village) hosted a defense training and prevention event to educate community members on how to protect themselves from becoming the victim of a sexual assault. Information on resources for survivors including support services, counseling, and legal rights were also presented.