Benefits of Martial Arts for Teens

In a world brimming with distractions and challenges, teenagers often seek outlets to channel their energy and find direction. Martial arts, with its rich tradition and myriad benefits, emerge as a powerful avenue for teenagers to explore. Let’s delve into the benefits of martial arts for teens and how martial arts prove to be transformative, […]

Unleashing the Power of Krav Maga: Your Ultimate Self-Defense Arsenal

In a world where personal safety is a paramount concern, the need for effective self-defense techniques has never been more crucial. Whether you’re a seasoned martial artist or a beginner seeking practical skills, Krav Maga stands out as a formidable system designed for real-world self-defense. Welcome to Empire Dojo’s exploration of the art of Krav […]

Different Types of Martial Art Styles

There are a lot of different martial arts from all over the world.  Some are more common for competition, while others are weapons based and some are focused on self-defense, commonly called combat or war-time styles. Here is an outline of 10 different types of martial arts styles along with some brief differences between them. […]

Stand Your Ground vs Duty to Retreat Laws

What are the differences between Stand Your Ground and Duty to Retreat laws and why is  understanding these differences important? Stand Your Ground Law: Stand Your Ground is a legal principle that allows a person to use force, including deadly force, to defend themselves without the obligation to first attempt to retreat from a dangerous […]

Krav Maga and the Camaraderie it Fosters

At Empire Dojo, a traditional and modern martial arts training facility, an increasing number of adults have discovered the multifaceted benefits of practicing Krav Maga. Many initially join for reasons centered around self-defense or fitness, or sometimes a combination of both. Krav Maga, a highly effective martial art and self-defense system, provides practical skills that […]

5 Reasons People Choose Krav Maga Over Other Martial Arts

Krav Maga is a self-defense system that was originally developed for the Israeli military. It has become increasingly popular as a form of martial arts training for both civilians and law enforcement personnel. Here are 5 reasons why people choose Krav Maga over other martial arts: 1. Real-world application: Krav Maga focuses on practical self-defense […]

How Can Martial Arts Improve My Health?

Most people are likely familiar with martial arts helping develop balance, flexibility, or even focus, but there are a lot of other benefits of martial arts. Here is a list of just 10 benefits to your health, and this list is by no means exhaustive! Empire Dojo offers a safe and welcoming environment for those […]

What is Krav Maga and How Can It Help Me?

To begin, let’s translate the definition of Krav Maga from Hebrew into English.  Krav Maga translates to “contact combat”.  If we compare the translation of Krav Maga to say, Karate, which translates to “open hand or empty hand”, we can already see that just by translation alone, there is a very distinct difference. While discussing […]

Every Day Self-Defense Tools

Everyday Self Defense Tools

The truth is, nobody ever plans to get attacked. Maybe you make it a point to never leave the house without your trusty pepper spray or self-defense weapon, but even the most prepared person can and will get caught off guard. In fact, chances are when a dangerous situation arises, you won’t see it coming. […]