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John Whitman, the coauthor of Complete Krav Maga: The Ultimate Guide to Over 200 Self-Defense and Combative Techniques, will visit San Antonio’s regional training center on Saturday, January 12. John is a 4th degree black belt and an instructor at the Krav Maga Worldwide National Training Center in Los Angeles. Don’t miss this opportunity to train […]

National Military Appreciation Month

Posted on on Jan 2, 2014

National Military Appreciation Month

NATIONAL MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH STW would like to take this opportunity to show appreciation and thanks for the sacrifices and successes made by our servicemembers past and present.  Thank You For Your Service The STW team has an impressive and amazing group of committed staff members and instructors. But there are some that stand out well above the rest because of the sacrifices they have made for their country. They are the REAL deal when it comes to leadership, national defense, and homeland security, because they’ve DONE it and LIVED it! Their dedication, hard work, and experience...

STW Relay Team – Capital to Coast 2013 – 4Peat

Posted on on Oct 19, 2013

STW Relay Team – 4 Years in a Row! The STW Relay team defended their title for the fourth year in a row – a 4Peat! They traveled 223 miles starting in Austin and running non-stop to Corpus Christi where they brought home the win. This year they crushed the course record, finishing in 23 hours and 46 minutes.  They had 12 members, each of them running a leg of the course the entire 24+ hours. Their team was made up of seasoned runners who were hungry for the win (and maybe good meal at the end of the race). This course was not easy by any means, it had its challenges. The elements...

Sacrifice—Commitment—Competence!

Posted on on Sep 5, 2013

Meet STW’s Newest Black Belts by Jax The historical origin of the Black Belt or belt system is steeped in legend. It is said that practitioners started out with a white belt that was never washed. The more they trained the nastier and disgusting the belt got. It got sweat stains, bloodstains, grass stains, and even stains saturated with the tears and frustrations of training. As they grew in their martial art, time and experience eventually turned the belts black, therefore making it a symbol of all the hard work and training that made the practitioner an expert. The documented origin of...

Texas Welcomes 6th Degree Krav Maga Black Belt, Darren Levine

Posted on on Apr 30, 2013

Darren Levine Tours the Lone Star State By Jax   150 people attended the “Second to None Texas Tour” seminar at Houston’s Krav Maga Worldwide North April 20th and 21st. Chief Instructor Darren Levine, a 6th degree Krav Maga Black Belt and Deputy District Attorney of LA county led the seminar, teaching applicable life-savings skills to help counter act against threats with rifle, knife, and gun assaults. In light of recent shootings and knife attacks, Mr. Levine knows first-hand and declares openly that the “system of Krav Maga helps people prepare against modern day...

Star of Special Ops visits to co-teach Home Invasion and Anti-Kidnapping Seminar

Posted on on Feb 20, 2011

On Saturday, 19 February 2011, STW / Krav Maga Worldwide San Antonio presented a Home Invasion / Anti-Kidnapping Seminar at the 35,000 square foot facility in Balcones Heights. The seminar, attended by approximately 100 students, was co-taught by Pete Hardy and A. J. Draven, a Krav Maga Worldwide Black Belt instructor from Los Angeles who also co-wrote, produced and starred in the recent award-winning action film Special Ops. During the three-hour seminar, Pete and A.J. taught students critical skills to keep themselves and their loved ones safe from violent home invaders and would-be hostage...

Movie star to co-teach special seminar

Posted on on Feb 6, 2011

A. J. Draven, Krav Maga Worldwide black belt and star of the movie Special Ops, will be appearing at STW / Krav Maga Worldwide on February 19 to co-teach a special seminar that will be focusing on surviving home invasions, kidnapping, and being held hostage. (Proceeds will be donated to The Wounded Warrior Project.) After the seminar, our members will have an opportunity to attend a private screening of Special Ops at the Alamo Draft...

Krav Maga has a new fan: Ashton Kutcher

Posted on on Dec 29, 2010

Krav Maga is featured in the cover story of the February 2011 issue of Men’s Fitness Magazine (on newsstands now). The article features Ashton Kutcher and his training with Krav Maga Worldwide Instructor, Jarret Waldman. Jarret trained Ashton for his action movie “Killers.” The name of the article is: “Ashton Kutcher Kicks Ass.” It can also be seen on the Men’s Fitness website at Mensfitness.com or by clicking here.

Hillary Swank credits Pilates and Krav Maga for her figure

Posted on on Oct 9, 2009

Hillary Swank, interviewed in November’s issue of Marie Claire . . . Interviewer: You have such an incredible figure, and I bet you never have to work out. Hillary Swank: But I love working out! I started swimming when I was 3 years old. I was a gymnast, a swimmer, a basketball player…To me, working out is literally like eating a meal or drinking water or breathing. If I don’t, I just feel like crap. Not physically, like, Ew, what’s hanging over my pants? But I just feel really ornery. I start punching actors. Not hard—I don’t get mean. I do Krav Maga, which is...

Maria Menounos–TV personality, Fitness Magazine Cover Girl–is crazy about Krav Maga

Posted on on Oct 8, 2009

Maria Menounos is an NBC News reporter . . . Access Hollywood reporter, and now–she’s this month’s Fitness Magazine cover girl. How does she work out? Here’s an excerpt from FitnessMagazine.com: Recently, she took up Krav Maga, an Israeli martial art. “I started it last year when I was preparing to go to Iraq. I wanted to be able to defend myself if I needed to, God forbid,” explains Menounos. “But what I found was that it’s the best overall workout I’ve ever experienced. It’s cardio. It’s strength. It’s reflexes....

Coauthor of Complete Krav Maga to teach and conduct book signing

Posted on on Dec 1, 2007

John Whitman, the coauthor of Complete Krav Maga: The Ultimate Guide to Over 200 Self-Defense and Combative Techniques, will visit San Antonio’s regional training center on Saturday, January 12. John is a 4th degree black belt and an instructor at the Krav Maga Worldwide National Training Center in Los Angeles. Don’t miss this opportunity to train with the instructor who “wrote the book” on Krav Maga. Training will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a book signing to follow. There are limited openings available for this event, so sign up to reserve your spot right...