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Man Attacks 12-Year-Old, Fails To Realize What She Spent Last Year Of Her Life Doing

If you have ever watched the television show “The Arrow,” then you know that Krav Maga is a form of martial arts that comes to us from Israel. The Israeli military and secret service use Krav Maga, and it is comprised of many boxing, judo, wrestling, jiu-jitsu, and muay Thai moves! According to Wikipedia, Krav Maga was developed by Imi Lichtenfeld and has roots in street-fighting.

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Lichtenfeld immigrated to Israel in the late 1940s and started to train men. A 12-year-old girl returning back home from her Krav Maga combat class in the London borough of Camden when she was approached by a British man.

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The man had no idea that this girl had been taking Krav Maga classes for more than a year! The girl’s training kicked in when the man tried to grab her, she reacted quickly and threw elbows and a knee into his groin!

According to the Hampstead & Highgate Express, the girl ran off to safety and was able to call her mother. The girl’s mother said that there has been a growing number of confrontations between men and school girls in the area.

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The suspect, in this case, is still at large and is likely going to continue attacking young girls. It is important that girls learn a few moves to get away from predators like this man. It is sad that some people prey on the weak and innocent, but if the would-be victims could protect themselves, then the predators may be forced to leave other people alone. Share away, people.