Going to the Pro-Israel rally in Times Square last week was a very beautiful experience for me. It meant so much to see such love and solidarity for Israel.

It was also scary. Normally, people can’t tell just by looking at me that I am proudly Jewish and Israeli, but…

When I decided to start my wellness company, naming it felt really difficult. How do I sum up in a single word all the ideas I have from years of Krav Maga, Brazilian Ju-Jitsu, philosophy, yoga, history, and respiration therapy into a single word. …

When I was little, my dad told me everything in the dark was the same as in the light. Therefore, I didn’t have to be scared. By demonstrating this by turning on and off the lights, my dad gave me the tool to understand my fears and modify my reaction.

When Covid-19 has shut down my gym, I promised myself it wouldn’t stop me from teaching my Krav Maga students. Learning can happen in many different ways, and I am always looking for ways to inspire them to use this time productively.

I know that many of them are stressed…

Raz Chen

Raz Chen is a Expert Krav Maga and Self Defense Instructor based in New York City.

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