Krav Maga Boston: School Bullying Training & Courses In Boston


Krav Maga Yashir Boston
Charlestown, MA

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Krav Maga Yashir Boston
Charlestown Maritime Ctr (3 FL)
MA 02129

Tel: (339) 224-8005

Krav Maga Yashir

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Krav Maga Yashir Books
By Gershon Ben Keren

In 2013, Gershon Ben Keren, was approached by Tuttle Publishing to write a book on Krav Maga, and the Krav Maga Yashir system. The book was published in 2014, and has been reviewed by and critically acclaimed by journals such as the U.S. Military Review, along with military professionals and leaders in the security industry. The book is not just about Krav Maga, but explains how Krav Maga techniques canvas be used and madev to work in real life situations. If you would like to learn more about the book, and read sample chapters please click here.

Krav Maga Google Talk
Gershon Ben Keren

In February 2015, Gershon Ben Keren was invited to Google as part of Google's Author Talk series, to talk about personal safety, security and Krav Maga. To see the talk please click here

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School Bullying

Preventative Seminars & Training In Boston

Bullying can take a number of forms. It can be physical, such as being punched, kicked, pushed around etc. and it also can be psychological, when it takes the form of threats and rumor mongering, and emotional, when it involves, gossiping and social exclusion. As parents and adults we may even have participated in these acts and campaigns inadvertently, excluding children from playdates, and passing on information to other parents, that we were informed about. It is only when we start to understand the fabric and the landscape of bullying, that we can help those who are being bullied, and educate those who either participate in these acts, or stand by and watch without saying anything.

Bullying in its traditional forms, is about power disparities, between the victim and the bully; this is what differentiates acts such as teasing, where both parties have the same power in the relationship, to bullying. There are a number of reasons why children get bullied, and although the stereotype of the smaller, weaker child still exists, in truth, athletic and sporty children can and do get bullied to. There are also a number of reasons that children bully others, and whilst there is the popular myth that such behaviors are driven by low self-esteem this doesn’t in fact seem to be the case, and is one of the reasons that many school bullying programs fail.

With the rise of social media, there is now the issue of cyberbullying, where victims have stories, embarrassing photographs, and rumors, posted on sites such as Facebook and similar. Many of these incidents of bullying don’t fit into our more traditional definitions around what bullying is and isn’t, as often these incidents are one off events as opposed to campaigns. This has meant that the way we look at and interpret bullying is changing, and our definitions are having to be a little looser and more encompassing. One of the biggest issues involving cyberbullying is the longevity of a post, or tweet etc. things on the internet simply don’t go away. If you would like to read an article on cyberbullying, featuring Gershon Ben Keren, that was published in the Boston Globe, please click here.

The SEPS (Situation Effective Protection System) School Bullying Program, looks at educating those involved in acts of bullying, whether they are the bullied or the bystander on how to deal with incidents of school bullying – unfortunately ignoring bullies doesn’t make them go away – and preventative measures to avoid being targeted in the first place. Our programs for schools also looks at the roles that teachers and staff can play in helping create environments that are not conducive to bullying, and how to facilitate conversations between all parties involved.

For more information about our school bullying programs in Boston, please click here.

The Krav Maga Blog

Gershon Ben Keren's Krav Maga Blog
Stay Up To Date With The Latest In Personal Safety, Self-Protection, Krav Maga & Terrorism Awareness With Gershon Ben Keren's Weekly Blog

Gershon Ben Keren started his blog back in January of 2012, and has been writing it weekly (sometimes twice weekly) ever since, covering a diverse range of personal safety, self-defense, criminology and Krav Maga topics. He has also commented on local and international criminal/terrorist acts that have been in the news, and has offered opinion and security articles concerning them. In 2013, after following his blog, Tuttle publishing approached him to write a book about Krav Maga, personal safety and self-defense. If you would like to read articles from the blog, please click here.