The self-defense technique is gaining traction with French Jews — and it's piquing interest among the city's Muslim community, too — amid growing street violence.
At the start of the television season, we were excited to watch the debut of the new Charlie’s Angels because one of the three detectives was characterized as a Krav Maga expert. In anticipation of its premiere, we did a short recap of the top Krav Maga moments in popular culture. Unfortunately, Rachael Taylor won’t… More ▸
Tonight is the premiere of Charlie’s Angels, the new television show adapted from a movie franchise that had been adapted from an iconic 70s series starring Farrah Fawcett and Jaclyn Smith.
And a new series in a new era means new agents. Minka Kelly (Friday Night Lights), Annie Ilonzeh (General Hospital) and Rachael Taylor (Grey’s Anatomy) will play the Angels this time around. And Taylor’s character, in addition to being improbably attractive for a detective, will also demonstrate some impressive fighting skills, courtesy of the Israeli self-defense martial arts.
But this will hardly be the first time that Krav Maga (which translates to “contact combat”) has been featured in film and television. Here are five other times that Krav Maga has graced the big and small screen. More ▸