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Power Moves with Corporate Krav Maga Chief Instructor, Gus Bottazzi

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You should be so good that you don’t hurt them.” – Gus Bottazzi


In an enlightening episode of “Joseph Jaffe is Not Famous,” Gus Bottazzi, a seasoned Krav Maga instructor, delves into the profound impact of this martial art on both personal empowerment and corporate culture. The conversation uncovered the depths of Krav Maga beyond mere self-defense, exploring its philosophical underpinnings and its relevance to everyday challenges and threats in modern corporate settings.

Some of the key highlights from this episode include:

  1. Trust your instincts and act quickly in threatening situations rather than hesitating.
  2. Martial arts training can help develop self-control, responsibility, and situational awareness.
  3. Verbal judo techniques like empathy and humor can help de-escalate conflicts.
  4. Applying business skills like those learned in corporate America can help martial arts instructors succeed. 
  5. Having a clear motivator or “why” can help people stay committed to self-defense training long-term.


Here are the show notes: 


Krav Maga with a 35-year martial arts veteran. (0:04)

Self-defense techniques and the importance of acting quickly in dangerous situations. (10:09)

Self-preservation, fear, and martial arts training. (14:26)

Krav Maga, personal background, and interview techniques. (20:16)

Krav Maga self-defense techniques and business strategies for martial arts instructors. (26:05)

Self-defense, situational awareness, and endurance. (32:27)

Krav Maga self-defense system and its unique approach to fighting. (40:10)

Self-defense techniques and the importance of eye contact and verbal de-escalation. (47:11)

Self-awareness, assumptions, and confidence in Krav Maga training. (54:23)




“Remember there are no rules in Krav Maga. Always defend and attack at the same time. Always fight with aggression. And never go down.” – J.A. Redmerski, Reviving Izabel”



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