World Oyama Karate’s Krav Maga Training Session

Alexander Diaz (l) and Shihan Ervin Velez, World Oyama Karate chief branch instructor; demonstrate another Krav Maga technique.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

World Oyama Karate hosted a Krav Maga training session on Thursday, January 28 conducted by the local dojo’s instructor, Shihan Ervin Velez. Located at 2907 Scott Place, World Oyama Karate is the only Bronx dojo teaching Krav Maga martial arts, a form of self-defense adopted by the Israeli Army.

(l-r) Laris Compten, David Rodriguez, Shihan Ervin Velez, Malavia Diaz, Ches Brown and Alexander Diaz practiced their Krav Maga techniques last Thursday evening.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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