Ikmf Italia has selected and did customize a very special training knife that mark, during Krav Maga training, the point where hit the defendel, leaving a clear red blood effect sign.
The use of this innovative tool both in individual training and in a dedied seminars get excellnt results.
The knife is made by a shell of special high resistance antishock plastic material, Nylon reinforced with 30% elastometric fibreglass. Inside it is inserted a stainless steel profile of 1.5 mm which gives relistic rigidity and weight. Over it is installed a sheet in a special absorbent fiber flush with the blade shape, that have the function of ink marker.
The refill is done trought two holes positionned on the side of the blade (do not need open the knife), and feeds an absorbent sponge with a gradual release located at the center of the blade. The refill allows to mark up to 400 cuts. The knife and the fiber marker are devided in two parts, the tip and the blade. So it is possible to decide to load two colors, blood red and electric blue (optional) to distinguish the blows inflicted on the tip and those of cut with the edge of the blade.
During training, the defender wears a white t-shirt, in order to highlight the blows suffered. The special ink is non-toxic and totally washable. The ink also marks very realistically on the skin, leaving signs of unmistakable cuts, even in case of heavy sweating.
The full knife is 227 mm long, and the blade is 97 mm. The weight is 170 gr. It is suppied with a sheath of the same material with a snap-on strap, adjustable at 360 degrees, and with a refill red ink bottle of 10ml.
It is possible to buy refill of inks, spare parts of the marker (which in any case has a considerable duration) and other accessoriees.
The knife Ikmf Training Knife was conceived, designed and build by Roberto Risicato from Laserled, and adapted and personalized for Ikmf in a patnership in order to develop a series of training tools specific for krav maga and self defence.
The retail price of a single specimen is € 55. Kits for instructors and schools are availables of 2, 6 and 10 knives at affordable prices.
Accessories and refill:
- Ink refill 10ml - 6,80 €
- Ink refill big 300ml - 42,00 €
- kit 4 spare parts fiber blade 12,50 €