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British Krav Maga - Authentic Israeli Martial Art

British Krav Maga is one the fastest growing Krav Maga organisation in Europe. We are a reality-based training organisation providing a professional coaching for classes, courses, and specialist military training based programmes.


Local Classes - Professional Instructors

British Krav Maga Instructors are trained to some of the highest standards in the industry. Look out for the British Krav Maga Logo if you are looking for classes or professional coaching in authentic Krav Maga.


Learn to teach - Open your own British Krav Maga Certified School

With what is probably the most comprehensive Instructor Development Programme in Europe, British Krav Maga train some of the best military and civilian Krav Maga Instructors anywhere. The BKMA Instructor qualification is widely recognised as 'the' Krav Maga Instructor Qualification to have. Successful candidates can expect continued professional development, business mentoring and a level of support unequaled in the field. [Link]

BKMA 2011 survey of new students who had been assaulted prior to  Krav Maga

Most frequently attacked part of the body: Head
% of victims unable to protect themselves prior to training
Number of Fights going to the ground
% of victims able to fight attacker off prior to training

British Krav Maga 2014 Member satisfaction survey

Krav Maga students rate our training as 'Excellent or Well Above Average'
Students rating our lessons as 'Professional and Well Planned'
Students who would recommend a friend to us
Students rating the value of training as 'Excellent or Well Above Average'


Friday August 2nd to Sunday August 4th 2013

Location: Banwell near Weston Super Mare (off J.21 of the M5)

Timings: 09:00 until 17:00

Required equipment: Equipment is provided

Food and Drink:  No food is available in the immediate area, Kitchen facilities are available.

“93% of participants rated the Bootcamp as either excellent or above expectations”

Krav Maga

Krav Maga is the Official Hand to Hand Combat system of the Israeli Military. Krav Maga is taught to the ordinary men and women conscripted into the Israeli Armed Forces . Krav Maga is renown for being simple to use, fast to learn and highly effective in real life situations. Krav Maga was designed specifically to be used in the process of turning ordinary civilians into combat ready troops in the shortest period of time. To teach ordinary people how to protect themselves in high risk situations - Krav Maga remains the system of choice of the Israeli Military and over 500 Military and Law Enforcement agencies across the world.

Within seconds I knew this was going to be a great. The Instructor was brilliant, engaging, energetic and really knowledgeable - Highly recommended.. KM Bootcamp Graduate Roy

What is a Krav Maga BootCamp

Bootcamps are accelerated training 'camps' focused on learning and applying realistic Self Defence skills as quickly as possible. Bootcamps are high energy - dynamic and an incredible experience for all involved. Trainees gain confidence through practical experience and applying simple to learn defensive skills. Unless specified, no prior experience is expected or needed. Krav Maga is uniquely qualified to teach people realistic skills in the shortest period of time. and trainees are put through their paces in practical training with a lot. No Martial Arts or training experience is required.

BootCamp Overview

During the pressure testing the atmosphere was literally electric. It seemed so real, all the training fell into place and just worked. Great course - really well delivered. KM Bootcamp Graduate Russ J.

Day 1: Friday 2nd August 2013

Defensive tools and tactics

  • Training Objectives:
  1. Introduce Tactical awareness.
  2. Build gross motor close quarter combative skills
  3. Apply appropriate threat responce in a variety of pressurised settings
  • Start 09:00
  • The realities of modern violence
  • Short Lecture - Introducing Level 2 skills and training methodology
  • Defensive Tactics and their application
  • The 3 opponents
  • You versus your Fear
  • You versus the aggressors
  • You versus the law
  • Hard Target V Soft Target - the principle of target hardening
  • Skill acquisition training - striking power
  • High Intensity Padwork
  • break 12.30
  • Adverse environment training
  • Aggression training
  • Short Lecture Adrenaline 101
  • Criminal Tactics - Assault and the universal solution.
  • Criminal Tactics Robbery/mugging - Defensive solutions
  • Criminal Tactics Abduction - Defensive solutions
  • Wrapping up and final questions

Day 2:Saturday 3rd of August

Street Crime and Weapons

During the pressure testing the atmosphere was literally electric. It was so real, I experienced tunnel vision and all the things I learned fell into place. What a buzz though...

  • Training Objectives:
  1. Introduce common street weapons, threats, uses and tactical considerations.
  2. Build appropriate gross motor defensive skills for weapons survival
  3. Apply appropriate threat responce under a range of settings

  • Start 09:00
  • Surviving an edged weapon - the principles
  • Skill acquisition - position of disadvantage unarmed
  • Skills acquisition - edged weapons
  • Dealing with threats - cash point robbery, kidnap/rape scenarios
  • Long distance attack - using improvised weapons
  • Close Quarter attack
  • Break 12:30
  • Stripping weapons - does it ever work. Exploring the disarm myth.
  • Lecture - Personality Traits of a survivor - profile of survival
  • Summary drills and scenarios and pressure testing - Putting it all together
  • Wrapping up and final questions

Sunday 4th of August 2013

Force on Force training Day

  • Training Objectives
  • 1.Develop an understanding of the effects of adrenalin on performance
  • 2. Experience performance stress in a range of scenarios
  • 3. Acquire stress innoculation
  • Start 09.00
  • Lecture - 15 mins
  • No physical drills
  • Use of verbal strategies
  • First encounters
  • 12.30 Lunch
  • Physical prep and safety brief
  • Force on Force training
  • De brief and feedback
  • Final questions - wrapping up
  • Graduation
  • Finish 3pm

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  • National Bootcamps and regular events.
  • Research based national curricula.
  • Simple, easy to learn techniques.
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  • "The Most realistic Self Defence system in the UK today. SUNDAY TIMES "

    Krav Maga is the longest standing Military combat system in modern history. Learn authentic Krav Maga at a British Krav Maga Licensed School

  •   Professional classes, courses and coaching at schools across the UK

    Professional classes, courses and coaching at schools across the UK

    Training programmes for beginners and advance practitioners alike, as well as Specialist courses and Firearms training with Specialist Military Instructors.

  • Krav Maga Bootcamps, seminars, specialist training and Firearms training at locations across the UK

    Krav Maga Bootcamps, seminars, specialist training and Firearms training at locations across the UK

    Professional Instructors located at schools across the UK.

  • "Krav Maga offers exceptional Self Defence training in a very short period of time"

    To go fom zero to effective self defence skills, nothing works faster than Krav Maga.

    Krav Maga's emphasis on simplicity and instinctive movements has resulted in a system that's fast to learn and effective to apply in real life.

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