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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'
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Students rating the value of training as 'Excellent or Well Above Average'

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Krav Maga Instructor Course

One of, if not the most comprehensive Krav Maga Instructor courses outside of the Isreali Defence Forces. 24 days hardcore training, Level 4 'Train the Trainer Award' included plus advanced training modules with one of Europes fastest growing organisations.


Who is the course for
The British Krav Maga Instructor course was designed for those wanting a professional instructor certification with the backing of Nationally recognised organisation. Candidates need at least 3 years training in any striking based martial art. We accept significant Military, Prison Service or Police experience in lieu of formal martial arts training. We do not require a Black belt. [Download Brochure]

Course Structure
This 24 day course is attended via three 8 day intensive phases of training. The Diploma results in a nationally recognised Level 4 ‘Train the Trainer’ award and a Graduate Instructor Level 2 Award from the Association. A 16 Day Certificate course and Part-time certification course option are also available.

A good level of physical fitness is required to attend this course. Allowances are made for age and injury.

What is covered
The Diploma extends the skills and knowledge covered in the certificate course and introduces more advanced training and concepts. 4 days are allocated to the ‘Train the trainer’ award.

Course Modules
History and evolution of Krav Maga
Krav Maga Defensive Tactics
The Law in Relation to Self Defence
The Primitive Stress Response
The Science of Combat
Releases and breakaways
Street Weapons and their use
Fighting on the Ground
Ballistic Striking & Impact
Classroom management
Coaching and student corrections
Accelerated training methodologies Implementation of specialist training
Working with special populations
Combat conditioning class management
Implementation and management of adrenalised training
Street Weapons & scenario training
Business management
School promotion via social media
Marketing theory and practice
Train the Trainer Level 4



This course is eligible for ELCAS funding.

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16 Day Certificate in Krav Maga Coaching and Instruction

Weekend based Certificate in Krav Maga Coaching and Instruction


  • 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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