Frequently Asked Questions


What is Krav Maga?

Krav Maga is the official fighting system of the Israeli Defence Force. Krav Maga is the best self defence system around the world and it works under stress and pressure. All techniques are based on natural body reactions .

You are learning techniques that are proven to work. Krav Maga is quick to learn and easy to retain. It requires no sporting applications, although there is a grading system for people who wish to monitor their own progress.

Is Krav Maga safe for kids?

Krav Maga is very beneficial for kids. It can help with:

  • Physical Development (Co-ordination or Balance)

  • Builds Character

  • Boosts Self-Esteem

  • Teaches Discipline and Respect

  • Develop Teamwork Skills

  • Provides Guidance

  • Improves Endurance

  • Strengthens Perseverance

  • Aids in weight control

  • We teach kids from 6+ age in our classes.

What Do I Need To Bring?

In care of your safety we would recommend you bring the following protective equipment: Groin Guard, Mouth Guard, Boxing/MMA Gloves, Head Guard and Shin Pads.

We do not require this for trial classes. We are happy to advise you on the best equipment for training purposes and places to buy for the best price.

Please remember to bring some water with you to stay hydrated

What Shall I Wear?

Please wear a tracksuit and a t-shirt, preferably black colour and for footwear flat trainers as the classes are being undertaken on a sports hall type floor. Free t-shirt when you sign up.

Do I need to have previous knowledge in self defense?

No, we specialise in helping total beginners learn how to defend themselves quickly & effectively.

What does a class include?

A class typically includes a warm up, then partner drills, followed by striking training on pads & bag and finishing with a fun set of drills or exercises