Krav Maga Self Defence | London Class Near You !

Our London club is friendly, the instructors that help you learn Krav Maga are among the best you will find in the UK, and you will get fitter, stronger and more flexible along the way – what’s not to like ?! 

If your question is ‘How can I learn Self defence’? The answer is Krav Maga ! Self Defense is the core framework of Krav Maga and as such, a large part of each class is based around what is called ‘scenario based training’. This is where a defence against a specific attack or threat type is demonstrated and then broken down slowly and practised. Approaching training in this way is what helps people who want to learn krav maga as we want everyone to complete every class with a better idea of how to defend themselves.

Krav Maga was developed in the 1930’s by Imi Lichtenfeld, who later became the Chief Instructor of Physical Fitness and Krav Maga for the Israeli Defence Force (IDF). 

The FEKM (European Federation of Krav Maga) was created in 1997 by Richard Douieb, to whom Imi Lichtenfeld gave the responsibility to develop and help people learn Krav Maga self defence in Europe, and now includes more than 25,000 members across 15 countries. It is the largest and most well respected Krav Maga organisation in the World.

Krav Maga Self Defence is run in London by Simon Pither, a qualified FEKM 2nd Darga Black Belt Instructor with over 25 years of Martial Arts experience.

Simon has a background in Judo, Kung Fu and self defence and has been an instructor since 1995. During this time he helped develop a specific self defence course for students, nurses and teachers that was based on simple and easy to learn self defence techniques. When he started to learn Krav Maga in London in 2011, it was an excellent fit as this is exactly what Krav Maga is all about! Simon is the highest grade British black belt in the FEKM, and he trains regularly with senior instructors from Paris, giving the club direct access to key principles and techniques.

So, now you have seen the video and read about us, get yourself signed up for a Basics Course!

Join our members from Dulwich, Brixton, Norwood, Herne Hill, Streatham, Tooting, Croydon and many more and find out what Krav Maga is all about… learn self defence at home or in the club with our hybrid krav maga programme.

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