Rocky Mountain Self Defense And Fitness
We are a family-friendly gym who trains in Self Defense and Fitness for all ages. We train in the Israeli Self Defense Krav Maga. It's the most effective and practical form of Self Defense there is. We also have Crossfit and Kravfit classes.
John Hallett founded Rocky Mountain Krav Maga in November 2005. He is a 3rd Degree Black Belt with the Krav Maga Alliance under John Whitman former President of Krav Maga Worldwide, KMA FORCE: Military & Law Enforcement Certified Instructor, a certified Level 5 Krav Maga Instructor with Krav Maga Worldwide, a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, CrossFit Movement & Mobility Trainer, CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer, Olympic Weightlifting Trainer and a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. He also has accolades in Hapkido and grappling. Currently he is pursuing further advancement in Krav Maga, CrossFit and MMA.
John started his interest in Martial Arts in 1992. He began teaching in 1997. John formed Krav Maga Nantucket and Revolution Martial Arts in 2000 and ran these programs until October 2005. He maintains his strive for excellence not only for himself, but also for his students.
John believes that Krav Maga offers a better all-around fighting and self defense system for both men and women. He finished the final phase of instructor training for Krav Maga in 2004 and is now working on the last expert series of Krav Maga training. John was also selected to the Krav Maga Train the Trainer program in 2007. This is a small group of Instructor’s from across the country who are trained to conduct Instructor certification courses.
John’s approach to fitness is one of a martial artist combined with a fitness enthusiast. He believes that his classes offer the best combination of fitness training for everyone, from the beginner to the more experienced student. Because he gives his heart to all of his programs, students quickly excel beyond their own initial expectations.
John added the CrossFit program to the training center in 2007. It is his feeling that it’s the best all around fitness training for Life, Sport & Self Protection. It is a workout program that works for the elite athlete as well as couch potato looking to get in shape.
“Lead By Example”
John is a member of a select group of Krav Maga instructors who have “train the trainer” status. Under the auspices of the Krav Maga Alliance, these individuals help conduct training courses to certify new instructors and increase the knowledge of existing instructors. There is no higher honor the Krav Maga Alliance can bestow, than to allow an individual to help build the next generation of instructors.
The authorized bearer of this insignia has proven his or her dedication to the Krav Maga system, and to helping others become safer and stronger.
The motto of the Training Team is “Lead By Example.” The members of the Alliance Training Team have, prior to their selection, proven themselves to be examples to their peers through hard work, depth of knowledge, and devotion to excellence.
John Whitman Founder, Krav Maga Alliance