Krav Maga FEKM - USA

Krav Maga FEKM - USA

5.0 (2)
Best of 2023
9 hires on
1 employee
11 years in business

About this pro

High standards in teaching, belonging to a community that spans across continents. We will make Courage overcome Violence.

25 years experience in Martial Arts, full certified by the FEKM - the largest Krav Maga governing body in the world.

I believe that trough the systematic nature of Krav Maga, its  focus on the objective ( learning by use) our directed practice and strong ethical behavior you can get the most important skills. Learn so you never need to use it.

Leading people to change and being safe independent of the environment they are in.

Krav Maga stands out by its program and by the focus on the learner, this is a transformative work that I see making changes all over the world.

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  • Michael Fonte

    First class was very good. Looking forward to future training here.

  • Richard Fires

    Incredible instructor who knows the right balance of encouragement and challenging his students to get the best out of them. They go above and beyond and are a true partnership in the learning process. They are open and students are encouraged to ask questions and really understand and learn. I highly recommend them no matter your level of understanding you will not be disappointed.


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

1) Understanding the motivations to do Krav Maga, then

2) Explain why do Krav Maga works, and most important make sure the student is comfortable on initiating classes

3) Confirming that we share nearby values in the idea of Self-Defense being insurance for life.

4) Important to see from where our history comes from and our values of respect and courteous feedback. Krav Maga classes are for people that share strong humanitarian values and will only use it in case of extreme need.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I hold a trainers certificate that allows me to teach Krav Maga in any country in the world, I've trained and developed students and instructors in Portugal, Norway, United Kingdom and the United States. My training in Krav Maga started in 2006 and I've reached the black belt in 2014. Prior to that I've trained Karate for 25 years being in the national team and competed in the European and World Championships. More important for the students is that II proceed also the trainer career being a national trainer of trainers. The pedagogical work is nevertheless ended and I believe that each person brings even more to learn.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Yes, lessons start from a regular fee of $45 per session and we agree a set of 2 months of work with in site lessons and online classes and exercises. 

How did you get started teaching?

Teaching came as part of learning and being near others that were looking for more guidance, I've always enjoyed giving classes I see it this way, if I'm learning a toolbox that transcends the movement it self into my life this only can be helpful if I make the transmission of knowledge and questions, and of the processes of training.

What types of students have you worked with?

Adults, mean and women from 35 onwards that are looking to learn self-defense, be challenged and are ready to keep their work in a look at getting better everyday.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Paris Martial Arts Festival, due to its widespread look at Martial Arts.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

See the class, the way that people are doing work, avoid any kind of places where the emphasis is on violence and not technique, check that the teacher did at least 5 years of training within one of the key Krav Maga organizations and ask for the certification. Check the curriculum and see/ask for how does it work in a day to day basis. Remember that the class is for you so the teacher is only an instrument to your success, ego should be out of the class.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

How many days a week should I train, what is the plan and progressions, who are your students, what can you expect in 6 months time of practice.