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Krav Maga (contact combat) is a military self-defence and fighting system developed for the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) and Israeli security forces. It has since been further developed for civilian training and spread around the world.

Krav Maga is derived from a combination of techniques sourced from Boxing, Wrestling, Aikido, Judo, Karate along with realistic fight training. Krav Maga is known for its focus on real-world situations and its extreme efficiency.

Today, it’s a go-to self defence system for military special forces, law enforcement, security professionals and civilians across the world.

Spartans Academy of Krav Maga academy is the leading self defence school in Yorkshire and the North East of England with a wider reach across the UK, Europe and the world. 

Our award-winning Krav Maga training is authentic from source in Israel. Reality-based and battle-tested by the world’s principal military special forces, we constantly adapt and update it to real-life civilian use in regular classes or specifically designed programmes for the private, public or charitable sector. 

The professional team of dedicated instructors across our many locations will provide you with scientific and specialised training every week. 

They are themselves taught and accredited by international Krav Maga organisations and world-leading law enforcement and head of state close protection professionals.

Our weekly classes and events cover the spectrum of skills needed for real-life self defence today. 

From situational awareness, body language skills, human behaviour and criminal psychology to help prevent becoming a victim, through conflict management and deescalation skills to reduce incidence of violence. 

You will learn highly effective combat and protection skills to handle any kind of physical aggression or threats, as well as the legal and medical knowledge to keep you safe during and after any violence. 

We teach you how to look after yourself and your family and friends. 

With no previous experience or minimum fitness level required, our gender-mixed classes provide a unique opportunity for people of any age, any tenure and any background to learn the tactics, techniques and thinking of the most effective self defence system in the world. 

This isn’t sport. It’s not a martial art. It is however your opportunity to build confidence, fitness and a particular set of skills few people have. 

Our Krav Maga is created for you. Because we all know, sometimes you must be your own hero. 

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