Krav Maga Instructor Course May 2017
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The British Krav Maga Instructor course is one of the most comprehensive Instructor Courses outside of the Israeli Defence Forces.
Commences Saturday 6th of May 2017 - Reading, Berks
- Full training and professional development for Instructors
- 90 hrs of training and assessment in 9 days
- Live Firearms training included (taught by BKMA military instructor at an approved range)
- School Mentoring & Startup Programme included (Licensees)
British Krav Maga - Be part of the success story
British Krav Maga is a nationally recognised Krav Maga organisation with a reputation for tough training, professional instructors and commercial success. British Krav Maga has grown year on year through the recession and is currently one of the largest Krav Maga Organisations in Europe.
British Krav Maga delivers Nationally recognised Instructor qualifications, and is the only Krav Maga organisation recognised by the Ministry of Defence.
British Krav Maga Instructor courses are aimed at those wanting a well-known Instructor qualification from a credible, national organisation.
Phase 1 Instructor Certification
Phase 1 training is your first step toward becoming a fully certified Krav Maga Instructor. Phase 1 training introduces new Krav Maga Instructors to the foundations of the Krav Maga system and introduces coaching and classroom teaching skills.
During Phase 1, you will be introduced to the most common street attacks, krav maga defensive tactics and learn how to deliver training in a class environment.
Successful completion is dependent on meeting the appropriate British Krav Maga standards over 2 practitioner assessments, 1 teaching assessment, a written exam and final examination of fighting and physical skills.
On completion of phase 1, Instructors are certified as Junior Instructors authorised to teach under British Krav Maga.
Instructor Certification Programme: Basic Training
British Krav Maga Instructor Training programs include detailed physical training, lectures, and opportunities for attendees to teach, plan and execute practice lessons. British Krav Maga offers an unprecedented level of post-course support to new Instructors which includes school start-up support, professional mentoring and continued professional development.
All courses are physically intense and result in a recognised teaching qualification.
Course Stucture Overview
Instructor Certification is delivered via 90 hr, 9 Day phases of intensive training. Training days vary between 11-12 hrs every day.
Continued Professional Development
On completion of Basic Training, candidates can progress to more advanced training. This consists of regular Continued Professional Update training and Speciality courses taught by Specialist senior Instructors.
British Krav Maga Instructors can progress through to Intermediate and Advanced training. Additional Specialist modules include Firearms training, Close Protection Training, Military, Law Enforcement and advanced Krav Maga training. Additional business and marketing courses are also included in the training.
Prices and funding options for the British Krav Maga Instructor courses can be found in the Downloadable Course Guide
Course Pricing Non-Affiliated Instructors £1999
Independent Instructors are welcome to attend the Instructor certification on condition they meet entry requirements. We do not expect previous experience in Krav Maga. Instructors who chose to become Licensed British Krav Maga Instructors will receive a discount of £400 from the course price.
Instructors Licensing with us £1499
Krav Maga Instructor Course Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the course aimed at:
The British Krav Maga Instructor certification is aimed at experienced combat sports practitioners or Instructors who want a credible teaching certification in authentic Krav Maga. Whether you want to teach recreationally or professionally, the standards required of a good instructor are universal so we cater for both levels of expectation.
Is the course suitable for beginners:
No. Candidates are required to have a good level of stand up striking skills before starting the course. We recommend at least 3 years consistent training in boxing, kickboxing, muay thai, MMA or Krav Maga under any credible organisation (FEKM, IKMA, IKMF, KMG).
What level of fitness is required to attend:
The Krav Maga Instructor course combines teaching, training and theory blocks over a full day. Trainees need to be training regularly and at a reasonable level of fitness to participate.
Age and Injury:
A reasonable allowance will be made for age and injury. Candidates will be expected to train at a moderate pace for extended periods with brief intervals of high-intensity training.
Is it real Krav Maga:
At the time of writing, eight separate organisations claim to be the sole source of authentic Krav Maga. Our lineage goes back via Eyal Yanilov and Amnon Darsa to Imi Sde Or, the founder of Krav Maga.
Licensed or Unlicensed Instructor
British Krav Maga provides continued professional development and ongoing support for Krav Maga Schools.
Licensed Instructors benefit from ongoing training courses, a full school support system, marketing resources, school growth programmes, online marketing and lead collection via national and local websites. To find out more visit here:
Unlicensed Instructors attend basic training going on to work independently.
1. At least 3 years consistent training in a martial art (preferably boxing, muay Thai, kickboxing or MMA although other systems are acceptable) or a Credible Police or Military background
2. Ability to pass an enhanced DBS/CRB check is required. (allowances are made for old or minor issues)
3. A good standard of physical fitness. (Allowances are made for age or injuries)
% Free Installment scheme
British Krav Maga offers Licensed Instructors an % free instalment scheme. Candidates make an initial £499 + £99 administration fee. The balance of the course is paid over 12 months. This offer cannot be combined with any discounted offers. The scheme is subject to credit checks and Terms and conditions.
For Pricing - Download the course guide here
Become a licensed Instructor
British Krav Maga is not a franchise. We train and license Krav Maga Instructors.
Members receive regular training and support, professionally built websites, SEO support, marketing support and materials. We are the only Association providing this level of professional mentoring and support to instructors
History and Evolution of Krav Maga
Introducing Krav Maga Skills
Introducing coaching and class room skills
Theory Block: Skill acquisition and learning models
Close Quarter Combat: stand up - ballistic striking and blocking
Close Quarter Combat: stand up - blocking, movement & defensive skills
Coaching block - power generation and the kinetic chain (Slow motion video and adv coaching)
Close Quarter Combat: stand up - Escapes and Releases
Close Quarter Combat: stand up - surviving edged weapons
Close Quarter Combat: stand up - surviving impact and stick type weapons
Close Quarter Combat: stand up - use of improvised weapons
Coaching Block: Weapons survival - teaching and structure
Fighting from the ground
Close Quarter Combat: Adrenalized scenarios
Close Quarter Combat: Microfighting
Coaching Block: Teaching sparring and Fighting Drills
Theory Block: Stress and performance coaching
Theory Block: The Law as applies to Self Defence
Close Quarter Combat: Firearms survival
Range Day - M4, Steyr Scout and Live shooting
Theory Block: School start up and media training (Licensed Instructors)
Theory Block: Marketing and the role of social media (Licensed Instructors)
Course assessment and Final Testing Day
Graduate training includes live Firearms training at a section 5 approved range subject to appropriate UK legislation.
- Complete the application form below
- The BKMA Head Coach will contact you to discuss your application
- You may be offered a place in writing.
- To book your place, you will need to pay a £598 (including admin fee) deposit. This is non-refundable.
- There are only 10 Instructor places per course. These are strictly limited and are sold on a first come first served basis
- This is an assessed course. Payment does not guarantee certification
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