Krav Maga Instructor Course | L.3 Diploma

Krav Maga Instructor Course May 2017

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British Krav Maga provides one of the most comprehensive Krav Maga Instructor courses outside of the Israeli Defence Forces.  This three phase, 19 day intensive course provides indepth training and coaching to candidates wanting a credible Krav Maga qualification.

Commences Saturday 20th of May 2017 – Reading, Berks

  • 19 Day Instructor Course delivered in three phases
  • Course delivered via  3 Intensive blocks or weekend based attendance
  • Level 3 Education and Training Award
  • Live Firearms training included (taught by BKMA military instructor at an approved range)
  • School Mentoring & Startup Programme (Licensees)
  • Full post course support package and marketing resources (licensees)


About British Krav Maga

British-Krav-MagaNov15_176_webBritish Krav Maga is a nationally recognised organisation with a reputation for tough training, professional standards and commercial success.

British Krav Maga is the only martial arts training provider recognised by the Ministry of Defence for training.

Course Requirements
  1. A significant striking back ground. Preferably from systems such as MMA, Krav Maga, Mauy Thai or Boxing
  2. A minimum of 380 hrs training over the previous 3 years (2 x 2 hr classes per week)
  3. A good level of physical fitness
  4.  Enhance DBS (CRB) check – allowances are made for old or minor offences


  1. Police/Military background with at least 5 years operational experience
Course Structure

The Krav Maga Instructor Course can be attended in 1 of 2 formats, Weekend based courses or 7 Day Phase based courses.

Weekend based Instructor Course

Weekend based learning requires candidates attend an initial 5 day block followed by 7 weekends.

  • Basic Training Block (Saturday to Wednesday)
  • 1 weekend a month over 7 months

Level 3 Education and Training Award

The weekend based course can be taken with or without the L.3 Education and Training Award if you already hold a recognised L.3 or above teaching/coaching quaification  (National Qualifications Framework).

*Note: Candidates are required to commit to agreed weekend dates prior to the start of the course.

7 Day phase based course

The weekly based phases require trainees to attend 3 seperate phases of training to complete the qualification.

  • Phase 1 – 7 Days
  • Phase 2 – 7 Days
  • Phase 3 – 5 Days  L.3 Award in Education and Training*

(Can be missed if you already hold a recognised  L.3 or above teaching/coaching qualification (National Qualifications Framework).

Phase 1: 7 Days

Phase 1 training introduces new Krav Maga Instructors to the foundations of the Krav Maga system and foundation coaching and class teaching skills.

Phase 1 addresses common street attacks, krav maga defensive tactics and delivery of training in a class environment.

Successful completion is dependent on meeting the appropriate British Krav Maga standards over 3 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 Apprentice Instructors authorised to teach under British Krav Maga.

Ready to take the next step

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If you’ve got the drive and determination to deliver challenging professional classes, partner with us and we’ll provide you with all the right support and resources to build your own thriving Krav Maga School.

Phase 2: 7 Days

Phase 2 includes detailed physical training, lectures building on phase 1 training. Candidates learn mire advanced techniques,  plan and krav maga instructor courseexecute practice lessons and deliver some adrenalised training scenarios.  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.

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.

Pricing £1999

Prices and funding options  for the British Krav Maga Instructor courses can be found in the Downloadable Course Guide

Course Pricing   Instructors £1999

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 (3x a week) 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 intervals of high-intensity training.

Is it real 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.

Unlicensed Instructors attend basic training going on to work independently.

Installment scheme

krav maga oinstructor course trainingBritish Krav Maga offers Licensed Instructors an % free instalment scheme. Candidates make an initial £250 deposit payment. There is a 1.2% collection fee.  The balance of the course is paid over 10 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

Course Modules 

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.

Apply Here
  1. Complete the application form below
  2. The BKMA Head Coach will contact you to discuss your application
  3. You may be offered a place in writing.
  4. To book your place, you will need to pay a £350 + VAT deposit. This is non-refundable.
  5. There are only 10 Instructor places per course. These are strictly limited and are sold on a first come first served basis
  6. This is an assessed course. Payment does not guarantee certification

Got a question ? Call us on 0800 999 6025

Ready to take the next step

Reach your potential, become a British Krav Maga Instructor

If you’ve got the drive and determination to deliver challenging professional classes, partner with us and we’ll provide you with all the right support and resources to build your own thriving Krav Maga School.