Krav Maga Illinois is an Exclusive Krav Maga Worldwide Training Center, with two locations to serve you.  Krav Maga is what we do!
2200 Skokie Valley Rd – Highland Park, IL
5201 North Oketo – Chicago, IL

Krav Maga, (contact combat in Hebrew), is the official self defense system of the Israeli Defense Forces, and has been taught to hundreds of law enforcement agencies and thousands of civilians in the United States and all over the world.


Krav Maga is a simple, effective self defense system that emphasizes instinctive movements, practical techniques and realistic training scenarios. These natural movements are learned quickly and easily remembered.

Krav Maga’s rapid responses, awareness training and tactical techniques work for people of ALL types and sizes. Krav Maga uses realistic training scenarios. Practicing aggressive self defense responses in a safe environment. Students learn to deal with almost any violent or threatening situation through the use of hand-to-hand combatives, improvised weapons, and simply knowing when to escape danger by running away.

Krav Maga is another form of life insurance. It is something we need to know NOW to protect ourselves and our families. Violence is not going to go away, we need to be prepared for the unexpected.  Don’t let self defense be an afterthought, start your training now.  Krav Maga, it’s a matter of LIFE.

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Chicago Krav Maga


Krav Maga Illinois now has two locations to serve you, Highland Park, and our newest location in Chicago.  The Chicago location is at 5201 North Oketo on the corner of Foster and Oketo.  The Chicago location will be open for … Continue reading

5 Year Anniversary Seminar with Darren Levine


Krav Maga Illinois celebrated 5 successful years on Sunday, October 5th with an extraordinary seminar featuring KMW Chief Instructor Darren Levine.  The seminar was for Krav Maga Illinois students only.  This was Darren’s 3rd time here at KMI and we … Continue reading

Krav Maga Level 1 Testing July 13, 2014


On July 13th, 20 Level 1 Krav Maga students woke up early to participate in a testing that would bring them to Level 2 in Krav Maga.  The test was many hours long and a true testament to the will, … Continue reading

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