Krav Maga Law Enforcement Training

This class is for Law Enforcement and Military only. It is taught by a certified Krav Maga Force Training Instructor, as well as a Chicago Police Officer who has been working on the streets of Chicago for many years.

This system is based upon common principles and natural/instinctive movements, officers retain Krav Maga techniques with minimal review and practice. It emphasizes effectiveness and simplicity. This street system provides realistic defenses against a variety of aggressive attacks, whether the assailant is armed or unarmed.

Krav Maga’s unique, reality-based training is designed to improve the officer’s emotional and physical response to danger. These methods develop the ability to recognize danger at the earliest stages, react without hesitation, and escalate and de-escalate with the appropriate level(s) of force.

force training

Use-of-force issues

Krav Maga enables officers to deal with the most violent offenders they encounter, while remaining acutely aware of reasonable use-of-force and civil liability issues facing law enforcement. Please see our list of requirements for this class.

These are all crucial factors that must be considered in the development of any defensive tactics program.

This class is for Law Enforcement and Military only

Krav Maga Illinois Law Enforcement Training classes are taught by a certified Krav Maga Force Training Instructor, presently a Chicago Police Officer with many years of experience on the streets of Chicago.

According to law enforcement instructors who have undergone Krav Maga training, the most important and striking characteristics of the system are:

Retention of training
Because the system is based upon common principles and natural/instinctive movements, officers retain Krav Maga techniques with minimal review and practice.

Practical techniques
Krav Maga emphasizes effectiveness and simplicity. This street system provides realistic defenses against a variety of aggressive attacks, whether the assailant is armed or unarmed.

Performance under stress
Krav Maga’s unique, reality-based training is designed to improve the officer’s emotional and physical response to danger. These methods develop the ability to recognize danger at the earliest stages, react without hesitation, and escalate and de-escalate with the appropriate level(s) of force.

Use-of-force issues
Krav Maga enables officers to deal with the most violent offenders they encounter, while remaining acutely aware of reasonable use-of-force and civil liability issues facing law enforcement.
These are all crucial factors that must be considered in the development of any defensive tactics program.

Requirements for the program include…

  • Proof of employment such as a Military ID, Department ID, Star or Shield.
  • Mouthguard
  • Groin Cup
  • Cargo Pants
  • Duty Belt / Pancake Holster
  • Training Gun
  • Krav Maga T-Shirt

Classes are held on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm, at our Chicago location.  Cost is $108/month. If you are a Krav Maga Illinois member, the law enforcement classes are free as a part of your membership.

You can now purchase a 10 pack of Force Training Only classes for $100.  This punch card is only available to law enforcement or military personnel and is only used for the Force Training Class.

**Class times are subject to change based on our Officer’s schedule.