Our goal at Krav Maga Illinois is to offer students peace of mind through self defense training, to improve their health and fitness, and to provide a safe and friendly training environment.  We wanted to create a camaraderie with and between our students to make everyone feel a sense of community. We are all fighting Read More

Krav Maga Illinois Friends

Krav Maga is practical and simplistic self defense training. In each of our one hour classes you will learn combatives, self defense techniques, awareness, reaction and response to threats. This is a hands on class and no experience is necessary.  We are all here at Krav Maga Illinois for one purpose…self empowerment and self preservation. Read More

Kids self defense drill

Congratulations to our Krav Maga Illinois Kids! Last weekend some of our Level 1 students tested for their next Level in Krav Maga.  It was a very challenging testing which lasted up to 3.5 hours.  These students really proved that they can “get home safe”. The testing consisted of aggressive combatives, self defense techniques, multiple Read More


Krav Maga Techniques you need to know for personal safety. The landscape of the self-defense and martial arts training world can be incredibly confusing. Trying to figure out which style of training, which physical location to train at, which community of people to become involved with, can all seem overwhelming and stressful. Everyone who becomes Read More

Self Defense training is more than just the techniques themselves. If you continue to train one dimensionally, you will only be able to defend yourself one dimensionally. This is not real life. In a violent encounter, there will be a struggle and you may be fighting or running for your life. Visualization is so important Read More