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For 4 days only we are offering a Pre-Holiday special.  Give the gift of Krav Maga Reality Self Defense Training. For 4 days only Krav Maga Illinois is offering a 6 WEEK UNLIMITED TRIAL, at both of our locations, for only $199. This trial package must be purchased by Sunday, December 3rd. Expiration date is March 30, 2018. Show someone you care by introducing them to one the most effective systems of self defense in the world. Call NOW to purchase …
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Hatha Yoga Series

We are pleased to offer a 6 week Hatha Yoga course.  Beginning July 10, 2017, this course will be held on Mondays at 8:15am – 9:30am at our Highland Park location.  No experience is necessary as you will go through the basic poses, including breathing techniques, core strengthening, flexibility, balance and alignment work.  Give yourself a relaxing start to your day, by signing up for this restorative course.  Please give us a call at 847-433-0405 to hold your space.  Class …
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Krav Maga Illinois INTRO SPECIAL

In an effort to spread the necessity of Reality Self Defense training, Krav Maga Illinois is offering a 6 week intro course for the one time fee of $199!  During this intro period students can take advantage of as many Krav Maga and Heavy Bag Classes as they want.  Any days, any times, at our Chicago location and the Highland Park location. We are so happy to provide this very important glimpse into the world of reality self defense.  Krav …
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Interview with Instructor Sue

Meet Sue Garstki of Krav Maga Illinois

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Parent Panic – Pre-College Self Defense

The month of May is finally here, bringing back winter, a taste of spring, and maybe a few days of summer-like weather, if we are lucky.  Along with May’s arrival, is what I call “PARENT PANIC”.  Parent panic is when the reality hits that your child is going away to another State, or better yet, Country for schooling.  It occurs to you that perhaps your child has not only, never traveled alone, but has never lived alone.  All the worries and …
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Summer Self Defense Program

Summer is almost here, and with that, it is time to offer our Krav Maga Illinois Summer Program. Get a dose of reality self defense training this summer, with our offer of $360 for 3 full, unlimited months of Krav Maga training. No strings attached. For our college folks… Have the flexibility to come in and train anytime you are in town, with 1 full year of unlimited training for only $500. GET FIT AND FEARLESS this summer, and all year …
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Welcome to Level 2

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 25 students participated in a Krav Maga Level 1 testing at Krav Maga Illinois in Highland Park.  Students from the Highland Park and Chicago location attended, including a student who drove in from Krav Maga Worldwide Indy.  It was a great day as these talented students kicked, punched and defended their way into Level 2.  This was a great group.  Though most of them had never met before (coming from different locations) the camaraderie was spectacular. …
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Krav Maga Illinois Giving Back

Each month Krav Maga Illinois students and staff are making a difference in many lives simply by checking in!!!  During March, every 2 check-ins at KRAV MAGA ILLINOIS or KRAV MAGA ILLINOIS CHICAGO will provide a meal for a child in need. We’re working with Causely and feedONE to make it happen. You can add #meals4kids when you check in. For more information about this month’s charity, check out

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Anti-Abduction/Hostage Seminar

We are pleased to announce a potentially life saving seminar, hosted by Krav Maga Worldwide Force Training Instructor Jon Pascal.  Jon is the lead Force Training Instructor for Krav Maga Worldwide.  He has trained and certified Police Officers all over the world in the Krav Maga Force Training System.  He will be leading two seminars on Sunday, January 22nd at our Chicago location. Beginning at 8am until 12pm, Jon will lead an anti-abduction/hostage taking seminar.  In this civilian seminar participants …
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Give the Gift of SELF DEFENSE

Give the gift of Self Defense this Holiday Season.  There is nothing more important than protecting your life and the lives of your family and friends.  Share Krav Maga Illinois’ Reality Self Defense and Awareness training with those you care for.  Certificates can be purchased for any amount, and can be used toward monthly tuition, private lessons and Pro-shop retail items. They can be purchased here online, by email ( or by calling 847-433-0405.  Make a difference in someone’s life …
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