Krav Maga Illinois 6 week special

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Krav Maga Illinois is offering a Valentine’s Special for anyone who is interested in experiencing Krav Maga Self Defense Training.  Our instructors will teach you how to protect yourself and your family, gain confidence and find strength that you never thought you had.

From now until March 15 you can purchase 6 weeks of  Krav Maga Illinois self defense training for only $199.  This pricing is for unlimited Krav Maga classes on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30pm – Thursdays at 6:30pm – Saturdays at 8am – Sundays at 9am.  The classes are one hour long.  You can come to all of the classes if you like, or a few of the classes, it’s up to your schedule.  During the class you will be learning combatives and self defense techniques while practicing awareness, reaction and response to threats.  The class is hands-on and very structured.  Everything we do is related to self defense.  You will be punching and kicking, defending chokes and grabs, doing stress drills, multiple attacker drills and more.  We recreate real scenarios.  Don’t worry though, this is aggressive training in a safe environment.  We have an awesome community of students and a zero intimidation factor.  No experience is necessary for these classes.  To purchase your 6 weeks of training please give us a call at 773/775-5201, and we can get you started right away. The perfect time to start self defense training is NOW! Don’t let self defense be an after thought.


Krav Maga Illinois has been selected as Best Self Defense training by Chicago Magazine.

Founded in 2009 by Sue Garstki, a lifetime martial artist with over 40 years of martial arts and teaching experience.  Krav Maga Illinois has served thousands of students looking for realistic self defense and awareness training, confidence, empowerment, physical fitness, and mental toughness.  Our Krav Maga Training practitioners include moms, dads, students, professionals, military personnel, law enforcement, anyone interested in protecting and improving their quality of life.  Krav Maga Illinois is a proud licensee of Krav Maga Worldwide, and is on a nationwide curriculum with over 150 KMW training facilities all over the world.

Krav Maga Illinois Krav Maga Kid’s Program is for children 10 and up.  This is a program that focuses on reality self defense, anti-bullying, strength and confidence building.  It is a hands on program in a safe and supportive environment.  

All of our instructors are officially certified through Krav Maga Worldwide and USA Boxing.  They are  knowledgeable and recognized in their field of expertise. What we do is self defense, and that is clear through the information and level of instruction given by our talented instructors. Instructors can answer questions you may have by calling directly at 773/775-5201. You can also visit our website at

About Sue Garstki: Sue Garstki is a certified Expert Level Krav Maga Worldwide Instructor, 2nd Degree Black Belt in Okinawan Shorei Goju Karate, and official USA Boxing Coach.  She has been certified in Commando Krav Maga and the Haganah/F.I.G.H.T. system. She is also a Level 4 instructor in the Raven Method Close Quarter Defensive Tactics System, having had the honor of working with the Chicago Guardian Angels. Sue was nominated Female Reality Self Defense Instructor of the Year by the Global Network of Reality Based Self Defense Systems, and Civilian Close Quarter Combat Instructor of the Year. Sue has worked with the Chicago Police Department as well as schools and other organizations spreading awareness in Self Defense, Women’s Self Defense and Domestic Violence issues. In June 2013 Sue was inducted into the U.S.A. Martial Arts Hall of Fame, and again in 2015, and 2017, where she was named Krav Maga Expert of the Year. In 2021 and 2022, she was again inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame.  She is a certified personal trainer under NDEITA and was one of the first instructors be be certified to teach the National Association of Professional Martial Artist’s (NAPMA) Kardio Karate program.  She is the founder of the Women’s Martial Arts Alliance, member of the National Women’s Martial Arts Federation, and the American Women’s Self-Defense Association.  Sue can be reached at any time for more information or to answer any questions by calling 773/775-5201