Krav Maga For Kids

See what Parents in Chicago, IL are saying about our martial arts kids program!

Dave Gusfaston

Krav Maga Illinois is an incredible academy with incredible leadership! The quality and care they put into every student is second to none. They have technique and drilling that will have something for every student no matter their age.

Jesse Ricker

I love this place. My son has been in the kids krav maga program since he was 10. He is now in the advanced program and he loves it. All the coaches are very passionate about teaching the kids about martial arts and self-confidence.

Paula Powell

Krav Maga Illinois has been a huge part of the growth of both of my boys. Susan Garstki has taught them leadership and integrity skills that have always enhanced what we teach at home. Their grades have improved as well!


KRAV MAGA KIDS is an innovative self-defense/awareness and fitness program for children ages 10 to 14. Children in this class are learning the same reality self defense curriculum as the adults in our Krav Maga program. Along with combatives, and defenses against common attacks, students are taught essential skills needed in order to make quality decisions related to personal safety. The KRAV MAGA KIDS program provides proven strategies and techniques to equip children to handle everything from de-escalating a verbal altercation to countering a physical attack.

These skills are not just designed for use in school or at home but anywhere and anytime for an entire lifetime. Our unique training not only holds your child’s interest, it also builds their character, self esteem, and confidence while increasing their strength, focus, endurance, coordination and flexibility. The KRAV MAGA KIDS program will empower your child by creating a personal awareness plan that will help them navigate through complex decisions and dangerous situations when reality strikes. The Krav Maga Kids class is held at our Chicago location only. Please call for more information (773) 775-5201

Parents, Did You Know?

Many kids are attending Krav Maga Illinois in Chicago, IL so they don’t become a statistic.

Stop Bullying

Over 70.6% of Kids See Bullying in School.

At Krav Maga Illinois we work with children teaching the quality life skills in martial arts that delivers great results at home, in school and in the community. Learning how and when to manage bullying is key.

Childhood Abduction

Every 40 seconds in the US, a child is abducted.

We believe in supporting parents with drills and skills that will keep their children safe. From situational awareness to safe self defense we want martial arts to keep them safe.

Childhood Obesity

In the US 1 in 5 children are classified as obese.

Children need our support. We work hand in hand with parents to assure our teens make the right choices. At Krav Maga Illinois we work with each student one on one with support when needed.

Let’s Work Together To Help Your Children In Our Martial Arts Program!

By enrolling your children in an introductory program we can show you and them how we will equip them with the tools to succeed in the real world. It is much more than kicking and punching at our martial arts school located in Chicago, IL

Life Changing Areas For Children in Martial Arts

Our school focuses on developing leaders through quality martial arts classes that improve your life in these 3 key areas.


Martial arts training helps to increase focus and concentration. These traits help with better grades and better behavior.


Discipline and following instructions are a large part of martial arts training. This leads to better behavior at home.


Martial arts training helps to build leadership qualities that make for great community members.


A Family-friendly environment with top-notch instructors

Krav Maga Illinois is invested in each and very one of our students. No matter if you are new to our school or a long time member, you will enjoy our full attention and caring.

3 Benefits That Kids Get From Martial Arts

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Less Social Media Dependence
A Higher Physical Fitness Level
Better Performance in School

Focus & Concentration

Concentration is like a muscle that needs regular exercise to grow stronger. Martial arts provides kids with strategies that help improve their ability to focus and maintain their attention. School work will require students to be able to concentrate for extended periods of time. Participating in martial arts requires even more concentration. This ability to concentrate and sustain attention is crucially important. As students learn and improve, they will grow life skills such as self-confidence and positive self-esteem.


Enhanced Self Control & Self Discipline

Almost all young children are naturally impulsive. How do you teach a child to deal with this implusive behavior? – Self-discipline. A child who has self-control and self-discipline has a huge advantage in dealing with life’s challenges.

So many problems can be avoided when a person has self-control. Martial arts is the perfect solution to help teach students self-control and self-discipline.

Better School Grades

Martial arts training and educational training share a very important goal: to inspire attitudes and actions that turn students into motivated, confident, capable, and self-reliant leaders. In school, high test scores are rewarded with good grades. Martial arts develop skills and traits needed to meet diverse challenges, such as studying to earn good grades. Just a few are discipline, self-control, self-esteem, self-worth, courtesy, and respect for others.

Krav Maga Illinois Offers An Exclusive Web Trial Offer.

This is a GIFT That Will Last a Lifetime through school, college and into the work world.

Special Introductory Offer

Limited Class Openings