Street Smart Survival
“An excellent instructor and practitioner
since he started training with us.
His intelligence and enthusiasm
afford him a deep understanding of techniques,
this along with his ability to listen make him a good,
highly recommended instructor.”

Stewart McGill (Chief Urban Krav Maga Instructor)

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What is
Krav Maga?

“Super fun and very useful. Will look forward to the next class!” - Bey Qu via Facebook

  • Real self defence for the streets.
  • A scenario-based self defence system.
  • It is genuinely evolutionary in its approach.
  • Not dependent on punching power and/or brute strength.
  • Techniques that are not dependent on gender, size or strength.
  • The syllabus being based on defences against the 10 most common street attacks in the UK.
  • Recognises the importance of pre-emptive strikes for self-defence – action always beats reaction.
  • Urban Krav Maga draws on the following fighting systems as well as various styles of Krav Maga:
    • Karate;
    • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu,
    • Traditional Jiu Jitsu,
    • Aikido,
    • Boxing,
    • Muay Thai,
    • Vale Tudo and MMA.
  • The core syllabus also contains a range of techniques applicable to female self-defence, grappling, fighting/sparring techniques and weapons defences.
  • The Urban Krav Maga aim is to equip the student as soon as possible to defend themselves against the most common attacks they may face.
  • We teach everything that is needed for self defence when it’s necessary in all environments, including highly confined crowded spaces, cars, shopping centres, nightclubs, buses etc.


“Great class and a great instructor who paced it well and gave one to one guidance too. Felt like an ideal combination of fitness and self-defence. Left on a high and will def be back!” - Jasmine O’Brien via Facebook

Feel safe in the workplace

  • Cover Level One Urban Krav Maga syllabus.
  • 1-1 CEO safety in the workplace programme.
  • Group team building Urban Krav Maga Classes.
  • Dealing with anger, aggression, burnout and stress.
  • Strategy, tactics and creative thinking under pressure.
  • Decision-making under pressure and stressful conditions.
  • Train within your office environment or at a space near you. 
  • Improving interpersonal communication amongst employees.
  • Specially designed classes for directors and senior management. 


"Fun and dynamic. Perfect combination of a workout & learning defence techniques. James was patient and knowledgable. Left feeling AMAZING! Will definitely be back." - Paula Waymore - Via Facebook


“Good fun, great instructor. Will definitely be attending again.” – Mike Moore via Facebook’


Brick Lane / Shoreditch / Stoke Newington
James: 07500 33 53 73

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