Why BAKM Krav Maga?

Here’s just a few good reasons

Founded in 1999 we are the leading Independent Krav Maga Club in London, UK. Unhindered we can develop & teach a more relevant British form of Krav Maga.

We have a dedicated Krav Maga school in Kensington & conduct intensive courses in Vauxhall London.

We have some of the highest trained Instructors in the UK ensuring a proficient & safe training environment.

We welcome both Guys & Girls to provide a realistic mix of training & education for both sexes.

Unlike other clubs we also run Seminars & Events that enhance and/or compliment Krav Maga Skills.

Although self defence is a serious subject, you won’t find us taking ourselves too seriously. Classes whilst educational are also designed to be fun & to get you fit.

What our Members Say

  • Just finished the 5-Day Intensive course which really kick starts you into KM and is a great workout, different to your usual gym routine, too. The course is very efficient as mistakes are instantly detected and corrected and John is a great teacher.Sandro Oswald
  • I started a short while ago, but I have loved every class I have been to so far. The fitness is intense, but enjoyable. I have found the instructors to be very approachable and friendly guys who ensure that everyone receives correct and safe training… Well worth getting involved in!Cahir Muldoon
  • I have learned a lot in a relatively short period of time and feel so much more confident in my (albeit still learner) ability to defend myself. I could not recommend the British Academy of Krav Maga more highly.Matt Cockcroft
  • This is just a FANTASTIC school. John Aldcroft is a first rate chief instructor and has a superb team working with him. They seem to cope with a whole range of ability levels and will develop your skills, fitness and confidence. The school’s flexible in terms of the amount of time you can commit to it. It’s also very friendly and great fun.Vince Turner
  • Great fun, quality people.Initially I felt pretty lost however after I started attending twice a week my understanding of the basics quickly grew.The instructors are informative, approachable & always willing to help, especially with the smaller technical aspects.Sean P
  • Not only I am learning a lot and I am still surprised when many times my muscle memory is better than my celebral one, but I also found an amazing environment when people can fight one another without being a danger.Thanks John for your amazing academy!Ludovica Pianon
  • All the instructors are well trained and always giving constructive and progressive feedback on your personal skill level.Would highly recommend to anyone looking to get fit and learn to feel confident in defending yourself in tricky situations.Richard Keogh

A Step in the Right Direction!
BAKM New Year Promotion

Only £79 As opposed to £99.00

Every year, around this time, we think of Krav Maga orientated ways to show your nearest and dearest you really do care about them (& we mean that literally) & this year is no different. This New Year’s offering is a much reduced price of £79 (as opposed to £99) for a voucher that gives a choice of 1 out of 4 products that can be chosen by the recipient to be taken at a date, from a choice of dates in 2016.

This is a limited time offer and will be available until January 31st 2016.

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Free Krav Maga Trial Class

As someone who is new to Krav Maga you can choose to take a free trial class & induction at our location in Pimlico for London or The Old Dojo, Chichester ** New Class ***

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2 Week Krav Maga Trial

As someone who is new to Krav Maga you can choose to trial our School for 2 weeks & also receive a FREE copy of the Kindle Edition Ebook “The Theory of Self Defence” all for just £19.99.

The 2 week trial & Ebook are highly recommended If you would like to have an idea of what Krav Maga is about before committing to joining the school or taking one of our acclaimed courses or seminars.

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Krav Maga Tactical Shooting Course, Gdansk, Poland

£480 Per Person (Excludes Flights, Only 12 Places)

  • The course covers: –

    1. Full board accommodation
    2. All Transportation In Resort (from & to airport / to & from shooting range / back to hotel)
    3. 15 hrs of training using Glock 17 & M4 AR15 Rifle
    4. Firing of 450 9mm Rounds & 20 x .223 Rounds Per Person
    5. Training in: Safety, Equipment, Rules, Wearing Of & How To Grip The Weapon, Reloading, Shooting Positions, Target Identification / Neutralisation & More …
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Krav Maga Surf Camp 2016

Saturday April 9th until Saturday April 16th 2016
Location: Element Fish Surf Camp Portugal
Price: £289 Per Person

  • Would you like to have an opportunity to combine surfing with Krav Maga?
    Or perhaps you have a partner or family member who would like to practice yoga, take a massage or try stand up paddling, kitesurfing or surfing whilst you practice Krav Maga even?
    If the answer to above is a resounding yes, then we may have the perfect solution.
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Krav Maga Regular Membership London

* No Contract
* Cancel Anytime (With Just 1 Month’s Notice)
* No Joining Fee
* No Hidden Charges
* A Free T Shirt (Upon Joining)

To join the British Academy of Krav Maga (BAKM) you must be a minimum of 14 years & above for adult classes.

You must also be accompanied by a parent or guardian if you are above 14,  but below 16 years of age, to attend an adult class.

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Krav Maga Chichester

* No Quibble, No Contract” payment (which can be cancelled at any point).

As the Chief Instructor of The British Academy of Krav Maga now resides near Chichester we have decided to keep him busy with a Friday evening class that runs from 6pm until 730pm.

Just £20 Per Month
For The First 10 That Join

FREE Krav Maga Seminar

Free Weapon Defence Seminar
Sat 21st & Sat 28th November in Kensington / 10am until 12 noon

In response to the tragic events that occurred in France recently we will be holding 2 FREE weapon defence seminar dates at our Kensington London location on 21st & 28th November, 10am until 12 noon.

We will be covering defence against long arm weapon (AK47), hand gun, stick and knife.


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Krav Maga Bushcraft (Survival) Course

£120 Per Person (Only 12 Spaces)

This weekend bushcraft course covers all the basics of bushcraft and survival skills.

This course is great for those who are unsure or just starting out their bushcraft and survival skills training. This course is by no means a military exercise or a tree hugging session. You will be taught all the basic skills you will need to survive and thrive in a woodland setting and is a great way to get to know other members of the school (but is still open to non members or friends)

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Krav Maga Beginners Course

Just £98 for an 8 Week Course & Join at any Stage!

The Krav Maga beginner course is just that! Specifically designed for beginners of Krav Maga.

Using unique training methods on this course your instructor will go through the basics of Krav Maga – teaching you how to defend yourself against all manner of attacks as well as how to fight back to afford escape or continuation to get you to a safer position.

The course will also improve your balance, flexibility, agility, accuracy and co-ordination, as well as your strength and endurance thereby improving your overall sense of wellbeing and confidence.

The Krav Maga Beginners Course runs every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in Kensington W10 London & every Tuesday in Pimlico SW1 London.

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FREE Krav Maga Self Defence Seminar

Once a month we hold a free Krav Maga / Self Defence seminar at our Kensington location in London.

At this seminar you will be given an introduction to Krav Maga self defence & learn tried & tested theory & techniques that have saved countless individuals time & again.

Whether you are a complete novice or nasty ninja you will gain something from this seminar – guaranteed.

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Krav Maga 4 Kids / Teens Class

BAKM are now running Krav Maga for Kids Classes and Krav Maga for Teens Classes in Vauxhall, London, SW8.

The first Term starts Weds 7th Sept 2016 & finishes Weds 19th July 2017

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The Much Acclaimed
Intensive Krav Maga Courses London

New 1 Day Intensive Self Defence Course for Women

The 1 day intensive self defence for women course is designed for female participants only & covers situations / scenarios that they can or may find themselves in.

The London based course is 6 hours (with a break for lunch) of expert Self Defence / Krav Maga tuition with one of our most experienced instructors.

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3 Day Intensive Krav Maga Course

The Much Acclaimed 3 day Intensive Krav Maga course is a unique training experience providing participants with an opportunity to train with BAKM’s highest level instructors.

This London based course is 3 days of 6 hours (with a break for lunch) of expert Self Defence / Krav Maga tuition.

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The BAKM 10 Day Self Defence Instructor & 21 Day Krav Maga Instructor Course

Both the 10 day Self Defence Instructor Course & 21 Day Krav Maga Instructor Course provide participants with an opportunity to become either a registered self defence instructor or both an Self Defence & Krav Maga instructor with a leading UK Krav Maga Self Defence organisation.

The Self Defence instructor course totals 10 days of 6 hours plus tuition per day, equaling over 60 hours of in house training to become a qualified self defence instructor with the option of then going on to train to become a qualified Krav Maga instructor.

To become a qualified Krav Maga instructor it is then another 11 days of training equaling over 66 hours of further training.

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Krav Maga Private Training In London

Private Individual or Group Self Defence and Krav Maga Tuition

Ideal for those wanting to take their self defence skills to the next level, improve their fitness or fine tune techniques already taught, we offer a number of locations throughout London where we offer a range of opportunities to train 1 2 1 or as a group of up to 4 people with our highest level instructors.

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