FEKM
BRIXTON KRAV MAGA
Scenario Based Self Defence Training

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About

What is Krav Maga? Krav Maga was developed in the 1930s by Imi Lichtenfeld, who in 1948 became Chief Instructor of Physical Fitness and Krav Maga for the Israeli Defence Force (IDF). After he started the IKMA in 1978, the FBI sent 22 people to Israel to attend a Krav…

Belts and Grades

Krav Maga Grading System Although Krav Maga is not really like many martial arts as it is fundamentally a self-defense system, there are many aspects to it, and as such, they are divided into groups of increasingly complex maneuvers. Each group requires the student to master the specific defenses for…

Instructor Training

Krav-Maga is not simply another martial art even though there are the same kicks, punches, grips, and holds that can be found in other combat sports. Neither is it a mixture of various martial arts or sports where certain techniques considered adaptable to self-defense have been combined. Its main characteristic…

History and Tradition

Krav Maga literally means “Combat – Contact” or “Close Quarter Combat”. The roots of modern Krav maga began in Czechoslovakia in the 1930s with Imi Lichtenfeld, an expert in boxing and wrestling. He was influenced by his father, Shmuel, a detective and Defensive Tactics instructor with the local police force.…

The FEKM

The FEKM (Fédération Européenne Krav Maga) The FEKM was created by Richard DOUIEB in 1997. Richard is the official representative of Imi Lichtenfeld in Europe, and the European Federation of Krav-Maga now includes more than 20000 members in 14 countries, which makes the FEKM number one in the world in…

The FEKM-UK

The FEKM-UK (European Federation of Krav Maga – Sector UK) The largest Krav Maga organisation in the world is the FEKM (Fédération Européene de Krav Maga), and it’s success is founded on the technical ability and collegial attitude of it’s founder Richard Douieb. The FEKM-UK was founded in 2015 and has…

Covid and Training

Plan for the Phased Return to Krav Maga Training (updated 19/4/21) As per the contact combat sport framework (full information here) after April 12th 2021 we are in Step 2 of the phased return to training, as follows. Please note that the information below is not exhaustive and is a…

Online Teaching

If you are not close to a Club, what can you do? Well, help is at hand! We have built an online system that teaches you all of the techniques and physical exercises for the first 3 belts of the FEKM Krav Maga system. It is on a customized learning…