Established and based in the heart of NYC; KMI offers a wide range of IKMF classes including: the best modern and practical self defense classes, women's self defense classes, self defense and practical martial arts classes for kids with our BullyProof NYC program, combat and fighting classes, anaerobic tactical fitness, cross training and private lessons in and around New York City. We also host intensive IKMF Self Defense Master Classes in NYC (third party protection skills (family, friends, and security) and specialized self defense Master Classes are taught in real life bars, nightclubs and outdoor spaces.


  • Train with the most respected Krav Maga organization in the world and the source of Krav Maga (non-profit)
  • IKMF certified instructors and CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1) trainers under one roof
  • Affordable monthly rates for unlimited access to all classes and multiple NYC locations (TriBeCa, Midtown Manhattan, Upper West Side, the Financial District and East Village/SoHo)
  • No contract or sign on fees and get a free t-shirt and hand wraps
  • Easy to learn practical techniques
  • Get fit, have fun and stay safe
  • Lose weight and boost self-confidence
  • No rings, no belts and no rules
  • Self Defense Master Classes taught in real-life environments
  • Heavily discounted gym membership
  • Get started with an induction for just $29
Our program is affordable and the only certified IKMF Krav Maga school in the northeast. It is one of the largest schools in New York City with locations all over Manhattan and classes every day for all levels and ages. All our instructors are certified by, and maintain the training standards of, the International Krav Maga Federation (IKMF). Our team has trained law enforcement officers from the NYPD, MPD of Washington DC and FBI officers.


Book your Krav Maga NYC Induction


If you have no prior experience then your first step in becoming a member of our institute is to attend an induction. An induction session covers the basics of the Krav Maga system, it gives you a feel of what a training class is like and allows you to meet other like-minded people. Attending an induction will allow you to get the most of our classes. Once you have booked your induction you will receive an email with full details about where to go and what to bring with you. After you have completed your induction, one of our instructors will talk to you about your training goals and can tell you more about becoming a member. Alternatively, an induction comes free with your first month of membership.


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