What is Krav Maga?


Krav Maga is a modern combat based self defence system that is practical and effective for adults and children.  

While relatively new in New Zealand, it is extremely popular worldwide with people from all walks of life, both women and men.  

No other system is as fast or fun to learn to develop practical effective skills that work in practice.  You will also get fitter and increase confidence in our challenging and dynamic classes. 

We run Krav Maga classes for Adults, Teenagers and Kids at locations across Auckland. ​

Book an ​Intro ​Course or Trial ​Class to get started today.

  • ​​Modern & ​comprehensive international curriculum
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    ​​Learn ​practical and effective techniques and tactics
  • ​Classes across Auckland
Self Defence for Women

Why Learn Krav Maga​?


You never know when you might need to protect yourself or your loved ones so it makes sense to be prepared.  However the great news is that while you're learning essential skills you will also be getting fitter, having a lot of fun and achieving something exceptional.

Stay Safe


Krav Maga will provide you with proven techniques and skills to keep you safe in real situations should you need it.  

Comprehensive solutions ​for threats and attacks that may occur any time or place, single or multiple attackers, unarmed or armed.


Anybody can do it as it is designed ​not to require strength or size.  ​It is a skills based system that works for all.

There are no traditional elements like in martial arts.  Its modern and practical in its approach, training methods and attire.  

Get Fit


​Quickly improve your fitness with dynamic and fun classes that will engage and motivate you.  

​Classes include ​high intensity ​exercises ​similar to Boxing or Thai Boxing ​along with ​unique Krav Maga training drills with partners ​.


However, we also have many and varied partner drills and exercises unique to Krav Maga that you will enjoy working on.

We use a range of specially selected training equipment that will allows us to train safely but realistically. 

​​Be Extraordinary


You'll learn from an international curriculum taught in all Krav Maga Global clubs in over 60-countries.  

With regular training you will quickly acquire the knowledge, skills and conditioning to make steady progress through the curriculum levels.


Your achievements will be rewarded with internationally recognised diplomas from Krav Maga Global.

Anybody can do it, ​but only those who do ​gain the satisfaction ​​from mastering Krav Maga and becoming extraordinary.  



"So one ​may ​walk in peace"

Imi Lechtenfeld,

Founder of Krav Maga


​Krav Maga not only gives you the tools and tactics to successfully respond to physical attacks, but also how to avoid or deescalate trouble without violence.

​Auckland Krav Maga Locations


We currently have academies in 3-locations in Auckland and have more locations coming soon.  Click to find out about the location and timetable near you.  


If we are not currently in your area, join our mailing list and/or facebook to keep up-to-date with club launches and other training event.  

​North ​Shore ​Academy
​​Auckland Krav Maga Instructor Team

​​Top Quality Instruction


You will receive the highest quality Krav Maga Self Defence instruction.  Our Instructor Team​ has been highly trained internationally and certified by Eyal Yanilov, our head instructor &  the leading Krav Maga Master in the world. 

  • ​Internationally trained, passionate instructors
  • ​​International syllabus
  • ​Tried, tested and refined teaching methods and techniques

You will ​learn from the tried, tested, proven Krav Maga Global curriculum which is taught in over 60-countries.  ​Your progression ​through the curriculum levels ​will be recognised by internationally recognised diplomas.   

How to Start Krav Maga
Are You Ready for the Challenge?


You can quickly learn essential skills on one of our courses, or take regular classes based on our tried and tested international syllabus.

​Intro Course
Adult & Teens


2hr intro course designed specifically for beginners.  Learn the basics of Krav Maga in  a friendly, relaxed class.

This course can be taken stand-alone or as preparation for joining the regular classes. 

​The course ​runs once a month at our Birkenhead Academy. 

Trial Class
Adult & Teens


​Regular Krav Maga classes for Adults, Teenagers ​who want a comprehensive grounding in Krav Maga .  

Trial Classes available for confident beginners ​who want to jump in straight away.

Trial classes are available ​weekly at each of our Auckland locations.

Trial Class
​Kids


​Regular classes for young kids (5 to 12 years old ) based on our specialised Krav Maga Kids syllabus.

Kids love these classes because they are fast and engaging and they have a lot of fun. 

Kids classes available during term at the Birkenhead Location.

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