About Us

IKM, International Krav Maga, is an Israeli-based organization founded by Gabi Noah (Master II) in 2009. The IKM is active in more than 20 countries worldwide and rapidly growing. The IKM NY team has vast experience in teaching Krav Maga to different sectors as civilians, law enforcement agencies, intervention teams, anti-terrorist units, air marshals and VIP security personnel.

The IKM specializes in training defensive tactics, hand-to-hand combat techniques, self defense and fighting skills. The IKM provides ongoing and in-service programs for the above verticals and qualification, or the continuation of training, of their in-house instructors. IKM NY’s branch has founded by Expert II; Tsahi Shemesh in 2010.

The IKM NY Vision

Nowadays violence occurs more and more often and our New York Krav Maga training proposes a simple solution to deal with this increasing problem. We believe that acquiring the skill to defend one’s self is as important as possessing basic CPR knowledge; they can both save a life. Each and every one of us has the right to live in peace, relative safety and dignity. Krav Maga self defense classes are aimed towards anyone who wants to gain combat and self defense skills in order to be able to deal with the violent situations in today’s reality.

IKM NY Instructors

The NYC Krav Maga team consists of highly trained and experienced professionals who have served in combat units in the Israeli military. They have vast, hands-on operational experience in security training, combat training and VIP and close-protection training.