Krav Maga
Association

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ABOUT US

Why Krav Maga?

Krav Maga is the official hand to hand combat and self defense system of the Israeli Military. Its brutal and effective techniques are focused solely on real world situations. If you have been looking to add a realistic self defense program to your school and increase your adult enrollment,
NOW is the time.

Why Join Us?

Our association is quickly becoming the MOST sought after Krav Maga Association in the world. We are free of politics and teach the MOST AUTHENTIC KRAV MAGA techniques as taught by the Israeli Defense Forces.
Our Chief Instructor Marty Cale, oversees and regulates to ensure all techniques and teaching skills are authentic

Why are we the BEST?

Professor Marty Cale has trained in Israel numerous of times directly under Ran Nakash, (the former Chief Commander of the IDF), 
Danny Netzer (the current Chief Commander of the IDF) 
Itay Danenberg, the Head Instructor in the IDF….it gets no better than this!!!!


Krav Maga Association is the Elite

Our Association Chief Instructor Marty Cale has trained under the Chief Commanders and Head Instructors of the Israeli Defense Forces as well as the top security, and Counter-Terrorism Instructors for the past several years. The Chief Commander of the IDF for Krav Maga is in charge of ALL hand to hand combat taught within the entire Israeli Military, including the elite forces, Israeli Police and Special Forces Instructors.

Our program is simple, devastatingly effective and modern. It incorporates the most advanced and proven training and fighting methods, developed and battle tested in the IDF.

We believe that training in Krav Maga will make you fitter, tougher and prepared to fight in all situations.

What we provide:

1. Instructor Certification

KMA will provide Instructor Certification courses taught by our elite instructor team headed by Marty Cale.

2. Advanced Instructor Training and Professional Development

KMA will provide its instructors with the opportunity to train in instruction and prepare them for advancement in the Krav Maga system by running official training events and instructor updates. These events are taught exclusively by our elite instructor team headed by Chief Instructor Marty Cale.

3. Specialist Instructor Courses

KMA will conduct specialist instructor courses certifying Military, Law Enforcement, VIP Protection, Counter-Terrorism and Israeli Combat Shooting instructors. These courses will be conducted by our elite instructor team with first hand knowledge from our elite training in Israel.

4. Training Programs

KMA will provide instructors with the most advanced training programs, methods and curriculum. This training program is continuously developed by our elite instructor team with unrivaled experience making it even more devastatingly effective, practical, and powerful.

5. Standards of Instruction and Training

KMA acts as a governing body and maintains the interests and reputation of the organization, affiliated instructors and schools. We train, support and oversee KMA instructors to ensure that they are the best in the business.

6. Knowledge

KMA is the source of knowledge on the forefront of Krav Maga and fighting. We channel knowledge and experience from the IDF instructors. We present this knowledge to KMA instructors through regular training events, curriculum updates and instructor training videos.

7. Marketing and Promotion

KMA affiliates may use the KMA logo and name for the purpose of promoting their business. KMA affiliates receive a marketing pack which is constantly updated with videos, templates, logos and more. The use of KMA materials is restricted to KMA affiliates ONLY.

8. Credibility and Reputation

In a world that is saturated with Krav Maga instructors, the KMA instructor team stands apart. Our years of experience in Krav Maga and our experience training with the Commanders and Head Instructors of the IDF is second to none. Very few Krav Maga instructors today can claim that they are trained by the same instructors who certify the Krav Maga trainers in the Israel Military. Chief Instructor Marty Cale 

  TRAIN  FIGHT  SURVIVETM

This is our OFFICIAL LOGO, this has been our Trade Mark for 18 years. ONLY official Krav Maga Association Schools are authorized to use the Trade Marked logo. 

Our OFFICIAL TRADE MARKED SLOGAN is TRAIN FIGHT SURVIVE. Only official Krav Maga Association Schools are authorized to use the Trade Marked logo

Logo and Slogan owned by Marty Cale.

Get Certified


Become a Certified Krav Maga Instructor


Be a certified, Krav Maga Instructor so that you can start teaching the world’s most effective self defense program! There is a huge demand from civilians, both men and women alike, wishing to learn self defense to protect themselves, their loved ones and people around them.

Certified Instructor enjoy the following:

• Prestigious Krav Maga Instructor’s Diploma
• World Recognized Certification
• The most modern, effective self defense curriculum 
• Rights to use the Krav Maga name and logo
• Enjoy discounts on Krav Maga merchandise 
• Ongoing operational and marketing support

  * NO LICENSING FEE REQUIRED
  * NO MONTHLY FEE REQUIRED



HOW TO GET CERTIFIED?

1) You come to us
2) We come to you
3) Attend one of our training camps


INSTRUCTOR CANDIDATES MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA

• A black belt school owner
  (proof of rank and school ownership required)

• A black belt instructor teaching in a school 
  (with the approval of the school’s senior instructor/owner)

• An active teaching instructor in a law enforcement agency 
  or military setting.

All candidates must be 18 years of age or older to be considered for Instructor certification.

Contact Marty Cale NOW and enjoy the benefits of the Best Krav Maga organization in the United States.



Chief Instructor

Professor Marty Cale started training in Krav Maga in 1999. In 2001 Professor Marty Cale and his school, Arkansas Martial Arts, was certified by Krav Maga Instructor Rhon Mizrachi to teach Krav Maga.

Marty Cale has since, traveled to Israel numerous times and trained in the Israeli Combat System of Krav Maga with Former Chief Commander Ran Nakash, former Head Instructor Itay Danenberg and the current Chief Commander of the Israeli Defense Forces for Krav Maga, Danny Netzer. Mr. Cale is one of only very few people fortunate enough to train at the IDF Military Training Base. Being a High Level Advanced Instructor in Krav Maga, Mr. Cale has also trained with the Head Instructor Itay Danenberg and Chief Commander Danny Netzer at the National Security Training Academy for Court and Parliment Security Officers, training extensively in Advanced Krav Maga, VIP Protection, Security, Law Enforcement and Counter -Terrorism as taught to Special Forces Military Units, Security and Elite Law Enforcement officers. Professor Cale has received two different Diplomas from Ran Nakash, Danny Netzer and Itay Danenberg, making him one of only two Americans to receive such Diplomas at the time. Marty Cale has been training in Israeli Combat Shooting techniques and Krav Maga since 1999.

In July of 2013, Professor Marty Cale hosted Nakash, Netzer and Dannenberg in the US where they helped him teach a Defensive Tactics Course for Law Enforcement in Phoenix AZ, where he was presented a 3rd Diploma/Certificate in front of 300 people.

Professor Cale wrote the "Official Training Manual" for Krav Maga Tactical Training Options, a Defensive Tactics Program that has been approved in the U.S by most States and Government enties for Law Enforcement standards.

Marty's experience and methods of teaching cutting edge tactics takes his courses to a level rarely seen. His teaching abilities will impress even the most highly skilled as he has taught Military, Law Enforcement, Security Guards, Federal Agents and others Hand to Hand Combat and Firearm Instructors.

Professor Marty Cale has been training and studying the martial arts for 4 decades. He holds numerous Black Belts in various arts including a 10th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate and a 7th Degree Black Belt in Combative JuJitsu. He has been a Certified Instructor in JKD (Bruce Lee’s Art) since 1995 and recently receiving a second Instructor Certification from Grandmaster Richard Bustillo, one of Bruce Lee’s original students. Mr. Cale has been certified as a Defensive Tactics Instructor for Law Enforcement by 3 different organizations.

Professor Marty Cale is President and Chief Director /Instructor of the Krav Maga Association and is in charge of setting up Krav Maga schools as well as Instructor Seminars for Civilians and Law Enforcement around the world. He along with his wife Jenny own and operate Krav Maga Headquarters in Fayetteville Arkansas where they teach Krav Maga.

Marty is dedicated to providing the highest quality professional training available whether for students, potiental Instructors, Instructors, law enforcement agencies or private citizens, large seminars or private lessons, basic or advanced, with an emphasis on friendly hands-on instruction that is simple, effective, affordable, reality-based, motivating, empowering, and most importantly, FUN!

History of Krav Maga


The history of Krav Maga is as exciting as the system it self. The founder of Krav Maga was Imi Sde-Or. The history is closely linked to the development of the state of Israel and the need for the Israeli military to protect is country in one of the worlds most hostile areas.

Given Imi`s extensive self defense skills, Imi was recruited by Isaac Sadeh, the commanding officer of the Haganah in 1942. Two years later he began to teach Kapap (hand to hand combat) and physical exercise to the most elite special forces units of the Haganah, Palmach, and Palyam. During this period, firearms were outlawed and in very scarce supply. They were hidden away from the British and only used for special missions. The fact that firearms could not be used had a great influence on the development of the style. Unarmed combat was absolutely essential for the success of the military.

In 1948, when the State of Israel was founded and the IDF was formed, Imi became Chief Instructor for Physical Fitness and Krav Maga at the IDF School of Combat Fitness. He served in the IDF for about 20 years, during which time he developed and refined his unique method for self-defense and hand-to-hand combat. It was his job to see to it that the troops of the IDF including the special forces units were expertly skilled in hand to hand combat. During this time, Imi further refined his face to face fighting techniques (now referred to as Krav Maga).

Upon retiring from the IDF in the early 60`s, Imi began adapting the style for civilian use. He established two schools, one in Netanya and one in Tel Aviv.

The work in the following years and up to today, was to design the system to confront every day attacks and street confrontation problems. Imi and his senior students set about designing Krav Maga as a complete system.

New problems was discovered and Imi set about finding a solution to them, with the help of his senior instructors. The core of the system has always been simplicity and effectiveness, and Imi was always looking for the easy solution to most problems.

Many changes was made to the system both technically and visual, but in all the work that was done Imi never forgot the base of the system, simplicity, effectiveness and realism.

One interesting result of this was Krav Maga`s use of belts. In the early system Imi did not use belts in training, because it was a military system. But seeking recognition from his fellow martial artists he designed a belt system based on the Judo system of white-yellow-orange-green-blue-brown-black. The system was divided into grades making it easier to organize. He also started training in gi`s (white judo training suits). In the 90`s however Imi decided that belts no longer should be a part of the system as it originally did not have a place there and that the use of belts did not have any realistic or practical meaning in the system. The system of grades was kept, but the belts was taken out and replaced with a system of Practitioner/Graduate/Expert levels. The training suits today also consist of black pants and t-shirts. Some countries still uses the belts in the curriculum, but not in training.

Imi and his senior instructors formed the first Krav Maga Association in 1978, and in 1992 Imi expressed a desire to make an international federation to help spread his system to the world. In 1995 his dream came true and the International Krav Maga Federation was formed in Netanya, Imi’s home place.

To the present day the style has grown greatly with associations and affiliations in Israel, the United States, France, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Great Britain, Brazil, Thailand and throughout the world. It is used on a day to day basis by the IDF including the special forces units and the Israeli police and security branches, and by many other elite units in North America, South America, Europe, and around the world. The style has also become, as Imi sought to make it, a major source of civilian self defense instruction.

On January 9th 1998, Imi Licthenfeld, aged 88, passed away
 

Affiliate Schools

Listed below are the Affiliated Schools with our prestigious organization Krav Maga Association

Krav Maga Headquarters
1700 N. College Ave.
Fayetteville AR
479-871-7172
INSTRUCTORS
-Prof. Marty Cale
-Jenny Cale
-Chris Tucker
Van Adams
Jose Mejia
Cole Saugey
www.ArkMartialArts.com

BMA Krav Maga
1400 SW Susana St.
Bentonville AR
479-866-7127
INSTRUCTORS
-Russell Keeler
Elle Jackson
Shaina Heimel

Arkansas Tactical Options
181 S. Front St.
Piggott AR 
INSTRUCTORS
Tim & Debbie Holland​

Benton Krav Maga
(Timberline Adventure Park)
3200 South Reynolds Rd.
Bauxite AR
INSTRUCTORS
Bobby Teague

River Valley Martial Arts
Main St.
Russellvile AR
479-970-2079
INSTRUCTORS
-John Terry
-Kyle Bennett
-Callie Bennett
-Mike Bunton

Krav Maga Jonesboro
RPM Athletics
6003 Dalton Farmer Dr
Jonesboro AR
870-219-0352
Jimmy Livengood
Cody Willoughby

Ft. Smith Krav Maga
809 S. Greenwood Ave
Ft. Smith AR
479-276-3260
Jodi Simmons
Jim Stanley


BRETTRAGER Martial Arts
725 Sherwood drive,
 Aurora OH,
INSTRUCTORS
-Henry Brettrager

Bo’s Kenpo Karate
2514 Highway 82 East
Whitesboro, Texas
INSTRUCTORS
-James Schmelder

Training 4 Life
New Jersey
INSTRUCTORS
-Chris Laciura


Ares Athletic Club & Martial Arts
Manahawkin, New Jersey
INSTRUCTORS
-Karl Eiker
-Michelle Eiker

Professional Martial Artist
St. Lucia,
Caribbean
INSTRUCTORS
-Benny Chitole

Livermore Martial Arts Academy
4070 East Ave Livermore CA
925-497-6448
INSTRUCTORS
Erick bonifacio
-Divina Bonifacio
-Jobert Verceles

Hardings Martial Arts
3120 Crow Canyon Rd,
San Ramon, CA
(925) 830-0500
INSTRUCTORS
-Joshua Harding

Kaizen Martial Arts and Fitness
106 Water St,
Jackson, CA
(209) 223-3777
INSTRUCTORS
-Anthony Hanks
-Harmony Hanks

National Karate
1272 W. Spring St
South Elgin, Illinois
847-741-6565
INSTRUCTORS
-Chris Nelson

National Karate
1649 Montgomery Rd.
Aurora Illinois
630-585-1700
INSTRUCTORS
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National Karate
802 E. Nerge Rd.
Roselle, Illinois
630-539-9969
INSTRUCTORS

National Karate Crystal MN
231 Willow Bend
Crystal, MN 55428
(763) 533-6190


National Karate Shorewood MN
23630 Highway 7
Shorewood, MN 55331
(952) 474-5656


National Karate Brooklyn Park MN
9770 Schriber Terrace North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
(763) 424-8868


National Karate Edina MN
7545 France Ave S
Edina, MN 55435
(952) 835-1083


National Karate Orono MN
2073 West Wayzata Boulevard
Long Lake, MN 55356
(952) 404-2820


National Karate Chaska MN
1340 Crystal Lane
Chaska, MN 55317
(952) 448-7977


National Karate Plymouth MN
16725 County Road 24
Plymouth, MN 55447
(763) 551-5905


J&K Karate INC
701 Decatur Ave N #203
Golden Valley, MN 55427
(763) 417-4190
INSTRUCTOR
Kelly Worley

Eden Prairie National Karate
8755 Columbine Rd. #101
Eden Prairie, MN 
952-941-3533
INSTRUCTOR
William Hill

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Kingdom Krav Maga
Southhaven MS
INSTRUCTORS
Garry Welch
Ken Barber
Micah Welch

Covenent Krav Maga
(Timberline Adventure Park)
3200 South Reynolds Rd.
Bauxite AR
INSTRUCTORS
Bobby Teague

Blue Dragon Martial Arts
315 CR-6012
Berryville AR
INSTRUCTOR
Jerry Williams

Flower Mound TKD
2240 Morriss Rd
Suite #120
Flower Mound, TX
INSTRUCTOR
Bill Mischke

Monaghans TKD
4010 William D. Tate Ave.
Suite #112
Grapevine TX 
INSTRUCTOR
Brian Monaghan

Int'L Martial Art Center
6088 Ball Rd
Buena Park CA
INSTRUCTOR
Mike Lee
Kelly Boyd
Peter Hege
Matthew McCutchen
Hector Lopez
Ken Glover
Robert Marquardt

Tai koshi Do Martial Arts
114 N. Maple
Nowata OK
918-906-6735
INSTRUCTORS
-Dean Bridges
-Bo Mullin
-Bret Campbell
-Bill January


Baciarini’s Martial Arts
912 5th St #100,
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 758-5431
INSTRUCTORS
-Richard Baciarini
-Marie Baciarini
-Genny Gomez
-Patrick Turner
-Jared Lindsay
-Elizabeth Salvia

Pallen’s Martial Arts
1655 E 14th St,
San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 483-6560
INSTRUCTORS
-Jordan Pallen
-Felipe Pallen

D1 & Only Martial Arts
Crossings Shopping Center,
3385 Deer Valley Rd,
Antioch, CA
(925) 753-1167
INSTRUCTORS
-Tim Calvin

Dragon Fire Martial Arts
132 E. Illinois Hwy
New Lenox Illinois
(708) 259-5409
INSTRUCTORS
Joe Roque
Jennifer Webber
Bob Janacek

Tabernacle Of Praise Church
Main Street
Westville OK
479-549-7750
INSTRUCTOR
Chris Harrison


Klok’s School Of Martial Arts
1839 S. Main St.
Suite 348
Wake Forrest, NC
(919) 556-4588
INSTRUCTORS
-Keith Klok

Gold Hawk Martial Arts
243 Rt. 9
Tuckerton NJ
609-296-6844
INSTRUCTORS
-Chris Antonucci
-Chris Ford
-Eddie McNaly

Magnan Martial Arts
12039 SW 132nd CT
Unit 22
Miami FL
INSTRUCTORS
-Alfred Magnan

Anta’s Fitness & Self Defense
10721 NW 58th ST.
Doral FL
INSTRUCTORS
-Julio Anta

Modern Martial Arts & Fitness
9025 Biscayne Blvd
Miami Shores Auto  FL.
INSTRUCTORS
 Joe Chao

National Karate
660 Lake St
Roselle, Illinois
630-582-4141
INSTRUCTORS

South Minneapolis National Karate
4608 Nicollet Ave. S. 
Minneapolis, MN 55409
612-822-4985
INSTRUCTOR
Jeff Sidner

West Bloomington National Karate 
5109B 98th St. 
Bloomington, MN 55437
952-941-8722
Jeff Sidner

Hopkins National Karate
1422 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343
952-546-3002
Jeff Sidner

National Karate
3564 South  Moorland Rd.
New Berlin, WI 53151
Gopi Doniparthi
(262) 786-6000

​​Warrior's Call Tactical
10469 S. Parker Rd.
Parker CO
720-464-7885
Rob Rosso

Precision Defense Training
130 E. Capitol Dr.
Hartland WI
262-278-0065
Christopher Withrow


Absolute Self Defense
4268 Belair Frontage Rd.
Suite D
Augusta GA
706-825-4312
INSTURCTORS
-Tony Price
-Mark Winkler
-Dan Hendricks

Elite Krav Maga
189 W. Maine
Longwood FL
321-972-9762
INSTRUCTORS
-Chris Ray
-Donald Forbes
-Will Medina

Valley Shore Martial Arts
41 Industrial Park Rd
Centerbrook CT
860-767-1014
INSTRUCTORS
-Keith Tubman
-Kimberly Kleiman
-Nicholas Hartson
-Chris Smith

Core Krav Maga
101A W.Park Ave.
Savannah, Ga
INSTRUCTORS
-Ze’ Santa Rita

Yi Dan Gi Chi
Niagria Fall Blvd
Wheatly NY
716-692-2738
INSTRUCTORS
-Jim Wood

Logan’s Martial Arts
720 Capital Circle N.E.
Tallahassee FL
850-877-9933
INTRUCTORS
-Bill Logan
-Tammy Logan
www.loganmartialarts.com

Contemporary Defense
Solutions
Panama City FL
850-625-0641
INSTRUCTORS
-Mario Lupica
-Dennes Hutto
-Edward Summers
www.DravCombatives.com

White Tiger Self Defense Academy
4781 Gum Branch Rd.
Jacksonville, NC
910-340-3936
INSTRUCTORS
Sam Albright
Tina Albright
Jacob Smith


Trinidad Krav Maga
367 Julien
Princess Town
Trinidad 2
INSTRUCTORS
-Terry Ramkellawan

McAlester Krav Maga
912 S. Main St.
McAlester OK
918-470-7170
INSTRUCTORS
-Ray Harp
-Mr. Hinds
-Elizabeth Dew

Frazier Martial Arts
759 E. Whitter Blvd.
LaHabra CA
562-690-2146
INSTRUCTORS
-Hideki Frazier
-Amanda Frazier

Fraziers Martial Arts
245 N. Tustin Ave.
Orange CA.
714-771-2977
INTRUCTORS
-Natalie Guzman Lopez
-Sal Lopez

VIP International Krav Maga 
2409 Merchant Ave
Odessa, FL
727-375-2623
INSTRUCTORS
-Louis Hurtado
-Lauriann Johnson
-Mitch Wnek
-Randy Kessler

Chon-Ji Academy of Martial Arts
422 Cedar Ln Teaneck
Teaneck NJ
201-907-0020
INSTRUCTORS
-Bret Casser
-Bonnie Casser
-Daniel Miles

Krav Maga Tulsa
Tulsa Oklahoma
918-232-1168
INSTRUCTORS
Patti Lester
Lori Herbel
 Scott Murry
Josiah Kesler

Elite Defense Institute
601 Schoenbar Rd.
Ketchikan Alaska
907-617-3038
INSTRUCTOR
Clint Shultz

National Karate School
365 Prospect Ave
Bartlett Illinois 60103

Phantom Krav Maga
Southaven MS
901-831-3575
Bob Hallam

TCB Krav Maga
Branson MO
636-295-5678
Gena Hedgepeth
Tom


Five Rings Dojang
903 N. Chadbourne St
San Angelo TX
325-234-3186
INSTRUCTORS
-Douglas Mase
-Danny Valdez
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