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Children who attend Chester County Martial Arts and Krav Maga are destined to succeed in life because we teach them about goals, self esteem, discipline and persistence at an early age. More importantly, the traits children learn in our unique program will pay off for the rest of their lives! Our program will arm your child with key life skills including:
- Self esteem and confidence.
- Positive mental attitude and persistence.
- The success skill of goal setting.
- The focus, concentration and self discipline that helps improve grades.
- Physical skills including speed, stamina, strength, balance, coordination and timing, all of which increases performance in many other physical activities.
- Leadership skills such as motivation and focus, key ingredients for success in anything including good grades in school and beyond.
Best of all, your child will have fun while they learn! Our carefully structured program will help your child develop physically, mentally and socially. Because your child will be surrounded by others with similar goals and aspirations, they will develop positive friendships and healthy peer groups.
Call us today and take advantage of our special introductory offer. Today is a great day to start your child on the road to a happy and a successful future.
And by the way, martial arts is not just for children. It's for adults too! Come in and try a class for yourself. In addition to all the benefits already mentioned, it's a great way to stay in shape, lose weight and relieve stress.
Senior Instructor: Megan Cunningham
Next Generation Kids Krav Maga
Classes forming now!
Krav Maga is recognized as one of the most efficient and realistic self-defense systems. It is easy enough for children to learn, yet effective enough for federal and local law enforcement agencies to use. Over 400 law enforcement agencies and military units throughout the United States and thousand of civilians train in Krav Maga.
Next Generation Krav Maga is a realistic, easy to learn, effective, and FUN self defense system. It is designed to provide life skills and increase the fitness level of youth ages 6-12 The program is designed to give each student a head start on preparing for the challenges that await them in the not too distant future. This is an exciting and rewarding program that provides students with the skills and experiences that help them to learn how to be street smart and avoid being a victim. We encourage students to improve their overall level of fitness through games, drills and circuit training routines that improve aerobic endurance, strength, speed, agility and coordination. Next Generation will also rotate different life skill themes each week that focus on respect, discipline, teamwork, goal setting, leadership and more to help make them ready for all aspects of life.
The class format is structured to be both fun and challenging. Instructors design each class to correspond to the skills and sensitivities of each student. Our goal is for the Next Generation program to build confidence through knowledge in the mind, honesty in the heart, strength in the body and to create a positive change personally, socially and academically for each of our students.
Krav Maga Alliance
Krav Maga is the official defensive tactics system of the Israeli Defense Force. Their soldiers are men and women aged 18 to 51, so their fighting system focuses on techniques that are:
- Based on instinctive movements, so they are easy to learn and easy to remember under stress.
- Not dependent on size, strength, or special physical ability, so Krav Maga techniques can be used effectively by men and women of all ages.
Krav Maga is the most practical, fastest-growing self defense system in the United States, used by hundreds of U.S. law enforcement agencies and military units, and practiced by thousands of adults across the country.
Key Benefits Include
- Self confidence with all aspects of your life
- Threat awareness, avoidance, and neutralization
- How to deal with bullies and pier pressure
- Better focus and a stronger mindset
- Over all fitness and increased body mechanics
Senior Instructor: Wade Cunningham
Krav Maga Alliance (Our Affiliate)
Krav Maga Alliance is composed of Krav Maga schools, instructors, and students dedicated to improving themselves and each other through realistic training and the continuous exchange of ideas. We have affiliates all over the world, from Australia to Italy. We provide training, certification, and ongoing to support in all aspects of Krav Maga training. We provide curricula, lesson plans, and monthly updates with new training drills and scenarios to our affiliates. The Krav Maga Alliance was created by John Whitman, a fourth degree black belt in Krav Maga. John is the former president of Krav Maga Worldwide, and earned instructor degrees from the Krav Maga Association of America, Krav Maga Worldwide, and Wingate University in Israel. He has trained thousands of civilians and hundreds of law enforcement and military personnel, including the Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations Antiterrorist Specialty Team. John is the co-author of COMPLETE KRAV MAGA and KRAV MAGA FOR BEGINNERS. He was a leading participant in the creation and refinement of the Instructor Training Program used by Krav Maga Worldwide, a program he headed for 7 years.
CT 707 - Israeli Special Forces Krav Maga
Israeli Special Forces Krav Maga is based on the exact same methodology that Sgt. Maj. Nir Maman developed and taught at the Israeli Special Forces Counter Terror School as the Commander of the Counter-Terror School’s International Training Section.
Israeli Special Forces Krav Maga is a streamlined strategy based platform that will allow the end user to effectively learn and deploy the system in a condensed time frame. This was the primary criteria for all the Special Forces units Nir was responsible for training as most of these units would deploy to hostile war zones around the world immediately after concluding their training in Israel. As such, they required a system they could learn and effectively deploy with minimal training time. This served as the basis and development of Israeli Special Forces Krav Maga.
Due to the nature of this training, this program is available to students by invitation only.
Senior Instructor: Michael Naseef
System Founder and Creator
Sgt. Maj. Nir Maman
Nir served in one of the most elite units in the Israeli Special Forces, the Central Command Counter-Terror Unit (C.T.U.) and the Special Forces Counter-Terror and Special Operations School (C.T.S.O). During his service he held several positions including Commander of the Counter-Terror School’s International Training Section where he was responsible for developing and delivering specialized Counter-Terror, Hostage Rescue, and Krav Maga training to Special Forces Units from various countries around the world that attend the Israeli Special Forces Counter-Terror and Special Operations School in preparation for high risk deployments such as Iraq and Afghanistan.
He held the position of Lead Counter-Terror Instructor on the Counter-Terror School’s Designated Hostage Rescue Take-Over Units Instruction Team, where he was responsible for training new recruits and active operational members of the Israeli Special Force’s Designated Hostage Rescue Units in all areas of Counter-Terror warfare and Hostage Rescue including Hostage Rescue Operations in domestic and hostile/foreign environments, Close-Quarters-Combat, Dynamic Entry, Aircraft, Ship, Train, and Bus Interdiction, Suicide Bomber Interception, Urban Warfare, Tactical Shooting, and Krav Maga.
Nir was assigned to the C.T.S.O. School’s Chief Instruction and Research and Development Section where he was responsible for developing Counter-Terror tactics and Tactical Training Protocols that are currently taught to all Israeli Special Forces Units. His duties in this section also included training the Counter-Terror and Special Operations School’s instructors in Counter-Terror Warfare, Tactical Shooting, and Krav Maga.
He held the position of Operational Team Leader on the Central Command Counter-Terror and Hostage Rescue Unit during high risk deployments which included Direct Action Operations, Arrests of high threat terrorists, and high risk entry and searches throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip regions. In January 2009, Nir participated operationally in ‘Operation Cast Lead’ (the Gaza war). In April 2009, Nir was awarded the Israeli Defense Force Ground Forces Command Soldier of the Year Award of Excellence for his service in developing Counter-Terror tactics for the Israeli Special Forces and for excellent service in commanding the Counter-Terror School’s International Training Section.
Nir is a certified Police Tactical Operations and Use of Force Instructor through the Atlantic Police Academy in Prince Edward Island Canada where he was a sworn Police Constable working as a Tactical and Use of Force Instructor. Nir also has 30 years of extensive Martial Arts and Unarmed Combat experience in Israeli Krav Maga, Hap Ki Do, WTF Tae Kwon Do, and Jeet Kune Do. Nir is still active in the Israeli Special Forces Reserves where he returns to Israel several times a year to head up Counter-Terror training for International Special Forces units. He also delivers specialized Counter-Terror, Active Shooter Intervention, and Tactical training to Police and Military units across North America.
Close Quarter Combat (CQC) has been around as long as man has waged war on one another. It is the basis on which all fighting is founded. Weapons were created to distance ourselves from this up close and personal fighting style. As of yet, no weapon has been created that eliminates the need to learn and master the art of CQC. All warriors train with their tools of combat. CQC teaches gun fighting…period. Fighting does not change based upon the weapon or tool you possess. Weapons and tools are extensions of the true fighting machine….the Warrior.
Senior Instructor: Kevin Bernard
Our Training Program
CQC Tactics conducts Seminars and private lessons for individuals and small groups in the proper tactical use of Firearms. All training is customized to the needs of the student. A young police trainee needs to learn different firearm techniques than an office worker. The police officer needs skills in taking violent persons into custody, staying in the fight all while protecting themselves and others. Clients wanting the self-confidence of being able to protect themselves with a firearm may not need or want the same techniques. Military, Law Enforcement and Security Personnel may need to see the fight through to a custodial arrest. A “civilian” may just need the opportunity to escape to safety. All training is based on YOUR needs. Firearm techniques are combat proven for a multitude of situations. They are simple in their design and application. Any Firearms Instructor that tells you their way is the only way is WRONG. Many styles and techniques are combat effective. Your training attitude and mindset are what makes the difference…remember the mind is the Warriors most valuable weapon.