Krav Maga Canberra has been running under the instruction of David Sargent since June 2006, who previously trained under Richard Fagan for several years. His current instructor Eyal Yanilov is the chief instructor of the KMG. David has also trained in Netanya Israel at the headquaters of the KMG under other top Israeli instructors including
Gabi Noah, Avi Moyal,Eli Ben-Ami, Amnon Darsa and Ilya Dunski.
David is currently ranked Expert Level 1 in the KMG system & has a background in Boxing, Tae Kwon Do & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Richard Fagan is the highest ranked and most experienced instructor in the country at Expert Level 3 and has since moved on to teaching Krav Maga to various Australian government departments.
We currently have six instructors at Krav Maga Canberra:
- David Sargent (Chief Instructor )
- Brandon McIntyre
- Spiro Alisandratos
- Michael Ghobrial
- Heath Phillips
- Scott Murrells
All Instructors are KMG certified which means that they have successfully completed the Civilian Instructor Course which consists of 180 hours of training conducted in 2 x 11 day blocks and are required to maintain their certification by attending regular 4 day updates with the KMG. Our Instructors are taught by Eyal Yanilov the Head Instructor of Krav Maga Global & Co – Author with Imi Lichtenfeld ( Imi Sde Or ) of ‘How to Defend Yourself Against Armed Assault’.