Vanguard Krav Maga®

Vanguard Krav Maga® (VKM) began development in 2009 with the purpose of designing a system that would truly be relevant to people here in the United States. The developers of Vanguard Krav Maga® experienced the shortcomings of other organizations and revised the curriculum to move away from sport, theory, and tradition to provide a simple and effective system that was truly tailored to modern situations in the United States.

We understand that everyone has varying physical capabilities and desires for training and that the typical approach to krav maga can place limits on people and their advancement. VANGUARD KRAV MAGA®’s trademarked MT2™ System is revolutionary in the Krav Maga, martial arts, and personal protection industry. Our training methods provide a path for people of all ages and ability levels to advance in the system and reach their full potential. Rank advancement options and guidelines in VANGUARD KRAV MAGA® are clear and defined to maintain integrity and not create a “watered-down” system.

Whether you’re an experienced martial artist or a newcomer to the self defense and fitness world, VANGUARD KRAV MAGA® offers a positive and exciting workout while learning reality-based self defense. The program is designed for people of all ages, experience, and fitness levels.

Testing Eligibility Requirements

Level 0 - Beginner
4 mos in rank / 60 Classes
Level 1 - Yellow Belt or Practitioner 1
6 mos in rank / 84 Classes
Level 2 - Orange Belt or Practitioner 2
9 mos in rank / 120 Classes
Level 3 - Green Belt or Practitioner 3
9 mos in rank / 144 Classes
Level 4 - Blue Belt or Practitioner 4
12 mos in rank / 144 Classes
Level 5 - Brown Belt or Practitioner 5
12 mos in rank / 180 Classes
Level 6 - Black Belt
By Invitation Only

GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF VANGUARD KRAV MAGA®

  • Simple and effective gross motor skill based techniques
  • Provide a safe training environment where every-day people of all ages and abilities can develop to their full potential and test the effectiveness of their skills
  • Teach only reality based scenarios that are relevant to what is seen in the U.S. and true to the principles of Krav Maga – No fake commandos; making “soccer moms” train like a SWAT team member; or “fantasy camps” where you’ll train in situations only seen in the movies.

Age REQUIREMENTS

All Krav Maga® participants must be 13+ years old.

Krav Maga GEAR REQUIREMENTS

Level 1:
MMA Style or Harbinger Bag Gloves, Groin Protection, Mouthpiece, MMA or Muay Thai style Shin Guards (optional)
Level 2:
Boxing Head Gear, Boxing Gloves (Male – 16 oz., Female – 14 oz.), Punch Mitts, Forearm pads, MMA or Muay Thai style Shin Guards, Body Protector
Level 3:
MMA Style Gloves, Knee Pads, Elbow Pads, Training Knife
Level 4:
Training Handgun/Airsoft Pistol, Escrima Sticks, Padded Baseball Bat
Level 5:
Training AR15 or Shotgun

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