Welcome to krav Defense

Krav Defense of Bethpage is Long Island’s leader in Krav Maga training. Krav Maga is the official combat system of the Israeli Defense Forces. It is used by the Navy Seals, Delta Force, FBI, and over 250 law enforcement agencies across the U.S.

Krav Maga gets its appeal from its unique approach to personal safety that can be used by men, women or children regardless of age or fitness level. The techniques incorporated into our program are practical and proven effective against real life assault scenarios. Defenses are based on natural instincts and utilize the basic movements of the human body. Our mission at Krav Defense is to provide our students with a safe and supportive environment to learn practical self-defense techniques while meeting their fitness goals. Come visit us for a free trial class!

Be safe!

Be fit!

Be confident!



Krav Maga

Krav Maga is the official hand-to-hand combat system of the Israeli Defense Forces. The system is broken down into levels, rather than belts as in a traditional martial arts system. As you progress through the system, you’ll see that even the most advanced techniques are based on movements learned early on.Classes with Krav Defense are designed to make you into a complete fighter; someone who not only knows the combatives and self defense techniques of Krav Maga well, but also knows when it is appropriate to use them. We’ll work with you to train your mind, body and attitude so that you can stay safe regardless of the situation.

Kids Krav Maga

Krav Defense Kids is a Krav Maga program designed for kids ranging from 6 to 13 years of age. Krav Defense Kids is an, effective, and fun self-defense system. It is designed to provide life skills and increase fitness levels. 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. Krav Defense Kids will 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. Krav Defense Kids’ goal is for our kids to gain self-defense knowledge and build confidence while making friends.

Cardio Krav

Like kickboxing but better, the Cardio Krav program features a combination of cardio exercises; strength training; sports conditioning techniques; and plyometrics along with bag work to tone muscles and burn fat. This class utilizes basic Krav Maga combatives in order to stress the cardio-respiratory and cardiovascular system. Students perform intervals of punches, kicks, and knee and elbow combinations on a heavy bag. The goal of our Cardio Krav program is to provide for a challenging work-out that can be modified to any fitness level so that we can meet a variety of fitness goals. If you are looking for a fun and effective way to lose weight, tone and just simply stay fit all while having fun, Cardio Krav is for you!

Krav Defense Striking

This class features a combination of strikes from Boxing, Kung fu and Muay Thai. Techniques including: foot work, movement, straight & hook punch combinations with kicks, knees and elbows trained on focus mitts and Thai pads. Apply the techniques you learn in Krav Maga classes together with these advanced strikes.