Learn the most effective Self defence system in the world.


Welcome to Essential Krav Maga. We run adult Krav Maga self defence classes across Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltsher and Berkshire.
We are a professional and recognised organisation and part of the IKMF (international Krav Maga federation)
We have classes running all over the South Of England,
We are one of the biggest and the longest running Krav Maga Clubs in the UK!

Our competitors charge on average £60.00 per month for ONE lesson a week! Here at Essential Krav Maga we charge only £32 a month and are at present waiving the joining fee (saving £30!!) and classes you attended are unlimited!
We have some of the highest ranking and professionally trained instructors in the UK!
Headed by Chief Instructor Jim Maidment who has been training for over 10 years in Krav Maga, he is also experienced in Karate, Boxing and Judo!

With Essential Krav Maga your first class is always free. Why not come along and give us a try!
Contact Jim Maidment on; 07775 952274 or jim@essentialkravmaga.com

An Essential Start

If you are looking for the confidence that comes with knowing you have the skills to protect yourself and family, or a way to shed pounds and get into fighting shape, Krav Maga is the fastest, most effective and most enjoyable self defence systems to do it.

The Krav Maga Self Defence and Fighting System places heavy emphasis on skills that work on the streets, fitness and rapid results. No other program comes close.

Any questions feel free to email jim@essentialkravmaga.co.uk or call Jim on 07775 952274


  • 19 October 2014
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Crash training is a unique experience providing participants an opportunity to train with the world's top Krav Maga experts among which; Avi Moyal, IKMF chairman and head instructor, Tamir Gilad, head of testing


  • 6 October 2014
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If you have been attending any of our Essential Krav Maga classes for over 3 months and your Instructor thinks you are ready, why not come along to our pre-grading session on Saturday 8th November at The Hub, Eastleigh from 1-4pm, £18 for the session. The Grading itself is on Saturday 22nd November in Birmingham. Location and prices to be confirmed.


  • 18 September 2014
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For the next 4 weeks we are offering all our new students an amazing new offer!!
When you come along for your FIRST FREE LESSON we will waive the joining fee if you sign up on the night!! Saving £30.00!!
You will also get 2 MORE FREE LESSONS!! So all in all this deal will save you over £50!!
Bring a friend with you and if they sign up you will get a FREE HOODIE!

So why delay...join today!!


Tamir Gilad - UK IKMF Edged Weapon Seminar