Learn the most effective Self defence system in the world.


Welcome to Essential Krav Maga. We run adult Krav Maga self defence classes in Andover.
We are a professional and recognised organisation and part of the IKMF (international Krav Maga federation)
We are one of the longest running Krav Maga Clubs in the UK!
Headed by Chief Instructor Jim Maidment who has been training for over 15 years in Krav Maga, he is also experienced in Karate, Boxing.
Jim Maidment has also work as fight coordinator advisor on films and TV.
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

Anti-Hijacking Cousre

  • 9 February 2014
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Essential Krav Maga is the only club in the country to run seminars on board an aircraft and a ship.
We are more than a self defense club, we believe in taking the training outside the class room. For more information please contact Jim on 07775952274.

One-to-One Classes.

  • 13 January 2014
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Many people due to work and family commitments find it difficult to make it to the public classes. Private lessons are a more effective and efficient way to learn Krav Maga. You have the undivided attention of one instructor. for more information contact Jim 07775 952274

New Classes

  • 13 January 2014
  • jim

Ground Fighting Class 11.30 to 12.30 £5.00 Salto Gym, Charlton, Andover.

Women's only class 1.20pm to 2.30pm, £6.00 Salto Gym, Charlton, Andover.

Kettlebells and body workout class 7.30pm £4.00 Salto Gym, Charlton, Andover.

High grade class for P3 to G3 7pm 7pm, The Hub, Eastleigh.


Tamir Gilad - UK IKMF Edged Weapon Seminar