©2019

Krav Maga Training Academy

6909 Engle Road, Suite 2
Middleberg Heights, OH 44130

440-973-7393
kmtaneo@gmail.com

CURRICULUM

Here at KMTA, we split students into six levels according to experience. Upon testing each student is required to know the skills and techniques at their level, and all previous levels.

If you have Krav Maga training at another facility you'll be evaluated on an case by case basis on where it's recommended on where you'll begin your journey at KMTA.

LEVEL

ONE
YELLOW

Equipment Requirement: Groin Protection, Mouthguard

  • Fence/Fight Stance

  • Footwork/Movement

  • Palm Strike/ Straight Punch

  • Eye Rake

  • Advancing/Retreating Straight Punch

  • Hammerfist (Forward, Down, Side)

  • Line Up Slap

  • Elbows (1-3)

  • Front Kick to Groin

  • Front Kick to vertical Target

  • In Knee / Up Knee

  • High Cover

  • Inside Defense (High/Low)

  • 360 Defense

  • Frame One

  • Choke Defence - Front and Rear rotational

  • Choke Defense - One hand Pluck

  • Side Headlock Defense (early/late)

  • Wrist Escapes / Hand Fighting

  • Control Position

  • Fall Break (Front / Back / Side)

  • Krav get up

  • Ground Fighting Stance

  • Ground Movement

  • Ground Kick (Front / Side / Round)

  • Kick off from Guard

LEVEL

TWO
ORANGE

Mastery of Previous Techniques

Equipment Requirement: Shin Guards, 14-16oz Boxing Gloves

  • Hook Punch

  • Uppercut Punch

  • Line up Punch

  • Eye Gouge

  • Elbows (4-7)

  • Round Kick

  • Oblique Kick

  • Headbutt

  • Sprawl

  • Combat Roll

  • Bar Arm

  • Rear Naked Choke

  • Read Headlock Defense 

  • 360 defense with counter

  • Inside defense with counter

  • Groin Kick defense

  • Side Choke Defense (rotational/pluck)

  • Wall Choke Defense (front/rear)

  • Bear Hug Defense (Front/Rear/Side/Carry)

  • Arm Drag / Clinch

  • Control Positions (Underhook/Overhook)

  • Trap & Roll under Mount

  • Elbow Escape under Mount

  • Ground Choke (Mount/Side)

  • Scissor Sweep - Guard

  • Escape from Rear Mount

LEVEL

THREE
GREEN

Mastery of Previous Techniques

Equipment Requirements: Headgear

  • Sparring

  • Side Kick

  • Advancing side kick

  • Back Kick

  • Active Headbutt

  • Weak side combatives

  • Weak side defenses

  • High Cover with counter attack

  • Punching with movement

  • Slip/Roll

  • Uppercut defense

  • Advance Break Falls

  • Thai Clinch Control Position

  • Head Clear

  • Rip & Duck

  • Front Headlock Defense (Early/Late)

  • Guillotine Choke

  • Eye Gouge

  • Thai Clinch Escape

  • Front bearhug Escape (Neck Crank)

  • Rear lifting bearhug

  • Full Nelson Escale (Late/Early)

  • Arm Triangle (Standing/Ground)

  • Punch protection from guard

  • Escape from side control

LEVEL FOUR
BLUE

Mastery of Previous Techniques

  • Advanced sparring

  • Arm drag to rear naked choke

  • Advanced ground defenses

  • Eye gouge escape from mount/guard

  • Bear hug escapes with eye gouge from front/side/rear/lifted

  • Thai clinch with eye gouge

  • Punch protection from mount

  • Firearm orientation and manipulation

  • Blunt object defense (front/side/rear)

  • Knife defense from

    • front

    • to neck (both sides)

    • to neck from behind

    • to hostage neck

  • Gun defense from

    • Front with elbow

    • behind

    • front side (behind/front positioning)

LEVEL FIVE
BROWN

Mastery of Previous Techniques

  • Advanced Sparring

  • Gun defense from behind (elbow back attack)

  • Active shooter take down - Handgun

  • Active shooter take down - long gun

  • Knife/Gun deflect and destroy

  • Slashing knife attack - 360 with counter

  • Ice pick attack - 360 with counter

  • Underhand knife attack - 360 with counter

  • Straight stabbing - 360 with counter

  • Grab & stab defense (bladed)

  • Defending gun draw

  • Defending knife draw

  • Long gun defense (front/rear)

  • Gun/knife attack with movement (space control)

  • Firearm orientation & manipulation (retention/draw from standing/ground)

LEVEL

SIX
BLACK

Earning a black belt is no easy task. This is a proving ground where you demonstrate mastery over krav techniques with discipline during simulated real-world situations. You will demonstrate how you have adapted Krav Maga to your skillset, and how you may use it in the real world.