Krav Maga BC was founded in 2003 by owner and Chief Instructor Troy Straith. The first and only Krav Maga Alliance training facility in Vancouver, Krav Maga BC is located in a new 5000sq ft gym in Yaletown. You will receive the highest quality instruction from the most qualified instructors in Western Canada, in a safe and friendly environment.
Krav Maga was developed in the late 1940’s by Imi Lichtenfeld for the Israeli Defence Forces. Based on the bodies natural instincts, Krav Maga teaches one to defend themselves against real life threats. The techniques are so simple, they can be mastered by people of all ages, sizes, and gender.
All of our instructors are certified by 5th Degree Black Belt John Whitman, Chief Instructor of the Krav Maga Alliance. Both Troy Straith and Lead Instructor Lance Connelly are Black Belt Instructors and are members of the Krav Maga Alliance Training Team, an elite group of Krav Maga instructors from around the world chosen to train new instructors.
If health, fitness and personal safety are important to you, call us today at 604-683-2446 to book your free class
Everyone starts in our Basic program to establish a strong foundation of skill and base fitness level. Once you are proficient with the basics of Krav Maga you will then be introduced to more advanced techniques including sparring and defenses against varied weapons.
We further develop your fighting skills, weapons defense and self confidence by working on more adrenaline/stress drills. We use quality safety equipment and build up your skills gradually. Our program is designed to keep you safe and prepare you mentally and physically for the unknown.
For those students that have developed a high proficiency and skill, there is an opportunity to take their training to the next level by being invited to join our Instructor Apprentice program. Krav Maga BC has developed this program for our most committed and talented members. Here, they will learn to share their knowledge, passion and skill with others. All of the Krav Maga BC instructors have come from this program.
Cardio Smash is a fun, fast paced, and full body cardio workout. Using heavy bags, you will learn the basic techniques of boxing and kickboxing. This 45 minute class is open to all fitness levels and no previous experience is needed. Drop-ins cost $15 per class, or take advantage of the $80 monthly rate for unlimited access.