About us:
Krav Maga Middle East (KMME) was established in 2018 under DMCC Free Zone in Dubai. UAE.


Training concept:
Krav Maga (Combat Fighting)

Krav Maga consists of a wide variety of techniques sourced from Aikido, Judo, Boxing, Wrestling, and Karate. Krav Maga is not a martial art, but instead, a self-defence system designed to be highly effective in real-world situations and easy to learn. The philosophy of Krav Maga emphasizes the use of aggression with the simultaneous application of defensive and offensive manoeuvres. Most techniques involve a block with a counterattack to a vulnerable part of the body, such as the groin, eyes, or throat. Practitioners learn how to defend themselves against single and multiple attackers as well as attacks involving knives, firearms, and clubs. The primary goal of Krav Maga is to neutralize a threat quickly and decisively to create an opportunity for escape.

KAPAP (Krav Panim el Panim)

At KMME, we practice a style of Krav Maga called KAPAP, which prepares practitioners for hand-to-hand combat. This style of Krav Maga is popular amongst military, law enforcement and security forces because of the attention given to making appropriate use of force decisions in combat and law enforcement situations. However, KAPAP is also suitable for civilians who wish to learn self-defence techniques that are highly effective and easy to learn. When delivered to civilians, the focus is on self-defense. This style of Krav Maga is an ideal choice for women self- defence classes, businessmen traveling to hostile environments, or anyone else who may be in high risk situations.

Please note that our training programs are closely affiliated with the British KAPAP Association in the United Kingdom.

Training Philosophy

At KMME, we will teach you a variety of techniques and help you find those techniques that work best for you. Our training programmes focus on the use of drills to instil in your muscle memory the defensive (blocks) and offensive (counter attacks) manoeuvres that will keep you alive during a violent attack. Through this approach, your response to a threat will be instinctive. You will act immediately, without thinking, and avoid leaving yourself vulnerable to the mistakes people often make in high stress situations.

Additionally, our training programs include a high intensity workout that will ready you for the physical demands one experiences when defending against an attack. The 10-15 minute conditioning period of each training day is designed to help you improve your strength and endurance. We will condition you to remain in the fight when your heart rate and adrenaline levels surge. Our goal is not to make you lean and muscular, but to instead make you fight-ready. The sole purpose of this conditioning period is to prevent you from being physically overwhelmed by your attacker(s).

We are not training for a sport or competition. We strive to prepare you for real-world scenarios. Our primary goal is to give you the skills and abilities to defend yourself and neutralize a threat.