Wellington's premier Self Defence & Defensive Tactics Academy
The most experienced and combat-tested version of Krav Maga
Operating in NZ Since 2008 - Trained and Certified in Jerusalem by Dr. Itay Gil
As Aotearoa New Zealand's longest serving Krav Maga academy, our mission is to empower everyday Kiwis, businesses and security with the skills, knowledge and training, to live and work safely and confidently in today's unpredictable world. We aim to achieve this through providing the most realistic and battle-tested self defence, defensive tactics and personal development training around.
COUNTER TERROR AWARENESS &
Empowering The Kiwi Public to Identify Threats and Work Together.
TSKM is New Zealand's longest-serving full-time Krav Maga self-defence and security training academy, offering the most experienced instruction in NZ since 2008 through our worldwide affiliation with Protect Academy HQ in Jerusalem, by world-renowned Krav Maga, Security and Counter Terrorism expert Dr. Itay Gil, as seen on History Channel's 'Human Weapon' and BBC UK 'Special Forces Ultimate Hell Week'.
"The most battle and reality-tested version of Krav Maga in the world today"
(Jason Rahfeldt - US Navy)
The Krav Maga we offer is a close combat / self defence system considered by many professionals to be the most battle and reality-tested version of Krav Maga in the world - informed by Itay Gil's many years of combat operations as an elite special forces counter-terrorist. What we teach is not a traditional martial art or fighting sport. It is a life-saving skill, which teaches threat neutralization, tactical maneuvers, and physical/mental empowerment. Originally developed by the Israel Defense Forces to teach effective unarmed defence skills to everyone, today it is a highly trusted self-defence system taught to many governmental and civilian organisations around the world.
TSKM is led by Chief Instructor Wilson Sze - trained in Israel and qualified as Master Instructor under Dr. Itay Gil - he is the New Zealand Representative for F.I.M.A. The Federation of Israeli Martial Arts. We are certified to provide Krav Maga training to security, law enforcement, military, and civilians alike.
SOME PEOPLE WE HAVE TRAINED
NZ Police (Special Tactical Units)
NZ Police (Close Protection)
Pak And Safe Supermarkets
Queen Margaret College
Hutt International Boys High
Wellington East Girls High
Protective Security Ltd
Future Leaders Employment Services
Capital Training Ltd
Wairere Care Services
Family Start Tuwharetoa, Hamilton
Plunket Nurses New Zealand
Work and Income NZ
Australian Christian College Marsden Park
Wellington Jewish Community Centre
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WHAT PEOPLE HAVE SAID
"We both really enjoy our lessons and you are one of the best instructors we have ever had."
Rick & Nama - NZ Defence Force
"I have really enjoyed training with you. You’re a top class instructor so keep up the good work!"
Josh - NZ Govt National Organised Crime Group
"One of the most challenging, exhausting, exhilarating, exciting and worthwhile weeks I've ever had."
Mark - UK London Metropolitan Police
"Everyone doing it has a good time and a lot of that has to do with your teaching style. I can't say enough how grateful I am that you are in Wellington." Adam - Weta Digital
"Very engaging teaching. There is opportunity to learn something every time you're making a comment or demonstrating a move, your passion is communicative. This was a very high level defense course."
Nico - Workshop participant
"Your course put me in real life situations never experienced before. It allowed me to strengthen my self confidence, control and discipline, for which I am forever thankful and grateful to you."
Hamish - Intensive participant
"This has been some of the best money I've ever spent, hands down."
Alex - Club Member
"Everyone encourages each other. It's great comradeship."
Justine - Club Member