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Perhaps the only thing as impressive as Roy Elghanayan?s reign as a two-time Israeli Krav Maga National Champion is the students with whom he?s shared his incredible skill. He first was hand-chosen to devise the Israeli Special Forces? training program. In 2011, the Argentinean Marines enlisted him to teach the sport to their soldiers. He even trained actress Jessica Chastain for her role in the movie The Debt. Today, he continues to travel the world to teach Krav Maga and works out of his studio, Krav Maga L.A. | REKM.

Krav maga is a more rigorous form of self-defense developed by the Israeli military when they realized that ancient martial arts would translate to modern battlefields. Roy and his staff helm classes for both adults and children as part of a six-day schedule that divides students by their skill level. Beginners? classes corral 18 participants or less so that instructors can easily oversee technique while still having enough bodies to build a human pyramid if morale is low. With continued practice, the instructors at Krav Maga L.A. | REKM hope to imbue their students with the physical and mental skill to escape threatening situations should they ever arise.

1643 10th St
Santa Monica,
CA
US

Werdum Combat Team is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Academy created and run by former Pride and current Strikeforce champion Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum and his life-long training partner Lucas Pires. With some of the most decorated and recognized Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners alive today, WCT has both the knowledge and

2524 Lincoln Blvd
Venice,
CA
US

Equipment: Title boxing, weight machines, heavy bags, a speedball, and a professional boxing ring

Students should bring: A towel. We supply everything else.

Average class length: 60 minutes

Number of Staff: 1?5 people

Class location: Indoors only

Established: 1994

Registration required: Yes

Good for beginners: Yes

Guests allowed: Yes

Parking: Parking lot

Pro Tip: We train students at their own skill levels and abilities to make the workouts fun, exciting, and progressive.

407 Washington Blvd
Marina Del Rey,
CA
US