Instructors

Our Instructors

Our Instructors are fully qualified KMG Instructors with years of experience in Krav Maga.

All our instructors have undergone a rigorous 180hr, 22 day course to become a Krav Maga Global General Instructor. As KMG Instructors our Instructors must attend annual Instructor updates with KMG in order to sharpen skills learnt and maintain an up to date understanding of Krav Maga.

Jerome Afrique

Instructor

Jerome started Krav Maga in 2008 and completed his Krav Maga instructors course with KMG (Krav Maga Global) in 2010. In 2012 Jerome undertook the VIP Instructors course and was certified to become a VIP Instructor with KMG. Jerome comes from a very strong sporting background.

He has received numerous awards including the prestigious Zone Blue award which is presented annually to only one recipient in each selected field. In addition to competitive sport, he had a strong desire to learn more about hand to hand combat and self defence and took up boxing to enhance his skills and develop his technique and striking aggression.

He then commenced Krav Maga training and completed his Krav Maga Instructors’ Certificate under Amnon Darsa (Israeli Expert and Global Team Instructor). Jerome lives and breathes Krav Maga and hopes to pass this passion on to his students. He continues to enhance his skills by undertaking ongoing training courses and workshops.

Steven Kratsas

Instructor

Steven started Krav Maga in 2010 with KMG (Krav Maga Global) and completed the KMG Insructor course and received his instructors certification in 2014. Steven completed his Krav Maga Instructors’ Certificate under Rune Lind (Norway, KMG Expert Level 4 and Global Team Instructor).

In 2016 Steven undertook the CMIC (Combat Mindset Instructors Course) and was certified to become a Combat Mindset Instructor. Steven was also involved in the MILES (Military, Law Enforcement and Security) industry for over six years. Steven is a big believer in the KMG system and has an aim to spread KMG Krav Maga to as many people as possible.

John Kontaxakis

Instructor

John, also known as Yanni, started training in Krav Maga in 2014 and completed the KMG instructor course with KMG (Krav Maga Global) in 2016. Yanni completed his Krav Maga Instructors’ Certificate under Ilya Dunsky (Israel, KMG Expert Level 4 and Global Team Instructor).

Yanni’s passion in martial arts began from an early age as he was inspired by his father who had practiced martial arts for many years. During his years at high school, he was practicing Aikido. In 2001, Yanni began his training in Kung-Fu at the Gary Martin Centre where he learned the three arts Tai Chi Chuan, Hsing-i and Pa-Qua. After seven years of dedication, hard work and consistent training he received his 2nd Degree Black belt.

Yanni is a focused and dedicated instructor whose aim is to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills he has gained from the technical, tactical system that is Krav Maga Global.

Stella Antoniou

Instructor

Stella started learning Krav Maga in 2015 and completed her Krav Maga instructor’s course with KMG (Krav Maga Global) in July 2018, under Franklyn Hartkamp Expert 4 (Netherlands).

Stella also undertook the Women’s Instructor course (WIC) and Kids Instructor course (KIC) in 2017. Before learning Krav Maga, Stella practiced Hapkido for over 4 years before deciding she wanted to learn something more realistic and practical.

Stella is hard working and dedicated instructor who aims to pass on all her knowledge and skills learnt from KMG to as many students as possible. Stella is particularly passionate about empowering women and children in her community through KMG.

David Martinovic

Instructor

David started Krav Maga in 2014 and is currently undergoing his Krav Maga instructor’s course with KMG (Krav Maga Global) whilst being an assistant instructor.

David’s journey started in 2001 when he attended taekwondo classes at the prime age of 7 years old as a means of keeping fit, this was the beginning of a passion that lead him to where he is today. After leaving taekwondo with a black belt he continued his training, practicing his technique and finessing his skills at MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) for a number of years.

David is a hard working assistant instructor with a goal to encourage individuals to be able to protect themselves in times of need. David is pleased to pass on his knowledge and skills attained through the many years of training to eager students willing to learn.

Kane Barker

Instructor

Kane started Krav Maga in 2014 and completed his Krav Maga instructor’s course with KMG (Krav Maga Global) in July 2017, under Franklyn Hartkamp Expert 4 (Netherlands).

Kane has journeyed through many different martial arts disciplines and started martial arts at a very young age. He has trained over four years in Karate, six years in Boxing and one year in MMA. Kane has competed in Sydney through Kempo Karate and also been a practitioner of Ninjitsu.

During the day Kane climbs trees and chops them down as an arborist. Kane is a hard working instructor with a goal to encourage individuals to become the best representation of themselves, being  able to protect themselves and their families in times of need.