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.

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 5 and Global Team Instructor). In 2016 Steven undertook the CMIC (Combat Mindset Instructors Course) and was certified to become a Combat Mindset Instructor. In 2017 Steven completed the Kids Instructor course and the Womens Instructor course. In 2019 Steven became the first SGS Krav Maga Instructor to visit the Expert camp in Israel, where he completed and was certified officially as an Expert 1 Instructor under KMG. 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.

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.

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.

Mikaela Sheil

Instructor

Mikaela started learning Krav Maga in 2016 with SGS Krav Maga and received her instructors’ certification in 2019. Mikaela completed her KMG General Instructor course under Ilya Dunsky (Israel, KMG Expert Level 5 and Global Team Instructor). In the same year Mikaela also undertook the Krav maga Global Kids Instructor Course and became certified to be a Kids and Teens Instructor. Mikaela has a Bachelors degree in Psychology and is currently undertaking another Bachelors degree in Education. Mikaela aims to help all students build confidence in themselves, both in their Krav Maga skills and personally.

Ryan Lodge

Instructor

Ryan started Krav Maga in 2017 and completed his instructor’s course with KMG (Krav Maga Global) in 2020. Ryan is the lead instructor for SGS Krav Maga’s Kids Self-Defence division. Ryan completed his KMG Kid’s Instructor course in 2019.  Ryan is a hard-working instructor with a goal to encourage individuals to be able to protect themselves in times of need. Ryan is passionate about self-defence and passing 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.