Krav Maga Rockford is the areas Premier Self-Defense Academy where we teach adult self-defense and youth Martial Arts. David Walker, the owner, and Head Instructor has spent over 10 years studying Jeet Kune Do, Krav Maga and various other systems and arts. He's backed by a knowledgeable and friendly group of assistants who aid newer students in the group classes.
We are affiliates of the United States Krav Maga Association, a nation-wide organization dedicated to teaching American Krav Maga to people of all ages across the country.

Our goal is to continue providing a welcoming place to learn and practice valuable, life-saving skills while increasing your fitness level with a positive group of people. Krav Maga Fitness classes start at level one, which requires NO previous experience! Classes are built around learning Self-Defense and getting in shape. Additionally, the private lessons offered will rapidly increase your skillset through focused attention from a nationally certified USKMA Instructor and will help maximize your growth and confidence.

We happily offer a free introductory class that covers the foundation of Krav Maga, and we also include a group class at no charge for you to try out! Krav Maga Rockford proudly serves the communities of the following towns: Rockford, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Caledonia, Cherry Valley, Rosecoe, Rockton, Belvidere, New Milford, and Winnebago.



Exceptional Progress

I specialize in a variety of lesson plans, and know how to reach my students with the right balance of personalized attention, patience, practical training, and positive encouragement. I make learning fun through a variety of engaging and outside-the-box activities. Give us a call today or text to set up your first free lesson.


Rewarding Results

I know how difficult it can be to find a reliable teacher that focuses on what you need. Instructors need to be able to motivate and guide students towards success. As an experienced and passionate instructor, I believe in an approach that gives students positive, constructive ways to learn. I design my lessons according to my students’ needs.


Great place to learn self defense and Dave Walker the instructor is amazing and has a great way of teaching you the art.


Very well run.Grandson and Son in law take lessons also . Noticeable difference in Grandsons attitude. Thank you Sifu Walker.

Jerry Olson

"My daughter has been going to Krav and JKD for about a year now. her self confidence has boosted up drastically.
and she is learning self defense. Dave is very
patient with his kids it's so awesome to see."




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(815) 885-4758

5695 Strathmoor Dr, Rockford, IL 61107

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