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A little bit of background on TKMA.

Toronto Krav Maga Academy, formerly IKMF Toronto, is an official member of Kravolution and home of the best self-defence system in the Greater Toronto Area, dedicated to offering you practical self-defense training. We stand for everyone's right to live in safety and aspire to keep our families and communities safer by helping men, women, and children learn practical life-saving skills. Whatever your fitness or experience level we will work with you to develop your skills. Classes are fun and interactive. We welcome your ideas, questions, and feedback. Visit us and try a free class!

We are conveniently located just one block south of Yonge and Eglinton at 2156 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4S 2A8. For more information contact us at torontokrav@gmail.com or 416 657 1028.

This is Krav Maga!

MEET THE TEAM
Christopher began training in Krav Maga in 2004 and became a certified instructor in 2007. Now, he teaches Krav Maga full-time in Toronto, Canada. Teaching is a passion for Christopher and he enjoys improving his technical and teaching skills to offer the best training possible. There is always more to learn! With the help of very high level instructors like Jean-Paul Jauffret, a promising group of aspiring instructors and great students, Christopher is very excited about the future of Krav Maga in Toronto!

Christopher Gagné

Head Instructor at TKMA

Jean-Paul Jauffret

Head of Professionals at Kravolution
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5 Benefits of Private and Semi-Private Training

Sep. 11, 2019 by

Working on striking with focus mitts.

Reading Strikes in a “Blink”.

Sep. 9, 2019 by

Thin slicing. “the ability of our unconscious to find patterns in situations and behaviour based on very narrow slices of experience.” Malcolm Gladwell Over the summer, during one of our classes, one of our pre-teen students looked at me, eyes

What is Emotional Bullying?

Sep. 6, 2019 by

Different Types of Bullying In a previous blog, Bullying: An Introduction, we offered an overview of bullying and identified four types of bullying: Emotional, Physical, Relational, and Cyber.   Each of these deserves more attention. This blog will focus on emotional bullying.

7 Tips for Safely Walking to School

Sep. 1, 2019 by

As autumn approaches, families begin preparing for another school year. There are numerous tasks- buying schools supplies, sorting out the logistics of getting back and forth to school, before and after school programs, and much more! One general concern is

What is an effective Krav Maga technique? A Five-Step Criterion.

Aug. 28, 2019 by

Criterion. A principle or standard that a thing is judged by. (criteria is the plural form). Many techniques are explored when a Krav Maga organization like Kravolution looks for solutions to various assaults. Some are dismissed. Some are modified. Some are

Knife threats. What does he want?

Aug. 26, 2019 by

Threats with knives or other edged weapons such as bottles, screwdrivers, utility knives, are relatively common because such objects are readily available and easy to carry and conceal.  For the assailant, the edged object is used to intimidate someone to

Want to Improve Your Krav Maga? Persist Like Einstein!

Aug. 21, 2019 by

It’s not that I’m so smart. It’s just that I stay with problems longer. Albert Einstein People often read this quote as Einstein being modest about what many call his “genius”. Recent studies about the great scientist, however, suggest that

How People Used Chairs to Defend Against Knife Attacks in Sydney, Australia

Aug. 19, 2019 by

In Sydney Australia, around 2 pm on August 13th, 2019, a knife-wielding man (Mert Nay, 21) ran the streets stabbing people. During these horrible attacks, people ran and others protected themselves using objects in their vicinity. One man, for example,

Krav Maga and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA): Five Differences

Aug. 16, 2019 by

Mixed Martial Artists are among the most skilled fighters in the world. They have a broad skillset that allow them to fight standing or on the ground. They are formidable both inside and outside of the ring. There are people

5 Apartment and Condo Safety Tips

Aug. 14, 2019 by

Apartments/Condos offer many conveniences for their residents but can also attract unwanted visitors.  Here are 5 tips to promote your safety. Change locks immediately upon moving in.  Previous tenants might have spare keys. Don’t reveal your gender on the mailbox

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