Teaching Modern Israeli Style Krav Maga our Chief Instructor Bruce Madrikh, "The GunnerySgt", is a retired United States Marine with over 30 years of Martial and Combat Arts experience. Bruce has been running civilian self defense classes since 1983, instructing the Military since 1996 and teaching Krav Maga since 2002. Starting back in 1999, Bruce began his Krav Maga training under the supervision of "Expert Level" Krav Maga and Kapap Instructor Alan Dankwerth, who trained under Master Instructors: Avi Nardia, Dennis Hanover and Eyal Yanilov (senior student of Grandmaster Imi Sde-Or). Bruce was certified a "Graduate level" Krav Maga Instructor through KMNTC in 2002... training under Senior Instructor-Trainers John Whitman, Sam Sade and Steve Spoth.
Bruce's additional experiences with the elite training institutions of I.K.M.F. and the Marine Corps M.A.C.E. have made him one of the most experienced, skilled and versatile Combat Arts Instructor in Tucson. Bruce has trained U.S. Marines, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and Foreign Military service members. In Tucson, Bruce coordinates, supervises and conducts various Group Specific CFC® courses designed for: seniors, kids, teens, university students, engaged citizens, empowered women and military members.
Bruce currently runs Israeli Krav Maga Specialty Seminars for the University of Arizona Krav Maga Military Style Group, the Jewish Community Center, Tucson Hebrew High School, the Hebrew academy and conducts courses at our home-based CrossFit training facility, in Tucson.