Empowering Kids and Adults through Self-Defence and Martial Arts

Krav Maga

Cork's Premier Self-Defence & Martial Arts Academy

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Kids 6 - 10yrs

In our kids' martial arts program, we go beyond teaching self-defense skills; we instill essential life skills like focus, discipline, respect, and more! Watch as your child's growth transcends the dojo, positively impacting their academic performance and overall development.

teens 11- 15yrs

Street Smart Krav Maga Teens is dedicated to empowering adolescents, instilling self-confidence, and cultivating respect for themselves and others. Our curriculum places a strong emphasis on promoting health and fitness, ensuring personal safety, and nurturing self-discipline.


Unlock the Power of Practical Self-Defense and Achieve Your Fitness Goals with Krav Maga. Join Our Vibrant Community in Cork and Reap the Rewards of Adult Krav Maga, Just Like Our Thrilled Members!

Since 2006 in Cork


Welcome to Institute Krav Maga Cork Martial Arts academy, serving the Cork community since 2006! We’re on a mission to change lives, one person at a time. Through our dedication to martial arts, education, and coaching, we’ve created a haven where individuals can flourish.

Our priority is to provide a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment for all students and their families in Cork. Whether you’re a seasoned martial artist or stepping onto the mat for the first time, you’ll find a place to belong here. We take pride in fostering an atmosphere where individuals can set and achieve their personal goals. We firmly believe that martial arts is for everyone, regardless of age, gender, or experience level. It’s about more than just physical prowess; it’s about mental strength, discipline, and self-discovery. In all our programs, students not only learn vital self-defence skills but also develop confidence and resilience. Our realistic and practical approach ensures that each member can unlock their full potential and strive for greatness.

Join us at Institute Krav Maga Cork and embark on a journey to live your best life through martial arts. Get started today and discover the transformative power of our programs.

July 15th - 19th, 2024

teen summer
camp 2024

Our Teen Krav Maga Self-Defense Summer Camp is an exciting opportunity for teenagers aged 11 to 16 to learn practical self-defense skills in a safe and supportive environment. Hosted by certified Krav Maga instructors, this camp is designed to empower teens with the confidence and knowledge they need to protect themselves and stay safe.

Next Seminar: 15th September 2024

women self defence

Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive and devastating human rights violations in the world. One third of all women and girls experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. To protect yourself and your loved ones, please consider learning how best to prevent threatening scenarios.

Winner of the Club of the Year Award!
Institute Krav Maga stands as an acclaimed club, featuring a purpose-built Krav Maga training center right here in Cork.

CMAP Club of the Year

Powerful Self Defence
Keeps You Safe

Nobody wants to be the victim of a crime. The best way to avoid being harmed is to know how to detect a problem before it finds you, defuse a confrontation and learn to defend yourself.

That’s exactly what the Krav Maga System of self defence was designed to do. It provides skills and confidence to men and women so that they can protect themselves and their loved ones from dangerous situations.

People all over Cork turn to us for their Self-Defence training.

12th May 2024 in Clonmel

multiple opponents seminar

Get ready for an adrenaline-fueled Krav Maga seminar designed to push your self-defense abilities to the next level! Join us for an immersive dive into the dynamic art of handling multiple attackers head-on!

Empower Yourself


1-2-1 and private small group classes are a great way to access Krav Maga training at a time that suits your schedule. Whether you want a crash course in Krav Maga, regular private training, a supplement to classroom training or specific material to suit your individual needs.

Train with the best


Arthur Dziadkowiec

Head Instructor

Derry Howley

Instructor Expert 2

Kasia Rogalska

Instructor Expert 1

Valerie O Leary

Instructor Fighter 2





Our hours

17:00 PM – 21.00 PM
Monday – Friday, Sat 9am -1pm

Contact us

Phone: 085 710 3924
Email: info@institutekravmaga.ie