Phone Number: (415) 390-5728
An elite self-defense training center, focused on personal attention and small class sizes, we are located in the heart of Hayes Valley in San Francisco. Daytime and evening classes are held seven days a week. We offer a full program in San Francisco, including multiple levels of Krav Maga, Combat Cardio, Boxing, Kettlebell, and Full Combat.
Enjoy the best in self defense in a new 2400 sq ft facility with two training rooms. Street parking is available, but please note that parking is enforced 7 days a week. Several paid lots are nearby, and most of them have sliding rates based on the current demand. Civic Center is the closest BART station and is within a short walk from the school.
- We have lockers and changing rooms on site. You can rent lockers, or use the available lockers first come first serve.
- We accept cash and Square/Mastercard/Visa/American Express.
- We have a strict no street shoes policy for the training rooms. You may wear dedicated mat shoes or train in socks/barefoot.
- Classes begin on time. Please arrive 10-15 minutes before each class.
- All attendees must sign in at the touch screen kiosk at the front of the school.
- All students must sign our waiver. There is an e-waiver system on site, or you may complete it in advance online.
A Look Inside
We encourage you to come try out a class or two before you decide if Krav Maga Institute is the right school for you. You can try two classes for $15 per class — Contact us to let us know that you would like to try a class or two, or just stop by. If you decide to join KMI, we will credit any trial fees to your membership. If you’d like to save some time before your first class, you can also sign our e-waiver online ahead of time. For self defense, all Krav Maga P1 classes are appropriate for beginners. You can also try out any of our fitness classes (Red), as well as Boxing (Purple).
Site Director: Jeremy Brown
After being told, “Krav Maga is the most bad-ass,” Alexandra challenged this statement, instantly fell in love, and has been an active practitioner since. Alexandra is a Chico State graduate with a B.S. in exercise physiology, a minor in nutrition, … Continued
Cal is a Graduate Level certified Krav Maga instructor, training under Danny Zelig, Tamir Gilad, and Avi Moyal (IKMF). He has been a Krav Maga practitioner for over 6 years. At a young age, Cal became interested in martial arts, … Continued
Chris has been training Krav Maga at KMI for nearly 4 years, and quickly discovered the pragmatism and effectiveness of Krav Maga is perfectly supported by Kettlebell training. After seeing first hand the benefits Kettlebell training has on his Krav … Continued
Danny Zelig is a premier Krav Maga expert and instructor. He is a 2nd generation Israeli Krav Maga instructor of Imi Lichtenfeld, certified directly by Imi’s most senior disciple and Head of the Rank Committee. He has been practicing and … Continued
KMI Oakland Site Director Deanna has pursued top training in Krav Maga for many years after instantly falling in love with the philosophy, simplicity, and practicality of Krav Maga under the instruction of Danny Zelig. Deanna also studied directly from … Continued
Born and raised in Ecuador, KMI SF Site Director and Senior Instructor Jeremy Brown’s international experience and passion for self-defense led him to Krav Maga, and his natural athletic ability and dedication drove him to excel. He is trained by … Continued
Randall is a licensed paramedic with a passion for self-defense. He grew up in the Bay Area and experienced first hand the unfortunate risks that living in a big city can bring. Randall began training in Krav Maga a few … Continued