Lucy Donaldson

"Joining DDKM was one of the best decisions I made this year. Adam is a great instructor and all the ‘regulars’ were friendly from the first session. I haven’t walked away from a session yet without a smile on my face and a satisfying fatigue in my muscles. Krav Maga is often a highlight of my week and it is great if you’ve had one of ‘those’ days at work. I can not recommend it highly enough."

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Craig Kaveney

"Direct Defence Krav Maga is like a university for street self-defence that anyone regardless of age, gender or size can study that can fit around your busy work schedules and can give you a great confidence boost, provide you with life saving skills and you'll make some great friends along the way!"

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Joe Hall

"I have trained in karate and Kick boxing in the past and loved it. A friend of mine mentioned Krav Maga to me a few years ago so after a bit of web searching I joined a local club to where I lived. I quickly found it to be what I was looking for but relocating to the south coast meant I had to leave! I was looking for 2 years for a local club and then Adam and DDKM popped up on my face book!"

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Gosia Golata

"I would definitely recommend Direct Defence Krav Maga. Adam Holmes is great instructor who cares about his students and trains them the best he can. He is very friendly and will push you to your own limits, always focusing on every student and correcting mistakes as soon as possible."

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Reuben Faro

"There are a lot of self-defence/martial art classes out there. I’ve been around a long time. I’ve seen rubbish and I’ve seen excellence. Adam fits into the excellence category. DDKM is a place you can learn and progress without being judged or made to feel inadequate. All the classes are well attended with a great bunch of students that look out for each other. There is a great vibe and I have never once come away feeling negative. If you want to get fit and protect yourself and your family this is a good place to start!"

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Shaun Richardson

"Krav Maga teaches you how to defend yourself in situations that can occur in the day to day of life, and will show you how to confidently repel weapon attacks and physical violence in a controlled environment. DDKM has classes from Monday to Thursday in the local area all to which are available for your membership, the people are friendly and there is a great sense of camaraderie amongst the students whether it is a training issue or arranging carpooling to a grading. From the very first lesson you will have learning something valuable to assist you if the need ever arises."

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Szymon Figaj

"Last year I decided to join Direct Defence Krav Maga which is part of Krav Maga Global federation with legendary Eyal Yanilov, who is known even in others martial arts. Adam Holmes as a instructor is highly professional (I can say that from instructor perspective). Always focused on details and never going forward to next technique if previous causes problems. That's good. Good fundamentals are most important in learning process. I highly recommending our club!

The best self defence club in West Sussex!"

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Nick Hawke

"I had been out of Krav Maga for 4 years but with Adam I was able to jump straight back in. For all of us out there who want to learn to look after ourselves Krav Maga is ideal, no white pyjamas, no fancy moves, just easy to learn, instinctive training. Adam is a great instructor tailoring his lessons to the his pupils well and great at teaching the fundamentals of the Krav system. Thanks for the Krav tattoos."

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Kelly-Anne Crean

"I started Krav Maga in 2011 because I booked a trip to go backpacking in South East Asia at the end of 2011 and as a female travelling alone I felt I wanted to be able to defend myself if the situation arose. Originally, I was only going to do Krav Maga to learn a few self-defence techniques before I went away. I soon became addicted and once I came back home I started training regularly."

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