The Origins of our Self Defence Course

Krav Maga Ireland is one of the longest-established and consistent Krav Maga training organizations in the world. It was founded in 1999 by Patrick Cumiskey whose training lineage can be traced all the way back to the founder of Krav Maga.

Our Mission is to create and Deliver an core Self Defence course that teaches everyday normal people how to protect themslves fast. This training is supplemented by optional advanced classes available once the foundation course has been taken

In addition to becoming a certified Krav Maga instructor over 20 years ago, he has trained with many of the top combat instructors in the world. He holds an MBA , and is a qualified psychotherapist and high-performance coach and has trained over 80,000 people on how to protect themselves. Participants regularly travel from outside of Ireland to train with him.

Over 20 years, he has developed a unique approach to teaching everyday normal people how to protect themselves safely, which has led to him being requested to train multiple military units, international security companies, the UN training and people working in high-risk environments. In addition to self-defence classes, he has also been developed and taught mental toughness and high-stress performance courses. He has written a number of Guides including the Science and Psychology of self defence and Keeping Children Safe

Uniquely, Krav Maga Ireland is committed to helping everyone protect themselves, which is why our entire program is available free of charge online.

This outlines those who would like to train with see what and how they will be taught.

Participants in our course also receive free annual refresher training for life to ensure they maintain the benefits of the course.

Advanced training is available on completion of our core 12 weeks or 2 day course

The free online course can be accessed at ;