Our Krav Maga Academy Team

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Instructor Team

This is our Krav Maga Academy team. Our instructors and behind the scenes team keep our academy a fun and fast-paced place to be and you will meet them all:

Picture of adult instructor and founder of Krav Maga Self Defence Academy, Piotr.

Piotr Fajecki | Founder & Director of Training

The man who started it all - Piotr began training Krav Maga in 2008. Throughout his journey, he has trained in the greatest Krav Maga Organisations across the globe and has been taught by the world’s elite including Eyal Yanilov, Andrzej Marczak, Joe Ambrosino, Tomasz Adamczyk, Amnon Darsa, and Zeev Cohen to name a few. After founding the Krav Maga Academy in 2013, he’s been living and breathing Krav Maga everyday teaching civilians, military, special forces law enforcement units and corporate clients worldwide.

Qualifications:

  • Krav Maga Instructor: Expert Level 2
  • Close Protection Instructor
  • Combat Firearms Instructor
  • Close Protection Operative
  • Krav Maga Kids and Teen Instructor
  • BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Conflict Management
  • BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Self Defence Instruction

Picture of kids instructor and co-founder of Krav Maga Self Defence Academy, Karolina.

Karolina Sega-Fajecka | Founder & Operations Director

The brains behind the business, Karolina makes things happen. As Co-founder and Operations Director of the Academy, she keeps our Instructors in check and our Krav Gear shop in stock. Fitness has been always part of her life and she is currently studying to become qualified fitness professional.

Qualifications:

  • Krav Maga Kids Instructor
  • Krav Maga Practitioner 1
  • BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Self Defence Instruction
  • QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

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Delphine Craig
Adults Instructor & Chief Kids Instructor

Our much-loved Kids Krav Maga instructor Delphine has been enriching and empowering young children in Kent since January 2015. Delphine is a keen aviation fan and also enjoys photography.

Qualifications:

  • Krav Maga Instructor, Graduate Level 4
  • BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Conflict Management
  • BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Self Defence Instruction
  • Tactical shooting course Level 1
  • QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

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Richard McCort | Adults Instructor

Richard always enjoyed keeping fit and sports, having dabbled in several martial arts including Krav Maga . We're honoured that he has continued his journey with us and joined the Academy Team teaching adults in 2017.

Qualifications:

  • Krav Maga Instructor, Graduate Level 1
  • BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Self Defence Instruction
  • Tactical shooting course Level 1

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Christian Jefferys | Adults Instructor

Coming from a kickboxing background, Christian turned to Krav Maga in 2015 and found himself drawn to the system’s simplicity and effectiveness in dealing with modern day threats. After qualifying as an instructor in 2017, he now teaches at the Academy HQ and our orbital locations in Maidstone and Kings Hill.

Qualifications:

  • Krav Maga Instructor, Graduate Level 1
  • BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Self Defence Instruction
  • Tactical shooting course Level 1

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Basia Ogrodnik | Graphic Designer

Basia creates the beautiful imagery you see across our website and social media platforms. Specialising in graphic design, Basia is a creative genius and we're incredibly lucky to have her on board.

Qualifications:

  • Graduated from Warsaw School of Arts
  • Passionate photographer