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Ricky Manetta

Ricky Manetta is the Founder and Senior Instructor of MMA KRAV MAGA. He had his first taste of martial arts when he was just 9 years old. His journey has taken him through many different styles and he has made a conscious effort to find and train with some of the best instructors in the world, which he says has helped keep his “open mind” to self defence.

His well known story about his own bullying journey is what he attributes to his understanding of what people need to take back the control in their own lives. Also what he missed as child, that the classes he and his instructors now give to children to set them on the right path mentally for what ever life may throw at them.

    • Ricky has multiple clubs and instructors affiliated to him now teaching Mma Krav Maga across London and the surrounding Counties.
    • With over 30 years of martial arts experience he spends his time teaching classes/courses to a wide audience his belief that less is more when it comes to the art of confrontation and self defence. 99% of street fights are 100% avoidable.
    • His best selling self defence iPhone App reached number 1 In 12 countries.
    • Is the Self Defence Instructor for some of the largest trade organisations and teaches courses for both the LTDA, (The largest taxi union in the UK with over 10,000 members) and ‘Dial-A-Cab’ formerly one of the largest Black Taxi radio circuits in London.
    • Was the former Head Co-ordinator for 14 years working world wide with the UFC the ultimate fighting championship.
    • Heads Security Teams working with the Police looking after the safety and security of high profile events such as the Virgin London Marathon and the 2012 London Olympics.
    • Runs corporate courses and classes for many major companies for the safety and well being of their employees.
    • Works within schools teaching his Anti-Knife and Anti-Bullying “Your words have power campaign” and within the work place teaching self defence and avoidance and awareness.
    • Is used for his knowledge in the media, London Tonight News, OK Magazine in the UK and across the Middle East, Evening Standard and many Trade papers across the UK etc.

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Our Instructors

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MMA Krav Maga

Ricky Manetta

Founder & Senior Instructor
London, Essex & Kent

Ross Bennett

Private Lessons
Barkingside, Chigwell

David Batt

Classes & Private Lessons
Great Dunmow & Potters Bar

Gary James

Gary James

Private Lessons
Chingford & Hainault

Mark Griffiths

Mark Griffiths

Classes & Private Lessons
Crayford, Kent

Richard Hood

Private Lessons
Leigh-on-Sea, Southend

Paul Norton

Classes & Private Lessons
Fairlop, Hainault

Christopher Humphrey

Classes & Private Lessons
Muswell Hill

Zofia Idzikowska

Zofia Idzikowska

Classes & Private Lessons
Fulham

Ian Gaffney

Private Lessons
Sittingbourne