ABOUT US

Krav Maga is for Everyone

Built on simple principles, instinctive movements, and practical techniques, Krav Maga was made the official self-defense system of the Israel Defense Forces. To this day, it remains a favorite among law enforcement agencies, military personnel, and anyone interested in making the transformation of a lifetime. That’s right — anyone.

Whether you want to take back your peace of mind, try a new workout, or get your child interested in a hobby that is fun and beneficial to their development, training at Krav Maga Lubbock is the answer.

Our Students are Always the Priority

Krav Maga Lubbock is dedicated to teaching students Krav Maga in a fun, friendly, and safe environment. We train self-defenses, strikes, and techniques from the Krav Maga Worldwide system. Our focus is on developing our student’s mental and physical strength. We build fighters, confidence, and community. Here, our students are always the priority.

We also provide nutritional coaching based on the latest research and years of formal education to our students upon request.

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Flexible membership packages to suit all levels of athlete and achieve your fitness goals

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MEET OUR TEAM

Francisco Betancourt
Francisco BetancourtOwner, Head instructor, Krav Maga Worldwide Black Belt, Certified TASER Civilian Trainer

Francisco Betancourt began training Krav Maga in 2010 with only a small amount of Muay Thai experience. He loved the no-nonsense approach to self-defense and, as someone with limited mobility, the ease of technical execution of the techniques. In 2012, he began training to become an instructor. After serving in the Oklahoma National Guard and completing graduate school, Francisco taught Krav Maga full time, continuing to pursue his own advancement. In 2018, he received the rank of black belt through Krav Maga Worldwide. Among students and instructors alike, Francisco is known for his vast knowledge and skill in the system, his acerbic wit, and his dedication to advancing the training of his fellow instructors.

Francisco also has experience teaching military personnel (including SOF), LEOs, Park Rangers, amateur MMA fighters, and Kids.

Briann Betancourt
Briann BetancourtOwner, Krav Maga Worldwide Instructor, Kid’s Program Director

Briann Betancourt began training Krav Maga in 2016. From the beginning, she felt surrounded by instructors and fellow students who wanted to help her succeed. A long-time athlete, Briann loves the detailed mechanics of sports and fighting, and she strives to bring those details to light in her classes. Off the mats, Briann is a dog lover, a video game nerd, and can often be found working with drills and saws. Briann is ever sharpening her own skills in the gym, as well as sharing the subtle intricacies of Krav Maga with her students.

Lacy Crass
Lacy CrassStaff, Instructor Candidate

 Lacy Crass started training with Krav Maga Lubbock in June of 2019 and quickly developed a passion for Krav Maga. Lacy now assists with both our Kid’s and adult Krav classes and has become an integral part of the KML family.

Brooklyn Ward
Brooklyn WardStaff, Instructor Candidate

Brooklyn started training Krav Maga at KML in 2019. She loves Fight classes and wants to compete in combat sports. Currently, Brooklyn also works two other jobs while completing her B.A. in History.

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