Andy Conroy has been training in Krav Maga for 10 years, starting in 2007, and passed all the Practitioner (P) levels up to and including P5 which was achieved during the early part of 2010. Andy began training with Master Tomasz Adamczyk in 2008.
Andy completed his GIC (General Instructor Course) training in May 2010 as a Fighter level 2 which was the highest grade awarded.
In 2013 Andy graded in Israel and achieved the coveted Expert level 1.
In October 2014 Andy tested under the watchful eye of Master Tomasz Adamczyk in Lodz, Poland and achieved Expert level 2.
In 2016 Andy once again tested in the presents of Master Tomasz Adamczyk in Poland and achieved Expert level 3.
Andy is also now a member of:
"United Krav Maga World Organisation"
Unique Global Expert Team.
Before finding Krav Maga, Andy trained in various martial arts for 26 years; including full contact kick boxing, Wing Chun and Karate.
Andy currently trains at the Progressive Martial Arts Academy, regularly training in the following:
BRAZILIAN JUI JITSU (Gracie Barra Essex)
MUAY THAI (Semtex Gym Essex)
Andy also has the following qualifications:
Law Enforcement Instructor
Level 3 BTEC advanced award in Self Defence Instruction
Martial arts first aid
Andy & John opened their own Krav Maga Academy in 2014 with the aim of offering students realistic self-defence training that is relevant to modern day threats and problems. It was decided that the best system and solution for this training was with Master Tomasz Adamcyzk at United Krav Maga World Organisation.
Expert Level 3
John Jenkins has been training in Krav Maga for 10 years, starting in 2007, prior to this he studied martial arts at a very young age, when he studied Karate, Judo and boxing.
Since 2007 John has passed every Defender (D1-D5) and Fighter (F1-F5) grade required for the Krav Maga syllabus and at the beginning of 2014 he also achieved the coveted Expert Level 1 under Master Tomasz Adamczyk in Lodz, Poland. John returned once again from Poland in July 2015 where he was graded by Tomasz Adamczyk and his team of Global Experts and successfully passed his Expert 2 grade. In July 2016 John also successfully passed his Expert 3 exam, watched carefully by Tomasz Adamczyk. He is now also part of the prestigious Unique Global Expert Team.
As well as holding an Instructor Expert Level 3 certificate, John also holds
Instructor level knife fighting skills
Instructor level 1 and 2 fighting and defence skills
First Aid training
John is currently training in BJJ and MMA at the Prestigious TSG gym (Southend) under Daniel Burzotta and after a tremendous amount of hard work and dedication was examined and awarded his blue belt (stripe 1) by none other than Royce Gracie.
Always one for wanting to broaden his knowledge of Martial arts in 2011 John travelled to the Phillipines and trained in Kali Rapido Realismo under Guro Isagani Abon at Rizal park Manila.