OUR TEAM

Our dedicated instructors, trainees and experienced members
Joe Pletersky

Joe Pletersky

Technical Director

Joe has over 35 years experience in martial arts, with his speciality always being realistic self defence. He is uninterested in what looks good and only promotes what will really work.

Joe is in charge of the day to day running of our St Albans classes.

Kevin Archibald

Kevin Archibald

Chief Instructor

As Chief Instructor and Founder of the BMAA, Kevin is responsible for the initial vision and intentions of the organisation.

Oversight of the quality of instruction is Kevin's primary function and will be seen at all clubs to perform assessments and more detailed seminars.

Phil Taylor

Phil Taylor

Assistant Instructor

Phil's friendly and practical approach makes him a joy to train with.
As a professional IT Project Manager in the banking industry, Phil takes a very logical approach to Krav Maga

Martin Supak

Martin Supak

Assistant Instructor

Martin has always had a keen interest in self defence and fighting arts. Having the opportunity to learn from some great instructors and then pass this knowledge on himself is very important to him.

Club details

For any questions not covered below, please contact us
Club Question

How much will it cost?

There are several categories of cost; membership, training and equipment. We aim to make Krav Maga available to all, so despite the popularity of the system allowing high prices to be demanded by most groups, we Read more…

BFS System Question

What is Krav Maga

Krav Maga is simply Hebrew for Contact Combat. It is a self-defence system developed for the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) that consists of a wide combination of techniques sourced from a number of martial arts, along Read more…

Club Question

Equipment

Although we aim to provide as much equipment for sessions as possible to ensure your safety, for reasons of hygiene it is recommended that you obtain your own equipment for continued training. Compulsory equipment: Gum Read more…

Club Question

Session Details

Sessions are run each Wednesday evening, Juniors (11-16 years) 6:30-7:30 and adults (16+) 8:30-9:30 at Wheatfields Junior School gym hall. Wheatfields Junior School – Downes Road, St Albans, AL4 9NT   You can access the venue via Read more…

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