krav maga

A Self Defense hybrid training system following Eyal Yanilov's KMG, Hiam Gidon's IKMA, and Alan Feldman's Krav Nation with additional Law Enforcement & Military hand-to-hand, hand-to-weapon, and weapon-to-weapon philosophies.



SODACT KRAV MAGA offers students a training pathway towards making better fight or flight decisions while in compromised positions when standing, surrounded, on the ground, advancing, retreating, in 3rd party, both indoors and outdoors in all lighting conditions. We teach when to talk, when to run, when to fight, when to draw, and all the related how-to’s.

You will learn:

  • Situational awareness & various de-escalation techniques.
  • Striking and techniques with your fingers, fists, palms, forearms, and elbows.
  • Striking and techniques with your feet, shins, knees, and legs.
  • Defend against strikes, grabs, tackles, ground, and weapons.
  • Positional hierarchy & how to get there.
  • Various temporary control holds, chokes, joint locks, submissions & how to defend.

Krav Maga classes are available 6 days a week for Kids & Adults of all abilities starting at age 8. Our mission is to provide students with life saving skills in high speed, dynamic situations where you may need to protect yourself, a loved one or a bystander.

SODACT KRAV MAGA has a deep history with direct ties to Israel - the birthplace of Krav Maga.  Head Instructor, Kevin Mack and Paul Szyarto will provide students an in-depth understanding of various Krav Maga and Self Defense techniques, strategies, mindset and concepts allowing you to ALWAYS BE READY.



KEVIN MACK is one of the top Krav Maga instructors in the United States with over 20 years of experience in the Krav Maga system and 35 years of experience in martial arts, including Muay Thai Kickboxing, Savate, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has trained exclusively with Krav Maga instructor Alan Feldman, a direct student of Krav Maga founder Imi Lichtenfeld and responsible for introducing Krav Maga to the eastern United States in the early 1980s. Kevin Mack has also trained with several high-ranking instructors of the top Israeli Krav Maga organizations. He was awarded his Black Belt in Krav Maga by Alan Feldman in 2009 and is one of only ten black belts awarded by Alan. His training with Alan Feldman and the other top students of Imi Lichtenfeld has provided him with unparalleled knowledge and understanding of Krav Maga from its early days, as well as its current and more modern approach.



PAUL SZYARTO is a Self Defense Instructor for SODACT. Paul is an 8-year Navy Combat Veteran who has earned a 2nd-degree black belt in Kenpo Karate, G4 in Krav Maga with Master Eyal Yanilov. He has trained with Hiam Gideon, David Kahn, David Ordini, Yigal Arbiv and earned an Instructor Certification from Krav Maga Alliance. In addition, Paul is a USCCA Certified Concealed Carry and Home Defensive Instructor. Paul has trained 1000s of students worldwide during his military service and through several martial arts and combative franchises, including VMMA.