Krav Maga Training Carlsbad

Do You Want to Learn More About Carlsbad Krav Maga?

You never know when you will need to defend yourself or your loved ones from an attack.  It’s an unfortunate reality that our personal safety can be at risk at any time, even within the relative safety of our own communities. It is up to us to learn the skills and techniques to deter an attack and defend ourselves at a moment’s notice.

More than just skills, Carlsbad residents need to know when and how to get in the right mental state to act with confidence, clarity and control in the event of an unexpected attack to their personal safety. Krav Maga training in Carlsbad has become more and more popular in recent years. Its popularity is due in part to its prevalence in mainstream media; however, Krav Maga is so much more than mere entertainment. In fact, Krav Maga self-defense training is one of the most effective and practical fighting systems taught all across the world today.

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The reason that many Carlsbad residents turn to Krav Maga self-defense training is because of its focus on real life threats and easy to learn techniques that can be used by students of any age or fitness level. If you want to learn to defend yourself, martial arts training will provide you with the tactical skills and the physical and mental strength you need to successfully defend against any attack.

The Top Benefits of Krav Maga Training

Self-Confidence: When you know that you can take action in any dangerous situation, it creates an increased sense of self-confidence that shows up in all areas of your life. Krav Maga training not only focuses on specific physical skills. It teaches students how to train their minds to be assertive, strong and in control, regardless of a serious threat.

Physical Fitness: Learning to defend against an attacker is not easy work! Krav Maga training involves punching, kicking and other highly physical moves that burn a lot of calories and force you to use muscles that you didn’t even know that you had. The result is physical strength that can be utilized in a confrontation or even in your everyday life.

Stress Relief: Stress and anxiety can cause serious health problems if left untreated. The physical aspect of Krav Maga training is an effective way for students, young and old, to release their frustrations in a positive and healthy way. After an intense martial arts class, you will be amazed at how strong you feel both physically and mentally.

Improved Performance: Like any martial arts style, Krav Maga training requires physical skill and discipline. At SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad, our students learn how to defend themselves using our unique mixed martial arts approach that incorporates traditional martial arts values such as respect, honor and self-control. Combined, our curriculum helps students excel in all aspects of their lives – school, work, athletics and relationships, just to name a few.

Who Can Learn Krav Maga Self-Defense Techniques?

Krav Maga was originally taught to the Israeli military in the 1950s. Today, it is a leading combat system used throughout the world to train law enforcement personnel and many government agencies to handle a wide variety of threats. However, the system’s practical applications make it applicable to anyone who wants to feel confident in their ability to defend themselves. Young children, parents, working professionals and everyone in between can benefit from learning Krav Maga self-defense techniques.

SwiftKick’s Unique Approach to Self-Defense Training

At SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad, we provide students with much more than one-dimensional martial arts and self-defense training. We offer Carlsbad students of all ages a comprehensive mixed martial arts approach that is unique in the industry. Rather than focusing purely on one style of martial arts, SwiftKick Carlsbad combines elements of traditional martial arts, reality based self-defense programs and mixed martial arts to give students a truly dynamic education.

SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad strives to teach the latest self-defense techniques and practical skills that every student can use the moment they walk out the door. Like traditional martial arts schools, SwiftKick emphasizes more than just the physical techniques. We focus on helping all of our students develop values such as honor, respect and discipline so that they can successfully implement those values into their everyday lives.

About SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad

For over 15 years, owner Brian Cowell has been training people in mixed martial arts and self-defense techniques. SwiftKick Carlsbad has become the leader in martial arts training for all ages, offering programs for students starting at age 3. Teens and working professionals train with SwiftKick Carlsbad to gain a well-rounded martial arts curriculum, sound self-defense techniques and valuable skills that improve all aspects of their lives.

Are you interested in learning Krav Maga self-defense techniques in Carlsbad?

Contact SwiftKick Martial Arts Carlsbad at 760.930.9300 to learn more about our Explorer, PathFinder, Impact and Champion programs for yourself or a loved one.

5 Star Google Reviews

I was in Bernado class for almost 6 months. Sadly, because of work reason, I have to move. I have learned a lot from SwiftKick. I came in as a kickboxing background student and came out as a martial arts student. I have learned more defense skills, move technique, and kick skills. If I can stay longer, I believe I can learn more skills. All instructors are very nice and reachable. For adult class, your classmates are great instructor, more
Ziyue Jin
Ziyue Jin
22:53 11 Mar 19
We are so happy we signed our Liam up with Swiftkick Marital Arts in RB. We started 2 months ago with our 9yr old and he has made such great progress and actually loves going 3 times a week. If he is in a bad mood going he comes out of there super happy. He smiles through the whole class. We just signed up our 7 year old this weekend and he is so far loving it also. The staff are absolutely amazing with the more
We are so grateful that we found Swiftkick Martial Arts. We were introduced by the after school program they offered on our schools campus. After just 7 weeks of training, through that program, we already saw a difference in our children’s behavior, attitudes and confidence. We knew we needed to continue. We appreciate the flexibility of the program and the great leadership offered by the coaches in each class. We now have all three of our kids in the program. We feel good about investing into their health, their character and their more
16:59 20 Mar 18
My son has been practicing at SwiftKick Martial Arts for about two years. We have been nothing but pleased with the level of instruction, the professionalism of the teachers and staff, and the difference it has made in our son's life. We love how there are always many instructors available to help a child, give them a little motivation, or keep them focused. The teachers know all of the kids, by name, and they engage them personally by knowing who they are and what they are interested in. One thing I remember from our first day, was that Mr. Smith knew that my child was new, he knew his name and he welcomed him. That little personal touch can make an uneasy child more comfortable, that little thing, has stayed with me all this time and I think it is what makes SwiftKick so more
Janice Takade
Janice Takade
23:41 11 Feb 18
My 5 year old and 8 year old started at SwiftKick about a year ago and have loved it. I have watched them become more focused, gain strength and coordination and have fun doing it! About 9 months ago, my husband and I decided to join. I have become more confident and love the fact that I am getting great exercise and learning important self defense skills. There are plenty of class times to choose from throughout the week and all of the instructors are knowledgeable and kind. I would highly recommend SwiftKick for the entire family!read more
Kelly Tognetti
Kelly Tognetti
01:15 22 Aug 17
My son loves Swiftkick at Rancho Bernardo. When our summer travel plans got cancelled he was happy cause he won’t be missing Swiftkick!! I noticed an increased level of discipline and alertness in him. Sometimes when I call out to him or assign a task at home he replies “ yes mom”. 😀 Thank you more
Jan S
Jan S
16:30 20 Jun 19
Four of our children have trained here over the last 3 1/2 years. The coaches are excellent at engaging younger and older students alike. We count this as a valuable piece of our children's education.
Erin Nave
Erin Nave
16:50 16 Jul 19
Our oldest daughter has been a part of Swiftkick for 4 years and she loves it. It has given her tons of confidence and let her grow as a leader. The coaches definitely engage with our kids and take an individualized approach with teaching them. While our kids have grown and have a great time there, if there is one thing that they can improve upon, it's that having more classes especially at the more advanced level would be awesome!read more
Leng Ky
Leng Ky
14:11 18 Jul 19
My son has been a student at SwiftKick for over 10 years. The awesome thing about SwiftKick Martial Arts is while they teach self-defense, they also teach self-control. The entire staff are incredibly patient, and mix in fun activities to get students (adult and children alike) to be active, learn self-control, and have a ton of fun doing it. A few years ago, after seeing how much fun our son was having, my wife and I also started and have been loving it ever since!read more
Scott Kraetsch
Scott Kraetsch
22:51 08 Aug 19
Our family loves SwiftKick! We have been going to SwiftKick for two years and we have loved every class and event. My daughter is excited to go to each class and is disappointed if we ever have to miss. All the coaches are engaging and very knowledgeable. They teach life skills like self-defense, respect, attentiveness and self-control in a fun way. Our younger son is excited to start training at the Rancho Bernardo studio and he'll start as soon as he is old more
Karen K
Karen K
20:33 29 Sep 19
My little boy loved this place , came here for a quick trial couple days ago staff are amazing and very friendly.
Fouad Alshayeb
Fouad Alshayeb
19:51 18 Jan 20
SwiftKick is a great place to train. My entire family takes classes here and cannot get enough. They offer great instruction that is fun for all ages and keeps us coming back for more. We pay one price and can come as many times a week as we'd like. The owner is a great guy and is very passionate about what he more
M Conrad
M Conrad
03:33 29 Jun 17
Rancho Bernardo Studio

Swiftkick Martial Arts San Diego


16775 Bernardo Center Drive

San Diego, California 92128

Carlsbad Studio

Swiftkick Martial Arts Carlsbad


7040 Avenida Encinas

Suite B-107

Carlsbad, CA 92011

Brian Cowell: Director