Civilian & Personal Self Defense in Albuquerque

classKnowing how to defend yourself comes with a feeling of confidence like never before. It’s the feeling of being aware, being in control and understanding how to “maintain life.” This is what the Action Krav Maga Self Defense System teaches. For many, Krav Maga classes in Albuquerque, NM are the best way to reclaim your confidence—especially if you live in fear of an attack or have been a victim in the past.

As a civilian, you have the right to protect yourself at all times. Learning Action Krav Maga for personal self-defense in Albuquerque, NM can be more effective than buying a gun, and is absolutely better than living in fear. At Action Martial Arts, Tony McKenzie (Chief Master Instructor) teaches a wide variety of self-defense skills, including hand-to-hand combat, disarming of weapons and using weapons safely. Krav Maga is at the root of these techniques.

Why learn Krav Maga?

There are many martial art disciplines out there, as well as the opportunity to buy a firearm or other weapon for protection. What makes the Action Krav Maga System a better choice for self-defense? Simple: it’s a total body discipline that includes both defensive and offensive techniques. Not only do you have the power to defend yourself with the Action Krav Maga System, you also have the ability to neutralize the threat entirely.

Tony teaches the Action Krav Maga System to private citizens in a capacity that will allow them to defend against any attack to their person. His lessons teach how to defend against guns, knives, tomahawks, machine guns, hand grenades and generally any weapon you may encounter without the fear of harm coming to you or innocent people around you!


Our classes

Action Krav Maga Self-Defense System in Albuquerque, NM is offered for students ages 13 years old and up. Students can take Action Krav Maga Self Defense System for their own personal development and/or to work towards the various belt levels associated with this discipline. Classes include group training and also feature one-on-one training whenever necessary.

There is also a ‘Krav4Kids’ class for kids beginning at 7 years old; however, if your child is ready for class at 5 or 6 years old, the Chief Master Instructor will welcome them in with the others.

Kids learn the art of the Action Krav Maga with a professional and experienced Chief Master Instructor, Tony McKenzie in a safe and fun environment with a system designed with kids in mind. Action Krav Maga started the first Kids classes in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Chief Master Instructor, Tony McKenzie has developed a program that involves hand-to-hand defense in order to increase their chances of survival in situations such as bullying, abuse and/or abductions.  Action Krav Maga does not encourage fighting; rather it teaches alternative ways to defuse the situation; where they have the opportunity to fee the situation and find someone to help. The Chief Master Instructor has had many years of hands-on training in Krav Maga; as well as other martial arts, so you can feel confident your child is learning from a true Krav Maga system.

Woman’s Classes

Learn the art of the Action Krav Maga System with a professional and experienced instructor, (Tony McKenzie) in a safe and fun environment with the Action Krav Maga system that has been designed for your personal protection.

With crime rates on the rise, your best defense is to know how to defend yourself against potentially hazardous situations. If you are attacked, there may be no one else there to protect you, but YOU!

Learn confidence and the skills required to protect yourself. The Action Krav Maga System teaches you how to defend yourself from common threats and hand-to-hand attacks so you can eliminate the threat, have the chance to flee or call for help.



  • $15 per class
  • $100 for the month
  • Family monthly rate: first family member $100, second family member $50, additional children are free.


Adult Class
Monday: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday:6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Weapons Only)
Saturday:5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Sunday:5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Women’s Self Defense:3rd Saturday of Month: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

For more information about Krav Maga classes in Albuquerque, NM or to inquire more about this method of self-defense, give us a call today at 505-507-3827.