Tony Preston has been involved in martial arts for 30 years he has a background in Shotokan Karate. Tony is a black belt of Geoff Thompson 8th Dan and a qualified and approved self defence instructor under peter Consterdine 9th Dan. Tony is the founder of Krav Maga Wirral, he offers Krav Maga and reality based self defence training from his purpose built training center www.kravmagawirral.com
Tony came to Israel in June 2013 for an intensive period of training. During the IKI Tour and Train program he learned not only Krav Maga but also Israeli and Jewish history. At the end of the course he was certified as a Krav Maga instructor.
Tony came again to Tour and Train in June 2015. In August he returned for more training and was tested and promoted to IKI Krav Maga Black Belt. He is our first black belt in the UK.
In December 2013 Tony invited Moshe Katz for his first UK seminar.
Tony Preston being promoted to IKI Krav Maga Black Belt by the IKI Israel staff, August 2015
Mark Preston, Apprentice instructor, Wirral
Mark is a student of Tony Preston. Mark's skill, patience and great understanding of the concepts make him an ideal instructor.
Tom Came to Israel for Tour and Train in June 2012 after an already extensive career in martial arts including a great deal of training in Asia. He quickly adapted to the simplicity and directness of IKI Krav Maga and understood and absorbed the techniques. He is now certified as a first level instructor of IKI Krav Maga and authorized to teach.
He returned for another Tour and Train in June 2013 in addition to attending IKI seminars in Europe.
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Kudakwashe traveled to Israel for IKI Tour and Train in June 2013 and was immediately hooked by the history, philosophy, attitude and methodology of Israeli Krav Maga.
Prior to this Kuda had been studying Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Chi and San Da (Chinese Kickboxing) for 5 years under Shi Heng Wei, a 35th-generation Master from the Shaolin Temple in China. During said time Kuda traveled to China initially for intensive training with the Shaolin Monks Performance Team and again to compete in China Wushu Masters for his school Tang Long.
Furthermore Kuda has been studying Parkour for 8 years, traveling in Europe to train and improve his skills across various urban terrains.
Graziana is full of life, joy and enthusiasm. She arrived in Israel for Tour and Train with a background in boxing and wrestling and she immideiatly took to the simplicity and effectiveness of Krav Maga.
She is a kind and patient teacher, talented and caring.