krav maga instructors mexico

Alberto Labra
Mexico City

Alberto earning second dan, Mexico City, 2013

-Started training martial arts since 1983, at the age of 11 (Karate-Do, Shito Ryu, 1st. Dan Black belt).

Third dan black belt IKI Krav Maga

-Kick boxing for many years (Black belt 3rd. Dan)

-Started training in Krav Maga in 1998, while living in Israel, and currently he is a 3rd. Dan Black belt/phase three instructor (Associate instructor) under IKI.

-Has attended IKI seminars in USA and Tour and Training in Israel.

-Has hosted many seminars in Mexico City.

-Currently on his 9th. Year with IKI 

-Currently training: Krav Maga, kick boxing, Luta Livre Esportiva (Brazilian free fight) and Karate-Do 

-He also holds an M.D. Degree (Otolaryngology and Respiratory Sleep Medicine).

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Filemón Almaraz Morales

"Fili" being awarded rank by Moshe Katz, Mexico City.

- Starts in Martial Arts in 1977, in Lima Lama. First Dan black belt in 1982.

- Lima Lama instructor from 1982-2000.

- Basic training in Judo, Shotokan Karate-Do, Tae Kwon Do, Nippon Kempo Karate, philipino knife and stick combat.

- Retractile stick, defensive and evasive driving.

- Starts training Krav Maga in 2007. 

- 2011: Certification under Wingate institute, Netanya, Israel.

- Currently: certified as Brown Belt and phase one instructor under IKI.

- Has attended IKI 3 seminars in Mexico City.

- Has hosted one seminar in Mexico City.

- Experience in executive protection and Israeli combat.

- Course of integral Physical Security, and Instructors formation under "Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo" (Mexico).

- Tracking in spying team (Teams Oscor and Orion)

- Risk evaluation of strategical facilities.

In January 2014, after many years of martial arts and Krav Maga training, Fili was promoted to Black Belt by Moshe Katz and Alberto Labra.

Hubert Vega Villanueva, Mexico City   

Hubert is a life long dedicated martial artist. He has attended IKI seminars all over Mexico, always seeking to learn more. After many years of training he was promoted to Instructor in February 2022.

Brief Biography:

Started training martial arts in 2010. Training in Krav Maga since 2015.
First dan black belt, IKI Krav Maga. 
He has been training in Kung Fu for many years. 
Has attended 7 IKI seminars in Mexico, 4 in Mexico City, 2 in Queretaro and 1 in Morelia. 

Hubert has been an active member of IKI for 7 years. 
In addition to Krav Maga he has expertise in Kung Fu and Boxing.

He holds a degree as a lawyer, and holds a Masters degree in Criminal Law.

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José Manuel Niño Sotelo, Puebla

Retired officer, 23 years of service in the Mexican army and air force, sports promoter, sports instructor, self-defense course, Kubotan seminar in Mexico, Armed combat & Tactics. 

Currently pursuing a degree in criminology.

Contact information:

José Manuel Niño Sotelo , telephone number 2382110253 classes in Mexico City and Tehuacán Puebla

Eri Zabdiel Garcia Trejo, Los Cabos

Los Cabos

Apprentice instructor, Black Belt

Eri ZabdielMexico City, Mexico 

Cinta negra  1dan IKI 

Spanish Peleador profesional de MMA desde  2013 

Cinta azul (faixa) en brazilian luta livre por la academia    

Budokan en Río de Janeiro de Mestre Joao Ricardo  y EMC de Mestre Albano Santiago 

Actual entrenador de la oficina de adiestramiento en el Banco de México 

Curso de inducción para nuevos agentes del Banco de México 


MMA professional fighter since 2013 

Blue belt Brazilian luta livre by the Budokan Academia    

In Río de Janeiro by Mestre Joao Ricardo & EMC by Mestre Albano Santiago 

Introduction course for new agents from the Bank of Mexico  

Head couch for the training and equipment office from the Bank of Mexico 

Gonzalo Aguilar Paguía

Certified Krav Maga instructor

-Wide experience in integral physical security, working with safety for strategical facilities throughout the Country.

- Experience in investigation techniques (lost people, robery, fraud), field criminalistic, balistic, tracking and and spectral scanning to find spying devices (Orion 5000 and Oscor)

- knowledge about courses design according the Mexican laws (NTCL CRCH0665.01).

- Training in first aids, VIP protection, Israeli combat (one person, couple, etc). Defensive and evasive driving.

- Experience in mountain bike, rapel, climbing, etc.

- Currently: Active in VIP protection service.

- Started training Krav Maga in 2008. Reached blue belt under Bukan.

- Currently blue belt and phase one instructor under IKI.

- Seminar in executive protection (R.L. Oatman & associates).

- Instructors formation course under "Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo" (Mexico)

- Basic course for escorts (Level I and II, Maguen team)

- 2011: Certification under Wingate institute, Netanya, Israel.

- Also has trained in: Lima Lama, Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Philipinian martial arts, knife fight and Arnis.

Cruz Roberto Almazán Estrada

- Served in the Mexican Army during 21 years (Military Police).

- 12 years working on VIP protection

- Security at strategical facilities.

- Reaction and precision shooting, using short and long weapons.

- Defensive and evasive driving course (2002, Pol. fed de Caminos, Mexico). Update courses under Magen team, Pegasso, etc.

- Course of VIP protection in 1988 (Pol.Jud.Fed.Mil.)

- Started training krav maga in 2009, reaching green belt under bukan.

- Currently: Green belt and phase one instructor under IKI.

Sara Tapia Sanchez, Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico 

Sara Tapia Sanchez, Morelia,

Sara is our official representative for IKI in Morelia, Mexico. 

Sara has been with IKI for many years. She was promoted to the rank of Apprentice Instructor in January 2019, and Promoted to Assistant Instructor (level 2) February 13, 2022 . She was promoted to Black Belt in 2021. She is our first IKI female instructor in all of Mexico. She is a kind and patient instructor, loved and admired by her students. She is an outstanding instructor with a kind heart and a glowing soul. 

Gustavo Osorio Vázquez

Apprentice Instructor

Gustavo has been training for many years with Alberto Labra. In January 2014 Alberto Labra and Moshe Katz promoted him to Apprentice Instructor and Blue Belt.


 22 years of martial arts training in various styles. - Trained in Kung Fu for 3 years.

- Green belt in Ninjutsu under the Dux Ryu Ninjutsu (From Frank W. Dux) - Trained Kick boxing and Muay Thai for about a year

- Green belt in Ninpo Budo Taijutsu (Ninjutsu) under the Bujinkan (Bujinkan Kannagara Dojo in Mexico City. Hombu Dojo in Japan under Soke Masaaki Hatsumi)

- Blue Belt in Karate-Jitsu - 1st Kyu in Aikido. To be tested for Black Belt in November 2017 (Shosenjuku Aikido, A.C. / Ryu developed by Shoji Nishio)

- Krav Maga under IKI: Currently holds a Black belt and the Apprentice Instructor rank

- Has attended five IKI seminars under the guidance of Moshe Katz in Mexico City

- Has attended various martial arts seminars including an Aikido and Jujutsu applied to Krav Maga seminar, anti-Kidnapping techniques seminars - Currently training Krav Maga under IKI, Aikido under Shosenjuku Aikido and Ninpo Budo Taijutsu.

- Also holds a DVM and MBA degree

Jonathan Santillán, Apprentice Instructor

-    Has trained Karate Shito Ryu and Shu Tae Do, reaching a Brown belt degree.
-    Black belt Sho Dan in Jiu Jitsu, under the Mexican Jiu Jitsu Federation and Jiu Jitsu Association of the State of Mexico, Sensei Enrique Amador Romero Reyes.
-    Blue belt in kick boxing under Kru Alberto Sánchez Sánchez
-    Green Belt in Muay Thai under Kru Alberto Sánchez Sánchez
-    Training in Boxing under Manager Ruben Lira
-    Blue belt in Luta Livre at the Budokan Academy under GM Joao Ricardo Nacimento de Almeida
-    Blue belt in Krav Maga, under IKI, Moshe Katz.
-    Phase one Krav Maga instructor under IKI.
-    State, National and Continental referee of Jiu Jitsu.
-    Has attended a number of Krav Maga seminars.
-    Has attended Muay Thai seminars under Kru Dej Sriampai
-    Has attended Luta Livre seminars under GM Roberto C. das Neves Leitao.

Uriel Ocelot Diaz Cuaziloa, Apprentice Instructor, January 2017

Rodrigo Solórzano Yanes



Luis Angel Martinez, Oaxaca

Luis Ángel Martínez Garcia

+52 951 135 2635

Address: Av. Fuerza Aérea Mexicana 804, Colonia Reforma. Oaxaca de Juarez, Oax. P. C. 68000


Jose Pepe Gomez