Self Defense Instructors

Gus Bottazzi

Gus Bottazzi

Chief Instructor

Gus discovered Krav Maga in 2004 and began an intensive training, learning from senior black belt instructors from the US and Israel. In 2010 Gus was honored to receive his Istructor certification in Israeli Krav Maga-Gidon System.

(203) 428-5800

Eric Feeney

Eric Feeney

Head Instructor

Eric Feeney began his training in martial arts in 1995. Since then, he has studied Taekwondo, JKD, Wing Chun Kung Fu, Muay Thai, BJJ and Kali. He began his training in Krav Maga under Chief Instructor Gus Bottazzi in 2011 and was awarded the rank of Black Belt in 2018. Currently he holds multiple Instructor certifications in Krav Maga and is also a level 3 instructor in the SAMI Knife Fighting concepts and level 2 in the Panantukan concept.

(203) 733-2424

Jason Ward

Instructor

"Coach Jay" has been training in martial arts for over 10 years. In 2009, Jason had his first professional MMA fight. Several years ago Jason found his new passion; teaching martial arts to children. He runs the kid's MMA program at the Armonk studio. Jason holds a Masters Degree in Sports Business Management.

(914) 960-1632

Billy

Bill

Instructor

Bill has been training at the school since 2011 and received his instructor's certification from Rick Blitstein in 2014. He runs the SPEAR self defense program at our Norwalk studio.