Chris has a mixed-martial arts background with over 15 years of training. He holds an undefeated amateur boxing record and has been teaching self-defense classes since college, where he obtained his law degree. Chris is a high level fitness trainer in some of NYC’s most well known boutique gyms. He has been training with Krav Maga Academy since 2014 and has been certified to teach Krav Maga directly under Matan Gavish. Chris takes self-defense instruction very seriously, with a strong emphasis on strength, agility and awareness, but believes you should always have fun while training. His motto is “It’s not how hard you fall; it’s how hard you smile when you get back up.”