Erika is a life long martial artist, boxer and a bikini fitness competitor. Her lightning speed moves and femme fatale badass combined with solid understanding of fitness and power makes her an ideal trainer. Erika competed in the boxing ring anywhere from Moscow to Hollywood prior to moving to NYC. In 2013 Erika joined Krav Maga Academy as a full time student, understanding fully the importance of the system to defending herself as a woman in NYC. In 2017 she officially completed her Krav Maga Instructors training certificate directly under Matan Gavish. Erika runs the Technical Sparring classes at the academy and is encouraging to all women to try these  higher impact classes.