Vanguard Krav Maga® Belt Test

Academy of Self Defense’s trustworthy and passionate Krav Maga instructors have all the resources needed to help you learn self-defense and make progress, advancing through the levels of Krav Maga. Learn more about what it takes to make your way through Krav Maga Testing below!

Vanguard Krav Maga Belts

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Practitioner Level 1

The transition from a beginning Krav Maga practitioner to a Level 1 Ranking is mostly focused on the basic fundamentals of Krav Maga, with attention to strategic fighting stances and basic combat.

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Practitioner Level 2

To progress from Level 1 to Level 2, the focus is on techniques and an expansion of the basic lessons of Level 1. In this stage, students cover the basics of ground combat and proper maneuvering in more advanced self-defense scenarios.

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Practitioner Level 3

Krav Maga Level 3 focuses on the expansion of the first two levels while also finally implementing instruction with a live and combative attacker. This is when students learn how to defend against knife attacks and elaborate on ground defenses.

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Practitioner Level 4

Level 4 is defined by the refinement of all previous levels and advancement in the severity of potential threats. Dealing with advanced scenarios of disarming those with firearms, this level takes care to consider all potential dangers and to further elaborate on takedowns.

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Expert 1

The 5th level is when students are introduced to third-party defenses and multiple attackers, with mindfulness toward the refinement of previous self-defense belt techniques.

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Expert 2

The final step in the Krav Maga belt test is the 6th level. In order to obtain this rank, the student will have gone through at least 42 months of dedicated instruction and technique polishing.

Upcoming Krav Maga Tests

Do you think you are ready to test? Want to prepare? View our upcoming Krav Maga testing dates for the rest of the year!

Learn Krav Maga at Academy of Self Defense

Anxious to get started working your way up through the different Krav Maga belts? Start taking Academy of Self Defense’s classes, offered six days a week either in-person, online, or on-demand. Learn everything you can from our team of Krav Maga instructors who have the tools to help you progress through your self-defense belts all the way to the top. Get started with a free two-week trial today!