Apollo Von Ohlen Assistant Krav Junior Instructor at Lions Krav Maga, Austin, TX

Apollo Von Ohlen

Apollo is our Krav Junior Assistant, a dedicated practitioner and talented martial artist who’s humble beginnings start in our very own Youth Program! The kids love working with Apollo because of his quick wit, down to earth energy and engaging coaching style. Watch out adult students, Apollo is coming for[…]

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Coach Mark Geiger MMA Lions Krav Maga instructor Austin, TX

Mark Geiger

Mark’s love for martial arts started as a kid in Florida. With several boxers in his family including his father, grandfather and uncle, he was bound to find his way into a gym. Fighting was a part of his DNA. Mark played team sports for most of his life and[…]

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Timmon Aportadera Lions Krav Maga Instructor

Timmon Aportadera

Timmon is an instructor in our Adult/Teen Krav Maga program. He began his Krav training in Memphis, TN in 2018 & joined the Lions crew when he moved to Austin in 2021.  In addition to his experience with teaching defensive tactics, Timmon also has a bachelors in Instrumental Education K-12,[…]

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Sophie Lefuel

Sophie teaches both kids and adults. Before her years of Krav Maga training, Sophie started out in the combative arts with high school wrestling!

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Maxine Bockoff

“Maxine pays attention to technique and ensures you’re doing the right moves. She also pushes you and makes sure you’re in that cardio zone! She is attentive to every member in the class and helps everyone. She also listens if you’re having any body pain issues and helps you modify.”[…]

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Jason Fryer

Jason is co-owner and Lead Instructor at Lions Krav Maga. He is a Black Belt in Krav Maga and has over 30 years of self-defense, martial arts & combat sports experience, including over 20 years of training in Krav Maga. Jason is a Certified Instructor directly under Eyal Yanilov, the[…]

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Katie Fryer

Katie is an instructor and co-owner at Lions Krav Maga.  She has an extensive background in Education and Teaching Methodologies, holding a Master’s Degree in both Curriculum and Instruction from Boston College, and Educational Policy & Planning from the University of Texas at Austin.  For more than 20 years, Katie[…]

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Claire Rozmus

“Claire is very encouraging! She drives you to do your best, she’s a great motivator, and her demos are super clean and strong – it’s inspiring!”

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Thomas Wilkerson

“I love Thomas’ striking classes. He really drives home the points of being relaxed and how to punch from that position. Before and after class Thomas tries to greet everyone by name and/or tell them “good job,” or “great class.” He does a lot to make you feel welcome.” 

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