Michaela Johnson is an instructor for both teens and adults. Since 2017, she has been a middle school classroom (so you know she’s tough!), and she has a long history of advocacy for special education. Aside from teaching & training, Michaela spends her free time cooking, reading, and watching Netflix.[…]Read More »
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,[…]Read More »
Joe Ciancio is a lifetime martial artist, a husband, and a father to be! Born and raised in Miami, Joe began training in traditional martial arts as a child, and after 12 years, he earned the rank of 2nd degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. Afterwards, he trained in several different[…]Read More »
Genesis is the Kids & Youth Division Lead Instructor in our Krav Junior program!
Gen believes in empowering children to make positive choices for their own safety, and her teaching is motivated by the belief that every child has the right to protect their mental & physical wellbeing.Read More »
“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.”[…]Read More »
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[…]Read More »
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[…]Read More »