CSDKM is a licensed Fit to Fight® Training Center. Our caring instructors and curriculum will equip you with the knowledge, training, and conditioning you will need to help guide you through your self-defense journey. 



After national wrestling experience from youth through NCAA D1  at UNC-Chapel Hill, and numerous state titles in scholastic, freestyle, and greco roman, Darren discovered Krav in his late 40s: better late than never!  He received his Black Belt through Fit to Fight® out of Charlotte, NC. He is passionate about passing on his love for all things Krav! He and wife Rebecca have 6 kids and 2 grandkids, and own and operate CSDKM.



Brent started Krav in 2013 and has been hooked ever since. He’s passionate about providing his students with the proper tools and mindset needed to survive a violent altercation. Outside of Krav, Brent is an outdoors enthusiast who loves hunting, shooting, fishing and spending time with his wife and two boys.



Rebecca and Darren own and operate CSDKM; Rebecca manages the administration, finances, and customer support for the studio. In her free time she’s a cellist with the Meredith Philharmonic and with the cello group, Cellissima; and she’s a mom of 6 and grandmom of 2,



Scott combines his love of Krav with a passion for teaching students how to defend themselves. He is certified as an Expert Level instructor. Bring an extra shirt and plenty of water. His challenging warm-ups, intense drills, and realistic training scenarios will leave you stronger and better prepared to “get home safe.”



Aaron is a former collegiate athlete who has a passion for the fighting arts, and is committed to helping people gain the combative skills necessary to walk away safely from violent situations. In addition to training Krav Maga, Aaron trains in both Muay Thai and BJJ in order to be as well rounded a fighter as he can possibly be. His primary love language is tacos and sushi. And he loves all things superheroes. 



Our firearms instructor Abraham is certified through both the NRA and the NC Dept of Justice. A lifelong firearms enthusiast, he strives to make even the boring legal facets of firearms training interesting and memorable through the use of real-world examples and student engagement. In Abraham's courses, you'll learn important safety, operational and legal aspects of firearm use to complement your Krav Maga training.



Patricia has been in love with Krav since 2009 and is our most "tenured" instructor! This super-mom is one of our most popular private lesson and corporate training instructors, in addition to being a full-time mom to daughter Ivy, making and performing music, and working as a freelance filmmaker. 

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