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I've had only one martial arts instructor who was also a certified personal trainer (in the US, through a single certification organization). I would be very surprised if even half of the instructors and assistant instructors in the US were also certified personal trainers. I'm not aware of any federal or state requirements regulating this, but there may ...


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Difficult question. It depends on your location. Some places have very strict requirements by law. For instance, I believe instructors and even black belts in Singapore need to pass certain courses and be approved by a national agency. Many places don't have such requirements, but quite a few good teachers and students do learn this either by their own ...


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I am an official licensee of Krav Maga Worldwide, a sanctioned organization of krav maga. I own and operate two schools in my area & have been teaching for close to 10 years, but I am not a black belt in krav maga. I am what they rank as Expert III/IV in black belt preparation and will have up to 2 more years before qualifying to test for black belt. ...


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You become a certified instructor, which means passing an instructor's course supervised by a certified coach. Once you're an instructor you can grant belts up to blue if you're ranked two belts higher. Instructor in three years? Sure. I'm leery of people who ask questions like that, though.


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This is going to vary from region to region. Here in BC, Canada there's a local fitness instructor certification group (BCRPA) and there's also national coaching certification covering Judo, TKD and Karate (also Wrestling and Boxing, but that's more expected). Outside of Judo, Wrestling and Boxing I'm not sure there's any enforcement of that. There are so ...


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Well, if you're going to believe a website called kravmaga.com, there are instructor certification programs. I linked you to one under "law enforcement / military". It seems to be very much documented and regimented. [Edit - or check out krav-maga.com - these give you more information on prerequisites.] Either way, in the end, you'll probably just end up ...



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