Objectives of Kids Krav Ireland:

  • To teach children self defense techniques.
  • To teach children to recogonise and understand dangers.
  • To give children the tools they need to handle difficult and violent situations.
  • To build resilience, self belief and independance.
  • So that one may be a better person.

Instructor's Responsibilities:

  • To act in the best interest of the students at all times.
  • To act with integrity and respect towards students, parents of students and other instructors at all times.
  • To treat all students equally regardless of age, ability, sex, religion, social or ethnic background etc.
  • To be positive and strive to be a good example to students.
  • To plan classes and keep up to date with Krav Maga developments.
  • To maintain respect within the club.
  • To recogonise the dangers that students face.
  • To uphold and promote a 'no violence' policy inside and outside of the club.
  • To listen to the students.
  • To encourage the students.
  • To start and end the class with a 'Kida' to the students.
  • To emphasize that the students are teaching each other, not competing with each other.
  • To respect the confidentiality ot the students where required.
  • To create an enjoyable environment.
  • All IKMF Kids instructors to maintain up to date Garda Vetting 

 Student's Responsibilities:

  • To act with integrity and respect towards instructors, parents and others students at all times.
  • To wear the approprite clothing (Club T-shirt, tracksuit bottoms, runners).
  • To hold a valid IKMF 'Passport'/Membership
  • To arrive on time for class.
  • To follow the instructor's instructions.
  • To inform the instructor if s/he will be late or absent from class.
  • Not to engage in bullying, cheating or abusive behaviour.

 Parent's Responsibilities:

  • To act with integrity and respect towards insturctors, students and other parents at all times.
  • To inform the instructor of any medical condition of the student.
  • To inform the instructor if the student will be late or absent from class (in situations where the student cannot infom the instructor her/himself).
  • To behave responsibily.
  • To support efforts to eradicate bullying and abusive behaviour.
  • Not to photograph or film the students or instructor without their permission and/or the permission of their parent/guardian.
  • To be present at the finishing time of class, seminar, tournament etc.


Krav Maga Tournaments:

Krav Maga seminars, tournaments and joint ventures with other Krav Maga clubs may be held at various stages. Parents will be informed of upcoming events at least 3 weeks in advance.


Students will be graded at least once per year.


Verbal, physical, emotional or sexual abuse of any kind will not be tolerated.


Bullying will not be tolerated.


Photographs of the students may be taken during the class or event and used to promote Krav Maga and/or the club. Student and/or parental or guardian permission must be received and held on file by the club.

Data Protection Policy:

 All information gathered shall be treated as confidential and only used in relation to the administration of classes and/or medical emergencies. No information will be passed to any third party or used in any other way whatsoever. Data will be held for 1 year after the student's annual membership has expired. In cases where the annual membership has not been received by the club, the data will be held for 6 months following the student's last attendance at class.  Data collected as part of an enquiry will only be used in correspondence relating to the query, it will not be used for any other purpose. Data collected as part of an enquiry will be held on file for 6 months (unless it leads to a club membership, in which case, see above). Any data collected will not be subject to automated decision making.

 Your rights under the General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) include: 

  1. subject access
  2. to have inaccuracies corrected
  3. to have information erased
  4. to object to direct marketing
  5. to restrict the processing of your information, including automated decision-making
  6. data portability

 The legal basis to process personal data is 'On Consent' or 'Legitimate Interest'; to manage our relationship with you.  We keep our records up to date and will only contact you in keeping with the membership.  The student (or parent/guardian in cases where the student is under 18 years of age) has the right of complaint where they are unhappy with the club's implementation of any of the above criteria. Complaints should be sent to info@kidskrav.ie Further information on the GDPR and your rights can be found on the website of the Data Protection Commissioner at dataprotection.ie.