Krav Maga Academy (KMA), sponsored by Vertical Rock Climbing and Fitness Centerâ„¢, provides comprehensive Krav Maga self-defense and fitness programs. Our 24,000 sq ft. indoor facility, outdoor training facilities, and the superior quality of our instructors set us apart from other MMA and Martial Arts Programs in the Washington DC Metropolitan area.

Chris Torres leads the Krav Maga Academy. He is a Krav Maga Black Belt and 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt. Torres holds competitive titles including: World Amateur MMA Champion (2011), North American Amateur MMA Champion and World No-Gi Jiu Jitsu Champion. Torres has instructed many of the leading Krav Maga instructors and students in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.