Julian Johnson

Krav Maga Instructor and Co-Director of MA&Y


Julian Johnson is the Head of the Krav Maga programme and also Co Director of MA&Y.

MA&Y is an affiliated club of Krav Maga Global (KMG) the largest provider of Krav Maga training throughout the world.

Julian completed all three levels of the GIC (General Instructors Course) with Krav Maga Global (KMG). The first part (5 days) was led by the source, Master Eyal Yanilov in 2019, followed by 9 days with Mateusz Sog in 2020 and the final 9 days with the CEO of KMG Jan Tevini in August 2021. Julian also achieved a NCFE Accredited Level 3 Award in Krav Maga Instruction. 


“Great achievement, Jools!! So happy and proud to see you in your moment of glory. Your endurance and passion are outstanding!” 
Jan Tevini CEO of Krav Maga Global.

Julian is also 3rd-degree black belt in Choi Kwang Do, with a BA (1st Hons) an M.A. from University of the Arts, London and a PGCE in further education from the University of Education in London. Previously he was the General Manager of a full-time martial arts studio and in 2014 he co-founded MA&Y, a Martial Arts and Yoga Centre in South West London with his wife Gaia Persico.

MA&Y has gone onto become an established business in the borough of Wandsworth, London culminating in a brand new training centre opening in Earlsfield in 2021.




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