Cory Davis is the Lead Instructor at Israeli Krav Maga Alaska. He started his martial arts career at the age of 8 and began his Krav Maga Gidon System training in 2009. In 2013, Cory traveled to Israel where he trained with Grand Master Haim Gidon 10th dan (highest ranking Kravist in the world), Senior Instructor Yigal Arbiv (5th dan), and Senior Instructor Noam Gidon (5th dan) and received his instructor certification after 100 hours of training. Cory also tested for his level 3-4 at the end of his instructor course and successfully passed.
Paul Chadwick is an Instructor at Anchorage Krav Maga. Paul started his self-defense training with 5 1/2 years of Hap Kwon Do, which is a mix of Kung Fu, Hap Ki Do, and Tae Kwon Do. He found the Israeli Krav Maga Association when researching for a self-defense that dealt with more modern-day combat. Once Paul took his first class, he knew it was exactly what he was looking for. Paul started training in February 2015 under Cory Davis, and in July 2017, he received his Assistant Instructor Certification through David Kahn, IKMA US Chief Instructor.
Jarvis Edwards is a second-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He was awarded a black belt by Nelson Monteiro in 2010 after winning gold in the adult brown belt division at the US Open.
He began training BJJ in 1999. He has traveled the country competing and training under the guidance of a variety of instructors most notably of which are Eduardo De Lima, Jim Kelly, Pedro Sauer, and Nelson Monteiro.
During the 20 years that he has been studying BJJ, he has acquired a vast understanding of Jiu Jitsu as a self-defense, a sport, and an art. He draws upon all those experiences to create a fun, effective, and safe learning environment.
Han began his BJJ journey in 2005. He wanted to evolve as a martial artist and fell in love with the “Gentle Art”. Since then, he decided he wanted to obtain a blue belt in BJJ and received his blue belt in 2006. Three years later, in late 2009, he earned his purple belt under Professor Ted Stickel. After receiving his few stripes on his purple belt, he wanted to give back to the academy by teaching part time. In 2016, he received his brown belt under Professor Jarvis Edwards.