Meet Your Instructors

Larry D. Escher

Owner / Chief Instructor

  • Krav Maga Instructor in 3 Organizations
  • 2nd Degree Krav Maga Expert under Eyal Yanilov
  • 2nd Degree Krav Maga Black Belt with 360 Krav Maga
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt in Filipino Escrima under AJ Advincula
  • Black Sash in Sil Lum Kung Fu under Stacy Jorgensen
  • Black Belt in Unarmed Combatives under Hock Hochheim
  • Black Belt in Stick Combatives under Hock Hochheim
  • Black Belt in Kempo Karate-Jujitsu Hock Hochheim
  • Black Belt in American Freestyle Karate under Albert Lucio 
  • Kids Krav Maga Instructor under Avi Moyal
  • Kickboxing Instructor
  • Professional Seminar Instructor
  • Certified Munio™ Self Defense Keychain Instructor
  • 17 Years Krav Maga Experience
  • 30+ Years Self-Defense Experience
With over 30 years of martial arts and self-defense experience, Larry D. Escher was the first to bring the Krav Maga Self-Defense System to the Katy / West Houston area.

Throughout his decades of training and teaching, Coach Larry aquired black belts and instructor ranks in several martial arts including Chinese Kung Fu, American Karate, Filipino Stick, Knife, and Sword Fighting, Unarmed Combatives, and more.

A 2-day workshop with Eyal Yanilov, the highest-ranked instructor and successor to the founder of Krav Maga, changed the direction of Larry’s training and teaching. Years later, Larry became one of only 3 people to complete Eyal’s first instructor course in the U.S., eventually becoming one of the first Americans to gain the rank of Expert under him (later Expert 2).

Over the years, Larry has continued learning from many elite Krav Maga instructors around the world including Avi Moyal (IKMF), Gabi Noah (IKM), and Alan Predolin (360) as well as seminars from Darren Levine (KMWW), John Whitman (KMA), Ryan Hoover (F2F) and more

Larry D. Escher has Been Featured On

Ana Martin - Instructor

  • 2nd Degree Black Belt with Texas Krav Maga
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt with 360 Krav Maga
  • 1st Degree Expert with Krav Maga Global
  • Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlos Machado
  • Green Belt in Judo 
  • 14 Years Krav Maga Experience

Bill Hogan - Instructor

  • 1st Degree Black Belt with Texas Krav Maga
  • Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with Gracie Barra
  • Fmr. Lt. Col. U.S. Air Force (Retired)
  • Certified Handgun Instructor
  • Head Pastor of WordServe Church
  • 8 Years Krav Maga Experience