Meet Your Internationally-Recognized Instructor

Larry D. Escher

Owner / Chief Instructor

  • Krav Maga Instructor in 3 Organizations
  • 2nd Degree Expert under Eyal Yanilov
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt with 360 Krav Maga
  • 2nd Degree Black Belt in Filipino Escrima
  • Black Sash in Sil Lum Kung Fu
  • Black Belt in American Freestyle Karate
  • Unarmed Instructor under Hock Hoccheim 
  • Kickboxing Instructor
  • Kids Krav Maga Instructor under Avi Moyal
  • Professional Seminar Instructor
  • 15 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 authentic Krav Maga to the Katy / West Houston area.

Throughout his decades of training and teaching, Coach Larry has aquired black belts or instructor ranks in everything from Chinese Kung Fu and American Karate to Filipino Escrima and Unarmed Combatives.

A last-minute seminar with
Eyal Yanilov, the highest-ranked Krav Maga expert and successor to the founder, 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.

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