Mark DePhillips

Mark has over 29 years of training and instruction in various forms of combat. He served in the United States Marine Corps as an MCMAP (Scout Sniper Instructor and Martial Arts) instructor, a Cold Weather survival instructor and marksmanship coach. Mark started teaching professionally in 1991 as a Kenpo instructor. Since then he has received numerous instructional certifications, taught self-defense tactical medicine for the Ohio Tactical Officer’s Association, worked as an ALERRT (advanced law enforcement rapid response training) adjunct instructor for Texas State University’s active shooter program, and is a founding member of the Cleveland SWAT Paramedic Program.

Mark recently retired from the Cleveland Fire Department as a Lieutenant and a Cleveland Police Detective in the Fire Arson Unit. Mark believes in enabling people to protect themselves first through awareness, then Krav Maga if necessary.  

World Wide Krav Maga – Men, Women’s and Kid’s Krav Maga
Ryan Hoover’s Fight to Fit: Black belt instructor
Fit to Fight I instructor
Stop the Bleed instructor

Head Instructor / Owner
Level 6 Black Belt

Mark DePhillips

Mark has over 29 years of training and instruction in various forms of combat. He served in the United States Marine Corps as an MCMAP (Scout Sniper Instructor and Martial Arts) instructor, a Cold Weather survival instructor and marksmanship coach. Mark started teaching professionally in 1991 as a Kenpo instructor. Since then he has received numerous instructional certifications, taught self-defense tactical medicine for the Ohio Tactical Officer’s Association, worked as an ALERRT (advanced law enforcement rapid response training) adjunct instructor for Texas State University’s active shooter program, and is a founding member of the Cleveland SWAT Paramedic Program.

Mark recently retired from the Cleveland Fire Department as a Lieutenant and a Cleveland Police Detective in the Fire Arson Unit. Mark believes in enabling people to protect themselves first through awareness, then Krav Maga if necessary.

Head Instructor / Owner
Level 6 Black Belt

World Wide Krav Maga – Men, Women’s and Kid’s Krav Maga
Ryan Hoover’s Fight to Fit: Black belt instructor
Fit to Fight I instructor
Stop the Bleed instructor

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