Frank has trained with us for over 5 years.

Frank is well versed in our various classes having trained with us originally in Hull as a student and later training at our York, Cleethorpes and Leeds classes. Frank has experienced different styles and adaptations of Krav Maga taught by other federations that Spartans Academy has been affiliated with over the years along with the type of Krav Maga which we now teach in partnership with Protect Israeli Security Solutions.

Frank covers many of the legal aspects of self-defence at Spartans Academy having studied law at University and qualifying as a Solicitor in 2018.

He also has a keen interest in the fitness industry and has considerable knowledge in Sports Nutrition having competed as a bodybuilder at the British Natural Bodybuilding Federation North East Regional Championships in June 2016, where he was awarded 3rd place and invited to the British Championship Finals.  Frank also competed at the Federation’s show at the National Exhibition Centre in May 2017.

Frank has been trained by two of the highest ranked Krav Maga experts in the world in Gheorghe Husar and Prof. Itay Gil.

In 2016, Frank successfully completed the Instructor Development Course passing both the theoretical and practical elements of the course run by Protect Israeli Security Solutions under Prof. Itay Gil and completed a full week’s training with him.

In 2018, Frank successfully completed the Krav Maga Civilian Instructor Training and Development course run by Gheorghe Husar.

Frank is generally a very physically active person having also completed various obstacle course races over the last year to raise money for charity.

Frank primarily teaches at our Leeds classes.

 

Experience and Knowledge:

2013 – Training under Gheorghe Husar (including weekly training and specialist seminars) with syllabus by the International Krav Maga Federation – Spartans Academy – Hull, UK

2013 – Various Seminars under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by the International Krav Maga Federation and Krav Maga Core – York, UK

May 2013 – Never Surrender Seminar – Gheorghe Husar – York, UK

November 2013 – Third Party Protection Seminar – Gheorghe Husar – York, UK

2014 – Training under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Krav Maga Core – Spartans Academy – Hull, UK

April 2014 – Defending against a Knife Attack Seminar – Gheorghe Husar – Spartans Academy – York, UK

July 2014 – Road Rage Seminar – Gheorghe Husar – Spartans Academy – York, UK

August 2014 – Xtreme Krav Maga – Successfully completed 1 week of training with Gheorghe Husar – Baia Mare, Romania

August 2014 – Family and Friends Third Party Protection Seminar under Krav Maga Core with Master Haim Sasson – Liverpool, UK

November 2014 – Third Party and Close Protection Seminar – Gheorghe Husar – Spartans Academy – York, UK

2015 – Training under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Spartans Academy – Hull/Cleethorpes, UK

2015 – Various Seminars under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus on hand to hand combat, defence against bladed/edged and blunt (concussive force trauma) weaponry by Spartans Academy – York, UK

2015 – Weapons Seminar – Dr. Itay Gil with Protect Israeli Security Solutions – Hull, UK

2015 – Tactics Seminar – Dr. Itay Gil with Protect Israeli Security Solutions – Hull, UK

August 2015 – Xtreme Krav Maga – Successfully completed 1 week of training with Gheorghe Husar – Baia Mare, Romania

2016 – Training under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Spartans Academy and Protect Israeli Security Solutions – York/Sheffield/Hull/Cleethorpes, UK

2016 – “Fight Club” and Core Krav Maga Seminars under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Spartans Academy and Protect Israeli Security Solutions – York, UK

January to April 2016 – 6 days of Instructor Training and Updates with Spartans Academy Instructor Team – York, UK

April 2016 – 1 Week Training under Dr. Itay Gil with Protect Israeli Security Solutions – Bournemouth, UK

April 2016 – Instructor Development Course under Dr. Itay Gil with Protect Israeli Security Solutions – Bournemouth, UK

09 April 2016 – Third Party Protection Seminar under Dr. Itay Gil with Protect Israeli Security Solutions – Sheffield, UK

09 April 2016 – Active Shooter Seminar under Dr. Itay Gil with Protect Israeli Security Solutions – Sheffield, UK

June 2016 – Placed 3rd at the British Natural Bodybuilding Federation North East Competition

July 2016 – 2017 – 3 days of Instructor Training and Updates with Spartans Academy Instructor Team – York, UK

2017 – Training under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Spartans Academy and Protect Israeli Security Solutions – York/Leeds, UK

2017 – Various seminars under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Spartans Academy and Protect Israeli Security Solutions – York/Leeds, UK

2017 – 4 days of Instructor Training and Updates with Spartans Academy Instructor Team – York, UK

May 2017 – Competed at British Natural Bodybuilding Federation “Bodypower” show at the National Exhibition Centre – Birmingham, UK

2018 – Training under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Spartans Academy – York/Leeds/Newcastle, UK

2018 – 10 days of Instructor Training and Updates with Spartans Academy Instructor Team – Dunnington/York/Newcastle, UK

January 2018 – May 2018 – “Kravmagalogy” Seminars focusing on fighting skills and tactics, surviving knife attacks and defending against stick attacks under Gheorghe Husar with Spartans Academy

February 2018 – May 2018 – Instructor Training and Development Course under Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Spartans Academy – Dunnington/York/Newcastle, UK

May 2018 – CPD Advanced Safeguarding Adults (Level 2) – Leeds, UK

June 2018 – QA Level 2 First Response Emergency Care – First Aid and Trauma Course under OscarCharlie Bespoke Training – Newcastle, UK

June 2018 – CPD Advanced Safeguarding Children Training (Level 2) – Leeds, UK

June 2018 – CPD Sports Nutrition Training – Leeds, UK

August 2018 – Xtreme Krav Maga with Spartans Academy – Sacel, Romania

September 2018 – Qualified as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

October 2018 – 1-day training with Dr. Itay Gil with Spartans Academy and Protect Israeli Security Solutions

October 2018 – British Combat Association Accredited Civilian Krav Maga Instructor

 

Latest Krav Maga Grades achieved:

 

May 2018 – Survivor 1 – Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Spartans Academy – York, UK

August 2018 – Survivor 2 – Gheorghe Husar with syllabus by Spartans Academy – Sacel, Romania

 

 

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