Next Generation Krav Maga Chief Instructor
Megan Cunningham is the Senior Instructor for Next Generation Kids Krav Maga / owner at Chester County Krav Maga. Megan began her Training in 1999, and became an assistant Instructor at the age of 15 under Master John Williams owner of Chester County Martial Arts Academy. Megan is also a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and an Assistant Instructor in Krav Maga.
Krav Maga Underground Chief Instructor
Wade Cunningham is the Senior Instructor for Krav Maga at Chester County Martial Arts and Krav Maga. Wade began his Training in Krav Maga in 2003, and became a Certified Instructor in 2005 with Krav Maga Worldwide. Wade has trained hundreds of students in Krav Maga and is currently certified through Krav Maga Alliance who we have been affiliated with since 2011.
Over the years Wade has been fortunate to train with some great Instructors such as, John Whitman, Nir Maman, David Kahn, Abel Kahn, Yigal Arbiv, Alan Feldman, Ryan Hoover, Jeff Jimo, and many others.
Aside from civilians Wade also trains:
- local Fire Departments
- E.M.S Units
- local Law Enforcement
- Security Officers
- one of our local S.W.A.T. teams.
- Various Military personell
- KMA Certified Instructor
- Previously Certified with KMWW
- Act 235 Lethal Weapons Instructor
- Certified in Basic SWAT
- Certified in Deployment of noise flash diversionary devices and specialty impact munitions.
CQC Tactics Chief Instructor
Sgt. Kevin Bernard
Police Officer: 1991- present, SWAT Team member: 1999- 2011, SWAT Commander: 2011 - present
Martial Arts Background
Tang Soo Do (Karate), KravMaga, Combat Wrestling, Brazilian JuiJitsu, Muay Thai, SystemaSpetsnaz
Pa State Police Firearms Instructor (pistol & shotgun), NRA Patrol Rifle Instructor (semi-auto carbine), Combat Wrestling Instructor (Green Belt – Level 1 Instructor), Active Shooter and Dynamic Ambush Instructor, *other Law Enforcement certifications provided upon request
Training Seminars and Schools Attended
Basic SWAT school, Weapons of Mass Destruction Tactical Deployment School, Law Enforcement Executive Development, Police Officer Supervisor In-Service Training, Rapid Engagement and Counter Terror Operations, Aircraft (tubular) Assault, Dynamic Entry/Hostage Rescue, Noise Flash Diversionary Device (FlashBang), Specialty Impact Munitions, Taser, Tactical Handcuffing, Israeli counter-terrorism tactics for police
Schools attended were from a variety of experts in their fields. Some schools have been attended more than once and in more than one venue. Instructors have included members of The British Special Air Service (SAS),Grenzschutzgruppe 9 (GSG-9), United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM), NYPD, Israeli Special Operations Counter-Terrorism (LOTAR), United States Naval Special Operations Command (NAVSPECWARCOM), Pittsburgh SWAT, Philadelphia SWAT and a host of other Special Operations Police Officers, Marines and Soldiers from across the United States.