“Self-Defense Training to Prepare You for the Fight of your Life”

141 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148 | Phone: (781) 322-4600

Look for Alpha Krav Maga Boston on the window, then come on in. We are open Monday – Saturday for your convenience. Please call ahead to schedule your first introductory lesson.

About Us

With our students progression and happiness in mind, we have created a fun and safe environment in which to learn the martial arts. Our state of the art facility here in Malden has just what you are looking for.

In our 20+ years of teaching experience, we have come to find that most everyone who initially sets out to learn the martial arts, has a goal in mind. Those goals very and it is our job as your coaches to discover them and help you achieve them.

Our goal is to improve the lives of each and every student by providing healthy lifestyle choices of exercise and nutrition.

We strive to make positive choices on a daily basis that help those in our community better themselves. By providing a learning environment that continually grows and changes to keep advancing, Alpha Krav Maga Boston in Malden is helping make your experience the best one possible.

With the Life Skill benefits of the martial arts and the positive learning environment here at AKMI Boston, there is no better place to start the journey to the new you.

Don’t sit back and watch others achieve their dreams, let us help you and your family achieve yours.

ABOUT Dennis amato – YOUR MASTER INSTRUCTOR and self-defense coach!

Dennis Amato was a personal trainer for 15 years, educating his clients in physical fitness and nutrition. In 1999, he began training in Krav Maga and earned his instructor status in June of 2000; soon after which he opened the first Krav Maga school in New England. 

Since then, Dennis has taught hundreds of Federal, State and local Law Enforcement personnel throughout New England. For his teaching and dedication to keeping our officers safe, Mr. Amato received an Honorable Certificate of Appreciation from the ATF in Boston. 

Along with training Law Enforcement and Civilians alike, Coach Amato has trained several military units prior to their deployment to active duty and conducts Instructor Certification courses all over the country. 

Dennis has also been recognized by Head Coach Sam Sade for his awesome coaching style, knowledge and dedication; and was awarded a position on the Board of Directors for Alpha Krav Maga International. For more information about AKMI, please visit

Dennis Amato
Master Instructor / Head Coach



Alpha Krav Maga is complete fighting and fitness. The system was created by owner Master Sam Sade, a former soldier in the IDF and Mr. Israel.  Alpha Krav Maga is a unique International Based Business Enterprise. It is designed to ultimately serve the personal development needs of thousands of people across the world, through integration of Mind-Body-Soul, through a self-defense and fitness approach never used before.

Our aim is to teach our students how to earn a black belt in life. Motivational and inspirational advice will combine cutting edge, nutritional guidance – and with Krav Maga, Israel’s Pre-eminent Martial Art – a total experience for our students. Our ultimate goal is to teach each of them how to break out of mediocrity, awaken their hidden hero, and live up to their God-given potential. Anyone who desires real change and is willing to commit to action is a candidate for our training curriculum. Doctors, homemakers, police officers, teachers, troubled teens, battered women, and the average Joe, represent only a small group of individuals we intend on supporting

For more information on AKMI, please visit our website at

About Malden, MA

Malden is a city in Middlesex CountyMassachusetts, United States. At the time of the 2010 United States Census, the population was at 59,450 people. In 2009, Malden was named the “Best Place to Raise Your Kids” in Massachusetts by Bloomberg Businessweek.[3][4]

Malden is bordered by Melrose on the north, Stoneham on the northwest, Medford on the west, Everett on the south, Revere on the east, and Saugus on the northeast. Boojum Rock located in the north west corner of Malden inside the Middlesex Fells Reservation is the highest point in Malden with an elevation of approximately 275 feet.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13 km2), of which 5.1 square miles (13 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.78%) is water. Bordered on the northwest by the cliffs of Middlesex Fells, Malden is drained by the Malden River.

Malden, MA, is home to Alpha Krav Maga Boston, a Martial Arts facility focusing on programs in Krav Maga, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kids Martial Arts, Adult Martial Arts, Fitness Kickboxing, Self-Defense workshops and Birthday Parties.