Why Impact KMF?

Our Values

At Impact we value inclusion and community. Expect to be welcomed into an environment where friendly atmosphere and serious training are not mutually exclusive.

Our instructors are dedicated, highly trained and motivated to help you along the way.

Come sweat with us!

Our Three Principles

1. Nurture

Be part of an amazing and supportive community that celebrates all levels of ability. We are committed to your development not only physically but mentally as well.

2. Empower

Gain confidence. Gain strength of body and mind. Become formidable while having a blast!

3. Grow

Embrace the challenge we offer and reap the rewards.

Lance Connelly

FOUNDER & HEAD INSTRUCTOR

Lance Connelly is a 2nd degree black belt in Krav Maga with over 15 years of experience teaching self-defense. He has trained countless individuals from all walks of life and helped them to gain confidence, strength and empowerment through Krav Maga and Fitness.

Lance holds certifications under organizations including Krav Maga Worldwide, Krav Maga Alliance and IMS Counter Terror School. Martial arts have been part of Lance’s life since childhood. He has a wide variety of experience in traditional martial arts as well as boxing, kickboxing and wrestling. In addition to Krav Maga, Lance has been a personal trainer and Crossfit coach since 2007.

Lance has a great passion for teaching and sharing knowledge. He believes in community, commitment to high standards and fun. As the founder and owner of Impact Krav Maga and Fitness Lance has created a friendly, inclusive and supportive environment in which his membership can achieve their self-defense and fitness goals.

Natalie Goodall

WARRIORS PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Natalie Goodall is our Warriors program Director. She is an experienced early childhood educator and is currently studying psychology at Simon Fraser University. Natalie started Krav Maga in 2016, and was enamoured with the real world applications Krav Maga teaches. She became a Krav Maga instructor and strives to use Krav Maga to help build confidence in her students.

As well as having her Krav Maga level 2 instructor certification she has also completed her young warriors certification. Natalie is passionate about helping children develop their confidence through self-defence. She uses teaching techniques that help children develop a growth mind set, which emphasizes an ability to persevere when faced with challenges (never giving up).

Lance Connelly has instructed her since she started Krav Maga and is still striving to improve her skills through his teaching.

JD

KRAV MAGA INSTRUCTOR

JD began dedicating himself to Krav Maga under the mentorship of Lance Connelly in 2016. He brings with him previous martial arts experience from the United States Marine Corps and Capoeira. From the Phillipines to Los Angeles, he has volunteered with and taught youth and young adults.

JD is a Krav Maga Alliance certified Level 1 instructor and leads the Impact Krav Maga Warriors program under Coach/Director Natalie Goodall. He has a passion for helping make better human beings by emphasizing the importance of being vigilant, empathic, and having a warrior mindset.

Winter, spring, summer, or fall, you can usually spot him in his “tactical short shorts” or by following the trail of sweat …even when he’s not working out. Word is – he sweats under water.

Andi Davis

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

Andi Davis is a fitness professional specializing in strength, conditioning, as well as MMA. She started her business, Train of Thought Fitness Inc. in December of 2011. Through training clients and herself she has witnessed the difference it makes to strengthen one’s mental fortitude. How she frames her programming and gets her clients to focus during their sessions changes the way they feel, not only at the end of a session, but how they tackle their day-to-day lives outside of the gym. True empowerment comes from changing someone’s perspective of their capabilities, allowing them to become physically and mentally stronger.

She is infectiously passionate about her field, and equally dedicated to anyone that wants to commit their time to trying something new for themselves.

Andi’s Certifications include: Pre and Post- Natal Specialist, ACE Personal Training Certifications, Crossfit Level 1, Krav Maga Level 2.

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