Jonathan (Jonny) Gonzales

Instructor since: 2016

Krav Maga Certification Level: Blue Belt

Originally from northern New Mexico, Jonathan (Jonny) recently moved to the Dallas area from Las Cruces, New Mexico, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science from New Mexico State University.
Jonny began training in Krav Maga in January of 2015 at Total Defense in El Paso, Texas. With no previous training in any discipline, Jonny knew he had a “Krav Addiction” after the first couple of classes.

In 2016 he became a certified KMW instructor and in now certified through Level 4. Jonny has participated in numerous self-defense seminars, including active shooter and anti-hostage, anti-abduction, and sexual assault prevention, firearm and gunshot wound trainings. He has trained members of the military, members of the law enforcement community, survivors of domestic violence, survivors of sexual assault, and his favorite: children.

In his spare time, Jonny enjoys training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, metal sculpture and welding, reading, hiking, hunting, cooking, shooting, and quoting movies in lieu of having conversations.