Anna (Ania) Stefaniak is an IKMF G1 level.
Ania was born and raised in Warsaw, Poland. She holds a doctoral degree in psychology and moved to Ottawa in January 2019 to work at Carleton University. Within a week of her arrival, she joined Krav Maga Ottawa where she first completed the Women’s Self-Defense course and subsequently joined the adult classes where she has trained with Laurent Mougeot and Asaf Karpel.
Ania has completed the 2021 edition of the Civilian Instructor Course (CIC) at Krav Maga Ottawa. She holds the Krav Maga Ottawa instructor certification and is a certified Krav Maga instructor under the Federation of Israeli Martial Arts (FIMA), a non-political, governing, unifying, and certifying body that supports and promotes all styles of Israeli Martial Arts and self-defense (thefima.com).
Ania is primarily interested in women’s self-defense and empowerment through self-defense training, as well as civilian instruction in general.