Norma's Mission Statement
To educate individuals as to the importance of safety and self defense by teaching them Krav Maga, helping them to achieve sense of awareness as well as a measure of safety for themselves and their families.
On December 16, 2001, Norma Mastropietro (Rivera), became one of ten woman in the United States to become certified to teach Krav Maga. She was the first woman to become certified in the state of Connecticut. On July 14, 2002, she was featured in the Waterbury Sunday Republican American Accent page, featuring Krav Maga. Before her certification in Krav Maga, Norma taught Cardio kickboxing for four years. Norma achieved her next level certification, Expert Series 1, with Krav Maga Worldwide in August 2015. Norma has been employed with CT Krav Maga for over 15 years and states that it has been her pleasure and privilege to continue to teach Krav Maga.