Originally Posted by KMKY
Don't let age be the thing that a keeps you from it, I have a 58 year old woman in my class that just reached level 2. She is one of the most determined people in class, she never quits. She worked at her own pace in the beginning and has steadily improved.
I couldn't agree more with this. My mother also does Krav Maga. She turned 60 last month and plans on testing for level 5 within the year.
To Niceguy: You should absolutely be upfront with your instructor about any illness or injury. As was previously stated, instructors do not want you injuring or stressing yourself in class to the point you are unable to defend yourself on the street.