The International Krav Maga Federation

Global Instructors Team

Tamir Gilad

EXPERT 5 G.I.T

HEAD OF TESTING COMMITTEE

Tamir is 44 years old and was born in Israel. He served in the Israeli Defence Forces for 3 years. Before his IDF army service, he trained in a number of Martial Arts like Muay Thai with former Israeli champion Rany Kaushinsky and ground work with others. In 1987 Tamir started training in Krav Maga and is now an Expert level 5 Instructor. Tamir is also a firearms instructor that worked with top shooting instructors and elite security professional in Israel.

Yossi Shmueli

EXPERT 5 G.I.T

DIRECTOR OF THE ISRAELI IKMF BRANCH

Yossi is the most veteran instructor in IKMF with over 40 years of experience as Krav Maga instructor in the civilian sector.

Yossi was a direct student of Imi and got his instructor diploma from him, he also attended the Wingate institute for sports and got his Instructor’s diploma there. Yossi runs his own Krav Maga school in his hometown near Jerusalem and together with his older children that are also IKMF instructors teach Krav Maga groups from ages five to fifty.

Israel Tamir

EXPERT 4 G.I.T

HEAD OF SECURITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISIONS

Israel has been practicing since 1989, has a B.Ed (Bachelor of Education) in sports, Served as a sniper and a shooting instructor in his military service. Before joining the IKMF, Israel worked with ‘Elit Academy Security Company’ instructing and training security and law enforcement personnel.

Shlomi Moyal

EXPERT 3 G.I.T

HEAD OF WOMEN AND KIDS DIVISIONS

Shlomi, IKMF’s head of the Women & Kids devisions, is 44 years old and married with four children. After more then 20 years of trainning different groups, forces & units around the world, CIC courses and numerous seminars, he decided to focus on what he calls ‘the two groups which surely will use Krav Maga on a regular basis’.

Together with Avi, they developed the Kids program which trancended from Krav Maga drills to actual self esteem boosting tool that encorporates educational tools & thereputic insights that prove them selves around the world in IKMF Kids.

The ‘Stay Away’ program is his baby and consedered by far the best women self defense program in the world. taking customized Krav Maga to the extreme, this unique empowering tool enables women all around the world to walk safely without fear. those who took the course are ‘infected’ with the knowledge to understand women and the passion to help them walk in peace.

Israel Cohen

EXPERT 3 G.I.T

HEAD OF MILITARY AND SWAT DIVISIONS

Born 1976 maried plus two kids. Served as a combat fighter in the Israeli Navy. Israel also developed a special team in the parahtroop recon, served and fought in 3 wars!

Israel started training in Krav Maga when he was only 11 years old under Avi Moyal and at 16 became a Krav Maga instructor, Learned Kiokochin karate, Jiu Jitso and boxing.

Israel joined the Israeli Secret Service and served for two years, served as security air marshal for another two years and another six years as a fighter and team leader in operational ISA unit. 

Today, Israel is a Krav Maga instructor for IDF elite units, an IKMF shooting and tactic instructor as well as a global instructor team member.

Dan Oren

EXPERT 2 G.I.T

Dan started Martial Art training at the age of five, Military boarding school student and served in the Israeli Navy, engaging in combat continuously for 10 years. After discharge from active duty, Dan has served in the Ministry of Defence management training project.

As an instructor, for four years, Dan trained Israeli security divisions, security unit in east Jerusalem, police courts, border patrol units and special forces in Africa. But first and foremost – a Krav Maga instructor! I was and still – Avi Moyal’s student.

Benny Kol-Yoav

EXPERT 1 G.I.T

Benny, married plus three children came with Roman Greek wrestlering background and has been one of Avi’s students since 1994, became a civilian instructor and a shooting instructor.

Won several fighting competitions between the years 2002-2004. Instructed abroad in a variety of IKMF branches. Today, Benny assist the IKMF’s Kids and Junior tournaments in Israel among other projects, as well as training youth and kids groups.

Guy Bilia

EXPERT 2 G.I.T

Guy Bilya has been training in Krav Maga since he was 8 years old, under master Avi Moyal, His current IKMF Krav Maga rank is Expert level 2. He won several national competitions during 2004-2008 and served in the IDF as a fighter in a rescue and extraction elite unit, specialized in extraction of warriors and civilians, as well as in armed and unarmed breaching.

During his service, Guy took part on countless operations performing breaching into buildings in close combat scenarios as well as extractions of warriors under fire and stranded hikers in unsafe terrains. Following his discharge from the army, Guy, instructed Krav Maga and practiced as a shooting instructor in ‘Elite Academy Security Company’ for two years, trained guards, security personnel, border control units, as well as the railways security guards unit.

Guy Bilya’s last employment was in a government (ministry of defense) operated unit performing operational duties and covert missions. As part of that duty, Guy was qualified in many fields including operational driving/riding, under cover tasks for the purposes of intelligence collection, and fighting hostile forces.

Marcus Torgerson

EXPERT 2 G.I.T 

Started martial arts at age of 10. Completed instructors course personally with Master Avi Moyal in 2005.
Marcus combines his real life experience of working 20+ years in night club security with Krav Maga. Proud to be a student of Master Moyal and member of the IKMF Family.

Benny Kol-Yoav

EXPERT 1 G.I.T

Benny, married plus three children came with Roman Greek wrestlering background and has been one of Avi’s students since 1994, became a civilian instructor and a shooting instructor.

Won several fighting competitions between the years 2002-2004. Instructed abroad in a variety of IKMF branches. Today, Benny assist the IKMF’s Kids and Junior tournaments in Israel among other projects, as well as training youth and kids groups.

Hen Toledano

EXPERT 1 G.I.T

Hen is 26 years old and has been Avi Moyal’s student since he was 8 years old. He is currently an Expert 1, and has been training in Krav Maga for 17 years. Hen has a wide experience in Krav Maga instructing and has trained under the IKMF in various countries in all 5 continents.

Shlomi Bouzaglo

Expert 1

Shlomi Bouzaglo, Expert 1, is a black belt in judo, a senior officer in the IDF Krav Maga section and have background in Japanese jiu jitsu, MMA and Thai boxing. Shilomi is a student of Master Avi Moyal and began practicing martial arts at the age of 6.

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