“Amit has been part of the martial arts world since the age of 8. Started his journey in Karate, and progressed from there into the full contact world. As a teenager, Amit represented the Israeli National Team in competitions in Israel and around the world. At the age of 18 he joined the IDF Special Forces and served as a Krav Maga instructor. The military experience gave him the best “training” ground for CQB.
After his army service, Amit moved to China and joined a training team of traditional Kung fu, Sanshou and Shuai jiao. He trained and compete there for 3 years.
After returned to Israel Amit opened the “Israel Sanshou academy ”, a martial arts academy for Sanshou, shuai jiao and tactical training. Chose Sanshou as the main focus. Sanshou is a fighting system that is used in the training program of the Chinese police and as the main combat sport in China. Sanshou combines striking and wrestling skills. The academy and Amit himself keep computing in sanshou, grappling , traditional wrestling and MMA.
In addition, Amit is working with police and army units on kapap and CQB training.
The IKF- Israel Kapap Federation: In 2010 Amit joined the federation. He added his experience in martial arts and Army CQB to the Kapap methods.
The IKF is working on a variety of projects and seminars around the world. Special units, police, anti-bulling programs for teenagers and children and self defence programs for civilians.”
Source – http://www.ikf-cqb.com/about