David Kahn is the head of the Israeli Krav Maga Association (IKMA) North America which was originally founded by Modern Krav founder Imi Lichtenfeld and now headed by GM Haim Gideon (This is why now the IKMA is often referred to as the Gideon System). David started his Krav Maga journey in the 90s which found him in Israel training directly with GM Gideon. The two formed a bond and this led David to be the official head representative of the IKMA in North America. He primarily teaches in and around the NJ/NY areas at his schools but has taught to all five major branches of the US military as well as many other LE/Military organizations in the US and International. He has also written numerous books on Krav Maga and use of force with more to come. In this episode, we talk about his Journey to where he is now, Krav Maga in general, Military, Civilian, and LE application of Use of force and teaching, Police use of force in America, and our general ideas and philosophies.
David can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.