Director: David Kahn is the United States Chief Instructor for the Israeli Krav Maga Association under GM Haim Gidon. David Kahn is the only American to sit on the IKMA Board of Directors. He is a 5th Dan in Combat Jiu-Jitsu by the US Judo Assoc. He has trained all five branches of the US military, the Royal Marines as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. He has taught in the Marine Corps Martial Arts School of Excellence (MACE), Army School of Combatives (Ft. Benning) along with the FBI, New Jersey State Police and many other academies. David is a certified instructor by the State of New Jersey Police Training Commission. David is a non-practicing attorney and arguably one of the most influential Kravists in the United States today.
Kahn is the author of seven Krav Maga books including: Krav Maga (2004), Advanced Krav Maga (2008), Krav Maga Weapon Defenses (2012), Krav Maga for Professionals (2016), Krav Maga Defending the Most Common 12 Unarmed Street Attacks (2016). His next book, Krav Maga Combatives will be released in June of 2019 along with a seventh book at a later date focusing on defending against skilled attackers and ambushes. He has produced educational Mastering Krav Maga DVD series and been regularly featured in mainstream media including the New York Times, Men’s Fitness, GQ, USA Today, LA Times, Washington Post, New Yorker, Penthouse, and Fitness. More information is available at www.davidkahnkravmaga.com.