FIMA Organizations

Types of programs available:

  • Mental preparedness
  • Conflict management
  • Stress management
  • Avoidance and evasion tactics
  • Self-defense techniques
  • Hand-to-hand
  • Practical use of joint locks
  • Unarmed CQB
  • Handcuffing
  • Effective combatives
  • Fighting multiple opponents
  • Practical use of pressure points

ICTA Mission

  • Provide the best hand-to-hand, ICTA training available in the world.
  • Train and certify competent, professional ICTA instructors.
  • Educate Israeli Martial Artists in physical and mental preparedness
  • Maintain an organizational structure for continuing research/development in the ICT.
  • Provide a framework for safe and effective training in ICTA.
  • Eliminate non-essential and non-effective techniques.
  • Foster networking and camaraderie.
  • Be free of political objectives and provide an open forum for discussions among the variety of Israeli martial art styles and organizations.


  • Membership in a prestigious professional association
  • The most advanced training in all styles of Israeli Martial Arts.
  • Access to ICTA experts from a variety of military, law enforcement, and civilian backgrounds.
  • Enhanced credibility and professional recognition.
  • ICTA training seminars.
  • Priority notification of upcoming courses, events, products and services
  • Referrals and recommendation for teaching opportunities
  • Networking with Elite hand-to-hand Instructors world-wide
  • Certificate of Membership and ID Card
  • Discounts on merchandise and services
  • Israeli Combatives Instructor Certification Courses.

Membership: 3 yr Membership includes a 5% discount on ICTA and FIMA merchandise and products. Lifetime Membership includes a 10% discount on ICTA and FIMA merchandise and products.


3-yr $100


Instructor - Following completion of a recognized training course, ICTA members are eligible to apply for an instructor license in the ICTA. Requires submission of proper documentation, and approval of ICTA and FIMA Directors.