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Avi Nardia

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As a reserve officer, Avi Nardia served as an Official Hand to Hand instructor and safety officer with the Israeli Police Special Counter Terror Unit as an intelligence team member and official defensive tactics/CQB instructor. He is Founder of KAPAP Israeli Krav Maga, a hand to hand combat system with elements of Lotar, Krav and Hagana.

Difference Between a Fighter and a Warrior

Today we face a new era in the Martial Arts with very disturbing trends in MMA circles — modern 'gladiators' calling for the taste...

Studying Multiple Martial Arts

There is a saying - "Beware the man of one book." Homo unius libri, meaning "I fear the man of a single book." I hear...

Lines of Attack

For Success in Sparring and Self-Defense, It Pays to Think Outside the Box! “Shapes are important in the martial arts,” Avi Nardia says somewhat matter-offactly. “Karate,...

KAPAP’s Avi Nardia

During his 24 years as a reserve officer, Avi Nardia (Major, IDF Res.) served as an official hand-to-hand instructor instructor and safety officer. He...

I Was Born to Fight, But I Choose to be Kind,...

I was recently asked when I first learned how to “fight.” I was born to fight and began fighting upon my first breath. I was...

KAPAP Mind, Body, Spirit

KAPAP is an Israeli Martial art that today is an internationally recognized system that started out as a bridge between Martial Arts systems. KAPAP...

The Most Difficult Journey

"The Most Difficult Journey Is The One You Must Make Within Yourself..." - Hanshi Patrick McCarthy: Just a few years ago a group of Krav Maga...

KAPAP: Krav Panim el Panim, The Art of Gaku Jutsu-Do

Gaku Jutsu-Do - the traditional way of teaching and learning Martial Arts. KAPAP (Krav Panim el Panim - face-to-face combat) is a Martial Art form...

Krav Maga: A Generalization

By Chaim Peer, Moni Aizik, Avi Nardia, Johan Castillo Krav Maga is a beautiful martial art, created by one of the most influential and leading...

Israeli CQB

There are two kinds of fights: for your Ego or for your life. CQB is made to fight for your life “Always a student, sometimes a...

Terrorism Around Us

September 11 attacks and suicide bombing was something new for most Americans but for many terror victims around the world such as Israel, Russia,...

Understanding Israeli Martial Arts

To understand Israeli martial arts you need to understand the history of Israel and why the art was developed in the first place, and...

6 Points For Firearm Defense

Events of the last several years have finally sent the “wake-up call” to the entire world. The United States begrudgingly joins with many countries...

Israeli Martial Arts and Deadly Mistakes in Gun Disarming

Gun disarming is one of the most important skills you want to obtain when training in a martial art that claims to be about...

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