| KAPAP ACADEMY LLC Elite Israeli Self Defense Personal Protection and CQB
Krav Panim El Panim - KAPAP is the Hebrew acronym for Face To Face Combat. It is the original combat system of CQB, hand-to-hand combat and self-defense, employed by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).
KAPAP fight tactics originated in the 1940's and were used by the Palmach (Jewish Strike Brigades) forces in fighting for the independence of the State of Israel. These Palmach units later formed the core of Israel's special units in the conventional military (IDF).
KAPAP ACADEMY LLC was founded in 2005 by Albert Timen who served in one of Israel's elite Counter Terror units. Over years of constant research in this field, he and other Instructors have modified, upgraded and systemized one of the most advanced Reality Based Self Defense and Personal Protection programs to fit the legal aspects of lawful Self defense act, as well as becoming accepted by Law Enforcement, Military, and Security operators worldwide.
The Company is registered in Northern NJ (Bergen County) United States, and serves as an International Institute for Instruction. It is represented in various countries by local active Instructors certified by KAPAP ACADEMY LLC.
KAPAP ACADEMY LLC is staffed by former official Israeli Military and Police Instructors with years of hands-on experience in Counter Terrorism, Security and Defense, as well as Personal Protection. We use an "all combat" concepts system dedicated to resaserch, study and management of Self Defense and Personal protection. It has no sporting or competition aspects, Nor does it adhere to any classical or traditional school of thought.
Becoming KAPAP ACADEMY affiliate Instructor