Ron Engelman

Head Instructor/Founder Krav Maga Israel


Ron is one of the leading authorities in Krav Maga today. Born into a family of fighters, Ron has spent the last three decades training and teaching Krav Maga to soldiers on the front lines and civilians around the world. 

 In a military career which spans across 20 years, Ron has trained hundreds of combat soldiers in Krav Maga. Setting himself apart from other Krav Maga trainers in the IDF, Ron’s experience goes beyond the role of trainer. He has led soldiers in combat participating in dozens of counter-terror operations deep within enemy territory and he fought in the second Lebanese war, earning the rank of Master Sergeant.

Ron trains Krav Maga instructors around the world and has certified instructors in Israel, USA, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Hundreds of people fly in from around the world each year to train with him in Israel.

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So we’ve taken the best of both worlds and formed a life changing journey to share with you.

“To call it a passion project would be an understatement. We live breath and sleep Krav Maga and love sharing our history, culture and expertise. 

Krav Maga Israel instructors are among the most experienced in the country and we hold key positions in the IDF, training and certifying our soldiers.

We are a community and this reflects on the lifelong friendships that are formed on our training camps and courses.

It’s one thing to explore our amazing country, but doing so as part of a community of likeminded people, is something quite unique.

We look forward to welcoming you in Israel.”

Ron Engelman and the Krav Maga Israel Team.



For many years Krav Maga as been perceived as the world’s most brutal and violent Martial Art. While Krav Maga is certainly one of the most effective self-defense systems, it is also practiced in Israel by men, women and children.

At Krav Maga Israel we specialize in providing a meaningful experience regardless of your skill level. Whether you are an experienced Krav Maga Instructor, or trying Krav Maga for the first time with us, you’ll find that you are in good hands. Our experienced trainers will cater your journey specifically to your needs and not to anybody else’s.

At a base level, Krav Maga Israel provides self-defense training to practitioners from all over the world. However, what really draws our clients in and keeps them coming year after year is the sense of empowerment they gain, the relationships and sense of community they build.

Krav Maga is unique through its practicality – for real people and real situations – and its ability to empower people to feel safe, confident, fit, and above all, part of a connected community. We put a strong emphasis on the sense of community Krav Maga inspires, as well as the empowerment and holistic transformation that our clients experience.