KravZone - Bay Area's Krav Maga Center      
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Shlomi Katz

Shlomi Katz has been training in martial arts for 28 years and teaching youth and adults, civilians and soldiers for 20 years. He served as theHead of Krav Maga and counter terror training in the Lotar - the Counter Terror School (CTU) of the IDF. All IDF special forces' fighters are being trained Krav Maga in this School.  Shlomi specializes in bringing new students to high level of self defense skills in a short time frame. In his Dojo in Israel he raised hundreds of martial art students and top Israeli fighters. 

Certificates and Professional Experience

  • Former Head of Krav Maga and Hand to hand Combat in the LOTAR - The Counter Terror School (CTU) of the Israel Defense Forces(IDF) and was a soldier in a Special Forces unit in the IDF. 
  • Representative and Chief Instructor of Wingate Krav Maga in USA. (Wingate institute is Israel's National Centre for Physical Education and Sports)
  • Master degree (Black belt Dan 6) in Meijin kai – Israeli system that combines Krav Maga, Karate and Jiujitzu
  • Dan 5 in Pankration (MMA) from the international federation of Pankration
  • Dan 3 in karate Hachi-O-Kai from the head of the international karate association, Takemasa Okuyama
  • Certified coach in the international Pankration federation
  • Certified instructor by Wingate Sports Institute, Israel 1993
  • Years of experience in Brazilian Jiu Jitzu and Muy Tai, Purple belt in Bjj no Gi under Top Brothers Brasil
  • Served as the head of technical committee of the European federation of Pankration Athlima
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, The Hebrew university, Israel 1998
  • MBA and Finance, Ben Gerion university, Israel 2003

Tomer Davidovich 

Tomer has a vast experience in Krav Maga and MMA. Tomer trained civilians and soldiers in Israel for more than 10 years and joined KravZone in August 2011.

Certificates and Professional Experience

  • Former Fighter and Krav Maga instructor in IDF’s Special Forces unit
  • Holds Black belt Dan 3 in Meijin Kai- Krav Maga and Karate Full Contact under Shlomi Katz
  • National champion in Meijin Kai and in Pankration
  • Holds Black belt in Pankration Mixed Martial Arts from the world federation  
  • Holds a Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitzu 
  • No Gi grappling expert, trained in top camps in Brazil and Australia and raised two Israeli national champions.
  • certified instructor for Martial Arts, MMA and Krav Maga by the Wingate institution, Israel's National Centre for Physical Education and Sport

Guy Sarfaty   

  • Shlomi's first Black belt in California and 12th world wide.
  • Teaches Kids and Adults classes
  • Studies psychology in UC Berkeley