Yigal Arbiv (5th dan) is one of Grandmaster Haim Gidon’s senior instructors and has trained with Grandmaster Gidon for twenty-six years. After serving in an elite paratrooper unit as a weapons specialist, Yigal attended Wingate, Israel’s national sports institute, an exclusive training academy for instructors and coaches, where Yigal received his Krav Maga coaching certification. Yigal is a security professional and Krav Maga instructor teaching in several schools in Israel. Yigal regularly travels abroad to teach law enforcement and civilians. Yigal was featured in www.realfighting.com for Krav Maga’s weapon defenses. Yigal has received special commendations from several American law enforcement agencies. Yigal sits on the IKMA’s professional committee for Krav Maga technique development and IKMA grades committee.