of the “General Sports Instructors’ Course” for marginal youth. Having Grandmaster Imi as the Krav-Maga instructor in this special course, Gabi, had the opportunity to serve as Imi’s assistant in his weekly workouts.
In 1980 Gabi started his carrier at the Israeli Security Agency as a Krav-Maga and Operational Fitness instructor. During his 16 years of service, Gabi fulfilled several functions related to the operational training of special units, specializing in turn, in the various branches of security and counterterrorism. Gabi, being the director of Krav-Maga department in the Agency, developed modern concepts of operational and comprehensive training, based on traditional Krav-Maga, adapting the training method to the requirements of the various operational factors.
After his retirement in 1996, Gabi continued the methodological development of the “Advanced Methodology for Operational Training” (AMOT), fundamentals of the Operational Krav-Maga, expanding the philosophy of Krav-Maga in several countries around the globe, becoming, in recent years, a member of the professional team of the Academic College at Wingate, acting as International Projects manager, coordinator and instructors, for foreign international Krav-Maga instructors.