AVI ABECEEDON – HEAD AND CHAIRMAN OF KAMI
Avi Abeceedon (Dan 10), Head and Chairman of Kami Association, received the First Black Belt that was issued by the founding father of K.A.M.I – Eli Avikzar.
From the inauguration of KAMI and for fifteen years, Avi Abeceedon acted as Deputy to the Founder Eli Avikzar, and once his death in 2004 was appointed Head of the Organization.
Avi has been active in the profession of “Krav Maga” and “Krav Magen” for over 40 years. Up to Rank of Dan four, he received from the founder of Krav Maga “Imi” Lichtenfeld and his instructor Eli Avikzar. His fifth Dan to seventh Dan was awarded from the Founder Eli Avikzar.
Avi holds the following Degrees from the Wingate Institute and School of Coaches:
- “Krav Maga Instructor.”
- “Coach in Martial Arts.”
- “Senior Teacher in Martial Arts.”
During his army service, Mr. Abeceedon was Deputy Head of the “Krav Maga” section in the IDF and then furthered his scope to be in charge of the Israeli Naval Commando Elite force in tactical and combat Self-Defence. During this era, he also trained a variety of other Elite units in the sector of “Krav Maga.”
In 1992-1996 Mr. Abeceedon commanded twenty-five instructors who taught and trained security guards for all the Educational Institutions in Israel. He additionally gave seminars to Female Instructors that teach self-defence in Israeli colleges. From 1991 Mr. Abeceedon teaches Self-Defence courses of “Krav Magen” at the Wingate School.
As of 2002 Mr. Abeceedon coordinates all “Krav Magen” classes for security guards for the Ministry of Transportation of Israel, the Port Authorities in Haifa and Eilat, the Ministry of Postal Services and also the Israeli College for Security and Investigation.
Mr. Avi Abeceedon is additionally involved in preparing personal security for dignitary and political persons both in Israel and Abroad. He is additionally in contact with the Heads of numerous communities regarding security problems.
Avi coordinates and manages all aspects of Martial Arts at the Academic Faculty at Wingate, which includes all recognized Martial Arts. In this capability, he runs yearly or condensed courses for Coaches, Instructors, and Senior Coaches. For a lot of information, click here.
Avi today supervises the self-defense program of the jail services and gives them an additional education.
Avi`s vision to distribute Krav Magen in Israel and around the globe.