Krav Panim El Panim - KAPAP is the Hebrew acronym for Face To Face Combat. It is the original system of CQB, hand-to-hand combat and self-defense, employed by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).
KAPAP ACADEMY LLC was founded in 2005 by Albert Timen who served in one of Israel's elite Counter Terror units. After years of constant research in this field, he and other Instructors have modified, upgraded and systemized one of the most advanced Reality Based Self Defense and Personal Protection programs to fit the legal aspects of lawful Self defense act, as well as becoming accepted by Law Enforcement, Military, and Security operators worldwide.
The Company is registered in Northern NJ (Bergen County) United States, and serves as an International Institute for Instruction. It is represented in various countries by local active Instructors certified by KAPAP ACADEMY LLC.