Prepare To Kick Ass: A Conversation With Master Of Self Defense Roy Elghanayan

Interview by David Siteman Garland – The Rise To The Top

Published June 13, 2011

Wistia

About Today’s Guest, Roy Elghanayan:
Roy ElghanayanFirst and foremost, you have to check out this video of Roy (trust me, watch it).

Check out this resume for today’s guest, Roy Elghanayan:
Roy Elghanayan owns and operates full-time academy “Krav Maga L.A. – The Authentic Israeli Krav Maga”:
17 years of experience
RANK – Black Belt DAN 3
Israeli and US Chief Instructor Authentic Israeli Krav Maga
Law enforcements/counter terrorism full contact training in the US and Israel

Real Life Experience:
Staff Sergeant, 1st Class – Entire Unit, Paratroopers Israeli Special Forces
The only 2 time Israeli Krav Maga National Champion
Twice-IDF Chief of Staff Award for hand-to-hand combat.
Krav Maga basic/ advanced training Instructors for ‘Krav Maga instruction’ and Certification for the IDF (Israeli Defense Force)
Krav Maga Chief Instructor for IDF Commando Course
High jack, hostage situations Training certified
Israeli Special Forces top Krav Maga instructor for the Special Forces/Air Forces/ Israeli Marines- Paratroopers
Sports/fitness Instructor
Certified by the Israeli Defense Forces
Updated Military Krav Maga and LOTAR (a complete Israeli combat concept, derived from real-life situations and personal experience)

Honors/Awards:
2009 – Black Belt DAN 3
2007 – Black Belt DAN 2 – Promotion – Rank: NIDAN
2006 – Israeli Special Forces Tournament – Krav Maga, basic level- 1st Place (unit 1), Israeli Special Forces Tournament – Krav Maga, advance level 1st Place (Unit 2), Chief of Staff Award for hand-to-hand combat (1), Chief of Staff Award for hand-to-hand combat (2)
2003 – Black Belt DAN 1- Promotion – Rank: SHODAN
1997 – Israeli Ju-jitsu National Tournament – 1st place
1995 – Israeli Ju-jitsu National Tournament – 1st place

About Krav Maga:
Krav Maga is known as the best system of combat survival in the world. Krav Maga is a series of simple, instinctive self-defense techniques which dramatically enhance your ability to maintain your personal security and escape dangerous situations. Originally taught only in Israel, Krav Maga has become recognized as the best defense system in the world.