Gabi Noah

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About Gabi Noah

Born in Syria in 1964, Gabi Noah immigrated to Israel in 1979 and started practicing Krav Maga under coach Rafi Algrisi and shortly thereafter started training under Imi Lichtenfeld (the founder of Krav Maga).
Gabi was officially certified by the Krav Maga Union in 1982, after successfully completing the Trainer Assistant Course. In 1984, after successfully passing the Krav Maga trainers course, Gabi was certificated by the Wingate Institute, Israel.

Gabi Noah also obtained his Black Belt (Dan I) which was approved and signed by Imi Lichtenfeld and Eli Avigezer. In 1985 Gabi was part of the Israeli Army (IDF) and graduated from these courses:

  1. Sergeant and trainer of Combat Fitness
  2. Trainer and operator of gymnasium
  3. Krav Maga coach

While serving in the military, Gabi was a senior coach at the school for combat fitness training in courses for Krav Maga trainers and other courses of Krav Maga. Gabi trained several elite units in the army, amongst them were commando, infantry and special units of the Border Guard. In a joint effort with Eyal Yanilov, Avi Moyal and Eli Ben-Ami (and with the blessing of Imi Lichtenfeld), Gabi established the International Federation of Krav Maga in 1995. He currently holds a Master rank from the International Federation of Krav Maga.