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INSTRUCTORS

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MATEUSZ ORCZYKOWSKI

Chief and Head Instructor at Israel Tactical Krav Maga

Mateusz has over 20 years of experience in Krav Maga, hand to hand combat systems and Martial Arts training. During his career as an instructor, he conducted courses all over the world (among others in Columbia, Mexico, Ecuador, Thailand, Kosovo, Germany), training several dozen new international instructors.

Mateusz developed his combat techniques workshop mainly in Poland and Israel, under the watchful eye of Israeli instructors from Shin Bet. He also developed his shooting skills with SAS (Special Air Service) and Polish Special Forces instructors. He graduated the military course for Krav Maga instructors (led by Sahar Kardefeld, IDF Krav Maga Head of Krav Maga Program ) and training of Krav Maga experts for black belts in Israel (2011). Mateusz participated in various workshops in the field of personal safety, general encounter, combat shooting, and VIP protection, performed by such authorities as Eyala Janilow, Gabi Noah, Sahar Kardfeld, Amnon Darse, and other instructors from all over the world.

He is a specialist in active shooters’ neutralization. He also developed himself in the use of short guns in confrontation, as well as in the combination of target shooting with Krav Maga techniques.

ERNESTO CIFUENTES

Mexico Representative
CEO of CPO Mexico

Security and executive protection specialist
Instructor at Israeli Tactical Krav Maga

Former soldier, performing functions in the Ministry of Defense and Oleary battalion, first battalion of the army, training in weapons handling and military escort courses, taught by special forces and special operations command of the National Guard in Venezuela, specialist in protection to executives and officials in high-risk areas, as well as training with special operations groups from various countries such as Colombia, Brazil, Poland, training as a protection agent in the United States at the STRATEGIC WEAPONS ACADEMY OF TEXAS AND TRAINING AT THE EUROPEAN SECURITY ACADEMY as instructor, operational experience from Colombia, Venezuela and Mexico as well as collaboration to train special groups in Mexico and police from Costa Rica. Skills in handling weapons, personal protection under the combative system and krav maga, tactical knife handling and trainer, evaluator, examiner of skills in executive protection, police techniques and tactics.

Specialist in short arms, shotguns and rifles, in addition to an extensive
training with the use of the TACTICAL POCKET KNIFE
• Specialist in CQB, PSD, CPO, CMAR.
• Head of security, head of escorts and head of shift.
• Personal escort and Escort Driver.
• Training in First Aid.

His operational experience in security and protection of people is 10 years in Venezuela, 2 years in Colombia and 4 years in Mexico.

Instructor of the European Security Academy ESA
– Instructor Colombian Latin Academy Mexico, Colombia
– Training for the Special Projects Team (EPE): Meoqui and Chihuahua, Mexico.
– Training to gendarmerie
– Training for the federal police
– Training in the company Cementos de Chihuahua, Mexico.
– Training for space groups in Venezuela.
– Safety coordinator in mining Texas, Colombia.
– Training at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua.
– Training carried out with police special operations commandos Colombian national.
– Trainings carried out in Europe, USA, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico and Costa Rica.

AK78

Head instructor of military and law enforcement program

AK78 (who’s ID can’t be disclosed due to his active position in one of the Israeli government’s agencies) did duty in special forces in the far-off recon team. He got awarded the highest Israeli military distinction: Operational Excellence Award (equivalent to the American Medal of Honor). AK78 served 16 years in Shin Bet (Israeli Secret Service) as a Chief Security Officer and is a member of the Police SWAT unit in Israel.

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DEREK
CLEVELAND

Idaho / USA

Derek, a Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics, Executive Protection, Counter-Terror and Close Quarter Combat specialist is a career professional who specializes in combative training. Mr. Cleveland teaches Krav Maga, Old Style Muay Thai (Muay Chao Chur), Military Style Muay Thai (Lerdrit), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Pekiti Tersia Kali along with a complete platform of unarmed combat, edged weapons, impact weapons and firearms training programs for civilian, law enforcement and military personnel. Some of his credentials include:

  • Israeli Tactical Krav Maga Certified Instructor
  • Israeli Tactical Krav Maga Certified Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Israeli Tactical School Counter Terror & Protection Academy Certified Counter Terror Instructor
  • Israeli Tactical School Counter Terror & Protection Academy Certified TAC 3 Firearms Instructor
  • NRA Nationally Certified Firearms Instructor
  • Iron Lion Tactical Lead Firearms Instructor
  • Idaho POST Certified Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • ARCON Certified Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Instructor
  • Gracie Survival Tactics Certified Instructor
  • Akribis Group (A National Security Company Specialist) Certified Senior CQC Instructor
  • Akribis Group (A National Security Company Specialist) Executive Protection Agent/Instructor
  • 3rd Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Rigan Machado
  • Senior Muay Thai Instructor under Muay Thai Academy& Int’l/United States Muay Thai Association
  • Pekiti Tersia Kali Instructor under Pekiti Tersia Kali Global Organization
  • Over 40 years of training and experience in martial arts & tactical training

contact number / whatsaap: +1 208 704 0319

TOMASZ
LESZKOWICZ

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR

Tomasz has been associated with Krav Maga since 2010. Participant in numerous courses and training in the field of Krav Maga, self-defense, taekwondo, kickboxing, sport & combat shooting. He is a former officer of the Government Protection Bureau and currently a Krav Maga, shooting & Taekwon-Do instructor (in organizations like Israeli Tactical Krav Maga, Polish Sports Shooting Association, and the Polish Taekwon-Do Association). Tomasz is a bronze medalist of the Senior World Cup in ITF Taekwon-Do. Trainer and educator of the medal winners of the ITF Taekwon-Do World Championships.

Jackson
Califas

California / USA

Jackson is an elite Executive Protection Specialist who safeguards High Profile/Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) citizenry and their families.  He is based out of the greater Los Angeles area but is one call away from traveling to any remote location in the world.

 Born a special breed, Jackson is a protector by nature tried and tested through real world experience. Jackson takes keen interest in his personal and professional development through his continued education which ultimately benefits those under his protective attachments. Jackson is also a skilled martial arts practitioner and instructor specializing in Krav Maga since 2012.  He is trained, vetted, and became a certified instructor in Tel Aviv, Israel.  He actively trains in MMA such as boxing, muay thai kickboxing, and grappling.

In addition, Jackson holds extensive knowledge and certification in Close Quarter Combat/Battle Protocols (CQC/CQB), Defensive Shooting Tactics, Personal Security Detail (PSD), Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC), VIP Security Driving, Emergency Vehicle Operations (EVOC), Kidnap Prevention, Conflict Management/Resolution, Advanced Counter Terrorism, Urban Warfare, Advanced Surveillance/Counter-Surveillance, and Intelligence Gathering. Jackson trains continuously with elite members of the US Military – Special Operations Forces (SOF), British Military (SAS), Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Law Enforcement Agencies, and other private entities around the world. During his free time, Jackson enjoys traveling the world, spending time with friends and family, and continuing advancing his training.

“…after all, this is a lifestyle.”

– Jackson Califas

Some Credentials include:

Krav Maga instructor with Ron Engleman (Master Sergeant-Israel Defense Forces (IDF) (Krav Maga Israel)

Israeli CQB Instructor with Amit Himelstein (Sergeant Major-Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Active Combat Instructor for IDF special units (IKF)

Gracie Survival Tactics Arrest and Control Instructor

High Threat (PSD) Close/Executive Protection training (Trojan Securities International)

Personal Protection Specialist (EPI)

Executive Security Specialist (Pacific West Academy)

Emergency Vehicle Driving Course (EVOC)

Advanced Firearms Training (PWA, Trojan Security, LAPD Swat)

NRA certified (Pistol, shotgun, advanced defensive pistol, personal protection inside/outside home)

Certified Armorer (Glock, M16/M4, AK-47)

CPR/AED/ First Aid certified

Tactical Emergency Casualty Course (TECC)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

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MARIUSZ
JURCZYŃSKI

INSTRUCTOR

Mariusz started his Krav Maga path 6 years ago, training arm-in-arm with masters from IKMF Poland. After 2 years of intense practice, he gained the title of Krav Maga Instructor in the Netherlands. After he joined Israeli Tactical Krav Maga, he mastered his know-how together with Mateusz Orczykowski and obtained his purple belt. Since then, he leads courses and seminars in Europe and Latin America (Poland, Kosovo, Mexico).

Jorge
Pradilla Calderón

Colombia
Representative

Gesta owner and instructor – Training Tactical and Operational – Instruction Unit

28 years of experience as a private contractor, consultant and advisor.

Formed Military training in Support Units to the National Army of Colombia – Military Engineers of Colombia, Military GAULA Anti kidnapping Special Unit, Special Forces; for more than 20 years.

Major Civic Police – Office Security and Citizen Coexistence in the National Police of Colombia.

Knowledge, experience and teaching in …

Urban Combat, Close Urban Combat, Combat Tactical Paramedic, Psychological Operations, Intelligence and Technical Counterintelligence, Military Bodyguard, Task Management in High Risk Areas, Cyber Defense and Cybersecurity, Criminal Geostrategy, Anti-kidnapping, Tactical Weapon Handling, Tactical Shoot, Personal Defense Israeli Military System KRAV MAGA, among others.

  • Courses in Basic and Advanced Security in the Field by the United Nations, Response to Incidents by Active Shooters by the United Nations;
  • Leaders for Citizen Security and Justice Management by the Inter-American Development Bank;
  • Operational Tactical Medicine, Tactical Attention to Victims of Emergencies -TECC by the Colombian Military Nurses Foundation;
  • Air Risk Management and Helicopter Rescue Operations, Aviation Mobility and Maneuver Battalion No. 2 – Colombian Army.
  • International Coach PNL
  • Medals, decorations and recognitions as a result of his work, good performance, and service by the National Army of Colombia, the National Police of Colombia, the Government of Santander and the Mayor’s Office of Bucaramanga, Colombia, South America.
  • Currently works as a Professional Consultant and Private Contractor in Physical, Electronic and Information Security, and Telecommunications.
  • Operational Tactical Instructor Officer in GESTA.
  • Operational Tactical Instructor at the Academy of Technical Studies in Security – ATS.
  • Representative in Colombia and Leading Instructor Level 1 of Israeli Tactical School – Krav Maga.
  • Member of the Helicoptered Rescue Team of Santander Colombia.

 

 

contact number: +57 318 3437029

Serdar Aydın

Turkey Representative

Serdar started his Krav Maga journey in 2015, with Krav Maga Global. Later on, he continued his trainings at Combat Krav Maga International and in one year he got his instructor title from Combat Krav Maga International Turkey. Following that, Serdar has given Krav Maga courses in North Africa for two years. During the time, he also worked on expending and building up on his previous knowledge of Kickbox and Muay Thai. After his return to Turkey, he has conducted numerous free-of-charge women self-defense workshops and worked in collaboration with local authorities and universities to give Krav Maga lessons in joint projects. He completed his trainings to become Israeli Tactical Krav Maga Certified Instructor and Israeli Tactical Krav Maga Certified Law Enforcement Instructor. Currently, he is running his own Krav Maga school in Istanbul to train both civilians and Law Enforcement officers.

contact number / whatsaap: +90 544 284 27 84

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GOSIA
ORCZYKOWSKA

GIRL BOSS & ART DIRECTOR IN ITS

MATEUSZ
ORCZYKOWSKI

CHIEF & KRAV MAGA HEAD INSTRUCTOR IN ITS
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