Gabi (Gabriel) Shai (Schain), retired officer of the Israeli Security Agency (SHABAK), B.Ed in Physical Education by the Academic College in Wingate and Krav-Maga Expert, possesses a broad educational and operational experience in the various branches of the security, Counter-terrorism and crime prevention.
Much of his professional work has been dedicated to the education of his students/trainees, regardless of the functions and characteristics of these. From youth at risk, through IDF special units, up to governmental security services, intelligence and counter-intelligence agents and officers.
Continuing his educational vision, in recent decades, Gabi has adapted the principles of Operational Krav Maga, whose development dates back to the early 80s, for its implementation in the civilian world, in his attempt to contribute in improving the quality of life of citizens. A not so easy task, which is carried out successfully by OKM international representatives and instructors.
Gabi's Professional Milestones
Emigrated as a volunteer to Israel
1973 - 1976 Academic College at Wingate
Physical Education Studies
Start of Krav-Maga specilization
Director of General Sports Instructor's Course for Youth
GM Imi Sde-Or Assitant in Krav-Maga lessons
1977 - 1979
Operational Skills Instructor
Assitant of GM Eli Avikzar, IDF Krav-Maga Section Commander
1980 - 1996
Israeli Security Agency
Krav-Maga and Operational Skills instructor
Manager of Krav-Maga Section
Developer of Integrated Training Concept
Specialized in the various branches of Security
Projector and first instructor of Duvdevan IDF Commando Unit
1996 - 2001
Dani-Hi Training site at Cesarea Shooting Ranges
VP & General Manager
2001 - up to date
ISIT Ltd. International Security Advisor licenced by de Israeli MOD
Institucionalization of O.K.M.
Development of AMOT - Advanced Methodology for Operational TRaining
Director of Krav-Maga International projects at the Academic College at Wingate
Lecturer at the International Institute for Leadership - Israel