KMG JAPAN's INSTRUCTOR
- Gilles Isard
Prior to Krav Maga, Gilles Isard has had over 20 years' experience in martial arts, notably Judo (black belt) and Taekwondo (black belt). He is specialized in self-defense and has learnt and trained Krav Maga in Europe, Asia and notably in Israel where he trained under Master Zeev Cohen who has assembled the biggest team of Israeli Krav Maga expert in Israel and in the world. Gilles has completed his instructor training in Israel and received his instructor certificate directly from Master Eyal Yanilov, and, as per KMG standards, performs continuing education every year since. In 2015 he was assigned by Eyal Yanilov to represent and develop Krav Maga Global in Japan and he is the only representative of KMG in the country.
Before becoming a professional Krav Maga instructor, Gilles worked for 25 years with Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) the world biggest emergency medical organization. He has worked all over the world as a logistician and head of mission and notably in some of the most dangerous location such has Somalia, Rwanda, Sudan, Congo, Pakistan and Afghanistan.