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Gershon Ben Keren His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!

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Who Is Gershon Ben Keren?

Gershon Ben Keren is a highly educated and trained professional in martial arts. He is a 5th degree Black belt in Krav Maga and a 2nd degree Black belt in Judo. Gershon has also trained extensively in Karate and traditional Ju-Jitsu. Gershon runs the Krav Maga Yashir training centre in Boston, which is a 16,000 square foot training facility where he teaches many civilians, military, law enforcement and security professionals in the arts of self defense and tactical martial arts.

Fundamental Krav Maga by Gershon Ben Keren

Since 1990 Gershon has been involved in the security industry and has worked as a security guard at various nightclubs. Gershon has worked in a variety of other security roles including; close protection services, surveillance and security analytics. Through Gershon’s experiences he has been able to teach many of his students how to correctly identify problems relating to aggressive or violent situations and respond with an appropriate solution. Gershon has added many of his martial arts together in unison to create a collaboration of tactical self defense or self protection principles.

In 1992 Gershon visited Israel, where he was first exposed to Krav Maga and its self defense and tactical capabilities. Gershon then began practising in Krav Maga and over the next two decades he mastered the art. Gershon would utilise his skills in teaching Krav Maga and as he travelled the world he taught civilians and service personnel in the United States, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Upon returning to the UK Gershon would open a Krav Maga Academy in North London, where he taught defense tactics to the London Metropolitan Police Force and Her Majesty’s Prison Service. In 2011 Gershon was inducted into the Museum of Israeli Martial Arts, in Herzliya in Israel, by the famed Dr Dennis Hanover.

Gershon has put a lot of study into his martial arts, as he often talks about the psychology of a martial artist. Gershon has achieved a Masters Degree in Psychology, and to further his extensive knowledge of martial arts he is currently studying hard to secure another Master’s Degree in Criminology. Gershon’s quest to secure a complete understanding of martial arts has him studying to understand the mind of an aggressor. Gershon is not only relying upon his own experience, but he is utilising research from great minds worldwide to help break down the correct solutions when dealing with an aggressive attacker. 

Gershon has written three best selling books on Krav Maga; The first is titled “Krav Maga - Extreme Survival” which focuses on extreme situations of violence, like active shootings, killer incidents, carjackings and home invasions. There are also detailed principles on how to identify predatory individuals and how to predict and engage perpetrators before, and in the acts of violence. The second book is titled “Krav Maga - Tactical Survival'' which is heavily focused on incidents of social violence, such as confrontations in public places. It also gives insight into potentially aggressive arguments and how to identify and correctly intercept violence before it erupts. This book deals with armed and unarmed assailants and shows methodology in how to de-escalate any potential threat of violence. His third book is titled “Krav Maga - Real World solutions which looks at a variety of different assaults, including; muggings and abductions and how to neutralize any potential danger. 

After a long and in depth look into martial arts, Gershon spends his time teaching many individuals including; Military, Law Enforcement, Security Professionals and civilians his principles of martial arts. His training facility which he started in 2008 the “Krav Maga Yashir Training Centre” in Boston comes highly regarded as one of the premier places to learn real life survival and tactical self protection techniques.

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How Old Is Gershon Ben Keren?

Gershon Ben Keren was born in Glasgow in Scotland in 1972, he is currently 49 years of age.

Gershon Ben Keren’s Family!

Gershon grew up in Glasgow in Scotland and started training in martial arts from a very young age. His parents pushed him into Karate and Judo purely because of how dangerous it was in his neighborhood. Growing up in a Jewish city divided by Catholics and Protestants was a dangerous proposition for any young man growing up. United Nations statistics say that you're 7 times more likely to be assaulted in Scotland than anywhere else. When you are neither Catholic or Protistant then you are a huge target to both divisions. Gershon made sure he worked diligently on becoming a weapon so he could increase his chances of survival. As he grew into a young man he moved to Liverpool and trained more extensively in tactical self defense. 

How Much Is Gershon Ben Keren Worth?

Gershon Ben Keren has made significant money throughout his martial arts journey. He has sold many copies of his best selling Krav Maga books, he has also made quite a bit of money through various seminars he has hosted. Gershon has a successful business he runs in Boston, where he teaches many students fundamental and advanced techniques involved with self defense scenarios. Gershon has an extensive net worth of over 2 million dollars and due to his worldwide popularity, his finances are on a steady incline.

How Tall Is Gershon Ben Keren?

Gershon Ben Keren stands at 6 feet and 1 inch tall which is the equivalent to 185 centimetres.

How Much Does Gershon Ben Keren Weigh?

Gershon Ben Keren weighs in at 85 kilograms which is equivalent to 187 lbs.

Gershon Ben Keren’s Fight List!

Gershon has a fight list that includes many forms of martial arts, his dealings with Karate and traditional Ju-Jitsu early on in his career gave him the foundation for his evolution. Gershon excelled at Judo and after winning various tournaments, he discovered his calling of Krav Maga Yashir. Gershon travelled to Israel where he fought many instructors inside a rigorous training regime in order to intensify his martial arts capabilities. 

Gershon Ben Keren's Best Fight Of All Time!

Gershon Ben Keren has been involved in many fight scenarios, including tactical situational drills with military and law enforcement agencies. Gershon was lucky enough to train with some of the worlds best tactical instructors in Krav Maga for years as he developed his skills with Israeli Special Forces. In Gershon's younger years he won many Judo fights and some of his wins led to winning multiple championships. Gershon won National and Regional Judo titles as a young man, it was these tournaments that gave him the courage to take his martial arts further as he seeked a deeper understanding of self defense and situational tactics when dealing with attackers.

Gershon Ben Keren’s Accreditations!

Gershon Ben Keren has trained in martial arts since he was young and through his experiences he has achieved many successes. Gershon has worked extensively with the Israeli Defense Force and trained under some of the highest ranked instructors in the world including; Dennis Hanover, Miki Assulin, Guy Hanover and Eyal Yanilov. After returning from Israel, Gershon completed the IKMF Instructors course and holds the rank of 5th Degree in Krav Maga. Gershon also holds a second dan Black belt in Judo. Gershon combined his knowledge of Krav Maga, Karate, traditional Ju-Jitsu and Judo to create a system that he teaches worldwide. In 2011 Gershon was inducted into Israel’s Museum of Martial Arts. Gershon is an expert in tactical survival and self protection, his teachings are known worldwide. Gershon runs free self defense seminars for women to help them in the quest to stamp out domestic violence against women. 

Gershon Ben Keren’s Injuries!

Gershon Ben Keren was initially heavily involved as a Judo martial artist, and during his reign as a Judo practitioner he suffered from a back injury. This injury would keep him out of competitive Judo, as a way to recuperate from his injury he travelled to Israel where he discovered Krav Maga. At first Gershon thought Krav Maga had sloppy form as he was used to the structural and formal foundation of Judo. After recovering from his back problems he started to see the functionality that Krav Maga brought to the forefront. 

Is Gershon Ben Keren Retired?

Gershon Ben Keren retired from competitive Judo a long time ago as he began honing his skills in tactical self preservation. Through his involvement with Krav Maga he now teaches many people from all walks of life how to negotiate dangerous and volatile situations. Gershon’s outstanding work through the Krav Maga Yashir Training Centre in Boston keeps him extremely focused and insightful in the delivery of his principles into self defense.

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