Moshe Katz, Krav Maga Instructor Ranks, Awards


The value of an instructor is measured only in his ability to teach and pass on valuable knowledge. I present these ranks and awards only as a means of establishing background and legitimate accreditation

All ranks and awards can be verified at the source.

The ranks below represent only a sample of ranks and recognition awarded to me. 


Ranks


Instructor certification, Wingate Institute, Netanya, Israel, September 1998 - The State of Israel. (seal upper right hand corner)


4th dan Black Belt Krav Maga, Itay Gil, September 25, 2005, Jerusalem, Israel  (Over 18 years of training with, and assisting, Mr. Gil)


Fourth dan Black Belt, Free style Kickboxing, Itay Gil, September 25, 2005, Jerusalem, Israel.



ISC Control Points, Instructor certification, Prof. Arthur Cohen, Dr. Les Knight, July 14, 2004, New York, USA.


Second dan Black Belt, Kenpo Jitsu, March 16, 1999, Tel Aviv, Israel


Sixth dan Black Belt Krav Maga, December 8, 2013


Godan, Goshinjutsu, Japan, May 2011


The above are only a partial listing of ranks earned over the past 30 years.


Awards


International Krav Maga Instructor of the Year, 2014

Inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame


Title of "Master", August 29, 2014, signed and approved by leading Martial arts instructors, USA


Member with honor.


Certificate of appreciation, United States Army, September 2011


Department of the Army, US Special Forces, letter of Appreciation, August 27, 2011.


Appreciation Award from the Police trainers of the Vancouver Police Department, Canada, February 2012.


Membership, Black Dragon Society, Masters Council, Awarded November 10, 2010, USA. An honorary award of recognition.


Patch Masters Council, Black Dragon Society



Medal of honor, 2010


Martial Arts Hall of Fame, 2010

Outstanding Martial Arts Instructor Award. Medal of honor.


Award from the Federal Republic of Germany, January, 2010, Stadthagen, Germany


Certificate of Honor, Federazione Israeliana Krav Maga, Italy, January 10, 2008, Italy


Appreciation Award,

National Defense Academy, Rome, Italy, December, 2013,


Service award, World Martial Arts Masters, June 2005, Virginia, USA


South Africa Special Forces,


United States FBI

South African Special Forces Paratroopers


US Infantry


United States Military


Jerusalem municipality, martial arts center, award for the promotion of self defense for women, 1999. A leader in the movement for women in martial arts and one of the promoters of the first ever martial arts seminar for women.


Awarded in appreciation by the Dunajsk√° Streda police department, Slovakia, in recognition for training them in Krav Maga.


The above are only a sample of the awards received during many years of devoted service. The main award is one that cannot be photographed; the  countless lives that have been transformed, changed for the better by Moshe Katz's Krav Maga training.


Ranks and Certification


The following are some of the ranks I have been awarded.

Master - August 29, 2014, Black Belt Hall of Fame, USA

6th dan Black belt MAA i, December 2013

Muay Thai Instructor, August 23, 2011, Soke Dr. Jaime Ortiz

5th dan Thai Kick Boxing, August 23, 2011 Soke Dr. Jaime Ortiz

5th dan Kickboxing K-1, August 2011

Grand Master Certificate, honor award, August 19, 2011, Golden Dragon.

Grand master Red Belt, JOB Defense System, August 16, 2011

9th dan, Grand Master, Red Belt, Thaijukido Fighting Systems, August 8, 2011.

5th dan Black belt, Godan Goshinjutsu - Satokan honbu dojo, Japan. May 2011

5th dan Black Belt, "Martial Arts Israel", World Martial Arts Group - Academy of Black Belts, November 10, 2010

5th dan Shaolin Kung Fu, Black Dragon Sekai, November 2010,

5th dan Black Belt, Jujitsu, United Black Belt Federation, November 11, 2008.

4th dan Black Belt, Krav Maga, Sensei Itay Gil, September 25, 2005

4th dan Black Belt, Free Style kickboxing, Mixed martial arts, Sensei Itay Gil, September 25, 2005

4th dan Black Belt, Israeli Martial Arts, World Martial Arts Masters, Academy of Black Belts, October 24, 2007

4th dan Black Belt, United States Fighting Arts Institute, January 8, 2005

Teacher Certification, ISC Control Points, Professor Arthur Cohen, Dr. Les Knight, July 13, 2004

3rd dan Black Belt, Jujitsu, World Black Belt Bureau, June 24, 2002

3rd dan black belt, Itay Gil, Jerusalem,March 12, 2002

2nd dan black belt, March 16, 1999 - Krav Maga Sensei Itay Gil, Jerusalem.

Teacher Certification, Wingate Institute of Sports and Martial Arts, Israel, Kancho Roni Kluger 8th dan, September 1998

First dan black belt, Krav Maga, Kickboxing, Itay Gil, Jerusalem. November 4, 1997

Certification License Combat Shooting/Hand Gun, Krav Israel Shooting Club, 1993,

Israel Defense Forces,(IDF) Discharged August, 1993

3rd kyu, Oyama Kyokushin Karate, 1989.


Awards


2014 - International Krav Maga Instructor of the year, USA international black belt hall of fame

2014 - Inducted Black Belt Hall of Fame, USA

2011 - Ambassador of the Martial Arts World, JOB Defense Systems.

2010 - Inducted Martial Arts hall of fame, Europe

2010 - Krav Maga Instructor of the year, MAA-I

2010 - Inducted in the Masters Council, Black Dragon Society.

2010 - Active Lifestyle Award of Federal Republic Germany.

2009 - Golden Dragon Free Style Martial Arts, for efforts to promote schools and martial arts in Costa Rica.

2005 -Martial Arts Service Award, World Martial Arts Masters.

1999 - Jerusalem municipality award for the advancement of women in martial arts.