Iskan Selim is a Greek martial artist borned in Greece in 1981. He took the first steps in martial arts starting from the Muai Thai at an early age in Germany,where he had important awards in competitions specifically 28 wins in a total of 29 matches.In 2001 he entered in the world of Krav Maga and began to train as a student in one of the most highly respected schools in Israel. In 2007 he took the title of Master and 4 years later founded the self-defense system and single member company Krav Maga Viper. Today Iskan Selim is considered being one of the top examiners in the world with experience of having lessons and seminars in 120 countries.
Countries of Seminars
ISKAN SELIM IS THE FOUNDER AND MANAGER OF KRAV MAGA VIPER, FOUNDED IN 2014.
His involvement with Krav Maga began in 2000, when KRAV MAGA was first held in Europe, Iskan Selim was “initiated” in Krav Maga in 2003 by an Israeli teacher he had met at Muay Thai (Thai boxing) at Hamburg and since then he has worked professionally.
He has reached the 5th DAN and has graduated from the Ashdod Academy in Israel. After the first place in the recent international tournament, he was awarded the golden belt, which is the highest distinction and has also been awarded twice the title of GrandMaster of the Year 2015 and 2018. The last years, he teaches Krav Maga Viper, has traveled many times in Israel, Germany and other countries. He has personally met all of Krav Maga’s great masters world-wide. Krav Maga Viper is combining techniques from all the martial arts that he have learned during his life. Two of the most important awards given in Krav Maga Viper and the Master Iskan Selim are the American President’s Challenge that he won in 2013 and claimed the Gold Award as Presidential Champion, signed by the President of the USA Barack Obama, and second the title of world champion in the self-defense world championship in Germany in 2015 where he represented his country, Greece and the Krav Maga Viper. The World Martial Arts Federation MAA, gave him the gold belt and recognised KMV as one of the top self-defense systems in the world.
ONE OF THE LAST BIGGEST AWARDS IS FROM HALL OF FAME ,AWARDED WITH THE AWARD OF HONOR , AS MASTER OF THE YEAR 2018.
He completed basic and special education of the system in Samara, Russia, from the 3rd Brigade of GRU Spetsnaz – the elite of the military formations under the control of the GRU Military Information Service.
General Knowledge of Martial Arts and Sports Activities
His engagement with the martial arts began at a very young age. At the age of 14 he started with Muay Thai, which reached up to 12 KHAN. He later moved to Shaolin Wing Chun, and Kali Arnis Eskrima, with whom he spent a total of four years. After that he began to work with Krav Maga with a Masters who is World recognized. He also worked for 7 years with Voin Spetsnaz Gru.
CERTIFICATE & AWARDS
INSTRUCTOR COMMANDO KRAV MAGA
FULL INSTRUCTOR KRAV MAGA SELF DEFENSE
INSTRUCTOR OF KRAV MAGA EUROPEAN
GREECE REPRESENTER OF KRAV MAGA EUROPEAN
INSTRUCTOR OF FILIPINO KALI ARNIS ESKRIMA
INTERNATIONAL KRAV MAGA BLACK BELT DAN 1
MASTER INSTRUCTOR OF SHAOLIN WING CHUN CHUAN
COACH INSTRUCTOR OF VOIN SPETSNAZ GRU
GREECE REPRESENTER OF VOIN SPETSNAZ GRU
INSTRUCTOR KRU 12TH KHAN OF MUAY THAI (INTERNATIONAL RECOGNISED BY WORLD KOBUDO FEDERATION AND U.S. MUAY THAI ASSOCIATION)
ISRAELI SPORT MINISTERY KRAV MAGA FEDERATION
EXPERT FULL INSTRUCTOR OF KRAV MAGA FEDERATION 4TH DAN BLACK BELT OF KRAV MAGA FEDERATION POLICE INSTRUCTOR OF KRAV MAGA FEDERATION
OFFICIALLY REGISTERED MEMBER OF WORLD PROFI KICK BOXING ASSOCIATION(W.P.K.A.)
ADVANCED INSTRUCTOR OF SURVIVAL TRAINING (ISA & MAA SURVIVAL SCHOOL GERMANY) TACTICAL TRAINING AIR GUN IPMF INSTRUCTOR OF INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF STRATEGY & TACTICS (RECOGNISED BY INTERNATIONAL ACCOSIATION OF SECURITY PROFFESIONAL & COUNTER TERRORISM AND ANTI TERRORISM SCHOOL).
GOLD AWARD OF THE PRESIDENTIAL CHAMPION AWARD
BY BARACK OBAMA –PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
BEST GRANDMASTER OF KRAV MAGA VIPER
RECOGNISED BY MAA INTERNATIONAL
HEAD INSTRUCTOR OF MAA-INTERNATIONAL POSITION OF EXAMINER
FULL INSTRUCTOR OF SPECIAL FORCES COMBATIVE ( OFFICE OF STRATEGY AND TACTICS)
WORLD CHAMPION IN SELF DEFENSE
- HALL OF FAME – BEST SELF DEFENSE MASTER OF THE YEAR 2015 ( RECOGNISED BY INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL ARTS – HALL OF FAME)
- BLACK BELT 1ST DAN BY COMBAT JIU JISTU
- MASTER INSTRUCTOR OF (SELF DEFENSE POLICE & SPECIAL FORCES) BY WORLD KRAV MAGA ASSOCATION OF POLAND
BEST GRAND MASTER OF MAA-I
BEST SPORTS AWARD OF WORLD SPORTS MARTIAL ARTS COUNCIL U.S.A.
INSTRUCTOR OF INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY OF SPECIAL FORCES
HALL OF FAME – BEST SELF DEFENSE MASTER OF THE YEAR 2018
RECOGNISED BY INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL ARTS – HALL OF FAME
WORLD CHAMPION IN SELF DEFENSE (POLAND)
The KING of SELF DEFENSE (KRÓL SAMOOBRONY)