Thor is Israeli born and raised. He started training from the age of 5 under Imi Lichtenfeld’s (Creator of Krav Maga) successor and head of the Israeli Krav Maga Association; Grand Master Haim Gidon.
In 2005 at the age of 15 Thor finished the civilian Krav Maga instructors course at the Wingate Institute; Israel’s National Center for Education and Sports. He was one of the youngest people to ever receive his black belt and become a certified Krav Maga instructor (the minimum age stands at 17). Since then Thor has gained over 10 years of experience instructing Israeli Special Forces (IDF) units; as well as various Special Forces Operatives (SFO), Law Enforcement Operatives (LEO's) and civilians from around the world. In 2013 he returned to Wingate and completed the
Personal Fitness Instructor certification as well. He has a passion for helping clients meet their fitness goals with creative and unique training, all while learning life saving techniques in personalized programs for each individual.
Thor served in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as a combat field medic in a Special Forces unit stationed at sensitive borders. Additionally he was also part of an elite group selected to become an Honor Guard for the President of Israel at his private residence in Jerusalem City. He was selected as lead instructor of combat training in a specialized undercover security unit responsible for protecting VIPs in sensitive locations.
Thor also completed his second Krav Maga certification in the military Krav Maga instructors course while serving; graduating at the top of his class with a diploma for excellency. Following the course he was requested to contribute to refining how the techniques within the course are taught and enrich the program with more functional training.
Co-founder and chief instructor at Krav Maga UntamedTM LLC
She moved to Israel to take her training to the next level and received her certification there from Grand Master Haim Gidon. She has taught private clients in the US military, as well as citizens from around the world. She has taught classes and workshops in Germany, Israel and the US. She specializes in women's self defense, hostage prevention/escape and close protection for women and children. Both Thor and Meg continue to return to Israel to train in order to ensure that what they teach are the most effective, relevant and up to date techniques from Israel.
Co-founder and chief instructor at ‘Krav Maga Untamed’.
Meg began training Krav Maga in 2012 while living abroad in Germany and working as a kintergarten teacher on a US military base. Empowering others to feel strong and safe has always been a huge passion for her, and Krav Maga was the perfect avenue to help make a difference in her military and German community. In 2013 Meg began co-teaching women’s self defense classes in both the German communities and American bases.
In 2016 she moved to Netanya Israel for 6 months to take her training to the next level and received her certification there from Grand Master Haim Gidon. She trained directly under Grand Master Haim Gidon and Black Belt 5th Degree Yigal Arbiv; receiving her instructor’s certification in the Gidon system and accomplishing a huge dream.
She and Thor have held Self Defense workshops in both Stuttgart Germany and all over the US. They continue to teach together with the vision to empower civilians, military and law enforcement with the highly effective techniques and knowledge needed to stay safe and save lives.
Meg has 21+ years of experience as a teacher and nanny in the States and abroad. With her knowledge in early education and child development, alongside her professional training as a self defense instructor, she offers the invaluable service of a close protection nanny to families and children of high profile clients around the world. She understands the extreme importance of protecting children's innocence and maintaining regularity in a child's life despite their high profile families' circumstances. Her Krav Maga training enables her to provide protection even in a weapons free environment, allowing protection despite a firearms restricted area.
Additionally she is passionate about partnering alongside humanitarian aid groups to train employees, volunteers and local women in self defense to defend against domestic violence, hostage/abduction situations and militia attacks. Her vision is to empower women around the world to live safe, healthy and happy lives despite their aggressive and seemingly hopeless living and work situations.
She is a passionate advocate for those abducted into sex slavery and human trafficking.
We believe that Krav Maga UntamedTM has a mission to improve the lives of people of all social statuses around the whole world who are seeking safety and freedom from violence in their homes, streets, relationships, societies and governments.
Our hope is to put power and training in the hands of those that seek peace and freedom from fear.
We carefully choose and screen our clients to make sure we are putting training in the correct hands and give you the most tailored and effective training you will ever find. We look forward to starting this journey with you to secure your safety and the safety of those you love no matter what situation you might find yourself in.