Kobi Lichtenstein was born in 1964 in the town of Rehovot, Israel. At the age of three, he began training in Krav Maga, taught by the creator of the art, Imi Lichtenfeld (Z “L).
He literally learned to punch before he even learned to write. His life was dedicated to Krav Maga, his motives and instincts were shaped by the technique of this art and at 15 he began to give the first classes.
In 1983, Master Kobi received from Imi the black belt, graduating as a black belt by the Israeli Krav Maga Association and instructor at Wingate University, the biggest physical education university in Israel and considered one of the best in the world. Master Kobi also attended courses in Physiotherapy, first aid, special nutrition for athletes, in the same university. He was in charge for teaching Krav Maga in the center-south region of the country, working with thousands of students. In addition, he taught a number of specific groups such as women victims of sexual violence, teenagers considered juvenile delinquents, autistic and others, getting amazing results and showing how the Krav Maga manages to change people’s lives far beyond the techniques that are taught in class.