Gershon Ben Keren

SEPS Co-Founder & Author Of The Free SEPS Women's Personal Safety Course

Gershon Ben Keren has been working in the security industry for over 25 years, both as an operator on the ground, and a trainer/instructor in self-protection and self-defense. He has trained members of elite military, law enforcement and security units and teams, as well as civilians. His training and approach to violence is based on his own firsthand experiences of violence along with those he has worked/trained with. This combined with the most up-to-date and relevant academic research in the field (Ben-Keren has a Masters Degree in Psychology), means that his approach and information is bot proven, effective and relevant.

He holds a 5th Degree Black Belt in Krav Maga, and in 2011 was inducted into the Museum of Israeli Martial Arts in Herzliya, Israel. He is the author of two best-sellling books on Krav Maga (both of which contain a wealth of information on personal safety and self-protection), a trainer who operates on the international stage, as well as a source that is regularly approached by journalists and media organizations to give comment and opinion on violent incidents.

If you would like to contact him concerning seminars, training or consultancy, please use the contact form on this website, which can be accessed by clicking here.

Books By Gershon Ben Keren

Real World Solutions To Real World Violence

"Krav Maga - Real World Solutions To Real World Violence", is a practical book, that teaches proven effective defenses to a variety of threats and attacks, in different situations. Non-physical solutions and preventative measures are presented alongside self-defense techniques, to present a more comprehensive approach to personal safety. To read more, click here.

Tactical Survival: Personal Safety In Action

This book teaches the "when" as well as the "how" to apply effective solutions to violence. Just like, "Krav Maga - Real World Solutions To Real World Violence", all the photographs in the book were shot in full color, and at full speed, in the locations and situations where they would likely be applied. This gives the book(s) an authenticity that is lacking in many others. To read more click here

Free Videos Featuring Gershon Ben Keren


Krav Maga - Knowing How To Defend High Kicks

High Kicks: Knowing How To Defend Them

Many people believe that high kicks only occur in the dojo or martial arts studio. Krav Maga expert Gershon Ben Keren, explains how and why they may be encountered in real life situations. click here to watch.

Gun Threats: Gun To Back of Head

A large part of real-life survival, in violent incidents, is knowing and understanding how to use the environment to your advantage, against your assailant. This video looks at one way to do this. To watch click here.

Watch Gershon Ben Keren's 2015 Google Talk

In February 2015, Gershon Ben Keren, was invited to Google's offices to deliver a presentation as part of their "Author Talks" series (other presenters have included: President Barak Obama, Salman Rushdie etc.). In this 60 minute talk/presentation, Gershon Ben Keren, explains part of the SEPS framework, for identifying, predicting and preventing violence.

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