KAPAP (Hebrew: קפא”פ, קפ”פ‎) is an acronym for Krav Panim el Panim, translated as “face to face combat”, is a close quarter battle system of defensive tactics, hand-to-hand combat and self defense.

We are Kapap England and this is our story…

Towards the end of the Ottoman (Turk) rule in Palestine, the Jewish settlers realised they could rely on no one to defend and protect them from the threat of personal attacks in the lead up to what eventually became the 1920 Palestine Riots. Consequently they started developing a simple “self defence” system made up of […]