A short blurb about Avi
My name is Avraham Yemini (you can call me Avi), and I started IDF Training as a small personal training studio in 2008. After three years in the Golani Brigades of the IDF in Israel, I came back to Australia pretty much obsessed with fitness and as soon as I could, got my qualification as a Personal Trainer at the Australian Institute of Fitness and set out to make a living out of what I loved doing.Fresh out of army service in Israel with memories of the intense training environment I was a part of, I wanted to continue to a more advanced level of training in Krav Maga but found that the few locations which offered Krav Maga training in Melbourne were nothing like what I had learnt in the IDF. I decided to source some trainers and set up my own authentic Krav Maga centre. After a few dead ends, extensive research and plenty of hard work, I turned IDF Training into a full-time fitness and self-defence training centre. Inspired by the fact that Krav Maga was originally created by adapting the most effective techniques from a range of different martial arts into a system designed for real life situations, the IDF Training Centre is dedicated to bringing together a select range of reality-based styles and techniques to teach at the centre. No one style is the perfect fit for every person which is why I want to provide different options for different people while still maintaining the reality-based theme of the training and being inspired by my time in the army where training was simple, creative and totally focused on getting the results with minimum fuss.
My only aim is to create a great training environment for every person that comes to my gym. We are straight-up, approachable and totally committed to bringing you the best reality-based self-defence techniques, a clean, friendly environment for getting fit and training and a feeling that this is YOUR gym as much as it is mine.