Opher Har-El

Opher Har-El has over 30 years of experience in Krav Maga, after beginning his training in 1983 under Eli Avikazar in Netanya, Israel. He continued his training throughout his extensive military service in the Israel Defense Forces. Opher’s experience of learning, practicing, and teaching Israeli Krav Maga as well as his first hand experience in true Israeli Military Krav Maga has made Opher’s instruction sought after by Krav Maga enthusiasts and self-defense experts. Opher is a certified Krav Maga instructor and has been practicing and teaching Krav Maga in California since 1990, and in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2005.


Certified Instructor
IKMF Krav Maga Instructor


  • Santa Clara

    Located in University Plaza, our headquarters and center for self defense and fitness in Santa Clara offers classes up to 7 days a week featuring Israeli Krav Maga, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Functional Fitness, and more. We also have separate BJJ for kids and Krav Maga for kids programs for our neighbors ages 6-10. Home to our master […]