The KAPAP knife was developed from many ideas – starting from my own history.
My father was a combat paratrooper – the background on his wings was red (as opposed to blue) signifying that he actually made combat drops. This is rare, since most paratroopers train but not actually deploy into combat in this fashion. As such, I grew up among the first paratroopers of the IDF, absorbing their culture, history, stories, and pictures from the old days. [Read more…]
Avi Nardia demonstrates grappling with knife and speaks on training philosophy.