Jonathan Fader - Qualifications

Martial Arts:

  • IKMF International Krav Maga Federation: Practitioner  5

  • CT 707 Israeli Special Forces Krav Maga Instructor - Under Nir Maman

  • IKI Israeli Krav International Certified apprentice instructor - Under Moshe Katz

  • CKMI Combat Krav Maga International Instructor - Under Lior Offenbach

  • IKF International Kapap Federation Instructor - Under Amit Himmelstein 

  • Instinct - Integrated Israeli Combatives Offical Representative - Kfir Itzhaki 

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt <1st Degree Black Belt Mike Hansen < 3rd Degree Don Whitefield < 7th Degree Red/Black Belt Ricardo De La Riva < Carlson Gracie

  • Krav Maga Training in IDF Infantry

  • Training in Kyokushin, Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling, Wing Chung, Kali/Escrima/Arnis under various instructors via classes and seminars



Qualifications & Courses:

Occupational Health & Safety Certificate (BCIT)

Construction Safety Coordinator (BCIT)

Has held EMR, Level 3 First Aid designations (Various Schools)

Magen David Adom First aid Responder (Magen David Adom: Israeli ambulance services)

Basic Military Field First aid (IDF)

Auditor Training (Construction Safety Network)

Train the Safety Trainer (Construction Safety Network)

Foundation for health and safety excellence (Construction Safety Network)

Early and Safe return to work (Construction Safety Network)

Basic Infantry Training (IDF)

Advanced Infantry Training (IDF)

Negev Light Machine Gun Operator (IDF)

M-24 Sniper Weapons System Operator (IDF)

H.S Precision HTR 2000 .338 Sniper Weapons System Operator (IDF)

Infantry Sniper School (School of Sniping and Counter-Terrorism (IDF))

Israeli Dynamic Response Shooting - Tactical Hand Gun Operation (CT 707 - ISFKM - Under Nir Maman)

NRA Range Safety Officer (National Rifle Association)

NRA Pistol Instructor (National Rifle Association)

Certified Canadian Firearms Safety Course Instructor (RCMP)

Associates Degree in Psychology (KPU)


Operational Experience:

West Bank operations

Golan heights operations

Battalion Exercises

Petra Foerster 

Born and Raised in Germany (When it was still East Germany), she started practicing Judo at the age of 6. In December 2012 she moved to Vancouver and found Krav Maga in 2014. In 2016 she switched to UTKM and has never looked back. As part of her expanded martial arts training she resumed her Judo training and finally got her Black Belt, started BJJ where she currently holds the rank of Blue Belt.

Petra completed the UTKM assistant instructor program and now regularly teaches. She continues to expand her knowledge where ever she can.


In 2019 she was also certified as an IKF instructor by Amit Himmelstein and is a local IKF represntative.

Current UTKM Rank: Blue Belt

Karch Tan 

Karch has been training with UTKM since 2016 and despite have previously trained martial arts (Tae Kwon Do and Boxing) nothing had keen able to keep his interest until he started his Krav Maga Journey. It has since rekindled his love for the Martial arts and now also trains Boxing and Judo regularly where he holds a yellow Belt.


Karch is currently working on his criminology diploma with the ultimate goal of becoming a LE agent though he is actively involved in hands on experience and gets to practice what he knows more than he would like.

Karch completed the assistant instructor course several years and teaches whenever his schedule allows.

Current UTKM Rank Green Belt