Yossi Sheriff (יוסי שריף) is the founder and chairman of DETANT since 2013. Yossi is the AKBAN Academy headmaster and is an active teacher and practitioner in all AKBAN’s centers in Israel and abroad. Around a pragmatic core of martial arts research, Yossi has built, coded and maintains a wide array of professional databases which include research and analysis of conflicts, movement and physiology. Yossi published the results of his research in English, Hebrew and Japanese.
After his military service as a Combat Paramedic, in 1985, Mr. Sheriff received the honor achievement award from the president of Israel for his successful efforts in analyzing, organizing and building the logistics network for evacuation in the Israeli Medical Corps.
In 1986 Mr. Sheriff started teaching martial arts as a means for human improvement.
Yossi’s instructional videos and articles have tens of thousands of readers a month and millions of views in total so far.