Maintain Excellence above civilian Martial Artist who would love to teach Krav Maga in the IDF. Maintain Excellence over International 10th Dan Martial Artists that would like to teach in the IDF as a prestigious achievement.
Constant Demonstration of Excellence with new commanders that challenge your professional authority.
Constant Demonstration of Excellence with new trainees where the 2/20 ratio of soldiers that already have a black belt in Judo, Karate, Jujitsu, Aikido, Kung Fu. All Fight Champions arrive to the Fighting Fitness Training Academy.
Top Fighters in special units that always look for a Krav Maga Instructor as a game. Maintain the professional authority in class where some fighters would try to make fun of you.
To maintain this excellence you would have to have good Krav Maga training teaching you the Know How.
The IDF is a no Dojo environment. When if comes to Hand to Hand Combat, it puts an instinctive inner smile in the street fighters and those black belts that have many fighting experiences.
If they do not understand anything or think that you do not it will all resort to a fist fight. Since every male and female are required serving in the military, the best of the best will sooner or later come under your hand.
These are all high school graduates with high grades. They will doubt everything and dare to question and argue anything. Every Israeli Martial Artist was or will at some point be required to serve in the military and some will try to become Krav Maga instructors while some are so sure of their art that would not even want to take a look at it.
For a small state of Israel, it does not prevent its population from seeking the varieties of knowledge from around the world. Israel have some to the first westerners to obtain the highest ranks in various martial arts around the world. Anything that is in, you can find in Israel.
So you cannot teach self defense in the IDF with some low level striking techniques, and you cannot teach it over 5 year black belt program either. Krav Maga programs are from 6 to 21 for a complete skills program. 100 hours to become an instructor and get the top of the line teaching skills.