Mordehai (Moti) Nativ, a retired Colonel from the Israeli Defense Force, is a certified Feldenkrais® Practitioner and a Shihan in the Bujinkan school of Budo Taijutsu.
He has been active in martial arts and combat sports since 1966 and started studying Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu in 1975. Since 1979 Moti has been teaching several martial arts, including Krav Maga, Judo and Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu. Moti is a certified Feldenkrais teacher. He researched the development of the Feldenkrais Method, republished a self defence book by Dr. Feldenkrais (“Hadaka Jime”) and teaches advanced training on “the Synergy of Martial Arts and the Feldenkrais Method” around the world.
For many years he’s been travelling to Japan several times a year to train with soke and the Japanese shihan. In 2004 he was amongst the first who received the 15th Dan from soke.