James Sherman is Managing Director for Protect in New York. Protect is Israel's premier security services company. Sherman is one of a handful of Americans who has achieved the certification of Instructor, Israeli Krav Maga Association after successfully completing 5 training trips to Israel and recording more than 500 hours of full contact Israeli close quarters combat training. Prior to working with Protect, Mr. Sherman was a director for a New England investment banking firm and in recent years he founded Manhattan Trainers, an advanced personal training service in Manhattan. Mr. Sherman's clients have included elite athletes as well as world class entertainers, models and executives, Mr. Sherman is well known for the results he obtains for his clients as well as his intense dedication to their well being. Recently his lectures on self defense and krav maga demonstrations have been drawing audiences well into the hundreds.
Mr. Sherman's business background combined with his experience in fitness and combat training make him the ideal representative for Protect in New York. He stands ready to meet all your security, wellness and fitness needs. Mr. Sherman is an accomplished athlete playing linebacker for the Boston University football team, winner of the New York Sevens Rugby Championship, his workout regimen includes skating 10 miles daily in Manhattan, daily athletic-resistance-bodybuilding training and snowboarding 50 days a year. Mr. Sherman has studied extensively with some of the world's most respected and knowledgeable experts in krav maga and sports-bodybuilding-athletic-wellness training, including: Haim Gidon, Itay Gil, Nir Maman, David Kahn, Mohamed Makkawy, Mike Boyle, Rich Barretta, and Sue Hitzmann.