Paul Hakim


Paul Hakim
Head Instructor & Beach Manager

Australian born, Paul has taken his passion for the beach and the Australian Surf Life Saving culture and brought the iconic Nippers program to Israel. Paul is both a Bronze and Silver Medallion from Coogee SLS club in Sydney. 

A 7th Dan Black Belt in Shotokan karate and World Bronze Medalist, Paul has been involved with Budo For Peace since its early days, both as a board member and a karate instructor in his dojo in Ra’anana.

Paul is a licensed tour guide and teacher in Israel, he lives in Ra’anana with his wife and two daughters.