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Jericho Tactical Academy is an all inclusive self-defense academy that houses all angles of self-protection. Our specialty is Krav Maga, Firearms training and Fitness. Our training sessions are designed to educate, prepare and better our student’s chances to skillfully survive emergency situations. Every session at our academy includes context that can be applied for both civilians as well as first responders and does not require any previous experience. 

Our mission is to build groups and individuals physically & mentally capable of defending themselves while providing the best tools available to preserve life.

UNARMED SELF-DEFENSE

KRAV MAGA

This is our signature program. Contains daily 60-90 min classes that combines elements of Boxing, Judo, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu with a strong emphasis on Krav Maga in a modern urban environment. If you want to learn how to defend yourself and your loved ones and ready to dive into a training routine to establish confidence, discipline, and high levels of mastery, This program is for you!

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ReadyAF is a morning program designed for anyone. Sessions are 60 minutes long include functional fitness as well as valuable self-defense concepts that may save your life. If you are a morning person who likes to start the day strong, this class is for you!

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TacFit is our signature fitness program. A typical TF session will start with a short warmup, continue to a strength & conditioning segment and finish with a fast-paced strength or cardio segment. Every TF class will include a Pistol / Carbine SIM shooting portion and physical concepts related directly to Combatives.  Classes are 45min - 60min  long. We will push you to perform the best the you can without feeling like you have to compete with others.

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WHO CAN JOIN?

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Anyone 15+ who wants to build confidence, learn how to defend themselves and get in a stellar shape

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SCHEDULE

Weekly schedule at Jericho Tactical Academy

INSTRUCTED BY

ADIR RAFAEL

LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Adir Rafael began his career in the security and defense industry in 2008 when he joined the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Adir served as a tank commander. During his service, he was awarded five combat awards and retired as a sergeant first class.

 

Shortly after his retirement, Adir was recruited to the Israeli Secret Service (Shin Bet) and served as a special agent. During his service he participated in numerous operations protecting Israeli officials. In 2014, Adir relocated to New York City where he was responsible for the personal protection of Israeli Ambassadors and diplomats  and  securing the world's largest Israeli Consulate  and mission to the United Nations.

 

Upon his retirement from the Israeli Government, Adir provided security consultations to houses of worship and large public organizations that sought to reinforce their security arrangements in the Greater New York Area.

 

In 2018, Adir introduced Jericho Tactical Academy, LLC to the greater Charlotte area to provide civilians and law enforcement agencies access to field-proven defensive systems in a mission to equip those with tools to respond to violence and crime and create safer communities in the US.

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RAPHAEL LAMY

COMBATIVES & KRAV MAGA

Raphael Lamy is a Krav Maga instructor trained by the best names of the discipline.  He started his teaching journey in 2013 in France and moved to the US in 2018 to share his knowledge and expertise with professional adults.  He deeply believe that Krav Maga goes beyond the fight and it also applies it to your daily tasks and use this spirit to create your way of life.  Raphael concentrates his work in making sure you can safely manage any situation.  He rely on effectiveness and knowledge from self-defense to fight and will make sure that you learn the proper concepts while enjoying your class.  Raphael is specialized in Pre-fighting concepts, Boxing, Weapon defense & disarms, dealing with multiple attackers, and mental conditioning.  He is dedicated to teach Krav Maga while continuing his instruction worldwide with a deep understanding that training never ends.

Raphael holds the following certifications:

2016-2022 Continuing Education with Rick Blitstein

2018 Krav Maga Instructor diploma REKM
2017 Seminar with Head instructor Eyal Yanilov
2016 Pistol & Urban Combat
2015 Krav Maga Instructor diploma
2015 G1 Level
2014 Vip Situation & Multiples attackers
2014 Krav Maga Instructor Fighting Skills

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TARA BROWN

COMBATIVES & KRAV MAGA

Tara has had a passion for self defense since she was a teenager. She has trained at Jericho since 2020. In her time on the mats at Jericho Tactical Academy, she tested and passed Practitioner 1-Practitioner 5 Krav Maga levels.  In her training, Tara has learned that in order to achieve goals and achieve greatness, overcoming mental hurdles are just as important as overcoming the physical hurdles.  Tara has a passion for bringing out the warrior in her teammates and loves coaching students that want to find the fighter within themselves.  She loves empowering people to take control of their own lives and learn skills that may save their lives one day.  Tara knows that her growth and learning should never stop and continues to participate in group classes and private sessions to grow her own physical and mental skills.  

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