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COME TRAIN WITH US!

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Welcome to Jericho Tactical Academy, your first step towards becoming your own protector is here. We invite you to join an introductory class, a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of self-defense, armed concepts, and tactical fitness. We offer morning and evening classes through in three different programs:

UNARMED SELF-DEFENSE

KRAV MAGA

This is our signature program 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!

The Intro Session is not just about punches and kicks. It's about understanding the principles behind self-defense and applying them into real-life scenarios. You'll get an overview of Krav Maga principles, learn basic self-defense moves, and discover how to respond when confronted with unexpected situations. Schedule your session now!

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WHO CAN JOIN?

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Anyone 14+ who wants to build confidence, learn how to defend themselves and get in a stellar shape

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WHAT TO BRING?

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Wear comfortable athletic clothing and closed shoes. 

For safety, please remove any sharp jewelry, earrings, rings, watches, etc.

That's all!

SCHEDULE A KRAV MAGA INTRO CLASS

  • Dec 07, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Jericho Tactical, 758 N Ingleside Farm Rd, Iron Station, NC 28080, USA
    Your first step towards becoming your own protector. We invite you to join our Krav Maga Introductory Session, a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of self-defense and tactical training.

BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU (BJJ)

This is our signature grappling program that will show you the way to become a grappling expert. If you want to dive deep into the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jistu for competition or for self-defense, this program is for you. 

This intro Session is much more than learning submissions and sweeps. It's about understanding the principles behind self-defense and applying them through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. You'll get an overview of BJJ strategies, learn basic grappling techniques, and discover how to react when faced with unpredictable circumstances. We hope to see you on the mat!

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WHO CAN JOIN?

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Anyone 14+ who wants to build confidence, learn how to defend themselves and get in a stellar shape

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WHAT TO BRING?

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Wear comfortable athletic clothing - Rash Guard Recommended 

For safety, please remove any sharp jewelry, earrings, rings, watches, etc.

That's all!

SCHEDULE A BJJ INTRO CLASS

  • Dec 08, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Jericho Tactical, 758 N Ingleside Farm Rd, Iron Station, NC 28080, USA
    Your first step towards mastering the art of grappling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Secure your spot now and start an exciting journey of self-discovery and resilience with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!

MORE INTERESTED IN FITNESS? WE GOT YOU!

BJJ INTRO
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AVAILABLE MON & WED

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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AVAILABLE MON & THU

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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WEEKLY SCHEDULE

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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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NOGUI SOLANO

BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU


Nogui is an experienced martial artist that spent over a decade training in various arts, including Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA, Muay Thai, and Karate. His commitment and passion for self-improvement is admirable.  From the beginning of his journey Nogui has been a BJJ competitor. His path is marked with challenging matches and victories has led him to the top of some of the most prestigious BJJ podiums as an upper level Blue Belt. 

In 2023, Nogui's hard work paid off at the IBJJF European Masters. He achieved third place in both the weight division and the open class, solidifying his international reputation as a formidable competitor. 

Nogui's contributions to the sport extend beyond his personal achievements. Besides being Jericho’s BJJ Instructor, he also mentors practitioners at Fight Sports Charlotte, passing on his knowledge to the next generation of martial artists.

Nogui's teaching approach is adaptable and designed for anyone, regardless of their objectives. He firmly believes in the power of Jiu-Jitsu as a tool for self-mastery. Nogui tailors his instruction to meet the needs of each student, whether they aspire to compete at a high level or simply wish to improve personally. His belief that everyone can benefit from learning Jiu-Jitsu is a cornerstone of his teaching philosophy.

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