TACTICAL FITNESS TRAINING IN THE GREATER CHARLOTTE AREA
Fitness is a lifeline. It allows us to perform better in life physically and mentally. We train with a purpose! We started our Tactical Fitness Program to fill a gap for people who want to train in functional fitness while elevating their hand-to-hand combatives skills and shooting performance. We believe with certainty that fitness is key to be able to defend yourself and others. It allows us to stay longer in the fight while maintaining a clear mind. In addition, our TF program is perfect for people who wants to establish a good fitness levels prior to starting Combatives Training. Our community push each other and support one another to crush their goal. We train people from all walks of life and believe that everyone should be training functionally and with a purpose.
Come in for a trial session and meet our training community!.
GET STRONGER, FASTER, LEANER!
IMPROVE RANGE OF MOTION
JOIN A COMMUNITY THAT HELPS YOU REACH GOALS
FUNCTIONAL FITNESS CLASSES EVERY WEEKDAY
EXPERIENCE OUR INDOOR & OUTDOOR TRAINING COMPLEX
DESIGNED FOR ALL FITNESS LEVLES
IMPROVEMENT IN SHOOTING & COMBATIVES
WHAT TO EXPECT
Our academy is seated on 100 acre farm with an indoor / outdoor capability so prepare to enjoy our outdoor trails as well as our fully equipped indoor gym. 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. In addition, in every TF class we 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. This is your training journey and we respect that.
Our TF classes are taking place Mon-Thu @ 5:30pm. Please arrive earlier as classes will start on time.
Our Instructors are led by the owner of Jericho Tactical a former Israeli Special agent and I.D.F Veteran Adir Rafael
WHO CAN JOIN?
Anyone 15+ who wants to build confidence and get in a stellar shape
Owner | 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.
In 2018, Adir introduced Jericho Defensive Shooting Academy & Krav Maga 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.
Adir has a passion for martial arts and firearms training and understands that learning never ends. He learns from his students as much as his students are learning from him.
STRENGHT & CONDITIONING & 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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