MEET THE TEAM

Learn from a Krav Maga, Fitness, Medical, and Firearms Professional

Tactical Fitness Austin is the lead provider of authentic and professional self-defense and fitness training in the Metropolitan Austin area, combining unparalleled service with life-saving instruction.

Ron Grobman

Instructor and Founder

For Ron Grobman, Krav Maga is not a job — it is a way of life. At the age of 16, Ron became the youngest certified Krav Maga instructor in the United States through Krav Maga Worldwide. He has since attained the rank of 1st sergeant in the Israeli military, served in the IDF Special Forces reconnaissance battalion as a sniper, been certified through International Krav Maga under Gabi Noah, and gained Krav Maga Trainer certification from the Wingate Institute in Israel.

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Bernardo C

Law Enforcement, military, and Security Instructor

With over 15 years of operational experience, Bernardo is a subject matter expert (SME) in the field of Counter Terrorism (CT) and security best practices. His expertise covers high-risk police tactics, special operations (SOF), close protection (CP), hand-to-hand combat and close quarters battle (CQB).

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Bernardo C

Law Enforcement, military, and Security Instructor

With over 15 years of operational experience, Bernardo is a subject matter expert (SME) in the field of Counter Terrorism (CT) and security best practices. His expertise covers high-risk police tactics, special operations (SOF), close protection (CP), hand-to-hand combat and close quarters battle (CQB).

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Jon Wayne Taylor

Tactical Combat Casualty Care and Hunting Instructor

Jon Wayne Taylor is a current police officer and US Army combat veteran with multiple deployments. Jon has spent decades as an EMT and Combat Medic, serving in the U.S., Central America, the Caribbean, and Southwest Asia. He has treated hundreds of traumatic injuries, and as a certified Combat Advisor and Military Medical Advisor, has taught Tactical Combat Casualty Care to military and police forces around the world.

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Imi Lichtenfeld

Founder of Krav Maga

In 1948, when the State of Israel was founded and the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) was formed, Imi became chief instructor for both physical fitness and Krav Maga at the IDF School of Combat Fitness. He served in the IDF for about 20 years, during which he developed and refined his Krav Maga system.

Imi Lichtenfeld

Founder of Krav Maga

In 1948, when the State of Israel was founded and the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) was formed, Imi became chief instructor for both physical fitness and Krav Maga at the IDF School of Combat Fitness. He served in the IDF for about 20 years, during which he developed and refined his Krav Maga system.

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“As a Criminal Justice professional who has been to many trainings of all sorts, Tactical Fitness Austin is amongst the tops… I will definitely be taking more classes with Tactical Fitness Austin in the future!”
— Jon E.