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What makes Krav Maga such a great corporate team-building activity? Krav Maga is an innovative and dynamic martial art that combines self-defense, fitness, and team-building activities. It is ideal for corporate team building, as it can help employees foster greater...
  • January 26, 2023
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Why firearms training is the best bachelor party activity in Austin. So you decided to go to Austin, Texas to have your bachelor party? Good!  Austin is the live music capital of the world with many live shows, events, and...
  • January 5, 2023
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5 Tips to become a better shooter. Shooting, whether with a precision rifle, a handgun, or a home-defense rifle boils down to pressing the trigger without moving the sights off target. Yes, it is that simple, well in theory. Everything...
  • December 12, 2022
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The Ultimate Guide to Home Defense The single most concern we hear from our students is the ability to protect and defend their homes. Over the last few years, with the increase in property and violent crime, that concern has...
  • October 18, 2022
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Vehicle Tactics with Marcelo Esperandio Tactical Fitness Austin was delighted to host a Vehicle Tactics course this past weekend with Marcelo Esperandio. Marcelo travelled from Brazil to share his expertise with our students. Marcelo Esperandio is a Civil Police Officer...
  • October 11, 2022
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Training an Anti-poaching unit in South Africa. In a country where the average monthly income doesn’t reach $1,500, a single pound of rhino horn can go for as much as $80,000.  This incredible inequity allows sophisticated illicit poaching rings, armed...
  • September 15, 2022
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The most important lesson I learned in the special forces. As a young special forces operator just out of fifteen months of gruelling training, I was stationed outside the Gaza Strip next to Kibbutz Nahal Oz. I was a sniper,...
  • September 1, 2022
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What is Tactical Training and why is it important? What is Tactical Training?  Tactical training goes beyond simply studying firearms, shooting and self-defense. It is the development of physical strength, and technique and teaches you what to do in a...
  • August 9, 2022
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How to secure a school. School shootings and active killers seem to be a phenomenon that is occuring more and more in the United States. Mostly driven by mentally unstable and psychotic young men. This issue has affected almost every...
  • July 27, 2022
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How to build a Church or Synagogue security team Acts of targeted violence against houses of worship (HoWs) are a real—and potentially growing—problem in the United States. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) drew on open source research to...
  • May 12, 2022
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The Complete guide to everyday Concealed Carry: These questions regularly come up from our students; what gun to carry? What holster to buy? What additional gear to get? We decided to put together a complete guide to concealed carry that...
  • April 28, 2022
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Which Martial Art is the best for self defense? Knowledge of self defense does not grow on trees. You need to train in order to remain sharp. One of the central tenets of self defense is hand-to-hand combat prowess, but,...
  • April 21, 2022
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Top five firearms for beginners One of the most common question I get as a firearms instructor is what gun should I get? There are a few factors to consider in purchasing a firearm like reliability, accessory availability, optic ready...
  • April 12, 2022
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Current Events Analysis: Wave of Terror Israel March 2022 The Facts: Over the course of last week, 11 Israelis have been murdered in terrorist attacks across Israel. Some of the attackers used edged weapons while others used firearms. Main attacks:...
  • April 1, 2022
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The Optimal Set up for the IWI X95 Tavor  The IWI Tavor SAR and the later improved X95 was originally designed as a new modern battle rifle for the Israeli Defense Force in the early 2000s. The rifle was the...
  • March 30, 2022
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What items should I bring to my Tactical Shooting class? So you have decided to sign up for your first tactical shooting course.  Perhaps you just purchased your first firearm or you’ve grown bored of the monotonous time spent on...
  • March 22, 2022
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How can Special Forces Training boost performance in the workplace? It’s not uncommon in business to find industry leaders preaching the positive outcomes that a Special Forces mindset and approach can have in corporate performance. Indeed, elite tactical and reconnaissance...
  • March 15, 2022
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Top five Krav Maga moves to master I am often asked, what are the most important Krav Maga self-defense techniques to master? Different instructors may give you different answers, but I personally believe that the following are the most important:...
  • March 9, 2022
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Meet Bernardo – Tactical Fitness Director of Operations Read his full bio here.
  • January 5, 2022
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Why firearm training is the best activity to do with your staff The workplace can, at times, be a stressful place. Employers should always look for ways to alleviate stressors and give their staff fun ways to decompress and have...
  • October 13, 2021
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The Basics of Home Defense Defending one’s home can be a difficult topic to understand. Once you start thinking about it, you’ll run into some questions, such as: What does home security actually involve?  What should I be doing to...
  • September 23, 2021
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Why self-defense training can solve workplace conflict Workplace conflicts happen on a daily basis at most businesses. They can be as simple as a disagreement at a meeting time or as bad as an actual physical fight or worse. A...
  • September 17, 2021
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The Importance of Hybridizing Training I am both American and Israeli. My entire life has been split between Israel and the United States. Although I was born in Israel, at the age of nine I moved with my family to...
  • October 7, 2019
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Combat Conditioning: The Foundations of Survival Originally published in Counter Terrorist MagazineBy Bernardo C. My friend Pavel was a trained boxer; he did not serve in the military. One night while drinking, two of our country’s finest decided to stab...
  • June 27, 2019
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Tactical Fitness and Vortex Optics We would like to announce our official affiliation with Vortex Optics an industry leader in scopes and optics for tactical and hunting application.  Stand by for content, reviews, and much more in the coming months.  -Ron
  • June 15, 2019
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