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Urban Tactical CEO / Chief Instructor
James Urban also has over 30 years of combined experience in personal protection, high-risk private and corporate security, executive protection, conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation. Including over 10 years working in a covert capacity for a multi-national conglomerate.
Due to the nature of the business and non-disclosure agreements, Urban cannot reveal all of the individuals, dignitaries and corporations he has worked for or in what capacity he has offered services.
James Urban skillfully develops and implements Elite Tactical training seminars that include tactical casualty care, emergency response team tactics, dynamic building entry, high-risk security and Executive Protection, lie detection and interrogation techniques, Motorcade operations, tactical firearms training, offensive and defensive tactics, weapon retention and disarms, hostage escape techniques and tactical blade.
Urban offers client specific training for Military, First Responders, Private Security, and civilians throughout United States , South America, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Europe to succeed in strengthening their tactical skills .With over 40 years in Martial Arts and Tactical training.
Urban Tactical Vice President / Senior Instructor, Jay Stratton, has over 19 years experience in the US Army with a variety of conventional and special operations units as a combat medic with multiple deployments in the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. He earned the Combat Medic Badge for performing medical duties while engaged in direct hostile enemy contact. Jay is a Florida registered Paramedic and has been to many courses such as France's Desert Commando School, US Army Airborne School, Operational Emergency Medical Skills, US Army Master Fitness Course, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, K9 Combat Casualty Care, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Burn Life Support, International Trauma Life Support, Tropical and Austere Medicine, Remote Medical Life Support, Travel, Tropical, and Expeditionary Medical Skills, Prolonged Field Care, and Basic field Ultrasonography. Jay is also a member of the Special Operations Medical Association and a Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is currently administration for one of the largest private vascular surgery groups in the southeast and is a member of the National Society for Leadership and Success with a degree in Healthcare Administration and Information Technologies. He is a member of and trained in FCS Kali as well as trained in Pekiti Tirsia, Muay Thai, BJJ, Western Boxing, US Army Combatives, Weapons Disarms, Executive Protection, and Close Quarters Combat. He is also a Pekiti Tirsia Tactical Association Tri-Com Instructor (Duty Knife as a Backup Weapon)
Ray began his fire service career in 1987 as a volunteer firefighter at Tarpon Springs Fire Rescue in Florida and was hired on full-time a year later. He became a paramedic in 1989, and in 1994 he transitioned to work for the Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District where is currently employed as a District Chief in charge of of command of control of incident operations and management. During his career he held the positions as Driver Engineer, Lieutenant, Training Chief, EMS Chief and assisted with the Operations Chief position.
In 1990 he began working as a medic in a Level 2 adult and pediatric trauma center (Bayfront Medical Center), and soon joined the crew of Bayflite, the hospitals aeromedical program specializing in trauma. It was a busiest trauma response helicopter in the nation with 97% of calls being scene responses. The program also provided services for All Children’s Hospital for pediatric and neonatal transports. He also became one of the primary preceptors for the emergency room and Bayflite. Flight medics routinely preformed advanced procedures (Chest tubes, central lines and surgical airways) in the field and in the hospital setting. Bayflite medics were known for advanced airways skills. Certifications held, Florida Paramedic License, Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor/provider, Basic Trauma Life Support Instructor/provider, Pediatric Life Support Instructor/provider, Neonatal Advanced Life Support provider, Basic Life support Instructor/provider, International Trauma Life Support provider, Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Provider.
Ray also worked at the Pinellas Fire academy teaching mostly live fire exercises to new recruits and coordinated with other training chiefs in the county to provide inter-agency training drills.
During his off hours, Ray joined his wife to start up a nonprofit she co-founded for combat veterans where he functioned as the fitness and event coordinator. This organization utilized alternative therapies to assist Veterans with PTS transition back to civilian life and help with stress management. He also taught martial arts (Kali-stick and knife fighting) as an alternative modality to help mange stress and be present in the here and now. Ray recognized the overlapping need for these modalities and helped guide the program to provide services to first responders with PTS.
Ray is a lifelong practitioner of martial arts, owns a martial arts school and has a passion for fitness. Ray has studied multiple Filipino Martial Arts, Wing-Chun, Mixed Martial Art (TKD, Jujitsu, Judo Sambo mix) Kuntao/Silat and has added BJJ training to his studies
Filipino Combat Systems Kali – Rank- Guro (5thdegree)
Pekiti Tirsia Tactical Association PTK Tri-V- Rank- Lakan Guro
Pekiti Tirsia Tactical Association Tri-Com – Rank- Instructor (Edged Weapons Countermeasures, Duty Knife as a Backup Weapon)
Bonowi USA & Survival Edge Tactical Systems –Rank- Bonowi Camlock Baton Advanced Instructor
Urban Tactical- Rank- Instructor
Suncoast MMA- Rank- Brown Belt
He became a yoga instructor and co-owns and manages a yoga studio with his wife Janel where they also provide services for veterans and first responders.
Ray is entering his 34th and final year in the fire service and is looking forward to reti
Deputy Medical Instructor
Cory has over a decade of tactical medical experience as a medic in the US Army and has multiple deployments to Africa, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. The most recent years of his military service has been spent as a Combat Medical Advisor; overseeing, advising, and training foreign militaries. He has been through several military schools to include SERE, France’s Desert Commando Course, and the Combat Advisor Training Course. He is also a Florida licensed Paramedic with many years’ experience working in Hospitals, Pediatric Facilities, Trauma Centers, Fire Departments, and Flight Crews and currently works as a Paramedic for a Fire Department as well as a Critical Care Flight Paramedic. Some of his certifications include Dive Medical Technician, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support. He is also an A-licensed Skydiver and an Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver.
Brazil Head Instructor
Urban Tactical Instructor Bruno Gabriel has over 15 years of experience in combat tactics and martial arts. Bruno is Urban Tactical head instructor Brazil Headquarters,
Bruno also holds rank in many other systems such as:
President and technical director of the Brazilian Association of Panantukan e Mano Y Mano
Technical director at S.A.I (integrated aggressive systems)
Responsible for FCS KALI (Filipino Combat Systems) in Brazil
(with 13 Years of experience training in the Philippines).
Practitioner of Pencak Silat
Bruno is responsible for workshops and specialized courses in all Brazilian territory for Civilians and Military.
Urban Tactical Instructor Level 2 and Center West Region Coordinator in Brazil
Urban Tactical instructor Veruison Nogueira has
over 39 years combined experience as Military, police and martial arts
SGT Nogueira joined the Army in 1992 and in 1994 serves as a member of GRAER - Air Patrol Radio Group of the Military Police of the state of Goiás.
Veruison is an expert in Israeli Tactical Shooting, Air Operations, Rescue Operations, Jungle survival , Tactical Driving and Immobilization, Rappeling, Police Defense, and VIP security
Veruilson is President and Krav Maga instructor of the
FBKMK Brazilian Federation of Krav Magá
Kapap and the board of the IKA International Kapap Association in Brazil
Veruilson also holds rank in many other systems such as:
Level 1 Instructor
Brazil Northeast Region Coordinator
Urban Tactical Instructor Franck Mascarenhas has over 30 years of combined experience
Brazilian civil police officer of the state of Bahia and Martial arts
Franck has experience and study in the following as well :
Policy and Strategy Specialist
ADESG; Specialist in Protection of Authorities, Executives and Witnesses
Specialist in Self Defense Applied to Public Security and Private
Specialist / Multiplier Self Defense Using Tonfa
National Secretary of Public Security
1st Jungle Life Adaptation Internship and
2nd Jungle Life Adaptation Internship with the Brazilian Army
Franck holds rank in many other systems such as :
Black Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Krav Maga's Black Belt
Kapap International Level B Instructor
Level 1 Instructor
Brazil South Region Coordinator
Level 1 Urban Tactical Instructor and coordinator of Southern Brazil Luciano is 24 years old in martial arts and has been instructor in combat tactics for 13 years
Luciano is the technical director of TitávsMachi (a company that offers training in urban confrontation and full support for firearms operators).
Weapons and shooting instructor.
Defensive shooting instructor.
Military instructor tonfa.
Combined experience as:
• Phase of adaptation to life in the jungle.
Luciano also occupies a position in many other systems, such as:
• Krav Maga
1st degree black belt.
• ABPMM Regional Coordinator in the State of Espírito Santo.
Responsible for FCS Kali in Espírito Santo.
• Chinese kung fu (freestyle)
• Kapap Level An international instructor.
• Boxing coach / ex. Boxer / Referee.
Level 1 Instructor
Brazil Southeast Region Coordinator
Urban Tactical Instructor Level 1 and Central West Region Coordinator. Luiz has 20 years of martial arts and as an instructor in martial arts for military and police.
Luiz also holds rank in many other systems such as:
Pencak Silat Panglipur
Black Belt 2 degree
Commando Too Hon System Teacher
( Korean Military defense system)
FCS Kali practitioner
Panglipur in Latin America