Owners Felix Lara and Gracie Lara are both in law enforcement; with over 12 years of experience in law enforcement and fitness. They are both certified by Peace Officers Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) as Fitness Instructors and Weaponless Defense Instructors. They were the Lead Physical Training Instructors for theTulare/Kings Police Academy. We can prepare anyone interested in joining thepolice academy, military or corrections academy.
We train with Elite Team Jiu-Jitsu/Muay Thai in Visalia when we can. We are located across the parking lot from Elite Team.
Felix and Gracie train and compete in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Elite Team in Visalia. Felix is currently a Brown Belt and Gracie is currently a Blue Belt. Elite Team's instructor; Tom Knox, is a Certified Black Belt under Cleber Luciano. Elite Team is also a certified IBJJF Academy.
Elite Team offers it's first Jiu-Jitsu or Muay Thai session for free. They now have a Ladies Only class every Saturday at 8:30 am.