Utilizing his I.D.F Special Forces background and 20 years leading security teams around the world, Mr. Yemini set out to create a redefining training academy that will cater to both the rigorous demands of becoming a BBX Agent along with giving everyday people the tools and knowledge he had acquired over the years. Building his team from the ground up, Mr. Yemini emphasized a real-world approach to the Academy primarily relying on the cumulative experience of himself and his agent's worldwide.
With the growing demand for civilian-based training, Mr. Yemini directly oversees all new content introduced by the Academy. Mr. Yemini strived to create a diversified team of instructors, each with their unique military, law enforcement, public and private security experience. This global approach ensures that BBX Training Academy can encompass multiple training philosophies and provide its clients with the most up to date and comprehensive training available today.
Raz Friedman - Lead Instructor
Former special forces CTU (Counter Terror Unit) operator and instructor for the IDF, Raz has focused on leading the "tactical drills training" methodology development team for the IDF's elite units, oversaw multiple international training seminars for militaries around the world. Raz has hands-on experience in advanced shooting range techniques and Krav Maga training.
Erik Lopez - Senior Instructor
Erik received his initial military training in the United States Marine Corps’ Basic Security Guard School in Virginia implementing advanced anti-terrorist measures and performing complex security functions utilizing rifles, pistols, shotguns and cutting-edge protective equipment. Erik obtained secret clearance, and lead a special security force in a restricted government facility providing security for our Nation’s most vital assets. For the last six years Erik has been a part of Black Box Security’s executive protection team providing security to high-profile individuals. Certified as National Rifle Association Pistol Instructor and Range Safety Officer, Erik is a valuable member of our Training Academy.
Chris Carraci - Senior Instructor
Chris (CJ) Caracci has over thirty years of combined military and law enforcement experience, and is internationally renowned as a specialist in conflict resolution. His foundation began with a six year commitment in the U.S. Navy, as an operator with both SEAL TEAM ONE and SEAL TEAM SIX. After military service, Chris served for ten years as a sworn tactical officer working in New York, New Jersey and South Florida specializing in SWAT and narcotics enforcement. As a police officer, and later privately, Chris was “loaned” to several Federal agencies as a consultant, operative and trainer.
BBX Training division was initiated as a means to create an internal curriculum to provide our agents with all the tools necessary to succeed in the private security sector.
Due to overwhelming demand, we have taken those same core elements based on real experience of our agents and started building diverse courses to offer to the public. Our Training Division offers courses that have been designed to prepare civilian citizens for unforeseen and undesirable circumstances that may otherwise affect their quality of life.
We encourage everyone no matter age gender or physical stature to come experience a truly unique opportunity for self-growth. Our groundbreaking curriculum based on United States Navy Seals and Israeli Special Forces Commando will instill in you the Special Operators way of life philosophy. This common thread joining military and law enforcement personnel around the world provides insight on how to survive in life threating situations. Our mission is to convey that philosophy in order for you to live your life to the fullest, protect yourself and your loved ones, and in extreme situations know what to do when others don’t.
Our training is the Special Operator’s way of life!