Imri Morgenstern grew up playing American football and wrestling, but it was during his service in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) that he learned how to fight when the stakes are highest. During his military service, Master Sgt. (Res) Imri Morgenstern was an operator with an elite Special Operations unit, specializing in counter-terrorism warfare, demolition, breaching and hostage rescue. He executed countless missions with his, as well as other Special Operations units.
He took part in creating the first HR breaching squadron in the IDF. He started the first “cold breach” team in the IDF and created SOPs for hostage rescue breaching. He is certified as a hostage rescue breacher/master breacher and breaching instructor.
Imri is certified by the IDF as a range officer for a variety of weapons, including small arms, RPG, Browning .50mg, LMG, grenades, M203, mortars, demolition and explosives and more. He is also a certified instructor in Martial Blade Concepts (MBC), a comprehensive system of edged weapon self-defense. Imri’s proud to have studied under Mike Janich, the system’s creator. Imri’s experience also includes hand to hand combat including Krav Maga, has trained with and instructed international Special Forces units, and is the tactical advisor for ZᴓRE, a revolutionary gun security system.
Imri brings real world combat experience to his instruction. He can teach personal safety and combat shooting techniques to a wide range of people with different orientations and mind sets.
Prime Combat Training COURSES
Prime Combat Training offers a variety of firearms and self defense training for responsible civilians, law enforcement and military personnel. Our instructors served in the Israel Defense Forces in Special Forces Units and are bringing the advanced training methodologies used in Israel to train it's most elite fighters.
We are based at The Louisville Armory in Louisville Kentucky and have an amazing facility to train in, which includes indoor shooting ranges, a martial arts dojo and a proffessional shoot house where we do force on force training.