In an effort to bring a bit of Israel to San Marcos, the building is landscaped with a park-like theme. A running trail encircles the building, and is used for warm-ups before the workouts. The same trail marker that demarcates the Shvil Yisra’el (Israel National Trail) is painted on a rock at the trailhead. The seven species of Israel, as mentioned in Deuteronomy, are in evidence on the property. These include wheat, barley, grapes, fig, pomegranate, olive and date palms.
Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of Caliber 3 USA, is the model home. A perfect replica of a home, replete with kitchen, kids’ playroom, living room, and wide screen television is used to simulate home invasions. Here, participants learn how to anticipate and respond to an attack where it is least expected and where the risk of harm to loved ones is greatest.