CERTIFIED COACHES


United States

Arizona
CrossFit Nemesis
Thatcher, Arizona

California
Martial Arts USA
Petaluma, California

NorCal Self Defense
Roseville/Sacramento, California

Martial Arts USA
Petaluma, California

CrossFit Tehachapi
Tehachapi, CA

Florida
JCIL Personal Protection Consulants
Miami, FL

Hard Target Security Group
Tallahassee, FL

Hawaii
Oahu PDR
Oahu, HI

Illinois
Windy City PDR
Chicago, Illinois

Massachusetts
Honest Philosophy
Boston, MA

PDR MIT
Boston, MA

Montana
CrossFit Missoula
Missoula, MT

Nevada
Level Up Adventures
Las Vegas, NV

New Jersey
Budo Full Range Martial Arts
Voorhees, NJ

South Jersey Combatives
NJ

New York
CROM Martial Training

Pennsylvania
Providence Combatives
West Chester, PA

Lancaster Self Defense
Lancaster, PA

South Carolina
CrossFit Alliance
Greenville, SC

Virginia
PDR Rubicon
Vienna, VA

NOVA Self Defense
Arlington, VA

Crisis Consultant Group
Warrenton, VA

Washington
Combating Violence
Yakima, WA

Canada

PDR Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MB

Ryujin Karate
Okotoks, Alberta

Caribbean, Central, Latin & South America

Argentina
SPAD
Buenos Aires

Panama
Briga Combatives

Puerto Rico
PDR Real Defense

Venezuela

Fiel Guardian
Caracas

Europe

Belgium
Strategy of Safety

The Czech Republic
Jak Bojovat
Bruntal, Czech Republic

Denmark
Street Sence
Gandrup, Denmark

England
Safe Space Gym
Brighton, East Sussex

Good Sense
Leeds

PDR Manchester
Manchester

CrossFit 3D
Trafford Park, Manchester

Finland
Streetwise
Nokia, Finland

Germany
Brodala Group
Bonn, Germany

Reality-Based Nord
Hamburg, Germany

Defend Your Health
Erlangen, Germany

Ireland
Impact Systems
Wexford, Ireland

Netherlands
PDR Nederland
Harderwijk, Netherlands

Norway

PDR Norway
Oslo, Norway

Scotland
PDR Scotland

Fife Kickboxing
Edinburgh

Switzerland
Mason Survival
Valais, Switzerland

Wales
Dragon CQB
Bargoed, Wales

Asia

Japan
Combat X Combat
Tokyo, Japan

Australia

ATM Video Success Stories

Coach Blauer’s ATM video is one of the most popular videos we’ve ever produced. In it, Coach shares some strategies for dealing with a mugger an ATM machine. If you haven’t seen it yet, these strategies may not be what you’re expecting.

ATM Video

Since then, we’ve gotten a lot of excellent feedback from people around the world who have used this strategy successfully, in a wide variety of situations. Check out this article for a few stories about how people adapted the ATM strategy to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.

Tony Blauer on Primal Self-Defense

Coach Blauer was recently featured on the Re-Wild Yourself Podcast, where he discussed the history of his training, the development of the PDR/SPEAR system, and much more.

In this episode, Coach Blauer talks about

  • How he became interested in self defense
  • Consensual dueling vs predatory violence
  • Why “the pacifist” needs to learn this
  • How long it takes to learn to defend yourself
  • Indignation energy
  • Startle-flinch response
  • Compliant vs non-compliant opponent

“Everything Works Once. It Doesn’t Work Twice.”

Check out this short video of Coach Blauer teaching at the  CrossFit Defense trainer’s course. Coach Blauer covers a lot of material in a short demo. These are many of the same concepts that are covered in our PDR Instructor Courses.

Interested in learning more about the PDR Instructor course? Check out this video for some more insight. youtube.com/watch?v=1RROfS6tznw
Interested in attending a course. Check out our training calendar for a list of our courses throughout the world.

Elbow Strike Mechanics With Coach Blauer

In his latest video, Coach Blauer breaks down some of the mechanics and drills we use to teach the elbow strike in the PDR program.

Sudden Self-Defense Vs. Martial Contest

Understanding the difference between sudden self-defense and martial contest.

You get a call. A close friend is taking off to travel the world – solo. He or she has agreed that self-defense is a vital skill and is willing to learn. You’re excited to share with them all you’ve learned as a (name your style/system/art). You’ve been training for years and have a wealth of knowledge. It’s Friday night, your weekend is clear. “Ok great, let’s start this weekend and we can train every weekend until you leave, when is that?”

“Sunday, this Sunday. What can you show me in a day“, replies your friend.

 

How might you answer this question? Think about it, and check out Coach Blauer’s recent blog for his thoughts on the subject, plus a powerful news story you don’t want to miss out on.

Want to add this information to your training? Come to a PDR Instructor Course to learn how to integrate BTS’s research and strategies into your self-defense and martial arts training.