Self Defense Considerations: Situational Awareness

As defined in Wikipedia, Situational Awareness is the perception of environmental elements and events with respect to time and space, the comprehension of their meaning, and the projection of their status after some variable has changed, such as time, or some other variable such as a predetermined event. Over the years of teaching law Enforcement…

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Self Defense Considerations: Confidence & Attitude

Confidence and attitude are two attributes that not everyone has! These are usually developed while growing up and influenced by family or those we associate with. As we go about our daily lives we should always carry with us a good attitude and show confidence in everything we do. Even when things get a little…

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Self Defense Training and Some Things to Consider

Lets keep this simple. You cannot learn self-defense by watching DVD’s or reading a book you need to get out there and continually practice. There are many schools of thought out there as it pertains to self- defense, traditional martial arts and combative systems and how they work in real world situations. Let’s not confuse…

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Progressive Self Defense Systems: John Riddle and Leigh Garczynski

  Meet John Riddle and Leigh Garczynski, co-owners of Progressive Self Defense Systems in Boca Raton, FL. They have created an incredible business where not only do you get fit for life but learn self-defense from a master. John has 30 plus years experience in a variety of martial arts including Krav Maga, Jeet Kune…

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John Riddle and Leigh Garczynski: Their journey to finding nutrition that heals

  John Riddle and Leigh Garczynski the owners of Progressive Self Defense Systems have been eating a whole foods plants based diet for a few months and have had dramatic health benefits. John even gives up his age of 57 and given his history of the military, mastering multiple martial arts and creating his own system,…

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PSDS Newsletter – November 2016

Kombat Krav Maga -Instructor, John Riddle Be proactive through the process of positive visualization – having an attitude that no matter what happens…”I will survive!!” Practice Drill: Imagine a worst case scenario. You are entering your vehicle from a long day at work. All of a sudden someone is attacking you by entering your passenger…

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PSDS Newsletter – August 2016

Kombat Krav Maga -Instructor: John Riddle “The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” – Confucius Cross Collar Choke The cross collar choke is a great choke used in combatives. The choke principles are always the same: cutting the blood flow to the brain. The collar choke use the opponent’s collar to assist…

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PSDS Newsletter – July 2016

Kombat Krav Maga -Instructor, John Riddle What gets you to the next level….believing you deserve it! John’s Primary Goal as an instructor… ability to prepare his students to neutralize any attack that they may encounter. Having survived violent confrontations and worked with victims of crimes, John strives to incorporate reality-based training into every lesson. Training…

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HOME INVASION! Do you have a plan?

A Home Invasion is a term used in the United States to describe illegal and usually forced entry to an occupied private dwelling with violent intent to commit a crime against the occupants. The crimes committed could be robbery, assault, rape, murder or kidnapping. Some may ask, is a home invasion the same as a…

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An Instructors View on Handgun Training

As a Martial Artist/Combatives Instructor and Firearms Instructor I take self defense and firearms training seriously. My background in both areas started about 30 years ago just prior to entering the United States Military. Back then I dabbled in Tae Kwon Do and loved it. Shortly after I got involved in the Martial Arts I…

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NRA Basic Firearm Training Program

Learn to Shoot Safely & Correctly If you are interested in learning to shoot or advance in your shooting techniques, get your instruction from an experienced, certified NRA Instructor with over 25 years of experience teaching firearms training to our United States Air Force and law enforcement personnel. Courses held in a safe, comfortable, non-stress…

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Simunition Tactical Training

“Real Life Scenario Training for Real Life Situations” ONE OF A KIND LEARNING EXPERIENCE USING AMMUNITION THAT IS ONLY USED BY POLICE & MILITARY Learn from an active Police Sargent with over 26 years of experience, Former SWAT Sniper, SWAT Entry Team Leader & Air Force Weapons Instructor Most gun owners who have little training…

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F.I.T.T. “Functional Fitness Intergrated Training”

Exercise in an energized and team spirited atmosphere increasing metabolic rate and improving ability to lose weight, tone & increase body efficiency in a dynamic drill rotation. Work out at your fitness level in a class size limited to a maximum of 10 students – offering individualized and personal training instruction. Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday &…

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Krav Maga Group Classes

CT 707 Israeli Special Forces “Global Leader in Elite Training” Simple to Comprehend – Simple to Exercise & Perform Most Importantly… learn the proper fighting mindset during relevant fighting scenarios. Hands on Training – straight forward techniques learned in an effective period of time. Enlarge your tool box of personal self defense techniques from which…

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