Seminars

Reality and our experience demonstrated that concepts, strategies, tactics, tools, targets, and gross motor skills are simpler, instinctive, seldom forgotten, duplicated under stress, and most importantly, usable by anyone, anywhere, and in any situation.

That is why Senshido Seminars are in huge demand across the world, as we are able to impart our methodology and have participants apply the skills learned immediately in high-stress scenarios.

Senshido’s Fundamentals of Personal Protection (FPP) / Safe for Life (SFL)

This seminar is Senshido’s core concepts seminar and is a prerequisite to any and all Senshido seminars. Our SFL Women’s Program focuses more on women-specific threats and scenarios.

Topics for this seminar include understanding the Pre-Contact, Contact, and Post-Contact phases of violence, awareness, prevention, deescalation, as well as physical retaliation options. Everything is tested in customized Scenario Training replicating Real-Life situations and conditions.

Seminar Length:
 3 to 6 Hours
Recommended Pre-Requisites: None

The Shredder™

Used by civilians, police, security, and military personnel around the world, the notorious Shredder™ concept is an extreme close quarter tool and tactic suitable and ideal for any “Up close and personal” assault.

It is by far the easiest, quickest, and most efficient tool one can learn and utilize to protect life and limb in any close quarters situations.

Seminar Length:
 3 Hours
Recommended Pre-Requisites: FPP / SFL

Tactical Gun Defense™

A conceptual approach to surviving firearms attacks in today’s urban jungle and changing battlefield environments.

We cover a variety of topics such as the psychological state of armed attackers, draw biomechanics and how to intercept the gun before it is out, principles for proper gun control, quick disarms, psychological warfare, emergency use of firearms should you need to shoot, and much more.

Force-On-Force drills are done with airsoft weapons for added realism.

Seminar Length:
 3 Hours
Recommended Pre-Requisites: FPP / SFL and the Shredder™

On the Cutting Edge™

This seminar outlines the grim truth as well as the consequences and realities about “real-world” edge weapons assaults, both static and dynamic.

You will find answers to questions regarding different types of knives, emergency use of edged weapons, knife concealment options, a knifer’s mindset, communicative guidelines, evasive maneuvers, how and where avoiding getting cut, controlling the blade, the Golden Rule of knife defense, dealing with static as well as dynamic attacks, common prison and gang tactics, and much more.

Seminar Length:
 3 Hours
Recommended Pre-Requisites: FPP / SFL and the Shredder™

Submission Termination™

This is an anti-grappling course that covers both stand-up as well as ground fighting positions and attacks, taking into account the environment, the weather, weapons, clothing, skillset, injuries, multiple attackers and other variables encountered on the streets.


Seminar Length:
 3 Hours
Recommended Pre-Requisites: FPP / SFL and the Shredder™

Get R.E.A.L™ (Realistic Experience Applicable for Life) seminar

Your opponent always picks and chooses the time, place, and setting of the confrontation. This seminar breaks down and demystifies confrontations including time frames, mindsets, clothing, environment, unforeseen circumstances , concealed as well as improvised weapons, and more.

You will learn how to create and deal with realistic Scenario Replications, based on participants’ lifestyles and occupational hazards, among other variables.

Seminar Length:
 3 Hours
Recommended Pre-Requisites: FPP / SFL and the Shredder™

Outnumbered but Not Outgunned™

This seminar deals with multiple attacker situations and confrontations.

It covers multiple attackers psychology and behavior, tactical reality of multiple opponents, proper footwork and movement, numerous drills, micro scenarios, and much more.

Seminar Length:
 3 Hours
Recommended Pre-Requisites: FPP / SFL, the Shredder™ and Submission Termination™

Combat Shooting Concepts™

This 2-hour course is a weapons familiarization mini seminar that allows non-shooters to smoothly become immersed in firearms training. A great gift for that significant other or friend that was always curious about guns but never tried.

Topics include firearms safety, the three pillars of shooting, living with firearms, gun myths, different type of firearms, understanding calibers, and much more.

Ammo needed: 100 rounds.

Seminar Length:
2-hours

The Protective Handgun™

The handgun is an excellent equalizer, allowing one to turn the tables and increasing survivability in a life-or-death struggle.

This seminar will give Concealed Carry Weapons Holders and/or prospects the tools needed to become comfortable as well as proficient in using pistols, under duress and in real-life situations, when legally and morally justified to use lethal force. Topics include firearms safety, the three pillars of shooting, living with firearms, how to conceal carry handguns, the draw stroke, the how (and more importantly when) to transition from unarmed to armed combat, the difference between cover and concealment, dealing with malfunctions, returning fire against multiple aggressors, basic tactics, weapon retention, and much more.

You will need a quality handgun or revolver, eyes and ear protection (plugs AND muffs strongly recommended), and a minimum of 300 rounds of ammunition. No idea what to buy or rent? We can advise you!

We can provide rental firearms as well as ammunition for an all-inclusive fee.

Seminar Length:
2 days
Recommended Pre-requisites: FPP / SFL, the Shredder™, Submission Termination™, On The Cutting Edge™, Tactical Gun Defense™, and Outnumbered but Not Outgunned™

The Protective AK™

The Kalashnikov is one of the most prolific weapons on the planet.

In this seminar, you will first learn to recognize the types, origins, and “brands” of AKs. A thorough analysis of its many advantages as well as minor limitations will be covered, followed with proper zero procedures, safety manipulations, snap and aimed shooting, emergency as well as tactical reloads, malfunctions clearance, close quarters shooting, mid-to-long range shooting, single as well as full auto fire, recommended and crucial accessories to bring the AK in the 21st century, military ammo types, cleaning, and much more.

You will need a quality AK (AK47 or AKM), eyes and ear protection (plugs AND muffs strongly recommended), and a minimum of 300 rounds of ammunition. We can advise you on what type and country-specific AK to buy. Vz58 (Slavia) lovers are welcome as well!

We can provide rental firearms as well as ammunition for an all-inclusive fee.

Seminar Length:
2 days
Recommended Pre-requisites: FPP / SFL, the Shredder™, Submission Termination™, On The Cutting Edge™, Tactical Gun Defense™, and Outnumbered but Not Outgunned™

The Protective Shotgun™

The venerable shotgun is the king of home defense and a formidable tool in your arsenal.

In this seminar, you will learn how to safely familiarize yourself with your weapon and operate it under duress for close quarters situations. Topics include safety, loading and unloading, the 3 pillars of shooting, understanding Use of Force, immediate action drills, remedial action drills, addressing multiple threats, weapon retention, ambidextrous usage, and much more!

You will need a well-built shotgun (Pump-action preferred), eyes and ear protection (plugs AND muffs strongly recommended), and a minimum of 100 rounds of 12 gauge ammo (70% birdshot, 20% 00 buck, and 10% slugs).

We can provide rental firearms as well as ammunition for an all-inclusive fee.

Seminar Length:
2 days
Recommended Pre-requisites: FPP / SFL, the Shredder™, Submission Termination™, On The Cutting Edge™, Tactical Gun Defense™, and Outnumbered but Not Outgunned™

Unarmed. Unafraid. Unharmed™

This intensive seminar provides the staff of soft target institutions such as hotels, malls, and hospitals, with cutting edge violence prevention and survival, through realistic customized scenarios integrating dialogue, emotions, adrenaline, multiple attackers, edged weapons, firearms, as well as other variables pertaining to public venues.

Day One covers:
– Understanding and applying the fundamentals of Personal Protection, including awareness, avoidance, verbal de-escalation, behavioral manipulations, physical retaliation, and improvisation under stress.
– Acquiring and developing the knowhow needed to prevent, reduce, and manage violent events ranging from terrorism to interpersonal/ workplace violence

Day Two focuses on:
– Analyzing case studies pertinent to our clients’ environments and needs
– Studying criminals as well as terrorists methodologies, from firearms to edged weapons to explosives, and ingraining practical responses to specific threats through realistic role-playing protocols.

Seminar Length:
2 days
No Pre-requisites