Is A Police Academy For Civilians

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C.O.B.R.A.™ (Combat Objective Battle Ready Applications) is guaranteed to make you ready for confrontation and defense. THIS COURSE IS NOT ABOUT BEING THE TOUGH GUY. It’s about going home at the end of the day. Nothing is fool proof but operating by the 80% rule we can train specific situations and scenarios that criminals use on a daily basis and you must defend against. The instructors have all trained professionally and understand that every participant is important. A bad guy will not care if you are older, younger, good looking or not. We teach you how to prevent attacks and if engaged, to defend with top notch hand to hand combat skills. Classes are 1 hour long, held 2 times per week on Tuesday and Wed/Thurs (Depending on location) at or after 6:45pm, refer to location for exact times OR take part in a Saturday camp if your weekly schedule is too demanding.


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April 21st – Kids Mini Camp (Pinellas Park)

May 12th  One Day Camp (Clearwater)

May 22nd — 5 Week Self Defense Course (Clearwater)

Combining experience in law enforcement, close quarter combat techniques, martial arts & the psychology of criminal intent, C.O.B.R.A.™ self-defense system is a 10 or 5 Week Academy designed to be highly effective in real world situations where survival is on the line. Former street cop and and COBRA founder, Chris Sutton, wrote the book (literally) on the psychology of self-defense. This is a complete system covering both the mental and physical aspects of self-defense with a unique emphasis on scenario training.

We teach all ages from 8 – 70+ yrs old. This Academy is specifically for ages 13+. We have an ongoing kids program for ages 7-12 that involves kickboxing, MMA and self defense as well as special one day camps for kids of varying ages on the weekends.

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Active Shooter Response after Parkland
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Fill up your self defense knowledge with great skills and tools that work in reality. Learn from professionals in a safe environment.

Want to schedule a private training for your community group? Employees? or just a group of friends? Ask us how to set it up!

Call (727) 392-3198 to started. Or browse our store for memberships and upcoming events

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  • The Training Includes

    • Survival Skills
    • Close Quarter Combat
    • Escapes
    • Strikes
    • Scenario Training
    • Weapons
    • Assertiveness
    • Confidence
    • Deadly Force Situations
    • Psychology of Defense
    • Stranger Awareness
    • Abductions
    • Orientation
    • C.O.B.R.A.™ Training Material
    • C.O.B.R.A.™ T-Shirt (10 Week)
    • Graduation Certificate