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Speaker

Self-Protection Essentials provides speakers for your networking meetings, business meetings, small-large group training sessions. Our preferred speaking topics are in the realms of:

  • Self-Protection
  • Sexual Assault
  • Rape (both forcible and non-forcible)
  • Domestic/Relationship Violence
  • Human Trafficking
  • Firearms Safety
  • Firearms Issues
  • Active Shooter Situations
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Self-Protection Training

Training of all things self-protection (except for the use of firearms):

  • Mindset
  • Awareness
  • Avoidance
  • Deterrence
  • De-Escalation
  • Defense Techniques & Concepts
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Firearms Training

First the Safety Rules!!

  1. Every Unloaded Firearm is Loaded!
  2. Always keep the gun pointed in a safe direction
  3. Always keep your finger off the trigger until you're ready to shoot
  4. Always keep the gun unloaded until you're ready to use it
  5. Never point the gun at anything you don’t intend to destroy/kill
  6. Know your target and what is beyond it
  7. When handling guns, be aware of your surroundings
  8. Don’t rely on the gun’s safety to keep it from firing
  9. Know how to use the gun safely
  10. Be sure the gun is safe to operate

It's not the odds, it's the stakes!

There are many times when using a gun is not the right or only answer, however, when using a gun is the answer, it is the only answer.

How many firearms instructors actually write articles about how often having a firearm in not allowed or not useful for self-defense?

Speaking in front of a large audiance

Speaking Topic: Self-Protection

The core of Self-Protection is having  your M.A.P. (Mindset, Awareness and Preparation) and the result in an individuals life is empowering and transforming. There is no greater message from man than this.

The expression of the empowerment and transformation varies from individual to individual, but the result is the same. The result is the enabling of individuals to accomplish more than the thought they could.

If your business or organization is in need of a speaker for an event, we are available. We are equipped to speak on any topic related to Self-Protection. Beyond that, by virtue of the breath and impact of M.A.P. we can customize empowering presentations to address your specific needs.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Speaker@SelfProtection.co

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Training Topic: Abduction

Question: Should you start with the most critical situation first, or build the foundation upon which your self-protection skills can grow?

Our Answer:
Why not do both?
Abduction is being taken to a secondary crime scene. There is a significant problem with that.

There is very little else that is more dangerous than being abducted. Abduction is being taken from where you are, to some other location.

The purpose of this relocation is for the abductor to carry out what ever criminal act they have conceived, with minimal chance of being discovered or stopped (with all the consequences to them that entails).

There are several end result of an abduction.

  • Only 2% of people abducted come back alive;
  • Some end up dead;
  • Some end up Raped and Dead;
  • Some end up Dead and Raped;
  • Some end up human trafficked;
  • Some end up as organ donors.

The material in this training seminar is designed to keep you from ever needing to physically defend yourself. However, if you do need to physically defend yourself, it is designed to get you the time you need to get to safety.

This seminar will empower its attendees. They will learn things that will positively impact many areas of their life.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Training@SelfProtection.co

Firearms Training - Basic Safety

Safety around firearms is not something that comes from chance. This material is suitable for everyone from mid-teens through adult.

This Handgun Safety class based on the classroom portion of our Florida Concealed Weapons Permit Class, which is based on the NRA First Steps Curriculum. As such, this class far exceeds the requirements of the State of Florida.

If you are ok with that, then purchase your class today and let's get you scheduled. Classes are typically available:

Monday: 9am-11:30am
Tuesday: 9am-11:30am, 1:30pm-4pm
Wednesday: 9am-11:30am, 1:30pm-4pm
Saturday, 9am-11:30am

*this class does not include any shooting

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Firearms@SelfProtection.co

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Speaking Topic: Abduction, Murder, Sexual Assault, Rape and Human Trafficking

There is very little else that is more dangerous than being abducted. Abduction is being taken from where you are, to some other location.

The purpose of this relocation is for the abductor to carry out what ever criminal act they have conceived, with minimal chance of being discovered or stopped (with all the consequences to them that entails).

There are several end result of an abduction.

  • Only 2% of people abducted come back alive;
  • Some end up dead;
  • Some end up Raped and Dead;
  • Some end up Dead and Raped;
  • Some end up human trafficked;
  • Some end up as organ donors.

As a result, the seminar based on this material is our most common seminar.

If you desire to make an impact, enhancing the safety of the people in your company, organization and/or community, this is the presentation that can impact the most people at one time.

This material is an outgrowth of the core of Self-Protection, which is having  your M.A.P. (Mindset, Awareness and Preparation). The result in an individuals life is empowering and transforming. The only greater message from man, is the training seminar based on this presentation, which includes practicing the physical material taught in this presentation.

If your business or organization is in need of a speaker for an event, we are available. We are equipped to speak on any topic related to Self-Protection. Beyond that, by virtue of the breath and impact of M.A.P. we can customize empowering presentations to address your specific needs.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Speaker@SelfProtection.co

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Training: Assault and Mugging

When you ask someone to describe what it would be liked to be attacked, the description of the attack frequently includes being assaulted and robbed and sometimes worse. One of the major concerns about being assaulted and robbed (or mugged), is the answer to the question, "Once it starts, where does it stop?"

That question displays an understanding of the situation. The act of an assault could be several things, including:

  • only an assault (educational, territorial, status, random, psychotic)
  • a component to being mugged
  • a way of facilitating a rape
  • part of the process of a murder

"Once it starts, where does it stop?", wouldn't it be great if you could have a say in the matter?

You can have a say in the matter. There are pre-event indicators that can help you to avoid, deter or de-escalate the assault. There are videos of actual events, from which we can learn. There are defensive techniques that can end things effectively.

This training is about all of the above.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Training@SelfProtection.co

Firearms Training: First Time Shooter

Our First Time Shooter class is based on the same core material as my Florida Concealed Weapons Permit Class.

Class size is limited to 3 shooting students. This is to ensure that you get the most benefit.

Our class is based on the NRA First Steps Curriculum. This far exceeds the educational requirements of the State of Florida. Likewise, my range portion far exceeds the educational requirements of the State of Florida.

This class is 3-4 hours, depending upon the student. The classroom portion is approximately 2 hours, depending upon questions and comprehension... Safety 1st!!!!.
The remainder of the time is on the range. We will be shooting at targets 3, 6, 9, and 12 yards (or more)... The targets will range in size from full size, to smaller than my chest.

To give you an idea of the results of this time on the range... If I was being held hostage.... Approximately 80% of my students end up shooting well enough for me to be comfortable with them taking the shot to save my life!

If you are OK with that, and you are willing to pay the range fee (typically $15), then let's get you scheduled.

*student is required to supply or purchase the ammo used

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Firearms@SelfProtection.co

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Speaking Topic: Collegiate Sexual Assault

What topic is more important to moms and dads than their children?

This presentation addresses one of the most common life impacting events a college student may experience. That experience is undesired sexual contact or non-consensual sexual assault (Rape). This is an issue that is face by both young women and young men.

If you desire to make an impact, enhancing the safety of the young people in your community, this is the presentation that can impact the most young people at one of the most risky times of their lives.

This material is an outgrowth of the core of Self-Protection, which is having  your M.A.P. (Mindset, Awareness and Preparation). The result in an individuals life is empowering and transforming. The only greater message from man, is the training seminar based on this presentation, which includes practicing the physical material taught in this presentation.

If your business or organization is in need of a speaker for an event, we are available. We are equipped to speak on any topic related to Self-Protection. Beyond that, by virtue of the breath and impact of M.A.P. we can customize empowering presentations to address your specific needs.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Speaker@SelfProtection.co

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Training: Improvised Weapons

Improvised weapons is like improvised comedy... the person on the receiving end seldom knows what is going to happen next. This 3 hour seminar, builds upon the material presented in the abduction seminar, but it is expanded to include the use of random simple/basic tools (aka - improvised weapons). Such a defense is an expression of the scientific concept of the OODA Loop. The effectiveness of this defense has been known for millenia, however it was not until the Korean Conflict (Korean War), that this approach was formally incorporated into military strategy. Although the North Koreans had superior fighter aircraft, American pilots, utilizing inferior aircraft, far out performed their North Korean counter-parts, because of the American pilots utilizing OODA Loop tactics.

This training is about how to use whatever is at hand, in combination OODA Loop tactics (taking advantage of the body's design limitations), to overcome a better equipped assailant.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Training@SelfProtection.co

Firearms Training: Concealed Weapons Permit

Richard Liebespach is our professional firearms instructor.
Richard has Firearms Instructor insurance. This is something not all firearms instructors do.... Only professional instructors do this.

All students are evaluated on 5 categories of proficiency and 15 categories of firearms safety. This is to ensure that all of our students meet or exceed those safety and proficiency measurements.

When you seek firearms instruction, are you looking for a piece of paper at the end of that training, or are you looking for measurable results?

The State of Florida requires that you demonstrate Safety and Proficiency with a firearm, to a certified instructor, such as myself. Upon your successfully completing this class, I will be able to certify to the State of Florida that you have met or exceeded their safety and proficiency requirements.

Some instructors believe they have accomplished that if they put you through a 30 minute class, then take you to the range and have you fire 1 shot at a piece of paper twice the size of an average man 3 yards away.

Do you believe that is good enough?

My class far exceeds that...
My classroom portion is based on the NRA First Steps Curriculum.

Likewise, during my range portion, students typically shoot 10-40 rounds, at targets at a variety of distances (time permiting). The targets will frequently be smaller than my chest. (Yes, I am an average size man)

To give you an idea of the results of this time on the range... If I was being held with a gun to my head.... Currently approximately 80% of my students end up shooting well enough for me to be comfortable with them taking the shot to save my life!

If you are ok with that, and you are willing to pay the range fee (typically $10-$15), then purchase your class today and let's get you scheduled.

It is our hope that you will contact us (if you live in the Tampa Bay Area of Florida), when you decide to get your Florida Concealed Weapons Permit.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Firearms@SelfProtection.co

Another happy, safe and proficient student has qualified to receive her Concealed Weapons Permit.
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Speaking Topic: Surviving an Active Shooter

There is little else that is more terrifying that being in the presence of an active shooter. After an active shooter event it is easy to define whether or not it was an active shooter event.

The agreed-upon definition of an “active shooter” by US government agencies (including the White House, US Department of Justice, FBI, US Department of Education, US Department of Homeland Security, and Federal Emergency Management Agency) is “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.”  In most cases, active shooters use firearms and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims.

At one point they required a minimum of 4 people killed for an event to be considered an active shooter event. From our perspective, if someone is shooting in your area, you should consider it to be an active shooter event and act accordingly.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Speaker@SelfProtection.co

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Speaking Topic: Domestic/Relationship Violence Survival

Domestic/Relationship Violence is probably the biggest problem in our country. It destroys families and future families.

  • 1 in 4 women will experience Domestic/Relationship Violence
  • 10 million children witness this violence each year
  • 16 million women are abused each year
  • 3 million men (or more), are abused each year
  • pervasive across all social strata (economic, educational, occupational, religion, political, age, etc.)
  • The average survivor leaves the abusive partner 7 times
  • The process of leaving is dangerous
  • There are people and organizations who care and are dedicated to making a positive difference
  • there is hope

We are here to make a difference - you can too

Contact us to learn more.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Speaker@SelfProtection.co

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Training: Domestic/Relationship Violence

Contact us for more information. All information is kept in the utmost privacy.

Contact us today at:
Phone: 813.438.6158
Email: Training@SelfProtection.co

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