Wise Warrior Gym (formerly REAL Self Defense Center)

Professional Security Training & Licensing

Solicitor General mandated licensing & professional security training in Alberta: We offer the full spectrum of law enforcement & military tested subject control, physical management, & security training.


Security Training at the Wise Warrior Gym in Edmonton

  • Take your first step toward Law Enforcement.

  • Start your career as a security professional.

  • Refresh or upgrade existing skills with recertification.

  • Receive provincial certification and working knowledge.

  • Gain an employment edge in the industry.

All courses are Solicitor General approved and taught by certified, highly-knowledgeable instructors with direct experience in the field.

Security Courses

ABST – Alberta Basic Security Training Course

The 40-hour academic and theory course required by Solicitor General for anyone looking to be licensed and employed in the security industry.

Wise Warrior Gym offers ABST Courses on a monthly basis.

For registration and additional information, visit benaiahguarding.com.

AIT – Alberta Investigator’s Training

This course is required by Solicitor General for individuals who wish to enter Alberta’s Private Investigations Industry.

For registration and additional information, visit benaiahguarding.com.

CTSS – Control Tactics and Survival Systems

This is an approved program under the Solicitor General in Alberta. Calen Paine is an accredited instructor under Solicitor General and a certified instructor in CTSS.

Training covers:

  • Handcuffing
  • Baton Training
  • Knife defense
  • Ground defense
  • Control & restraint

For more information, visit ctsscanada.ca

To register, contact Wise Warrior Gym.

Ongoing Training

Looking for more? Want to sharpen your skills to levels beyond the required security courses? The fastest route to increased confidence and superior skill development is our REAL Self Defense ongoing training.

Many of our members have started out as, or gone on to become, security guards, peace officers, Edmonton City police officers, and sheriffs.


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