Wise Warrior Gym (formerly REAL Self Defense Center)

Hard Target – Award-Winning Self Defense Seminar

Become a HARD TARGET for crime with our award-winning self defense seminar providing adults and youth with personal protection tools and crime prevention strategies.

Hard Target Self Defense Seminar in Edmonton

One-Day Hard Target Seminar

Effective for law enforcement and security, but specifically designed for a citizen’s perspective. Adults and youth welcome. Families train together.

Legalities, negligence, and excessive force are discussed throughout all programs so that students will be equipped to defend themselves in a moral, ethical, responsible and reasonable manner.

Use the Whole Self

Use your mind, voice, and body for protection in the face of confrontation and violence.

Mindset: Enhancing protection awareness, trusting internal warning radar, threat recognition and fear management.

Verbal protection tactics: Recognizing verbal set-ups leading to attacks, defensive negotiating postures, and verbal defusing techniques. Get them to talk, persuade them to walk.

We thoroughly prepare you to protect yourself and loved ones.

Environmental Tactics

Escape and evasion, cover, barriers and shields, improvised weapons and more.  We show you how to use your surroundings to even the odds, avoid the attack and get to safety before it escalates to physical violence.

Physical Self-Defense Tactics

User-friendly, easy to learn, adaptable to the situation, and work under the pressure of threat.

Rely and apply. We give you the realistic techniques you can rely on and a trained course of action to apply them.


Who Can Join
Adults and youth, coed

Length of Program
The Hard Target Seminar is a one day, stand-alone workshop

How to Participate

Advanced registration is required. Call for more information or register online.

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