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Saario Academy is a community which allows its members to learn and succeed for their personal benefit – but also to give back and share experiences to generations that follow.
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Who are we?
Saario Academy is highly respected by the industry professionals as one of the leaders in self-defence and use-of-force training providers.
We provide the most practical and effective training based on real life experience – to martial arts instructors and people of all skill sets and experience.
My mission has always been to provide my students with the most practical and effective training based on real world experience.
When I started educating martial arts instructors back in 1983, I had one objective. It was to develop the best program and systems and to get the best instructors in the world to join my team.
Saario Academy is a large international community with high level instructors in several countries.
We are also always looking for more certified instructors.
If you would like to join our worldwide community of licensed instructors, please contact us here.
Defendo Instructor Course Level 3 (S.T.A.R.) – Poland
Special Tactics and Response (S.T.A.R.) is the 3rd level of our Defendo instructor training program. The focus is on defending oneself against an armed opponent. The skills are honed in realistic training conditions. This is an advanced tactical traning that prepares to deal with dangerous situations such like knife threats and attacks, attacks with a […]
Defendo Instructor Course Level 1 (Hard Target) – Poland
Hard Target is the first level of the Jyrki Saario Defendo instructor training program. . The candidates are introduced to the foundaments and general principles of scientific self-defense, the Saario way of teaching fighting arts and the “Never Give Up” mindset, which makes the students difficult opponents in a confrontation.
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