Jyrki Saario Defendo

About Jyrki Saario Defendo

Self defence for Professionals

Jyrki Saario Defendo is based on Jyrki’s more than forty-years experience of the world’s most powerful self-defence systems and contributions of dozens of world-leading instructors who have been involved in developing Jyrki Saario Defendo under Jyrki’s leadership.

Jyrki Saario Defendo is definitely for you if you want to learn effective self-defence quickly.

Read our five reasons below why you should learn Jyrki Saari Defendo.


Modern way of self-defence

Jyrki Saario Defendo is a modern and straight forward method of self-defence, hand-to-hand combat and use-of-force.


Based on real life experience

Jyrki and this team have analysed thousands of real-life experiences and situations, and selected only the most effective techniques and solution models that will keep you safe in real life situations.


Only good, functional stuff

The techniques and practices used in Jyrki Saario Defendo have been refined over the years with great determination – retaining only the good and functional parts.


World leading methods

The system has been optimised for todays real everyday threats and is highly respected realistic self-defence, hand-to-hand combat and use-of-force method.


Limited number of techniques

We don’t teach you new techniques each time, but allow you to refine basic and tactical behaviour techniques and increase your mental strength. This allows you to develop faster.


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