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Are you ready to defend yourself and others?

Do you want to learn self defense but don't have the time to devote to Martial Arts? 

Or maybe you have a son or daughter heading off on their own? Maybe to college, or to take a new job in a different town? Are you already worried about their safety? Worried what will happen if you aren't around to protect them?

Personal Defense Connection can help.

Our class members learn how to use their own natural body weapons, and/or self defense weapons, to defend themselves.

We also teach Threat Awareness Skills to help avoid dangerous situations, as well as Defensive Mindset Skills to increase confidence.

Empower yourself with skills that will help you avoid dangerous situations. Boost your confidence. Learn how to defend yourself if you are attacked. 

Sign up for a class (or two) and...

  • Learn Threat Awareness Skills

  • Learn Defensive Mindset Skills

  • Learn Self Defense Tactics and Techniques

  • Learn Armed Self Defense Skills (Handgun, Pepper Spray, Knives, Kubotans)

  • Get your Michigan CPL (Concealed Pistol License)

Your Life is a Gift. Learn How to Defend it.

You might be thinking, "Why should I learn self defense?"

Well, unfortunately, violent attacks can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Even "safe" neighborhoods have crime. So no matter how safe you may feel, the chance of someone attacking you is real.

Learning Threat Awareness Skills can actually keep you out of dangerous situations. The more you know, the more you can spot possible danger and avoid being attacked or having your valuables taken from you. 

Learning Self Defense Skills can help you stop an attacker and get away to safety.

Developing a Defensive Mindset can prepare you, mentally and emotionally, to accept that violent attacks can happen to anyone. They also help you to be ready, and willing, to use your defensive skills to injure your attacker if necessary.

Research has proven that, without training, your ability to defend yourself decreases when your body goes into the "fight or flight" mode during a threatening situation. Personal Defense Connection will not only teach you effective self defense techniques, but will also increase your confidence in your ability to effectively handle the situation.

You have the right to defend yourself, your family members, and others, from personal attacks. 

And whether you're interested in defending yourself with a handgun or other weapons, or your own natural body weapons, Personal Defense Connection can give you the skills.

Dave Pike, owner and founder of Personal Defense Connection, discovered that there are people who are interested in basic self defense, but not necessarily in a five year black belt course.

Dave is not against martial arts. In fact, he studied Aikido for many years and really liked it.

But it isn't for everyone.

So, he started Personal Defense Connection and created his Signature Series "Simply Safer" and "Just in Case" self defense classes.

The "Simply Safer" series starts out by teaching threat awareness to help you avoid dangerous situations altogether. You'll also learn how to get into the right defensive mindset to be mentally able to defend yourself. Plus, you'll learn what to do after a violent encounter. And, of course, you will learn practical, proven and effective defensive techniques.

For those of you who would rather attend an awareness-skills-only class, or a defensive-technique-only class, our "Just in Case" series is for you. "Aware Today - Alive Tomorrow" will teach you threat awareness skills. "Break and Escape" is all about self defense techniques. (Please Note: For any class that includes physical skills, minors must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian.)

Our classes are for men and woman of all shapes, sizes, fitness levels and ages (16 and over).

We understand that no one chooses to be a victim ...

... But we believe that the more you know, the more you can avoid situations where you may actually become a victim. Yes, we should all be able to go anywhere, anytime, without fear of being attacked. Unfortunately, that just isn't the world we live in anymore. 

With Personal Defense Connection, you'll learn how to be mentally, emotionally and physically prepared to defend yourself.

Personal Defense Connection is a family owned business. Our classes are held in various locations throughout Southeast Michigan, including Brighton, South Lyon, Pinckney, Hamburg, Hartland, Plymouth and Canton. And we're branching out to other cities as well. Check out our Schedule and Registration page for current classes and locations.

We are happy to schedule private lessons at your home or place of business for any of the classes we have listed on the course description pages.

We can also design a training program specifically for your needs. 

Just let us know what you're defensive needs are.

Contact us for more information.

Our rates are reasonable.

Click here for information about our Courses.

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Give the gift of Threat Awareness and Self Defense Skills to a family member or friend. Sign them up for a class today! 

Or contact us to schedule private lessons for any of our available programs, including our Michigan CPL Handgun Course!

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