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Upcoming Events and Tours

S2 Strategic Defense is working with Law Enforcement Agencies, Private Groups, Specialty Groups, and Corporate Programs to bring a full schedule of opportunities for YOU to train with us. We are currently scheduling events/courses with IDPA, ISRA, The Well Armed Woman, and Many Others!

Completed 2016 Events:

January 23: Truth About Terrorism: Chicagoland Gun Show,  Des Plaines, IL

March 7th-13th: Edged Weapons Disarms: International Law Enformcement Educators Assoc.

March 19th: Factory Shoot: GAT Guns, Dundee, IL

March 28th: Fundamentals of Defensive Knife. The Well Armed Woman

April 2nd/3rd: Functional Trapping Seminar. Ann Arbor, MI

April 19th-21st: Force on Force. Green Bay, WI

May 9th: Edged Weapons Disarms. The Well Armed Woman-Bolingbrook, IL

May 16th: Fundamentals of Self Defense. The Well Armed Woman- East Dundee, IL

June 25th: Defensive Pistols Course #1.- Bonfield, IL

July 16th: Defensive Pistols Course #2- Bonfield, IL

August 5th: Women’s Self Defense Seminar- Bartlett, IL

August 6th and 7th: IL Conceal Carry License Course-Seneca, IL

August 10th: Intro to Force on Force-East Dundee, IL

August 13th: Defensive Pistols Course #3-Bonfield, IL

August 18th: Jeet Kune Do Session: Dallas, TX

August 19th: Law Enforcement Control Tactics: Dallas, TX

August 20th: Law Enforcement Edged Weapons Disarms 1: Dallas, TX

August 21st: Edged Weapons Disarms Civilian: Dallas, TX

September 10th: Defensive Pistols Course #4: Bonfield, IL

September 16th: JKD/Kali/BJJ Camp: Bartlett, IL

October 8th: Defensive Pistols Course #5: Bartlett, IL

October 19th: JKD and Kali Seminar: Dallas, TX

October 20th: Active Shooter Response: Dallas, TX

Completed 2017 Events:

Feb 16th-17th: Force On Force- Room Entry Tactics: Chicago, IL

Feb 21st-22nd: Defensive Carbine- Kenosha, WI

March 31st: Edged Weapons Basics- Closed Online Session

April 12th: Intro to Control Tactics- Closed Online Session

April 19th: Combative Entry and Inteception Methods- Closed Online Session

May 5th: Women’s Self Defense- Closed Online Session

May 10th: Reverse Grip Edged Weapons – Closed Online Session

May 17th: TCCC Medical Care with Chicago SWAT- Closed Online Session

May 24th: Defensive Pistol with USMC Special Operations- Closed Online Session

May 31st: Protective Canine Training- Closed Online Session

June 14th: Tasers and Instant Stoppage- Closed Online Session

June 21st: Baton/ASP/Impact Weapons- Closed Online Session

July 15th: Women’s Self Defense Seminar- Bartlett, IL

Aug 16th-18th: Force On Force/Use Of Force: Undisclosed LE Agency

Aug 26th: Advanced Arrest and Control Methods: Undisclosed LE Agency

September 16th: Jeet Kune Do/Kali Instructors Training- Dallas, TX

October 20th-21st: JKD/Kali and Personal Defense: Ottawa, Canada

December 12th: Workplace Safety Training: Union Pacific Railways, Chicago, IL




This session will have 4 segments to it held over the course of 2 days. We are very excited to bring our tactical training sessions to the Dallas, TX area!!!

Session #1: Hand to Hand Combatives

  • Understanding Range/Distance
  • Defense/Offense/Counter Offense
  • Technical and Training Methods
  • The FAST (Fast Acquisition Self Defense Tactics) Formula
  • How to INSTANTLY Gain the Advantage
  • Dealing with Multiple Attackers
  • Close Quarters Combatives
  • BONUS TRAINING: Intro to Control Tactics


Session: #2: Edged Weapons Tactics

  • Guard Positions
  • Attack Patterns/Combos
  • Grip Methods and Uses
  • Distancing
  • Targeting
  • Your  FAST Gameplan


Session #3: Impact Weapons

  • Uses for Baton/ASP/Impact Weapons
  • Using Range and Distance To Your Advantage
  • Striking Methods and Combinations
  • Locking/Throwing/Choking
  • Unequal Weapons Tactics


Session #4: Emergency Medical Trauma Care

  • Tourniquets
  • Dealing with Gunshot Wounds and Knife Wounds
  • Self Trauma Care
  • 3rd Party Trauma Care
  • And Much More!


Details for this course are To Be Announced! Our intentions are to host this event in Fall of 2017 or early 2018 in the Dallas, TX Area.  Course Fee will be $399 for early registration and $499 after.


If this event interests you, please email us at and we will place you on the notifications list.