THE SCHOOL FOR BODYGUARDS
The Executive Protection Program is tasked with training individuals to be able protect clients from would-be attackers at any given moment in an outside or close-quarters environment.
In order to be granted this role of importance, prospects must undergo intense physical training that exceeds standard levels of fitness, even for ex-military members.
The bodyguard training program is progressive and it focuses on both aerobic activity as well as upper-body strength. It’s more than being fit, students start in the classroom to learn the basics. Starting with weapons training, tactical positioning, organization, and skills for you to be able to identify potential threats or unusual behaviors.
It introduces those to the newest weapons and defense systems and hones-in on the marksmanship principles. The program focuses on fundamental military and law enforcement training like proper weapons handling, breathing, decision-making, and positioning tactics.
The most important aspect of a bodyguard is prevention
Being able to assess a situation and preventing danger of the client is vital. A trained bodyguard can prevent most attacks from happening if they notice intent first, except in cases of an ambush.
Being able to proper examine the environment or venue before their client moves in is an invaluable skill, trumping all physical prowess. With the Executive Protection Program, you will learn how to research for security vulnerabilities in common settings and how to escort the client in potentially high-risk situations.
When participating in a group security effort, communication is key
You must be able to plan your daily activities with your team so that there is no incidence of miscommunication. This could leave your client vulnerable for a brief moment and cause you to lose track of where they are, putting their life in danger.
Organization and coordination are required for any security details that take place over a large, open area. At the Executive Protection Program, you will learn how to talk in code to prevent espionage, crowd-control for volatile situations, and information-gathering techniques so that your team can discover any threats before they are fully-realized.
If an attack does happen to get through, in a worse-case scenario crashcourse, you will be taught how to administer first aid to you and team or clients. This is another crucial aspect of executive protection. You must know how to provide basic first aid before paramedics can arrive, it can save their lives. This includes learning how to return the client to a secure location by utilizing your surroundings to limit exposure and shorten travel time, reducing the risk of sabotage of cars or homes.
The job of bodyguard is not a glamorous life, but it’s not without it’s rewards. Knowing that you provide ease of mind to someone or potentially saving their life is the greatest feeling in the world.
Executive Protection / Bodyguard & Corporate Security Training
By Odbrana Chief Instructor Vladimir Djordjevic at leading centers and schools in USA, Canada and South America.
Stage 1 – training duration is 1 week (5 days)
Stage 2 – training duration is 2 weeks (10days)
Stage 3 – training duration is 4 weeks (20 days)
After finishing the course’s, graduated student reaches professional bodyguard diploma. (certificate)
Subjects of training:
- Special self-defense
- The safeguard tactics
- Safeguard organizing
- Armament and shooting training
- Technical protection means and connection means
- Foreign language
More information and registration at www.ODBRANA.com
SCHOOL FOR BODYGUARDS
The program of the school for bodyguards lasts, depending upon the previous knowledge of the individual from one week to 4 weeks. The program includes subjects which have the aim to give comprehensive to high quality preparation of the students of the school for body guards for independent work on the security jobs.
The students of the school learn how to estimate the situation, notice an unusual behavior with some persons, to investigate the surroundings with high quality, also objects, routs, to bring the decisions independently and coordinate the work with the other segments of the security.
The individuals who successfully complete the school for bodyguards are physically fit, able to oppose one as well as more attackers who use either physical strength or all sorts of weapons, they posses considerable skill of using and shooting with various weapons, to use successfully technical and other means for burglary protection of the objects, to use the fire protection means, the means of communication , as well as means of personal protection.
Beside the above stated the individuals are also able to give first aid to himself and other injured persons.
After all we have to point out that the individuals after they had finished the school, posses high knowledge of the rules of bon ton and their looks and behavior are always an integral part of the surroundings they are in at the certain moment.
The program includes the following subjects :
- special self defense and physical preparation
- weapons with the shooting training
- weapons with the shooting training
- the tactics of security
- the means for technical protection and means of communication
- the security organization
- the first aid and protection
- the rules of good manners
SPECIAL SELF DEFENSE AND PHYSICAL PREPARATION
Individuals are, depending upon their previous preparation, given a programmed aimed for raising the level of physical fitness and they become familiar with the form of training for mass, speed and endurance.
The swimming training is aimed to learn to swim the individuals who don’t know how to, and those who know how to, to learn how to help those who are drowning.
The program of special self defense includes the skills of real aikido, the self defense, the defense of the protected person, the fight with one or more attackers , who are unarmed or armed with various weapons (knife, stick, gun…)
In the part where starts practical training of sets for personal security (schemes ), individuals are trained to orient, they learn the schemes of covering for one or more body guards still 6, learn how to act in certain situations, when to resist the attack first and than and then remove the protected person ,or vice versa / , how to act when more body guards are engaged / who resists the attack , and who protects the person / , how to act in a case of false attack …
WEAPONS WITH THE SHOOTING TRAINING
This subject includes the contractions of certain weapons, construction and characteristics of ammunition with the theory of shooting / the elements of inside and outside ballistics / with the rules of shooting / breathing , firing, aiming , postures /, choosing and training the best postures for shooting and practical shooting with the aim of gaining the feeling for “instinctive ” shooting.
The practical shooting is performed with various sorts of guns , revolvers and rifles.
TACTICS AND SECURITY ORGANIZATION
This subject includes the individual training for stationary security / house, workplace , theatre, hotel …/, security on the move / walking, automobile driving, airplane traveling, traveling by ship, train …/ . Individuals are also trained for security during public and sports manifestations , political meetings and demonstrations. The persons are prepared for situational training of postures with which’s attack of one or more attackers simulated, with most varied weapons in the most various and most dangerous situations. The individuals are taught to notice, recognize, and foresee the situations in which there is a possibility of attack on the protected person.
Beside all this, the individuals are taught how to organize the service of security of the protected person and his / her property during 24 hours , through all forms of security. On higher levels of training the individuals are learned how to manage the security service which means that they can organize and engage in more complex security systems for objects, persons , and valuables / money, artistic values, valuable papers , dangerous materials.
THE MEANS FOR TECHNICAL PROTECTION AND MEANS OF COMMUNICATION
This subject includes the course for fire protection , they become familiar with the means of antidiversion and fire protection means and their use, the way of fixing them and their integrating into the security system with the aim to raise the efficiency of the security service.
They also learn about the means for personal protection of the body guard and the protected person.
The subject “Means of Communication” includes learning about the means, the way of conducting a conversation, as well as making a special coded conversation connected to the activities and the place where activities take place. They also learn the characteristics of wiretap devices and their discovering and neutralizing.
FIRST AID AND PROTECTION
The individuals through this subject learn about cardio-pulmonary reanimation, bleeding prevention, first aid at poisoning, drowning, burns, injuries caused with knife or bullets and first aid with bony tissues.
THE RULES OF GOOD MANNERS
Through this subject individuals learn about the rules of clothing, eating, behavior at public places (street, restaurant, theatre, hotel…), learn the profession ethics with legal and moral views and relationship with the employer and his/her surroundings.
All this gives us the right to state that the person who finish the training in our school according to this program are qualified for activities of bodyguard during performing this difficult profession.