No martial protocol. No uniforms. No belts. No bowing. It's not a martial art. It's a Police Academy for Civilians.
No matter your age, gender, level of fitness or prior experience, EVERYONE deserves better protection for themselves & their family
Know what to look for. Avoid conflict in the first place. Most people mentally shut down under stress. You will learn to stay in control.
And when conflict in unavoidable, have the power to stop the threat. C.O.B.R.A. scenario training prepares you for real situations.
By taking the class you will feel and know that you WILL be able to protect yourself and or your family if the need should arise.
Our instructors are only here to serve you. To make sure that you know how to protect yourself and or your family. NOT to SHOW OFF.
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"It's the only effective self-defense program that I would recommend & I have been in the industry over 20 years."
World Kickboxing Champion
"C.O.B.R.A. was actually better than the training I received in the police academy."
Law Enforcement Officer
"The scenario training really sets it apart from any other program out there."
"WHAT AN AMAZING, LIFE ALTERING CLASS!!!! We took the C.O.B.R.A. Self-Defense Class due to my being mugged 6 months ago. I never thought I would feel so empowered as I do now. I hope that no one ever has to feel the adrenaline rush of a true mugging or the fear that comes after it. This class gave us the basis for protecting ourselves and our loved ones!! Thank you Chris, C.O.B.R.A. instructors and everyone, including some amazing classmates, for a wonderful, LIFE ALTERING EXPERIENCE!!! We will be taking this class again and again!! Go C.O.B.R.A.!!!"
"The C.O.B.R.A.™ experience was very similar to what I taught as a combatives instructor for the United States Army. Chris Sutton's C.O.B.R.A.™ course teaches a suite of skills that can absolutely be used in any type of life threatening situation. Personally I had my two daughters and two boys take the course because I am a big believer in the confidence it builds and skill set it provides."
FORMER ARMY RANGER, WEST POINT GRAD
"I can't believe I went without self-defense training for 26 years! The training academy is AMAZING! You won't believe what simple techniques can be done to help defend yourself if you are in a bad situation!"
"The C.O.B.R.A. self-defense program was one of the best investments I have made in my life. I really enjoyed these classes because I feel like I will be able to have control if I am ever put in a situation. I'm not a big person, but I have confidence, power, and knowledge to defend myself."
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The amount of violence in our culture is shocking and it doesn’t matter where you are! You could be in church like the 76 year old woman mugged by a couple of thugs. Anyone can get targeted anywhere, anytime you, your husband, your wife, or children and if you’re not prepared you could be victim.
Our motto is “Training Saves Lives!” This no-cost class will increase your self defense IQ 200% and all the concepts and skills we’ll teach you in are immediately applicable. You’ll learn…
Owner C.O.B.R.A. Defense Chicago
Founder of C.O.B.R.A. Defense Self-Defense Systems
Vice President C.O.B.R.A. Self-Defense Systems