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“We featured Damian and the SDTS on our world famous TV show “Penn and Teller’s Bullsh!t”. We tried to prove he was full of it… but we FAILED! Damian and the SDTS are the real deal. In fact, we got two programs ourselves. No Sh**! Check out the episode yourself!”

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“I’m a Black Belt and I’ve been in my share of fights. The SDTS taught me things I never even conceived. It’s an awesome program and there is nothing out there like it. Trust me, give it a shot and you won’t be disappointed.”

Danny Bonaduce – Television and Radio Personality, Martial Artist and Former Child star

“I checked out his program The Self Defense Training System and was blown away. I carry a firearm and now I carry a firearm and do the Self Defense Training System.”

Pat Campbell – Radio and Podcast Host, KFAQ, Tulsa

hundreds of reviews
from people all over the world

  • Very impressed
    Robert Owen Very impressed
    08:55 pm, Fri, 14 February 2020
    Damian, I am just starting out but already I have found your programs to be very concise, very organized and easy to enable me to keep a track record of the modules completed. Along with this is how clear and easy you make it to follow along and put it into practice immediately and it is not tedious or boring. The other point I want to make and to me is equally important is how readily available you make yourself to answer questions and to reply. That is so very unusual for many businesses today no matter what it may be and it speaks of true customer service a true rarity.
  • Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication
    Eliseo Villalobos Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication
    10:44 pm, Tue, 11 February 2020
    This is exactly what I have been looking for. Every aspect of self defense is covered. Simple and straight to the point. You dont need all the complicated moves to defend ur self. STRIKE FIRST, STRIKE FAST, STRIKE HARD !!
  • No Bullshido Fakery with SDTS:
    Thomad Jenney No Bullshido Fakery with SDTS:
    01:21 pm, Wed, 27 November 2019
    As a Southern Shaolin Kung Fu Black Belt with 42 yrs. experience, I attest to the quality of SDTS. Too many Martial Artist get handed a belt for learning a handful of flowery Katas, and get stomped into Oblivion or worse in a real dust up. SDTS is as genuine and authentic a Self Defense system as there is. You will learn to handily defend yourself against larger, stronger attackers. Don't walk around with a false sense of security. Learn REAL skills that could save your life.
  • Great course thanks~
    Bill Great course thanks~
    01:48 pm, Thu, 17 October 2019
    Really enjoyed the course. Thanks!
    08:52 am, Fri, 27 September 2019
    The training program has great information on the subject, very clear, summarized, and easy to understand. Great teaching on why self defense arts are different than other types of martial arts.
  • A real world, down to earth true martial art education.
    A real world, down to earth true martial art education.
    09:24 pm, Fri, 16 August 2019
    I have been training from around 12 and have always loved the practical aspect of the martial arts ,Right up to today at 29 I have trained in taekwondo, judo, mma, aikido, krav maga etc. But nothing compares to the practicality and common sense of the SDTS. I have been studying the videos and doing the drills for a bit but it feels as all gaps in knowledge are taking into account. It is like a complete education on self defense is totally covered. No need for fancy moves etc. Just what works for anyone under stress. I look forward to keep learning.
  • A Word of Thanks
    Zeina Diab A Word of Thanks
    08:28 am, Mon, 22 July 2019
    This is just to thank you Damian for what u give me. I ve passed the exams for grade 1 and 2 and am preparing for the rest. I m watching the defense against weapons and falling more and more in love with the system. Same spirit, same mindset : taking ground and taking the fight to the assailant. U simply make sense to me. I train super honestly and consistently like my life depended on it. Who knows. It might.. one day. I was introduced to the system by Mario Karam who s always there to encourage me and answer my questions. I also want to thank u for your sense of humour and your simplicity. Yours is the system i ve been looking for... for years. I m literally LIVING for it. I have problems (health and other problems) and training is my lifebuoy. It keeps me going and feeds my fighting spirit. THANK U.
  • Awesome training system.
    William Littrell Awesome training system.
    03:47 pm, Fri, 19 July 2019
    I have been looking into a system that was easy and effective so I can protect myself as a private security officer here in Texas. I have looked into Jujitsu, Karate, Taekwando, Krav Maga, Wrestling, Judo and this system. Of all of the systems I have looked into this one has been the easiest to learn due to the simplicity of it. With this system I feel like I can stop any attack as long as I keep my head in the game at condition yellow and don't let myself succumb to complacency. Thank you Damien for making me feel more confident as a security office whether armed or not.
  • The best and easiest protection there is
    Oral (OK) Neal The best and easiest protection there is
    04:28 pm, Thu, 27 June 2019
    I have belts in three different styles of Martial Arts. After 34 + years as a law enforcement officer, I can honestly tell you that Martial Arts doesn’t work on the mean streets. In the famous movie scene, Lee and Norris shot the nine-minute + scene in only three days with a choreographer, a dance instructor. SDC is a system that can be learned quickly by anybody. SDC is guaranteed. SDC includes reading the area, the predator, and the danger before you get into trouble. You will be more confident, more ready, and more cool without fancy belts, uniforms or trophies. You will also learn things that Martial Artists never knew. And, you will do all at a smaller price than Martial Arts. OK “Shine” Neal (L-5)
  • Prime Material!
    amourdresbach@gmail.com Prime Material!
    08:23 pm, Thu, 2 May 2019
    Having studied many martial arts and combative methods, including more obscure types of training, The Self Defense Company definitely has the best gathering of training and education in one convenient place. I am happy that this company is growing. I was looking for a self defense company---and found THE Self Defense Company---where I could develop a successful business as an instructor. SDC has been established for a number of years and is worth getting involved in! Even now improvements are being made to make it even better for students and instructors.
  • For every day
    For every day
    03:25 am, Thu, 21 March 2019
    The self defence system helps me in my daily work. I transport highly stealable items such as alcohol and cigarettes. I work part time as a taxi driver and have successfully defended against multiple mugging attempts using the training systems. The same with assaults . These too have been defended against so in the course of my work there has been no injury received and no successful theft of goods or money. Thank you