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DEFENDO by Jyrki Saario is a European self-defense system. Its focus is on simplicity and realism, providing easy to learn self-defense solutions for anybody willing to learn.

Each of our instructors is educated and certified by Saario Academy, a highly respected international school established by the founder of Defendo. Our school provides the most practical and effective training based on real life experience, police statistics and detailed crime analyses.

 

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  • 3RD SAARIO ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP - HUNGARY

    The International Summer Camp of Saario Academy will be held in Hungary again between 26th-28th of July.     Training leaders: Jyrki Saario - Saario Academy Head Instructor Istvan Nagy - Polish Lead Instructor, International
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  • DEFENDO INSTRUCTOR COURSE LEVEL 3 - S.T.A.R.

        Where: Lahti / Finland When: 03-07.04.2019 Participants: Combat Tech Level 2 Instructors Equipment: clothes for training indoors, boxing gloves, suspensors,
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  • PROMOTION TO 2. DEGREE

    During Saario Academy Winter Camp in Warsaw Cezary Papis from Polnad received 2. Degree Defendo Red. Congratulations for
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  • SAARIO ACADEMY WINTER CAMP IN WARSAW

    Winter Camp is Coming! 18-20th January 2019, Warsaw. This winter 2019, we meet up with other martial arts enthusiasts from around Europe in scenic Warsaw, Poland for a weekend packed full of workshops with Master Jyrki Saario and his
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