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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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DEFENDO BY JYRKI SAARIO

  • 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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  • 2ND INTERNATIONAL SAARIO ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP

    The International Saario Academy Summer Camp will run in Budapest again between 3rd – 5th August. 3 days, 5-6 hours of training per day. The leaders of the camp are: Jyrki Saario - Saario Academy Head Instructor István
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  • DEFENDO SELF-DEFENCE TRAINING WITH TEENAGERS

    Our instrocutors from Hungary held Defendo self-defense training course for seven and eight graders of Széchenyi István primary school in Dunakeszi. During the twelve occasions of the course, the students were provided
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  • DEFENDO WORKSHOP - READING

    On the 2nd of December 2017 we`ll start with 3 hours seminar in Reading (TNT Academy). László Tóth will go through the basics of the system. Then we`ll look at some higher level problems like defences against
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