Do Martial Arts Really Work for Law Enforcement?
Learn why COBRA-Defense was created by Chris Sutton
How would your martial arts skills work for you as a maximum-security prison guard, street cop, or county sheriff?
Joe Lewis black belt Chris Sutton has trained in nearly a dozen different martial arts styles and he also held each one of those jobs. His first fight with an inmate was over a Reeses Cup™. Find out if his martial arts training helped or hindered him.
Also, learn how the Police Academy 10-week training program compared to his martial arts training.
Here are more show notes from this fascinating interview with Chris Sutton.
:38 Corrections officer
:40 Care, custody, and control of some of the worst criminals in the world
1:05 Law enforcement boot camp for felons
1:40 Maximum Security Prison Guard
1:43 Street cop
1: 50 Talking to crime victims
2:00 Capturing criminals
2:10 What they will kill you for
2:30 Did martial arts help or hinder your job?
2:40 Gets into a fight over Reeses Cup
3:10 Inmate gets knocked out
3:35 Chris went to 13 different public schools in Tampa Bay as a kid
3:48 Using martial arts against violent criminals
3:58 Feelings during a real fight
4:25 Cobra was developed to be market-friendly, easy to learn with maximum impact
4:40 What you learn in the Police Academy
4:44 Why does it take 4-5 years to earn a black belt yet Police Academy graduates go straight to the streets
4:50 What he created in COBRA
5:30 Why COBRA is designed for everyone to progress together
5:35 How he decides what to teach and include in the course
5:45 What is different about COBRA vs Krav Maga
6:52 If you need help today, who would you call to help market your self-defense program?
7:50 Companies that call COBRA for training
9:00 COBRA in contrast to what’s out there
9:15 Living a life of quiet desperation not making money
9:30 How would you teach a real estate safety seminar
9:40 How COBRA tests programs before releasing them to members
10:30 What support COBRA provides for instructors
11:00 What a new member gets when they join COBRA
11:30 Do you need a school to teach COBRA
12:00 How to create income 24 hours a day
12:10 What succeeds at COBRA and who tends to fail
13:30 The income potential for COBRA
14:00 The difference between selling yourself vs selling your program
15:10 Some COBRA success stories
16:00 The house that COBRA built
16:16 You don’t need to attend a COBRA certification seminar
17:15 The importance of following the COBRA system