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Surviving an Armed Robbery: An Evidence-Based Approach - Presented by John Correia

1:30pm - 2:30pm on Aug 27, 2017, Sunday|Room 202C|Add To Calendar

Surviving an Armed Robbery: An Evidence-Based Approach - Presented by John Correia

This seminar will look at the common factors in armed robberies and consider evidence-based strategies to prevail if caught in one.

Attention! Real Life defensive encounters caught on video that may be graphic.

Viewer discretion is advised when considering attending this seminar.

Meet John Correia

John Correia, founder and owner, Active Self Protection John founded Active Self Protection in 2011 to teach people in all walks of life to develop the attitude, skills, and plan to defend themselves and their families from harm.

Empty-handed qualifications:

  • 10-year earned black belt in a derivative of Kenpo known as UMAS. Continuous training since 2006, with goal to be under instruction at least 100 hours a year annually.
  • Presenter at national martial arts gatherings specializing in empty-handed skills for firearms carriers and firearms skills for martial artists

Pistol and firearms qualifications:

  • NRA Certified Pistol Instructor in Home Firearm Safety, Basic Pistol, Personal Protection in the Home, Personal Protection Outside the Home -State of Arizona certified Armed Guard instructor
  • UTM Professional Training Organization certified
  • NRA Range Safety Officer certified
  • Rangemaster Certified Pistol Instructor
  • Daily CCW carrier since 2006

Social Media:

  • YouTube channel is the most-viewed channel on YouTube, currently garnering 28+ million channel views monthly
  • Known for narrating defensive encounters caught on surveillance video for lessons learned for self-defenders of all kinds
  • Facebook page reaches 1+ million per week with content to help self-defenders better protect their families.

Related qualifications:

  • 96-hour Masters Degree in a Communications field (MDiv, Phoenix Seminary, 2006)
  • 9 years classroom experience teaching both undergraduate and graduate students
  • Honorable Discharge, United States Navy (Electronics Technician [Nuclear], First Class {E-6})
  • Narrated Defensive Encounters used by multiple LE Agencies and Academies, MIL LE posts, and firearms and combatives trainers around the world.

Get Ready for the Expo

NRA’s Carry Guard Expo will feature a wide array of companies showcasing the latest and greatest guns, gear and services dedicated to personal protection and defense, concealed carry and home defense. 

Through this website you can book, modify or cancel your hotel reservations at any time and receive updated information about the event.

Show tickets are valid for the entire weekend, so come for 1, 2, or all 3 days. Your show ticket includes full access to the Exhibit Hall and all of the free educational seminars!

“I Will Never Carry A Gun Without Carrying This.”

- Dana Loesch, Gold NRA Carry Guard Member

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NRA Carry Guard Expo

A 3-day educational and interactive experience dedicated to Individuals interested in increasing their knowledge and skills within personal protection, concealed carry and defense tactics.