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                                         Created by Kenny Florian in collaboration
                                         with A+R Tactics and Jared Paulo


Kenny Florian

Altonio Rivers

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Nicole Thurman

Jared Paulo


Argus Integrated Defense unites proper firearms & martial arts techniques into a complete approach. 

Decades of world class mixed martial arts and real world experience in LE & military make up the foundation of Argus Integrated Defense. 

It is a program that fills a void for civilians and non-civilians looking for the most effective and efficient methods to protect themselves and others.


  • Women's Self Protection and Shoot House Scenario Class
    Jul 22, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Charlotte, 588 Griffith Rd Bldg 5, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA
    WTI, is woman-led and teaches real world self protection that is evidence-based and trauma informed. This class will answer the questions you have about your personal safety, instill confidence, teach you effective physical skills, and revolutionize your decision making.
  • Unarmed Self Protection Course
    Sun, Sep 17
    Sep 17, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Charlotte, 588 Griffith Rd Bldg 5, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA
    The world can be unpredictable, but you don't have to feel defenseless. We're offering an exclusive Unarmed Self-Protection Course designed to provide you with the practical skills to secure your personal safety.
  • Integrated Defense Course, with optional 2nd Shoot House Intensive Day (1)
    Oct 21, 10:00 AM – Oct 22, 4:00 PM
    A+R Tactics, 588 Griffith Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217, USA
    Integrated Defense is self-defense that unites proper firearms and martial arts techniques into a complete approach. $350 for Saturday's Session, or $600 for both days. Saturday's session is required to attend Sunday.

"This seminar was top notch.  Among the best training I’ve attended in my 21+ years in law enforcement.  Great training.  Dedicated, compassionate instructors."


LE Officers Two Day Integrated Responders

"I thought this course opened my eyes a lot to the facets of crossing disciplines. I really appreciated the attention to detail in the course and the time spent to help us feel comfortable with the material."


Civilian Integrated Defense Course Attendee

"I came in with little to no prior weapons training.  This was not totally inaccessible for me, but did have to adjust to get up to speed."
Civilian Integrated Defense Course Attendee

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