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Thank you for visiting Bodyguard Training International. We have trained men and women Bodyguards for over a decade from around the world, in both domestic and international locations. The BTI Team can travel for domestic and international training deployments.  Our instructors have a variety of both military and civilian protection experience and training.  From A-list celebrities to foriegn diplomats, our protection training covers all types of clients and situations.  We have been featured in many forms of media including newspapers, magazines, TV Documentaries and more.  Our executive protection and bodyguard training is recognized throughout the industry.  Our core training classes include the following, and much more - call us today to explore our wide variety of bodyguard training and security training courses we offer.


  • Domestic Protection Scenarios
  • Estate Protection SOP's 
  • Team Deployments and formations
  • Threat Detection / Assessments
  • EPS Communications
  • Tactical Planning and operations 
  • Physical Intervention Techniques
  • Client Extraction Drills - High Threat
  • Stalker Detection & Prevention 
  • AOP - Attack on principal drills
  • Emergency Field Medical Response
  • Anti-Paparazzi Training
  • Weapons Training*
  • More



Spring 2016 Courses

Executive Protection Primary Academy 2016

  • April 30th-May 1st, 2016 -  Irvine CA 
  • Tuition $350 Enrolling NOW!

In this NEW 2-day weekend course, we cover the CORE of executive protection, focusing on the skills to get you and keep you employed.  It is in the daily in's and out's is where most agents fail; unlike bad TV, this is not high speed chases and shootouts, on the contrary.  A client is exposed to you daily professionalisms, not the HIGH-Speed tactical military and or swat training you may have received.  The daily planning and preparations - called advance work, is what most of the job entails, and where many agents fail!  In our comprehensive two-day CORE foundation course, you willl learn from current operators with years of experience in the private high profile security industry.  Based in Southern California, our courses focus on training to get you employed.  This is our new core foundation course - all of our training programs revolve around this course, and is required before attending any of our other courses.  In this primary academy we will train in the following areas:

Anatomy of a Protective Detail
• Principles of Protection
• Personal advance work
• EP Assignments / Roles
• Client Types
• 360* Protection
• Layers of security
• Formations / Motorcades
• Advance Work & Planning
• Communications

• Celebrity Protection
• Team Dynamics and depolyments

This course includes powerpoint, video, and live drills.  This course is only open to the first 12 students, training is located in Irvine, CA. 

Tuition - $350 per student, Registration under way - email us for more information - 

Must be 18 to attend.

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Advanced Executive Protection Academy 7 Days

  • Spring - TBD

Location: TBD
Price: $2750, all inclusive* (Lodging, Meals, Transportation, Training, CCW)
Inquire about Military/LEO and Early enrollment discounts.

In this 6 day live-in academy, everything is provided under the tuition price, including:

  • Six days and nights of Executive Protection Training
  • Two days of classroom training, three days of field training
  • Florida, Utah & Arizona CCW Course included
  • Live Fire drills - hand gun
  • Low light drills – night time evolutions
  • Advance team missions
  • Everything included in the 3 day seminar, expanded, more hands on training
  • Various Live field operations – advance team operations, primary team tactics
  • Live client details and missions
  • Copy of the EPS training academy manual
  • Lodging provided Monday through Sunday morning (Double occupancy)
  • Three meals per day + beverages and snacks
  • Military Discount available

*Lodging is based on two agents per room.  Agents can request a private room for an additional charge.  Meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner on training days only.  Brunch provided on Sunday, only.  Transportation provided to and from LAX airport on Monday and Sunday only.  Transportation during training provided by BTI (various locations and venues).  The class is limitied to 12 students, to enroll or for more information, please contact us and we would be happy to answer any questions.



EPS 1 Training Manual
EPS Training and Certification
The Southern California Bodyguard Association

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Bodyguard Training International is a premier bodyguard training academy offering courses in Executive Protection, CCW training, Executive Self-Defense classes, Bodyguard training seminars, and much more. In addition to our field of experienced and knowledgeable executive protection and bodyguard instructors. Please inquire if you need one of our Executive Protection graduates who is qualified and screened to each application, no assignment is too small or too large.  We offer courses on threat assessments, estate protection, international bodyguard details, and more.

At Bodyguard Training International, we have a wide variety of training courses, with that said, at this time, our courses are more advanced and do not cover the basic California Guard card license, we can refer you to a local CA guard card training center.  Thank you for visiting Bodyguard Training International.