Covert Bodyguard course

Course info

Duration             Pricing

14 days                   6000 USD



GLOCK 19/17, AR15 (USA) & MP5 APC (Poland)

Course includes close protection CQB tactical live fire training with focus on pressured emergency scenarios with a V.I.P in team levels. In the course we add on top of the live team level exercises also a complete under cover security stage to increase the survival of the detail in hostile environment that we typically find in over sea contracting or under cover agents work in the federal agencies. The tools and skills set of the covert security portion is provided by former special operation & intelligence field officer from on of Israel elite intelligence agencies.



This course will be taught using theoretical and practical exercises. The course contains 5% lectures time in the classroom and 95% of the time live fire combat emergency exercises. The live fire exercises will take place in an urban area at 360 /270 kill houses. At the shooting range we conduct the out door vehicle CQB and V.I.P extraction exercises.
Final training exercise will contain IN TOWN EXERCISE - training in realistic every day situation.
The course will be given in different locations around the world for more details about global events schedule here

Skill prerequisites

  • Good physical shape with focus on aerobic

  • Go through our school background check 

  • Must recommend to be familiar with firearms and hand to hand experience before the course - not a must since our courses design also especially for beginners 

  • Must recommended passing emergency medical education before the course

  • Driving license a must 

Required gear

  • Belt mounted, dominant side concealment holster

  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

  • Concealment jacket or vest

  • Footwear suitable for rapid movement

  • Casual, comfortable civilian clothing suitable for training in any weather

  • Hydration system

  • Sunscreen and bug spray

  • Hat

  • Wraparound eye wear

  • Earmuffs and earplugs


Day 0

  • Student gathering at the training center or hotel 

Day 1

  • Introduction to personal executive protection

  • Case study review 

  • Attacker point-of-view 

  • Introduction to surveillance & counter surveillance

  • Site survey development & risk assessment - field exercise

  • Advance team mission & roles

  • Hand-to-hand combat for executive protection 

Day 2 

  • Surveillance & counter-surveillance field exercises

  • Tracking & avoid tracking (on foot & vehicles) field exercises

  • Attack on dignitary field exercise with cover story & deception 

  • Defensive pistol for TAC1 and TAC2

Day 3 

  • Use of force in the protective environment

  • Protective walking and driving formations

  • Selection and utilization of cover and concealment with a protectee

  • Hand to hand combat gun retention in EP scenario

  • Defensive pistol TAC1, TAC2 & TAC3 dry & live fire

  • Introduction to room clearing as individual CQB for TAC4

Day 4 

  • Hand-to-hand combat knife defense in EP scenario

  • Room clearing CQB live fire in 360/270 shoot house (TAC3)

  • Firing from vehicle, ballistics on vehicles, direct action (TAC5) - live-fire pistol 

  • Introduction to selective shooting in a crowed (TAC4 and beyond) - live-fire pistol 

Day 5 

  • Hand-to-hand combat knife defense & arrest & control

  • Firing live fire from vehicle direct action CQB exercise (TAC5) - live fire pistol/rifle 

  • Live-fire direct action CQB shoot house (kill house) (TAC4 and beyond) - live-fire pistol/rifle 


Day 6  - Day off from training

Day 7 

  • Replace driver when the car on the move & stationary 

  • To/from building live fire with extraction to safe room/car (EP1)

  • Extraction to safe room/car (EP1) - speech, market & restaurant

  • Ambush of the cars convoy & extraction (chase & principal) (EP3)

Day 8 

  • To/from building live fire with extraction to safe room/car (EP2)

  • Extraction to safe room/car ( EP2) - speech, market & restaurant

  • Live fire convoy ambush CQB & extraction (chase & principal) (EP 3)

Day 9 

  • Live-fire multiple agents convoy exercises medium distance & break contact urban street/highway (EP3)

  • Force-on-force ambush from medium to CQB distance in urban setting

Day 10

  • 8:30-10:30 Introduction to surveillance

  • 10:30-12:30 Cover story build up and acting

  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch

  • 14:00-18:00 Use cover story, street field exercises, plan surveillance as individual and team, conduct individual and team street field exercises

Day 11

  • 8:30-12:30 Working from a post & communication during intel gathering 

  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch

  • 14:00-18:00 Use cover story and deception to penetrate secure sensitive area - field exercise

Day 12

  • 8:30-12:30 Plan full intelligence attack on objective as a team (CP scenario)

  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch

  • 14:00-18:00 Conduct attack, tracking & avoid tracking 

  • Debrief 

Day 13

  • 8:30-12:30 Plan full intelligence attack on objective as a team (CP scenario)

  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch

  • 14:00-18:00 Conduct attack, tracking & avoid tracking 

  • Debrief 

Day 14

  • Final exercise FTX - full under cover mission with role players with emergencies on the covert side and tactical side include evac with manipulation 

  • Diplomas and course debriefing 

 All inclusive prices

  • In Poland and Thailand our courses are all inclusive (hotel, meals and transportation 

  • In the USA, Latin America and etc the price not include hotel and meals.

  • Sign up time 60 days before the course with 700 USD deposit + PayPal fee 


6000 USD

USA prices

Our course is designed for advanced students with vast experience in the security industry preferred with experience with martial arts or/and with army, and law enforcement experience. preferably with proven combat background (beginner students with no experience will be accepted to the program after evaluation process with program lead instructors).

The majority of course is hands-on live-fire urban room clearing CQB together with vehicles ambush, evacuation & extraction exercises. The course designed to be with minimal classroom time. Our facilities worldwide give us access to 360 shoot houses (kill houses in Florida, Naples and Warsaw, Poland) with video scenarios of crowded events to simulate live fire the closets possible to reality. The live-fire video scenarios enable us to challenge the students to make decision under pressure as well as according to the rules of engagement. This state-of-the art realistic training provides  our students with experience on the same level provided at the Israeli Shin Bet programs.

This training program is based on the proven training methods of the Israeli Secret Service "Shin - Bet. The Course is approved by employers companies and institutes from all over the world that hire our students in the end of the course.

This is a physically and mentally demanding course requiring long days and maximum student participation; please prepare accordingly.

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Upcoming courses:

June 20- July 3       Florida      6000 USD 

Jul 18- 31                Virginia     6000 USD 

Course Instructor


A former veteran of the Israeli secret service "Shin bet" and special agents team leader for Executive of protection

A veteran captain of the Israeli Defense Forces with over 20 years of both combat and instructional experience. He began his army career in the Israeli Delta Force ...  read more


A former officer (Lt.Col) from one of Israel elite intel agencies with vast experience working under cover in remote hostile environment conducting special operation as field intelligence, team leader and senior officer with focus on special mission involve security for VIP in these hostile territories. The content of the course  portion led by Mr.S are 20% class room time and 80% field under cover missions as individual and small teams. The course involve obtaining skills and confidence exercises in the world of manipulation, social engineering, body language and distraction. The student learn to plan covert security mission, conduct field intel gathering by using under cover technique, final planning with street tested models and conduct the mission with emphasis on contingencies and problem solving. 


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