Defensive Tactics Institute

Little Rock

Based in Central Arkansas, Defensive Tactics Institute is a leading home and personal defense training facility complete with a climate controlled classroom, onsite outdoor dynamic shooting range and a pro shop for your self defense needs.

Your Instructor

Bernie Major is a 6 year military veteran unarmed/armed combat and riot control tactics instructor with PPCT and E. R. T. experience. He has worked on stalking cases and protected high profile individuals including one of Forbes recognized top 100 executives, prominent business people, government officials and entertainment personalities.

Bernie is an Honors graduate from Executive Security International as a Certified Protection Specialist.

Other Qualifications

  • Arkansas State Police Authorized Concealed Carry Instructor Licence #10-606
  • Certified NRA civilian and Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor
  • GLOCK Certified Armorer
  • Certified Fox Labs Law Enforcement OC Instructor
  • State-Certified Private Investigator

A Highly decorated Master Instructor

Master Bernie Major has trained in several martial arts for over 30 years. He has competed, won, coached and officiated hundreds tournaments and championships all around the world.

Master Major was fortunate enough to be trained under the guidance of the founder of modern Taekwon-do, Gen. Choi Hon Hi and 3 of his first students. He has held a 5th Degree Black Belt since 1996.