The Best Endorsements in the Business.

Period.

"John Perkins' combat methods [Guided Chaos] are the most efficient and devastating that I have experienced before, during, and since the military."

Ret. Lieutenant Dick Shea

  Former Navy SEAL Team Member     

  

"The other martial arts are about beautiful choreography. There's nothing dance-like about this."

Eric Haney

Command Sergeant Major

 

Founding member Delta Force. Endorsement from "SPYMASTER" on The Learning Channel

"John Perkins is an expert on the dynamics of violence."

Dr. Peter Pizzola

   Former Director, NYPD Crime Lab  

 

David Chesher

Former SWAT Team member, U.S. Marine


"Real World Violence, not Dojo Dancing."

"This is what I have been looking for. As a former Marine, SWAT team member, and a reservist I have trained, studied, and researched martial arts and fighting for over twenty-five years and I have always felt that something was missing. I have studied Tae kwon do, boxing, Ninjutsu, Muay Thai, and Jujutsu, and while I learned something from each art, the number of techniques I found to actually work in a real fight was very few, even though I became very proficient at utilizing them in the dojo. The dynamic violence of an actual physical altercation can vary so widely that you cannot train or prepare through the use of repetitive action-reaction training. The missing link was filled by the drills and training in Guided Chaos. It sticks to what works and keeps the techniques to a minimum while emphasizing drills that teach you to use those techniques in an "anything goes" manner that is truly devastating."

"Guided Chaos should be required training for anyone interested in push hands and the self-defense aspects of the internal arts...It is a fighting art..." [more below]

Sifu Ken Gullette

Internal Fighting Arts, LLC

 

Certified instructor with the U.S. Chen Family Chen Jiajou Taiji Quan Federation, connected directly to the Chen Village tai chi school through Grandmaster Chen Xiaoxing

"After experiencing Contact Flow hands-on with the experts, I consider it to be the 'piece de resistance' of martial arts."

Dr. Jan Bloem

Datmovement.nl

 

Dr. Jan Bloem is one of Europe's leading authorities on martial arts, teaching military and police special operations units; also a forensic expert on physical violence.

"Realistic training in life-and-death street combat! The choreographed moves of other martial art forms don't always perform as well...I've trained in other styles...and this [Guided Chaos] is the most efficient.”

Anthony Visalli

Chief of Police, Hastings NY

Sifu Ken Gullette


"There are some people who can flat out kick your ass. I met a couple of them this weekend..."

“Through Contact Flow, I was recognizing skills that all internal artists -- especially those who practice push hands and close-up fighting skills -- should develop, but many of them don't. And yet, he [John Perkins] has captured the essence of something that has eluded many internal artists. It should be required training for anyone in the internal arts. Hell, it should be part of any martial artist's training. There is truth to discover in Guided Chaos, and it fits perfectly into whatever internal or external martial art you are studying."

 

"If it wasn’t for my other training in Close Combatives and John Perkins’ Guided Chaos, I would have been severely injured or worse."

Art Linquito

Former Corrections Officer

 

Owner and Head Instructor of Trident Tactical Martial Arts and founder of Close Combat Self Defense, Myrtle Beach SC. Art is a former Force Recon Marine, Corrections Officer and Professional Body Guard.

"...thank you for the hard work you have put into this program. I have been in Law Enforcement in Canada for 14 years and this is the best program I have seen, along with Brad Steiner's program."

Chris Terry

Law Enforcment Officer

 

 

"John Perkins is the Einstein of non-linear learning...no one I've ever worked with moves like these guys do...I find myself moving in ways as easily and naturally as raising a fork to my mouth..."

Dr. Joseph Riggio, Ph.D

Joseph is a cognitive scientist working in the field of elite performance and decision making, renowned as an expert in neurocognition and somatics.


"...when a person is hell-bent on hurting or killing you, you cannot control that person using some type of compliance technique."

"While working as a corrections officer for 20yrs I was involved in countless violent, life-threatening altercations. I can tell you from personal experience that COMPLIANCE TECHNIQUES that are taught for controlling another person while they are trying to physically harm you or another person DO NOT WORK!! I say this with full confidence because I tried these techniques in extremely violent situations and they failed, in fact I was almost killed in many of them. If it wasn’t for my other training in Close Combatives and John Perkins’ Guided Chaos, I would have been severely injured or worse. Understand that I am NOT a novice—I was highly trained and became a MASTER INSTRUCTOR in the use of PRESSURE POINTS and COMPLIANCE TECHNIQUES. However, I quickly learned that when a person is hell-bent on hurting or killing you, you cannot control that person using some type of compliance technique."

"Guided Chaos is the single most effective method of adaptive defense you can find. Grandmaster John Perkins is as good a teacher and leader as I've ever seen. GC is the real deal."

Keith Olson

Detective, Yonkers Police

 

Former member Gang Unit. President Yonkers PBA.

 

 

 

 

 

"Guided Chaos is the only training in my 15 plus years of Corrections that translates into real world application, period."

[See more below]

Bob Miller

Corrections Officer at the largest facility in Oregon

 

 

 

 

 

"John Perkins is the only master I have found that has created a proven methodology that actually teaches you how to develop for yourself the combative attributes mentioned in the various internal martial arts."

John C. J. Chen

Ba'z Tai Chi/Kung Fu Studio

 

4th Degree Black Belt Wu-Tan system, Expert in the Royal Bodyguard System from Taiwan – Baji Chuan. Philadelphia. PA

Bob Miller

Corrections Officer, Oregon


"Guided Chaos is the only thing that has worked for me in real life situations."

"Unless you are 6'3" and 285 lbs of muscle, most of the Defensive Tactics stuff (ok all of the Defensive Tactics stuff) will get you hurt. And even if you are that big and strong there is always someone bigger and stronger not to mention having the numbers. Nothing like dealing with one guy and it turns into a free for all with all his buddies. This is where you literally need to adapt or die and Guided Chaos is the only training in my 15 plus years of Corrections that translates into real world application, period." 

"John Perkins is America's Foremost Self protection Expert...I could not be who I am today and do what I do without close combat training and what I learned from John Perkins."

Gerald Celente

Trends Research Institute

 

The World's #1 Trends Forecaster
 

 

"The difference between boxing and street fights is that many street fights can mean life or death. John Perkins teaches the most effective and easy to learn methods of self-defense in existence today."

Doug Gray

Former Super Welterweight Champion of the NABO

 

 

 

"I've used John Perkins' methods myself in the street, and they really work."

 

Jim Cirillo

Top Member NYPD Stake Out Squad

Deputy Chief Steve Shatkin

NJ State Humane Police


"Guided Chaos is the only thing that has worked for me in real life situations."

"Guided Chaos has given me a 'Plan B' if I run out of options on my duty belt. As a law enforcement officer, I have to follow Use of Force guidelines. The bad guys don't, so having contact flow become part of my DNA has increased my resourcefulness and confidence whenever a physical encounter is imminent. All I can say is learn it, practice it, internalize it, and hope that you never need to use it."

"John Perkins has mastered the real world application of Combat Tai Chi"

Dr. Drew Miller

Former Coordinator Degerberg Martial Arts Academy 

 

Chicago Illinois, former senior student of Tai Chi Master Wayson Liao.

 

 

 

 

 

 

"I unreservedly endorse his programs"

Dr. Bradley J. Steiner

President, International Combat Martial Arts Federation

 

Brad Steiner is one of the few legitimate 10th degree black belt system-originators in the martial arts. 25+ years personal student, friend, & associate of the late Col. Rex Applegate; certified to teach Applegate & Fairbairn methods. Former Washington State Director of American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers (ASLET).

Your book 'Attackproof' and the 'Attackproof Companion Series' stand unparalleled in the annals of self-defence and security training." 

Charl (Morpheus) Viljoen

Regional Director of the Guardian Angels, Capetown, South Africa, "The Most Violent City in the World"

 

 

Clive Girdham

Former Senshido and Geoff Thompson instructor


"...I thought I'd seen all that the world of 'reality-based self defence' had to offer..."

"Let me start by saying I thought I'd seen all that the world of 'reality-based self defence' had to offer, so for the easily bored out there, I'll cut to the chase. What I witnessed on the weekend of 26 and 27 March is the closest thing I've come across that resembles a modern-day, reality-based martial art and not just another 'combatives system'. Does it work? Hell, yeah! I got my arse well and truly kicked and at times felt like I was in the middle of a Jason Bourne fight scene." [excerpted from the June print edition of Blitz Martial Arts Magazine]

"I can say without reservation that, of all the martial arts I've had the pleasure of studying in the past 56 years, Guided Chaos has had the most profound impact upon me, my overall confidence, and my combat readiness of anything else I've come across...I believe he [John Perkins] is a national treasure in the martial arts world every bit as much as Bruce Lee..."

Sifu Jack Gray

Black Belt Kali Instructor, Provo UT

"Guided Chaos is not only an efficient method of self defense, it also enhances your personal growth by building confidence and self esteem."

 

 

 

 

Cheryl Adler

Datmovement.nl

 

Psychotherapist and coach for excellence

"Guided Chaos is one of the most important threads of my life and you [Master GC Instructor Matt Kovsky] have been such a critical aspect of that." [More below]

 

Devon White

Elite Executive and Personal Performance Coach and Consultant 

 

 

 

Sensei Sal Lombardi

5th degree black belt


"My first meeting with John was such an eye opener that I handed my school over to my black belts and began my real training with John."

"It was such good fortune that I met John...As a fifth degree black belt and karate school owner, I really thought I knew something. My first meeting with John was such an eye opener that I handed my school over to my black belts and began my real training with John. The 10 years I spent in Ki Chuan Do [Guided Chaos] was the best thing that could have happened to me! That training served me well as a Police Officer and even though I haven't trained in so many years, the training is still ingrained into my automatic response system!"

"Brilliant Self Defence System.
   I cannot get enough of it."


"Doug is of the honest opinion that GC Combatives and GC Adaptive Defense is the most practical form of real world self protection he has studied to date."

 

Sifu Doug Clark

Functional Ving-Tsun

 

Instructor Level Technician of Ving Tsun and Practitioner of Tai Ji Quan

"The frustrating part is explaining how flawless the system is...I remember after the seminar, reflecting on the training with my wife, who is also a martial artist, and summed it up by saying, "If God ever needed a martial art, then Guided Chaos would be His only choice." [more below]

Lt. Daryl Tate

Former Defensive Tactics Coordinator
Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST)
Salem, OR

"I...was amazed at how your system took all my years of training and made a complete warrior out of me."

 

"At first I felt like all my previous years of training were a waste and then I realized that you were not saying throw out all other martial arts you were showing me that I should use what I could of them."

Stephen Linderman

Tae Kwon Do, Hung Gar and Tai Ji Instructor

Adaptive Defense Inc.
PO Box 163
Croton NY, 10520


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