CT Self Defense Instructors

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David Escobedo - Head Instructor

  • 8 yrs Armed and Unarmed Private Security (State & Federal)
  • 4 yrs Active Duty Army
  • 4 yrs Texas National Guard (Military Police)
  • 2 yrs Navy Reserves (Master at Arms)
  • 10 yrs San Antonio Police Officer
  • 1 yr Private Investigations
  • 2 yrs Pediatric/Child/Adult FA/CPR/AED Instructor
  • 5 yrs Conceal Carry Handgun Instructor - Last Resort Guns
  • 6 yrs Certified Krav Maga Instructor

David has trained (and continues to train) with multiple Krav Maga organizations such as Krav Maga WorldWide, United States Krav Maga Association, and 360 Krav Maga, among some other well known and not so well known self defense systems, programs and instructors.

CT Instructor Brian Farmer

Brian Farmer

  • Certified CT/Krav Maga Level 1 Instructor
  • 15 yrs Law Enforcement Officer (City and State)
  • 9 yrs Active Duty US Army
  • 16 yrs US Army Active Reserves
  • 2 yrs Police Academy Instructor
  • 8 yrs Certified Firearms Instructor
  • 6 yrs Federal Agent  


Brian is no stranger to the game. He trained for years with Krav Maga Alliance, and has a vast background in law enforcement and military training. He is easy going and has a passion for passing on knowledge. He likes to build a strong foundation that you can expand on. 

Instructor Ian Elliott - Ground Combatives

Ian Elliott

  • CT Ground Combatives Instructor 

Ian has over 10 yrs experience in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, he earned his Purple Belt with Gracie Barra and pursued a Blue Belt with Gustavo Machado. He's an AirForce veteran and has trained in multiple military and civilian courses and operations. Despite being very well versed in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, his primary focus is on simple ground survival techniques against a violent armed/unarmed assailant. You won't find a lot of sport based techniques in his class but you will find an instructor who is articulate, easy to understand, and very passionate about teaching! 

Wendy Tucker and Erin Johnson CT Instructor Assistants

Instructor Assistants

From time to time, you'll see Wendy Tucker and Erin Johnson making an appearance and doing their part to assist in our weekend courses. They have a good grasp on self defense, self defense concepts, and have trained with Concealed Tactical and other instructors for several years.

- PS. Don't be fooled by the innocent faces!