The two sides of Pete...

Pete is an IT Consultant by day, and a Martial Artist and self-defense instructor by night.  Discover how he can keep you safe from both online and offline threats to your personal safety and that of your audience.  From heads-up tips and information shared through interviews and speeches to physical threat self-defense techniques that can be demonstrated in-person at workshops and seminars, you will get a well-rounded education on how to stay safe in both the physical and digital worlds from Personal Safety Expert Pete Canavan.

Pete Canavan - Information Technology Consultant

Author / Speaker / Consultant

Pete's experience running his own Computer and Internet Solutions company, PJC Services, since 1995 has given him invaluable insights into increasing threats to your online safety.  His clients rely on him to keep their systems, networks and data, safe and secure.

Pete is available for interviews, speaking, article writing and consulting/training.  Your audience will immediately improve their level of personal safety as Pete imparts on them practical personal safety tips and information.  Years of training and experience are condensed into solid sound bites and bullet points that will leave listeners, attendees, and readers armed with the essential knowledge of what it takes to stay safe in the online world.

He can educate your audience on topics including:

  • cyber-attacks
  • identity theft
  • email phishing scams
  • cyber-terrorism
  • digital pick-pocketing
  • ransomware
  • cyber-bullying
  • malware
  • ...and much more!

Pete has also hosted online webinars for thousands of people on a wide variety of personal and business topics.  His in-person training and consulting has impacted thousands of people.  Topics related to success and personal development include but are not limited to:

  • The Altitude Of Your Attitude (watch preview on YouTube; book available on Amazon)
  • The 5 Steps To Success (watch preview on YouTube)
  • Discovering Your "Why" (watch preview on YouTube)
  • Segmental Goal Setting: Creating Success By Intention (watch preview on YouTube)
  • Building Self-Esteem and Confidence

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Master Pete Canavan - Self-Defense Instructor & Personal Safety Expert

Author / Instructor / Speaker

For over 20 years, Master Pete Canavan has trained thousands of men, women and children how to defend themselves.  He holds 4th degree black belt certifications in the traditional Korean martial arts of Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido from the World Hapkido Federation, the United States Tae Kwon Do Council, the North American Hapkido Tae Kwon Do Federation.  He is also ranked in traditional Samurai swordsmanship (Eishin-Ryu Iaijutsu) by Nippon Kobodo Jikishin-Kai USA.  Other training includes Kuk Sool Won, Karate, Krav Maga, Judo, Aikido, Wing Chun Kung Fu, and Jiu Jitsu.

Master Pete is proficient with many weapons including the Monadnock (expandable baton), Tonfa (PR-24 control baton), Escrima (short sticks), Karambit (knife), Cane, Staff, Sai, Nunchaku, Three-Section Staff, Kumdo (sword), and Kama (sickle).  He is also an Act 235 Lethal Weapons Certified Agent by the Pennsylvania State Police.  Pete has extensive experience with handguns, rifles and shotguns and has been a CCW (concealed carry weapon) holder for over 15 years. He has fired thousands of rounds while training and maintaining his firearms proficiency.  In addition, he is First Aid, CPR and AED certified.

Pete is available for group or private instruction for law enforcement and security professionals as well as civilians. Consulting services are also available.  He is available for interviews, speaking, and article writing.  Your audience or group will immediately improve their level of personal safety as Pete imparts on them practical personal safety tips and information.  Years of training and experience are condensed into solid sound bites and bullet points that will leave attendees and listeners armed with the essential knowledge of what it takes to protect themselves in the offline world.

Master Pete's experience as the senior instructor at the Hapkido Tae Kwon Do Institute in Kingston, Pennsylvania has enabled him to parse out the simplest, most efficient techniques to train those who have limited time in order for them to become effective at defending themselves from physical threats to their personal safety.

He can educate your audience on topics including:

  • personal safety awareness
  • developing the "warrior mindset" (see intro video on YouTube)
  • escapes from holds and chokes
  • blocks from unarmed and armed attacks
  • joint locks and escort techniques
  • striking nerve centers and pressure points
  • throws and trips
  • edged weapon defenses
  • gun weapon defenses
  • ...and much more

He has created a separate website for helping anyone improve their personal safety at http://LearnSelfDefenseOnline.com.  This membership site contains videos that compliment his books on self-defense, the Self-Defense Survival Guide and Corrections Officer Knife Attack.  Membership is free, and although it is designed to be used in conjunction with his books, the site contains valuable video instruction that can be used as stand-alone training for anyone.

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The following are books, guides and courses written by Pete:

Threats to your personal safety from random physical attacks, terrorists and deranged individuals exist on a daily basis.  In addition, online attacks in the form of scams, phishing attempts and ransomware threaten your identity and financial assets.

There is nothing more important than your personal safety and the safety of your family.  Pete can educate your audience on a wide variety of topics that will immediately enhance their safety and security.