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Gary Gione

About Elite Defensive Tactics in Yorktown Heights, NY

Meet Gary Gione

Owner and Chief Instructor at
Elite Defensive Tactics Martial Arts Academy in Yorktown Heights
8th Degree Kenpo Karate

Elite Defensive Tactics Inc., Personal Protection Specialist

My name is Gary Gione, and I'm the owner and senior instructor of Elite Defensive Tactics Martial Arts Academy, specializing in kids and adult programs, personal protection, police tactics, and body guard services. I have over 40 years of martial art and 20 years of law enforcement practical street experience in hand to hand combat, weapons, and adrenaline based instruction. It's my honor to teach you what I know in fun, action-packed classes.

Below is a list of some of my accolades, to help you see that you're in good hands.

Education & Experience with the NYPD:

  • Bachelor Science Degree, Criminal Justice, John Jay College- Graduated1978
  • Police Academy NYPD- Academics / Firearms / Advanced Driving / Self Defense– Graduated 1981
  • Organized Crime Control Division Course, Narcotics Division NYPD-Graduated 1985
  • Basic Management Course NYPD (Promoted to Sergeant) –Graduated 1985
  • Criminal Investigation Course, (Detective Mandated Course) NYPD-Graduated 1988
  • High Intensity Drug Trafficking Course NYPD /FBI- Graduated 1991
  • Advanced High Drug Trafficking Course NYPD/ FBI- Graduated 1992
  • Advanced Management Course NYPD (Promoted to Lieutenant)-Graduated 1995
  • Verbal Judo-Taught by Author George Thompson
  • Internal Affairs Supervisors Course NYPD-Graduated 1996

Special Skills & Rankings:

  • 8th Degree Black Belt in Ju Jutsu
  • 8th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate
  • 9th Degree in Jun Bao Kung Fu

How To Get Started

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