Guy Schnitzler –  Owner of DFW Defensive Training and the only certified Immediate Action Combatives instructor under Cecil Burch.  Guy is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Rangemaster Master Pistol instructor certified, and has 1000s of hrs of training under the industries pre-eminent instructors in firearms, combatives and multi-disciplinary weapons based training.  He is a multi-time alum of Craig Douglas’ Shivworks ECQC, EWO and AMIS, Cecil Burch’s Immediate Action Combatives flagship courses, Paul Sharp’s Sharp Defense courses, William Aprill of Aprill Risk Consulting classes, Larry Lindenman of Point Driven Training, and Jerry Wetzl of Redzone knife Defense courses just to name a few he has attended.  

In this episode we have an AAR discussion about Guys Immediate Action Combatives – Dominating the vertical fight class Eric attended in Jacksonville NC  5 Feb 2022.  Aaron and Eric also recently hosted Cecil and Guy in Tulsa OK for the Immediate Action JiuJitsu and Pugilism classes of which were pivotal. 

More bio below, and for more on Guy go to his website: 

And for social media @dfwdefenseive

Currently a Federal Law Enforcement Officer in the Department of Homeland Security.

  • 24 year laws enforcement veteran.
  • Worked for almost a decade as a patrol officer for the largest municipal police department in NC.
  • Former field training officer training over 30 new officers
  • Former adjunct instructor in defensive tactics for his agency’s academy delivering instruction to over 500 recruits

While attending NC State university(1992) Guy was a member of the North Caroline National Guard with the MOS of Infantry for 6 years.  With 30 yrs experience in both military and law enforcement Guy understands the need for current, ongoing, realistic training. In the desire to better train himself for his career Guy seeks out training from the top instructors in the multi-disciplinary weapons based environment training community. Guy’s training includes BJJ, boxing, firearms, tactics, tactical medicine, and criminal behavior.

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