DEFENSEWORKS was formed to provide information and practical self-defense measures to stem the rising tide of violence that continues to find its way into the workplace and into our lives.
A 1995 study revealed that employers are heavily burdened by expenses associated with incidences of workplace violence and that a growing concern involved the consequences of domestic abuse. Another study noted that 87% of those individuals involved in such situations would not discuss them with their Human Resources department.DEFENSEWORKS provides customized self-defense programs that educate, inspire, motivate and improve confidence levels for it's participants.
His unique background allows him the opportunity to
combine his knowledge of self-defense with an academic background consisting
of an Associate Degree in Police Science, a Bachelors’ Degree in Criminal
Justice and a Masters’ Degree in Public Administration to produce
a solid reality based approach to speaking and training. In other words,
teaching the stuff that works.
Mr. Manko is Milwaukee's only certified Systema teacher by Vladimir Vasiliev, the North American Director of Systema, and a ten-year veteran of the Russian special Forces.