arthur_cohenProfessor Arthur Cohen B.A.,M.A.

Educator, Author, Speaker and Demonstrator Personal Safety & Self Defense Expert

Education Experience

  • B.A. Hunter College 1967
  • M.A., Stony Brook University 1973
  • 33 years experience in public education grades 7-12
  • Member of American Federation of Teachers.
  • Member of Bemer Junior High School Discipline Committee, and Anti-Bias Committee.
  • Member of Executive Committee of 21st ” Century Save Our Kids Task Force of Nassau County.
  • Presented school safety programs for educators at more than 25 teacher centers &
    superintendent’s conferences throughout Long Island and well over a dozen state and national conferences.

Law Enforcement Training, Consulting & Personal Safety

  • Over 37 years experience in martial arts and the personal safety field
  • Member & frequent Staff Instructor for the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers
  • Charter member the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETER)
  • Staff Instructor for Police Self Defense Instructors International Conference 1989, 1990
  • Staff Instructor, International Women in Police Conference, Dallas TX. 1997 Instructor, Defensive Tactics Newsletter Conference Ft. Meyers, FL. 1996-present
  • Speaker at the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Conference.
  • Staff Instructor, Justice System Training Association.
  • Guest Speaker, Law Enforcement Television Network (LETN)1990, 1997
  • Speaker at over 50 state and national conferences for educators, law enforcement and health professionals.
  • Attended over 300 seminars by many of the nation’s leading law enforcement, martial arts and personal safety trainers.
  • Curriculum Development and Staff Instructor Nassau County Sheriff s Dept. 1983-1984.
  • Created 20+ personal safety programs for the law enforcement, martial arts, health &
    educational community and the general public.
  • Author of 3 books & 2 training videos on self-defense and personal safety.
  • Published over 20 articles on various aspects of personal safety.

Awards, Certifications & Honors

  • Member of the National Speaker’s Association and Who’s Who in Professional Speakers.
  • Member of Who’s Who in Law Enforcement Trainers.
  • Member of Who’s Who in American Martial Arts.
  • Nominated for Who’s Who in American Teachers.
  • Recipient of the 1996 Leadership Award by the Defensive Tactics. Newsletter
    for research and development in the field of criminal justice defensive tactics and personal safety training.
  • Certified and/or Trained in numerous police programs e.g. ISC Control Points, PPCT Pressure Points, Handgun Retention, Police Baton, Pepper
    Spray etc.
  • 6th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.
  • Director of Training ISC Control Points
  • Certified Instructor in Amis de Mano (Philippine Stick & Knife Fighting)
  • Listed as an “expert witness” in 7 state and regional law directories covering 20+ states.
  • Graduate of “Stand Up University” at Governor’s Comedy Club and a “certified” funny guy.
  • Featured Speaker, New Jersey Governor’s Safety Award Program 1996.