• Security Officer Class D License
  • Concealed Carry Permit
  • AHA Certified First Aid / CPR / AED
  • Guardian Physical Protection Training
  • Physical Fitness
  • Strength Training
  • Women's Self Defense
  • Continuing Education

Our Instructors

Mr. Anton Kalaydjian
Florida Class D Security Officer Instructor

Anton Kalaydjian has over 25 years of security experience providing top-rated security for the world elite, executives, celebrities, and talent across more than 60 countries. Anton built a 5-division operation from the ground up and drove the firm to the largest celebrity protection agency in the Eastern U.S. Recognized as one of the top Personal Protection Specialists in the world, he stays active in speaking engagements, close protection conferences and security seminars nationwide. Head of Security and Advance for over a dozen multiplatinum, Grammy Award winning Artists, including 50 Cent (2002 – 2005), Ciara (2006-2008) Alicia Keys (2008 – present), Lil Wayne (2010 – present), Ariana Grande (2013 - present), and more. A natural born protector who puts true passion behind each mission. Also recognized for his role as an Event Security Director who's personally directed & supervised Event Security details for over 1,000 live concerts & events in South Florida including: Ultra Music Festival, Super Bowl LIV, Super Bowl LV, Formula 1, Rolling Loud, College Football Championships and many more.

Anton founded Guardian Professional Security in 2005. Since inception the company has reported consistent increased growth, with each consecutive year surpassing its prior. It is now a multimillion-dollar security agency with over 200 employees with offices in FL, GA, IL and CA. Guardian is an accredited business and has earned a continuous A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau every year consecutively since 2010.

Anton is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security, the Event Safety Alliance, a graduate of the Executive Protection Institute and member of the Nine Lives Associates, and a Certified Security Trainer by the Academy of Security Educators and Trainers. Anton is a Lead Instructor for the Celebrity Protection Course at the Executive Protection Institute as well as a Security Officer License Instructor for the State of FL.

Officer Instructor License DI-1600298; Executive Protection Institute Graduate; Nine Lives Associates Member; ASIS Member; Security Agency License B-2900167; Manager Security Agency License MB-2900229

Mr. Jon Kappock
Concealed Weapons License Instructor

United States Marine Combat Veteran, deployed abroad several times to kinetic and hostile territories. Fulfilled multiple billets while on active duty to include infantry squad leader, designated marksman, small arms weapons instructor, and personal protection team leader. Honorably discharged from the military Jonathan provides protection for high ranking government officials and celebrities around the world. He is also our Florida concealed weapons instructor, providing top of the line training on safety and the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship.

Mr. Sam McCoy
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor
Women’s Self Defense Instructor

  • SJJIF Masters 1 Black Belt World Champion
  • World Professional BJJ Cup Abu Dhabi
  • World Professional BJJ Cup Abu Dhabi USA Trials Qualifier
  • 10 x NAGA Champion
  • 1 x NAGA Absolute Champion
  • Silver Medal 2008 World BJJ Championships
  • Bronze Medal 2008 Pan American Championships
  • Warrior’s Collide 3 Super-fight Champion
  • Florida Grappling League Advanced Champion
  • Multiple Venezuelan BJJ Champion and various other BJJ Titles

Sam taught Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and defensive tactics for Palm Sports LLC, under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in Abu Dhabi. He taught Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and defensive tactics to their military and children respectively from September 2013 to October 2015. Sam authored and published two books "Jiu Jitsu For The Executive Gentleman (A Do It Yourself Guide To Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu),” and “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Abroad." Sam is an instructor at the Guardian Training Compound available for privates for BJJ and women’s self-defense classes.

Intense training from professional fighters and bodyguards is now available at the
Guardian Training Center.

Call (954) 960-6142 for more information, rates and schedule.