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View our course descriptions for security guard training and our courses for the public.

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Learn about each of our instructors: their backgrounds, certifications, and more. 

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We can help you get your pistol permit or provide training to be a security guard!

Are you interested in becoming a security guard in the Buffalo or Rochester, NY area? Maybe you’d like to learn some self-defense tactics for when you’re traveling alone?

BLACKHAWK Training Academy teaches all of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)-mandated training programs to receive a security guard certification, as well as supplemental programs such as handcuffing, pepper spray, conflict management, women's self-defense training, pistol permit and gun safety, and security enforcement defensive tactics.      

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The Right Instructors for Your Needs

Our certified, experienced, and credentialed instructors are supreme professionals in their fields. BLACKHAWK has instructors with backgrounds with the Department of Corrections, the U.S. Marines, former and current police officers, and more. Our team is solid and will pass along their knowledge to you. You’ll learn how to handle non-compliant persons in real-life role playing, as well as how to interview subjects and write up reports. We’ll teach you everything you need to know to be a successful security guard or a responsible citizen.

BLACKHAWK also offers pistol permit courses required by New York State, and we have an array of security apparel and gear. If you’re in the Rochester, NY or Buffalo, NY area, our facility and our instructors are what you want.    

Self Defense Training Instructor Rochester, NY

BLACKHAWK Training Academy
3300 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

T 585-310-1630

If you’re interested in becoming a security guard, obtaining your pistol permit, or learning self-defense, BLACKHAWK Training Academy has a premier team of instructors waiting to help you.


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