We’re a hardworking team with years of diverse professional experiences spanning a wide range of disciplines.
Our passion for sharing proactive violence education is what unites us.
Jason has always had a passion for security, whether protecting business operations or one’s physical safety. Jason founded Study of Violence alongside good friend for 20+ years and former instructor, Richard Dimitri.
Born in 1969, Richard Dimitri began his martial arts training in 1975. By the age of 21, he’d acquired instructor certifications and black belts in several forms of martial arts, combative, and self-defense disciplines.
Chief Impact Officer
Pam is certified by both Richard Dimitri SDS and Safe International, and is a violence prevention educator. She completed her certification as a Yoga Teacher with a special focus on Trauma Sensitive Yoga.
LONG TERM VISION
To create a more peaceful world for future generations by providing foundational survival skills for social and antisocial violence to every human being.