United States Martial Tactical Association

Martial Tactical Training And Certification

Martial Tactical Seminars


Reality based modern response training for civilian personal protection.

WHAT: A one day, two hour, hands-on introduction to reality based Airsoft Force-On-Force pistol training. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of drawing, moving, and shooting against one or more armed and unarmed real attackers from OWB and concealed carry positions.

Draw from concealment. Move and shoot against one or more armed attackers at multiple distances and directions.

WHEN: Saturday September 22nd. Starts at 10:00 AM to 12 Noon. ARRIVE EARLY.

WHERE: BattleGround Martial Tactical. 4205 Hills and Dales Rd. NW Canton, OH 44708.

WHO: This training event is open to those with solid fundamental firearms skills and / or a valid CCW.

WEAR: Daily clothing, BDU’s, or duty uniform. Train like you would fight. BRING EYE PROTECTION!

FEE: $50.00 per person. Covers everything you need.

REGISTRATION: Advance registration please. Call or visit to pre-register today! CALL 330-492-9100

Ideal for home defense, personal protection, CCW holders

INSTRUCTORS: Led by John Viol and Brian Pinkerton who will be assisted by NRA and US-MTA certified instructors.


Previous Seminars


Modern • Classical • Fixed Blade • Folding Knife • Tanto

WHAT: This is a level one edged weaponry survival training seminar. Participants will be trained in folding knife and fixed blade applications that program skill sets optimized for personal protection. These modern and classical protection technologies are taught to military, law enforcement, and dignitary protection professionals. This event is also an opportunity to experience extremely rare and genuine Tanto blade fighting applications. * Note: This specialized training is NOT martial "arts" .


  • Kosho Battleground Maine
    408 Alfred St. Biddeford, ME 04005.
    Saturday June 30th 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
    Call Bryan LaBrecque at 207-283-3920

  • Sakura Battleground Ohio
    4205 Hills and Dales Rd. NW, Canton OH
    Saturday July 14th 10:00 PM to 1:00 PM.
    Call 330-492-9100

  • Suishinkan Michigan
    400 E Brown Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
    In the Powerhouse Gym
    Saturday July 21st Noon 2:00 PM.
    Call John Parks at 248-703-1471

WHO: This training event is open to anyone 18 & older. No experience necessary. Ideal for anyone serious about personal protection.

WEAR: Your regular daily clothing or duty uniform - train like you fight.

FEE: $50.00 per person. US-MTA / ISBF members $40.00.

NOTE: For safety all training supplies and equipment will be provided.

INSTRUCTOR: John Viol - US-MTA Director. Mr. Viol qualified as an edged weaponry specialist during his 20 years as a combat trainer overseas. Mr. Viol trains the general public and members of elite military, law enforcement, diplomat and dignitary protection services. US-MTA certified instructors will assist.

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