2020 SSGT & Equalizer Instructor Conference

SSGT & Equalizer Instructor Conference

The SSGT & Equalizer Instructor Conference will once
again be held at the Mainstay Suites in beautiful Pigeon
Forge, TN. We will be offering Equalizer Women’s Self-
defense Instructor certification and/or re-certification.
SSGT Instructors can get the latest updates to the new
and hugely successful Vanguard One and Vanguard
Two programs.

We will also be offering Vanguard Advanced Tactics
that you will not want to miss. SSGT Firearms Director
SGM Jack Nevils – SF (Ret.) will be sharing some great
CQB tactics with the knife and handgun. As always,
Johnny Lee Smith & Daniel O’Brien (Pan American
Gold Medalist & Multi-time Kakuto Champion) will be
teaching a Jiu-jitsu seminar on Sunday. We will also
have our Banquet Dinner on Monday night.

We are also going to have the third “Master Top-Notch
Instructor” competition with great prizes. We hope you
will make plans to attend.


July 26-30, 2020
Mainstay Suites
410 Pine Mountain Road
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Conference Fee:
$500.00 / officer
Fee covers all classes and Banquet Dinner on Monday Night
July 27th.
Fee does not cover room.
Room Rates:
Double Queen – $134.00+tax
Single Queen – $134.00+tax
Hotel Website
Conference Registration:
Registration Form at the Bottom of this Page!
Training Schedule (Subject to change)
2:00pm – 5:00pm
Jiu-jitsu/Grappling Seminar
8:00am – 5:00pm
Equalizer Instructor Certification & Re-certification
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Instructor Banquet Dinner
8:00am – 12:00pm
Vanguard One Instructor Update
1:00pm – 5:00pm
CQB Weapons Applications
8:00am – 12:00pm
Vanguard Two Instructor Update
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Advanced Knife Defense
7:00pm – 9:00pm
SSGT “Master Top-Notch Instructor” Competition
(All Certified SSGT Instructors wll be eligible to compete.)
Rules for “Master Top-Notch Instructor” competition at the bottom of this page.
8:00am – 12:00pm
Advanced Handgun Disarming
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Advanced Escapes
Master Top Notch Instructor Competition Rules:
-Open to all Certified SSGT Instructors.
-Not open to Instructor Trainers or Board Members
-Competitors will teach a technique out of the Level of their
choice; Alpha, Vanguard One or Vanguad Two.
-Competitors will not know what technique they are going to
teach until they arrive at the conference. (Competitors will
have from the day of their arrival until Wednesday night to prepare.)
-Techniques will be chosen at random by SSGT Board Members.
-Competitors will be given no more than eight (8) minutes to
teach their subject back.
-Non-competing conference participants will judge the competition.
-Competitors will choose their own assistant for teach-back.
-Assistants are not allowed to correct or help competitors in any way.
-The limited use of books and note cards will be allowed.
-Powerpoint presentations and charts will not be allowed.
Great prizes will be awarded to the first and second place winners!

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