June/July news n’ updates

Posted: June 18, 2015 | Category: News & Announcements

I am in the process of shooting a series of new instructional videos which I am titling ‘Rich Dimitri’s Self Defense Tips n’ Rants’. Volume 1 will be ready and available for download in the shop section before the end of the month with 2 other volumes being released by mid July. My book the […]

Q & A: Inside the Heart of a Self Defense Expert

Posted: April 29, 2015 | Category: News & Announcements

Q & A: Inside the Heart of a Self Defense Expert  I’ve done countless interviews all over the world for various magazines, radio shows, newspapers, blogs and the like and some have been great while others were standard, everyday questions but none ever dove into the real heart of the matter; how did and does […]

Happy Birthday Senshido International

Posted: April 12, 2015 | Category: News & Announcements

April 11th 1994, I opened Senshido International. It’s been 21 years exactly this weekend and the journey has been nothing short of a pure mind blowing adrenaline ride.  It feels like I’ve lived 7 different lifetimes in those 21 years. I was told I was never going to make it by most everyone. I was […]

Lasalle Classes Updates

Posted: April 9, 2015 | Category: News & Announcements

The demand for my 2 days a week group class has been higher than expected so I will be increasing the number of participants per class to a limit of 20 instead of 10 and if the classes maintain their popularity, I will probably add a 3rd one in the week as well.    Classes […]

Montreal Classes

Posted: March 11, 2015 | Category: News & Announcements

I will officially be offering private lessons available 7 days a week during opening hours (posted below) as well as teaching 2 purely self defense/personal protection group classes per week at Senshido International’s new home and headquarters; A1A Training Center located at 1201 90th Avenue Lasalle, Québec run by Senshido International Team leader Wes Derequito. I […]


Posted: February 5, 2015 | Category: News & Announcements

REGARDING CERTIFICATION I am still receiving lots of requests and questions regarding certification and as thankful as I am for the interest, I am no longer certifying anyone in anything, and as things stand, I don’t plan to again.  I do not market a style or system or singular methodology, I purely teach personal protection […]

Functional Combative Drills Now Available

Posted: December 30, 2014 | Category: News & Announcements

Functional Combative Drill training manual, NOW AVAILABLE in the shop section, $12 or FREE with any other purchase and at all times. Also check out the DVD download of the same title as an excellent accompanying training tool. “Functional Combative Drills is an excellent source for anyone wishing to increase their combative skill set. These […]