Creator of Popular Self Defense DVDs Asks Readers For Their Reasons for Defending Their Liberty

Captain Chris Pizzo shares touching stories from his customers telling why they chose to take action to defend their liberty. The creator of the popular self defense DVD's now calls out to the pubic, asking what in their lives is worth defending.

Online PR News – 09-September-2010 – – MIDDLETON, NJ -- For the first time ever, Captain Chris Pizzo has allowed the public to read candid stories shared by his customers, explaining why they decided to take action and learn to defend their liberty. Until now, these stories were only available in 'member's only' area, visible only to purchasers of the Close Combat Training martial arts DVDs.

Customers shared their personal stories after purchasing the Close Combat Training DVD program. The stories are told by a wide range of individuals -- including former military and correctional officers, parents, UFC fighters, and retail store-owners, ranging in age from 20-something to age 69.

"I felt that these stories were too important not to share with the public. These are stories from people who are passionate about what they believe in and refuse to let anyone take away their freedom," said Chris Pizzo.

What is worth protecting in your life?

The never before seen publically stories are available online at:

In addition to reading stories from others who chose to stop being victims, readers can also participate in the discussion.

Pizzo said that the stories moved him so much that he felt compelled to reach out and ask the public -- "What is worth protecting in your life?" The Close Combat Training team is now encouraging customers and non-customers alike to take a moment to reflect on this important question and to participate in the discussion.

"We’ve educated tens-of-thousands of people over the years through our Close Combat Training programs and each one has a unique story to tell," said Pizzo. "When someone shares how they were able to protect themselves and their rights with our system -- I know we're doing something of critical importance toward the advancement of civil liberties."

About Captain Chris Pizzo: 'Captain' Chris Pizzo is a world leader in self defense and the founder of the Close Combat Training Company. Pizzo is a well-quoted expert on self defense and the creator or the popular self defense DVDs, Close Combat Training. He has appeared on the Today Show, Fox Good Day Tampa, and Good Day New York as part of his effort to educate the public about simple, yet powerful self-defense techniques they can use to protect themselves and their families against attackers.

About the Close Combat Training System: The Close Combat Training System ( is the world leader in self defense training, health, well-being and the adventure lifestyle. The program's aim is to educate the public on the truth about martial arts and self-defense and to provide information and skills necessary to defend their family and freedom.

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