John Nottingham knows what it is like to be bullied. Not only did he overcome it, he has taught thousands of men, women and children to resolve conflicts peacefully for over 26 years. His mission is to provide alternative solutions on the serious issue of bullying and self defense; and to educate about the importance of peace and character education programs. The connection between bullying and other forms of violence, and the effects bullying has on children is significant. John specializes in Verbal Judo, Bullying Prevention and Victim Proof Self Defense Training, and is available to speak at schools, church groups, and community events.
Alternative to Anti-Bullying Movement
John founded the not for profits Bullying Prevention Initiative International as well as the local chapter of the Arizona Bullying Intervention Initiative - The Phoenix BullyProof Project to provide alternatives to the failed school wide anti-bullying programs.
John has served as an adviser and contributor for the Break The Chain Foundation, a charity dedicated to raising awareness about child abuse. He is also authoring a book on bullying - 5 Steps To Handle a Bully Like a Bodyguard - a practical guide to self defense with dignity. He draws from his vast experience in advanced threat assessment and management, self defense, security, military intelligence and role as a martial arts peace educator. His methods have served as advice for various community, school, and faith-based programs, special events and conferences.
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