The NAST Russia bodyguard training special foreign basic course.

This training course will give unique bodyguard information based on best professional traditions of the KGB 9th Department and up-to-date Russians bodyguards practical experience, results of national and international close protection tournaments.

10 days (60 hours). 1600 euro.


Dear friends and colleagues,

We are sure, that long and monotonous training course in foreign country is not useful for experienced bodyguards otherwise, if you are the beginner let yourself pass basic domestic course in good school and after you get some practical experience - welcome to attend our special bodyguard basic course After training every body guard get The NAST Academy diploma, lapel pin, tie pin, The NAST Foreign Legion ID card, course T-shirt, current version of the NAST CD.

The NAST Academy basic trainng course represents Russian national Executive Protection conception, principles of close protection system constructing, qualification rules, 15 bodyguard skills, training methods and exercises.

Day 1. Close Protection / bodyguard Teamwork.

Introduction to the roles and responsibilities of the Executive Protection Operative / Bodyguard
Overall Russian Close Protection system (35 basic tasks, strategy, logistic).
15 Body guard skills.
World EP schools conception, differences and particulars.

Дольф Лундгрен. Безопасность - НАСТ Дон.

Day 2. Executive protection strategy.

EP Strategy - planning, preparation. International market particulars and reality.
Documentary, post comprehension. Risk analysis 
EP team Formations – tasks and obligations.
Bodyguard shooting principles
Introduction to use of weapons.
Test shooting. - Practice (preparing for "TOP-9" standard exercise) - shooting range.

Организация охраны президента компании Honeywell, Баку 2008

Day 3. Threat & Risk Assessment

Executive Protection Technology. Observation and counter observation, suspicious relationship.
Group interaction. 
Arcs of responsibility, tasks for each member of the team,

The NAST Academy CQB standard “MIG 9” (armed and unarmed attack repulse and actions) - introductory class. Reaction against attacks during practical situations.

NAST instructor Tulenev Vitaly

Day 4. IED/ESD search / sweep. 

IED/ESD search / sweep. 
Planning, preparation, security measures, action in case of emergency, final protocol.
Channels of information leakage – detection and protection. Foreign objects.
Poisons, radiation, fire counter measures.
L&P (car and room)
Individual and team action drills. Analysis.

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Day 5. Protective Driving for bodyguard

Protective Driving for bodyguard
VIP motorcade. Action in ambush.
Seating arrangements for client and team members
VIP Protective team formation and practical actions. Real time training. 
L&P Car track – speed driving, steering technique, turns and test drive.  
Theory and practice of skidding correction and control techniques.

Protective driving

Day 6. Surveillance and counter surveillance.

Surveillance Awareness for close protection officers / bodyguards

VIP pedestrian escort. Routes – planning and preparation. Purpose of reconnaissance
Embussing /debussing, action in ambush. 
EP Group and Personal Tactic and Technique. 
Practical exercises in different situations.

Day 7. Para medicine bodyguard training.

Para medicine bodyguard training. Basic ABC & trauma management routine.
Automated External Defibrillator
Emergency ambulance routine.
The NAST Academy Para medicine standards
Walking drills, low & high profile operations

Day 8. Security Advance

Combined techniques with escort vehicle and principal
Communications protection and confidentiality of the principal environment.
CQB (action in ambush) - practice.
International standard shooting exercise "TOP-9". Final test.

Close quarter battle for bodyguard

Day 9. Executive protection real-time.

You’re dignitary VIP visit. Virtual but real time practice. 
Advanced work, host logistic, security interaction, arrival, transfer and routes surveillance, departure, and business details.
L&P How it is in reality.

Day 10. Examinations and Awards Ceremony
Individual and group tests:

  1. Embussing /debussing, action in ambush. 
  2. Personal CQB skills
  3. IED/ESD search / sweep. 
  4. Basic ABC & trauma management routine.

CP professional cooperation basis.
Finalizing (question and answers). Award ceremony.


Nota Bene.

There are no fixed dates for The NAST Academy courses. All courses are arranged under pre-application. Prices are flexible and depends on agreed condition- dates, accommodation rates, shooting, driving and CQB hours. Group prices start from four persons.
The NAST Academy courses could be organized locally, in your own country/city.

De Gaulle in Leningrad USSR 1971
(from personal archive of Mikhail P. Soldatov (in black suit first from the left)